Unniappam: Unniappam is a popular snack in Kerala. In Malayalam, unni means small and ‘appam means rice cake. Unniappam is a small round snack made from rice, jaggery, banana, roasted coconut pieces, roasted sesame seeds, ghee and cardamom powder fried in oil. Variations of the unniappam, using jackfruit preserves instead of banana is also common.
Eggplant Pakora: Eggplant Pakoras are a North Indian appetizer, made out of eggplant or brinjal that are battered in chickpea flour and water and then deep fried. Eggplant pakoras are usually complemented with tamarind chutney, mint chutney and sometimes ketchup and tea.