Wednesday, November 07, 2007


Meaning: Smaller servings of the idiyappam.
Pronunciation: Kiddy-aap-pum.
Usage: Kiddyappams are the small-idli-size idiyappams dished out in premium restaurants. They were born when the hotel management decided to serve lesser without giving the impression of serving lesser.
Root: Kid (a metaphor for small) + Idiyappam (A South Indian breakfast item).