Kerala is a destination which you actually cannot imagine in terms of beauty and food. Coconut, rice and jaggery are a key to their number of dishes. In most foods in Kerala, seafood is the basic dish as well. Prawns, fishes, scallops and even crabs are a part of there daily meal. Apart from exotic seafood, Beef fry, beef curry and beef cutlets are very popular and even there on roadside dhabas. Breakfast is mostly appam- made from fermented rice batter and the puttu made from steaming hot rice flour and an authentic vegetarian platter includes, rice, sambar, avial, pachadi, pickle, chips and payasam, served on a banana leaf. Their local drink is, toddy which is also a staple one in most parts of Kerala
Tamil Nadu is not about vada and filter coffee. It has a number of great dishes such as Chettinad chicken, fish curry, kozhakattais and ieties of dosa. Though Idli and sambhar is one combination that is available on every highway and city in the state and makes for a delicious breakfast or even a road trip snack. Even murukku, a fried delicacy made of rice flour and Urad dal powder and sundal, roasted chickpea chat is loved by people over there.
Food in Karnataka is different at every part each region has a special way of preparing food. The main ingredients in most of the meals are rice, jowar and raggi. Kosambari, a salad that is authentically prepared, is present everywhere in the state. Some typically classic Kannada dishes include Bisi bele bath, Ragi rotti, saaru rassam, idli - vada sambar, neer dosa, Ragi unda, koli saaru chicken curry - Kannada style, maamsa saaruMutton Curry - Kannada style, and Uppittu upma - Kannada style.
A iety of seafood is found in coastal Andhra, whereas in Telangana you will find some amazing millet preparations and ragi is quite a famous ingredient used in the semi-arid region of the states. Andhra food is quite a spicy food across whole India. From Hyderabadi biryani, Ulava charu, Bommidala Pulusu, and Uggani are quite famous in this region. Even Borugu Undalu a sweet iety made from corn of jowar and jaggery and rava laddu are some of the sweet specialties in Andhra which are actually a must try.
Thus these are some of the dishes which South India trails have and one must not miss them if you are a real food lover.