Idli and Vada

Indian tiffin (idlis and vadas)

What started as tiffin in British India - - a quick bite that was had between suppers - - has turned into a fury all around the country. A South Indian origin food which has steamed (idli) and seared (vadas) dumplings made with multi-grain lentil batter are best gathered up with coconut chutney or dunked into hot sambar.

Best places to try idli and vada

  • Cafe Madras, Matunga
  • Banana Leaf, Thane
  • Arya Bhavan, Matunga
  • Dakshinayan, Malabar Hill
  • Simbly South; Andheri East
  • South Of Vindhyas – The Orchid, Vile Parle East

Dated November 14, 2022