Mangoes with Mirch

Mirch equals chilli. These pieces of raw mangoes pack a punch as they come sprinkled with salt and chilli and even various other spices at times. One of India’s favorite snacks! 

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Hot Chips, Palakkad, Kerala

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Thin slices of raw banana fry themselves in boiling coconut oil before being salted and consumed by hot chips fans in and around Kerala, and all over India. Served with tea usually, the delicious kaaya varuthuthu —¬†as it’s called in Malayalam — is also served with grand meals on¬†banana leaves at wedding feasts.