Frequent question: What is the famous food of South India which is also considered healthy?

“Food items like sambhar, rasam, avial are low-calorie items as they have lots of vegetables added to pulses and curd. Unrefined coconut and sesame oil used in South Indian cooking are better options for the heart and overall health,” said Singhal.

What was South India famous for?

Hint: South India has a rich history in music, dance, culture, sculptures, clothing which were even spread across South East Asia. The iconic temple style prevalent in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala is also quite famous.

Who is the best cook in South India?

For now, dig in.

  • HUSSAIN SHAHZAD, 31. SPECIALITY: Modern Indian, Goan. …
  • PRATEEK SADHU, 31. SPECIALITY: Global. …
  • THOMAS ZACHARIAS, 31. SPECIALITY: Modern Indian. …
  • AKSHRAJ JODHA, 39. SPECIALITY: Rajasthani. …
  • KAVAN KUTTAPPA, 31. SPECIALITY: Modern South Indian. …
  • RAHUL GOMES PEREIRA, 27. …
  • HANISHA SINGH, 31. …
  • ANURAG BARTHWAL, 38.

Why is South Indian food unhealthy?

Parotta, made with maida and palm oil, has a high glycemic index which meals that the excess glucose gets secreted when you eat it and this gets stored as body fat. Palm oil is high in calories and fat and this leads to weight gain.

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