5 Ingredients You'd Commonly Find In South Indian Cooking

1. Curry Leaves are extensively used in South Indian cooking for  tempering food. It enhances flavours of dishes. 

2. Coconut are used in the form of coconut milk and grated coconut in coastal regions of South India. 

3. Byadgi Chillies or dried red chillies are commonly used in dishes like Chicken Ghee Roast and Bisi Bele Baath to enhance the spice levels and colour of the dishes. 

4. Rice is used to make popular South Indian dishes like dosa, idli and even pongal. 

5. Jackfruits are used for cooking Kerala and Karnataka delicacies like Chakka Vevichathu and Ponsa Mulik.