Idli to Medu Vada: 6 popular breakfasts in South India

Idli is a traditional, savoury Indian cake served hot with sambhar and chutney. Here are 6 popular breakfasts in South India.

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Upma is a wholesome Indian breakfast with dry semolina or rice flour, cooked into a thick porridge blended with veggies.

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Uttapam, made with a batter of rice and lentils, is fried and topped with onions, tomatoes, carrots, chiles, and corn.

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Appam is a tasty and popular Indian bowl-shaped pancake made from rice flour batter and coconut milk served with chutney and sambar.

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Pesarattu Dosa

Pesarattu dosa is made with ground mung bean and batter, loaded with ginger, cumin seeds, onions, and green chillies.

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Medu Vada

Medu Vada is a savoury doughnut snack made with black lentils, fenugreek, cumin, pepper, chilli, and ginger.

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