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How to Eat the South Indian Foods Dosa and Idly
Dosa and Idly are the two most delicious and famous South Indian breakfast dishes. Idly and Dosa are made from the same type of batter.There are around 50 different Dosa varieties and 40 different Idli varieties that are made. Dosa is somewhat similar to Pancakes.
The videos below the hub will give you a fair idea of how to make idly and Dosa. Let us now come to how to eat Idly and Dosa. I am going to teach you the traditional South Indian way of eating.
My dad who is not a great fan of Idlis always says that the idly is only as good as the side-dish(es)! Well, it is very true. The Sambhar (a kind of vegetable stew) and the chutneys (a kind of pickle) enhance the taste of the main dish - Idly or Dosa and make your taste buds dance in happiness!
It is ideal to use your hand to eat Dosa and Idly to relish the taste completely. Use your fingers to take a piece of Dosa or Idly and dip it in Sambhar and/or chutney and put it inside your mouth. Don't forget to close your eyes to relish the taste!