One can easily call Hubli as a swiftly developing city in Northern Karnataka. The hot, dry climate paves way for the growth of crops like jowar, bajra, maize, chilli, cotton and peanuts, which dominates the cuisine in every way. Being located in northern belt of Karnataka, Hubli consumes Khanavali cuisine, a name given to the food and the places that serve the authentic North Karnataka food. Take away from Hubli an excellent variety of special condiments including powders and spices that has a great shelf life. Jolada Roti is a thin flatbread made from jowar, a staple food on every Hubli plate. It is loved with Badanikai Palya, a popular vegetable curry cooked in most Hubli households. For breakfast, Allu Susla is a favored dish prepared with soaked puffed rice and tossed with seasoning. Sort of like a poha. As teatime rolls around, a cup of tea is accompanied by Mirchi Vada, a big chilly covered by gram flour batter then deep-fried. Almost every sweet shop in and around Hubli churns out the most popular dessert for Hubli people, Dharwad Peda. The deliciously classic combination of milk, khoya and sugar creates this delicious dessert.