Taṭṭu meṭṭu

Meaning: ‘Tatti’ means to stamp with the ball of your foot as in ‘Tatti Adavu’. Mettu means to lift the heel then rest as in ‘Mettu Adavu’.

Mandala: Aramandi, Alidham

Hasta’s: Varies as per need

Tattu Mettu are rhythmic patterns that gives you the basic feel of tala. 
The focus is on the feet movements .

5 different jatis–  according to the number of beats

Tisra – Ta Ki Ta
Chatusra – Ta Ka Dhi Mi
Khanda – Ta Ka | Ta Ki Ta
Misra – Ta Ki Ta | Ta Ka Dhi Mi
Sankeerna – Ta Ka Dhi Mi | Ta Ka | Ta Ki Ta