You may have heard of God’s Own Country, the wildly popular nickname for Cochin as it is the ideal location to enjoy delicious food and beautiful views. So, how about we take you on the perfect foodie’s journey through the state to give you a glimpse into the foods that await your arrival? Join us by booking the best flight tickets from USA to India on Budget Airfares and embarking on a mouthwatering journey today!
Best Foods To Try When You Are In Cochin
1. Sadya, a royal feast laid out for you
Wanted to try out a full – fledged feast of local dish preparations? This feast, served on fresh cut banana leaves, consists of an elaborate meal with sambhar, rasam, rice, aviyal, pachadi and many types of thoran. It also includes crispy papadum and ends with delicious desserts like payasam.
2. Appam, lacy white crepe – style pancakes
The perfectly white lacy crepe – style pancakes with crispy edges, this is made with rice and coconut milk. Appam is served with a deliciously flavorful curry, also with coconut milk. The preparation is subtly spiced and fragrant with a rich taste. It is ideal for breakfast or dinner.
3. Karimeen Pollichathu, deliciously spicy fish
Pearl spot fish, also called Karimeen, is marinated in a blend of local spices and baked or grilled after being wrapped in banana leaves. The dish is iconic for being one of the freshest seafood preparations of Cochin, and a great addition to when you want something light for your meal. Try it after getting our amazing flight offers to Cochin from USA on Budget Airfares ASAP!
4. Sambhar, nutrition has never been this tasty
A lentil preparation has never been this delightful with the addition of veggies. The tangy flavour wins everyone over, especially after being tempered by aromatic curry leaves. It is served with almost every meal in Cochin.
5. Puttu and Kadala Curry, spicy curry with Indian rice cake
With the spicy black chickpea curry, the best combination to be served alongside is slightly chewy Indian rice cake roll. There is absolutely nothing like this anywhere else in the country and the experience is something every foodie traveler needs to experience.
6. Malabar Parotta with Chicken Curry, classic lunch and dinner
Warm and rich chicken curry is served alongside Malabar parotta, which consists of a flaky layered paratha. The paratha has a unique way of being made, by layering, folding and frying in hot oil. The dish preparation is great for your lunches and dinners as it fills your belly with goodness.
7. Idiyappam, string hoppers shaped into discs of goodness
This is steamed rice noodles given the shape of a round disc. Stereotypically, it is served with everything from spicy to savory to sweet. You can take your pick when you go for either warmly spicy curries or sweetened coconut milk preparations. Anything goes well with this one!
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