Eating out in Badami can be a welcome change for the tourists as Badami has a very charming eating habit where you can find contribution from all parts of the state. The culinary culture of Badami revolves round three staple items-rice, ragi and jowar. The food is mainly cooked in coconut oil.
It is seen that the food here are less spicy and has an affinity towards being sour. Badami cuisine depends highly on rice, coconut, and jaggery. Another lovely combination used as an essential part of Badami Cuisine is that of urad dal and rice, which is used for the idlis and dosas.
The non-vegetarian meal in Badami will essentially have meat and fish. Meat and fish is cooked in a different way in Karnataka. In comparison to other parts of India, Karnataka meals are lighter in so far as spice is concerned.
Some areas of Badami also specialize in varieties of seafood. These sea foods are really very tasty. Food in Badami is cooked mainly in coconut, sesame or groundnut oil.
Kesari bhath, a preparation made of halwa is of great importance in Badami.
It is a dish of halwa made of semolina, sugar, and saffron. Chiroti and Mysore pak are the most favorite sweets in Badami.