Bangalore is widely renowned for its IT offices, parks, and beautiful weather all year round. However, very few know that it is a haven for foodies. The place is widely celebrated for its breakfast tradition comprising of a huge number of morning food and snacks.
The food served in the Silicon Valley is purely authentic and delectable. The best part is that a huge range of food options is available at reasonable rates. Right from a cup of hot piping filter coffee to a bowl of sissling idlis with sambhar, the food in the city tastes really good. Here is a list of 7 mouth watering foods of Bangalore you must try out once you are in the city:
- Benne Masala Dosa
This is a special masala dosa stuffed with fried onions, potatoes, and spices. It is usually serve as fresh and filling concoction for breakfast.The benne dosa is smaller in size than the regular dosa, fried in heaps of butter. The Central Tiffin Room and Vidyarthi Bhavan serves the best of these dosas.
- Khara Bath & Kesari Bath
This is super fantastic combination with a par of savoury Khara Bath (Upma) which is a heap of fistful of spiced semolina, chillies, coriander, ghee, etc. Towards the right, its sweet twin Kesari Bath is served. This is amasing dish is sweet made from semolina. These are served together with a serving of coconut chutney. Both melts into your mouth and help you glide your way to gastronpomical paradise.
- Puri Sagu
The former term sounds as a north Indian dish. However, this is the Bangalorean cousin of the Poori Sabji we have in Delhi. It is served with a special curry for dinner. The bread is deep fried paper and quite thin. It is accompanied by a delicious coconut vegetable curry known as the sagu.
- Mangalore Bun
These are a hot favourite in the city. The bin is somewhat sweet and hinted with banana. You will feel crispy on the outside and really fluffy inside. The best way to relish it is to rip off a shred of bread and generously scoop up the spiced vegetable curry. The mouth watering dish is best enjoyed with hot cup of filter coffee.
- Shavige Payasa
This is a lesser known food of Bangalore. It is served as dessert and specially prepared on the festival of Varamahalakshmi. This is also known as the vermicelli kheer and served on the auspicious occassion.
- Bisi Bele Bath
Well, your trip to Bangalore is incomplete without trying out this awesome food. It is one of the most popular traditional rice lentil vegetable dishes from the state of Karnataka. The perfect mix of rice, lentil, and vegetable makes it an awesome recipe.
- SAARU (RASAM)
You would simply love this creamy hot soupy dish comprising of mushy lentils cooked and spiked with spices and fresh ghee. It works as an appetiser and an integral part of every Bangalorean meal.