Kakal Kai Ruchi ('Kai Ruchi' is Kannada for 'Taste from the Hand'), is a cafe that serves authentic South Indian (Karnataka style food) mainly in addition to sweets, Chaat and other light snacks. It is a popular joint among the college goers and the residents of the locality. Known for the many Dosa varieties on the menu, this branch of Kai Ruchi was opened in 2010 by Mr Sathish Karanth. There is another outlet at the 2nd Phase JP Nagar, which was opened about 3 years ago. One of the well known dishes of Kakal Kai Ruchi is a type of Dosa called the Open Dosa, which has powdered chutney applied to it, and is served with sambar or masala.
- The outlet specialises in serving Karnataka styled food and is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and evening snacks.