4 Awesome & Delicious Kerala Snacks For The Monsoon

Parippu vada

Lentil or dal fritters is one of the most popular snacks offered at tea stalls across Kerala. This deep-fried dish made of Toor dal has all the ingredients that make it an indulgent snack. It  To make parippu vada, you have to grind Toor dal partially and mix it with chopped green chillies, ginger, shallots, curry leaves and salt. Roll out small portions and deep fry until they become golden brown. Savour the taste with a hot cup of hot tea.

 Pazham pori

Banana fritters or pazham pori is a traditional tea time snack in Kerala. It is simply a slice of ripe banana coated with a batter made of maida or rice flour, and deep fried in coconut oil. Crispy on the outside with sweet and juicy ripe bananas nestled inside, it is the perfect snack with a cup of tea for a rainy evening.


During the monsoon season, one can easily spot pakode made of several vegetables like onion, cauliflower, potato and even brinjal that are dipped in a gram flour batter and fried to perfection. Some hot onion pakoda with coffee is awesome on a rainy day.

Kerala Samosa

Much better than the Punjabi and famous in North India potato filled samosas, Kerala style samosas are way better. They are a bit smaller & crispier than the potato filled ones and for filling you can choose from beef, chicken, onion or veggies. Goes great with tea, coffee or cold drinks.