Best destinations to visit in Karnataka
Best food and things to eat in Karnataka
"The Divine Sweet"
Ideal to eat at Breakfast , Dinner
When in Karnataka, eat as Kannadigas. From idli wada to filter coffee, they have specialities in many food stuffs. Contributing largely to these specialities is the Mysore pak. This chewy sweet dish is made from simple ingredients ; flour, sugar and ghee. The delicacy is mouth-watering and you feel like feasting on it. Behind this delectable pudding is a wonderful story. According to the tale, King Krishna Raja Wadiyar's royal cook whipped up this amazing dish for an auspicious occasion. When questioned what it was, Kakasura Madappa, the royal cook answered Mysore pak. This toothsome brainchild of Kakasura is now one of the best sweet dishes. You can get the best Mysore Pak from none other than the descendants of the great cook. They run a shop named Guru Sweet Mart on Sayyaji Road, undoubtedly selling the best Mysore Pak in the world.
"The Crisp of Mysore"
Masala Dosa at Mysore
Ideal to eat at Lunch , Dinner
Mysore food can be described as sugar, spice and everything nice. As the place is in South India, almost all dishes are rice preparations. Mysore has given a very unique flavour to the ordinary rice and lentil Indian tortillas. The famous Mysore Masala Dosa cannot be better anywhere else but in Mysore. The flat round dosas are greased with tangy and tasty chutneys and are filled with smashed potatoes, onions and other spices. These dosas with amazing filling is very popular. The dosa has different versions in different states. The authentic Mysore masala Dosa is only available in Mysore. The aromatic melange in the dosa is coupled with hot Sambar and coconut chutney. It is stomach filling and sumptuous enough to satiate one's taste buds. Do not miss this street food if you're visiting Mysore.