South India Street Food Photos

Photographs from various trips to South India in 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2011. (I’m saving photos from North India and 2001 for another time!)

Just a small collection of street food carts, fruit and vegetable sellers, vendors of sweets, spice shops, fantastic hand-painted signs, and some the faces that go along with it all.

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Veg Biryani

Vegan Vegetable Biryani - The Lotus and the Artichoke

I’ve had the pleasure of many, very different Vegetable Biryani dishes, all across India and at various places across North America and Europe. A boring biryani is quite a disappointment. Yeah, I’m a bit of a biryani snob. This is the story of the dish that reset my standards for that typical South Indian meal. If you’re lucky, it’s served on a giant banana leaf, maybe on top of metal Thali plate, maybe not. And if you’re wise and willing, you’ll eat it with your fingers.

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