Five Kerala snacks for this monsoon
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Enjoying the summer rains? Here are 5 Kerala snacks to munch while you snuggle up on a chilly day

After a sweltering summer, the rains are here. Waking up to the drumming of pelting rain or sipping a warm cup of tea as you enjoy the chilly breeze are some of the delights a rainy day would bring. Kerala, known for its two monsoons and summer showers, have certain rainy day routines that most love. The top of this list comes the snacks. Munching on something crunchy and delicious while being curled up on the couch on a cold and wet day is the epitome of comfort. Pair that with a cup of hot tea and your are all set.

Onmanorama brings you a list of five munchies from Kerala to make your rainy day experience better.

Parippu vada

A staple in most wayside shops, the reach of parippu vada to high-end restaurants can be attributed entirely to its crunch and substance. Read the recipe

Parippu vada. Photo: Shutterstock/Santhosh Varghese

Chakka ada/kumbil

Who can resist this gooey concoction of the mashed jackfruit and jaggery, exuding the most heavenly fragrance? None. So get to making this easy sweet nosh that has ruled the palates of Kerala for decades now. Read the recipe

Kumbilappam. Photo: Shutterstock/Santhosh Varghese


Unniyappam is a traditional Kerala snack that is prepared during the festival season. This recipe of tasty rava unniyappam is simple and can be easily prepared to make your celebrations fun. Read the recipe

Unniyappam. Photo: Shutterstock/SAM THOMAS A


Traditional recipe of 'pazhampori' or Kerala's favourite banana fritter is already vegan but this one is flavoured with fennel, adding a unique flavour. Substituting maida with wheat our and sugar with jaggery, this version of pazhampori is also relatively healthy. Read the recipe

Pazhampori. Photo: Shutterstock/SAM THOMAS A

Aval vilayichathu

Aval vilayichathu is a tasty sweet dish that is cooked during the Navratri festivities. Moreover, it is extremely nutritious and can be enjoyed as evening snacks as well. Check out the recipe.

Aval vilayichathu. Photo: Shutterstock/Santhosh Varghese

Come rain or shine, these Kerala snacks are sure bring joy to every food lover.

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