The Southern part of India, including the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana as well as the union territories of Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep and Puducherry are famous all over for the simple living and high thinking lifestyle. The very place where gold is born and worshiped, these places are an integral part of Indian food. The tradition of eating on a banana leaf was started here, for it is believed that the banana leaf is shaped as that of a tongue and certain dishes are placed at certain spot indicating where their flavor is felt the most. This method of traditional eating not only promotes an ecological and sustainable living but also comprehends better eating habits. The spice origin of the country, southern India is highly famous for its fresh grown spices. Light and healthy, South Indian food is a delicacy . Some of the famous dishes being Upma , Sambar and Dosa.
Here are the links to some of these mouth watering dishes-