Kodubale which is also spelled Kodbale or Kodu Bale is one the popular deep fried snacks from Karnataka which is in the shape of a bangle or a ring . Kodubale is made with the use of rice flour, fried gram, Chiroti Rava or Maida) and finely grated coconut.
"Kodu" word has two meanings in Kannada language. Kodu is translated as "horn" and the other is a generic name for whole dried beans or long beans, as is "A lasande Kodu" for dried long beans. On the other hand, the word "Bale" in Kannada language means bangles in Kannada language, hence the name Kodubale therefore refers to rice flour bangles or rings.
Below are pictures of Rice Kodubale which I tasted in Kerala, crispy and good but very spicy which I enjoyed a lot with ice cold soda.
Koorka Olarthiyathu/Ularthiyathu refers to Kerala's stir fry food made from Koorka which is the Malayalam word for Chinese Potato.
Olarthiyathu is one of Kerala's foods. Olarthiyathu is a Malayalam word which literally translated as "dried up completely". Koorka is stir-fried until "dried up" with lots of onions, slices of Chilies, coconut and several spices, such as Kadugu and Curry Leaves.
Below are pictures of Koorka Olarthiyathu prepared by a family in the district of Allepey in Kerala.
Kalathappam is also prepared in other parts of Kerala, but it is more popular in Kannur.
Knäcke (Knaecke) also called Knäckebrot (Knaeckebrot) refers to crisp or crispy bread. In Germany, they can be bought in plastic packs with at least 6 pieces plain or with assorted nuts, like white and black sesame seeds, poppy seeds, pine nuts or pumpkin nuts or mixed nuts, like the one in the picture below.
Kurumulaku Pappas refers to a Kuttanad specialty made from mixture of thinly sliced Cabbage, Tomatoes, Green and Red Chilies and Curd, a bit of Salt and the basic ingredient which is Black Pepper, hence its name.
Kurumulaku is the Malayalam word for Black Pepper.
Kuttanad is a region in the Allepey, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam Districts, in the southern state of Kerala, India known as the rice bowl of Kerala.