CHENNAI: Across Tamil Nadu’s highways, one can experience the touch of a local menu at thattukadais (roadside eateries). The people, food, ambience, radio, old music, benches, handwritten menus and crockery are one of a kind, leaving behind memories of years gone past.
Malgudi at the Savera Hotel has taken the Pongal festivities as an opportunity to provide the thattukadai experience in one venue. Food stalls spread across the event space will have the best of Tamil Nadu street food spread out between January 16 and 18.
Venkaya Bajji, Urulai Kizhangu Bajji, Milaga Bajji, Kaara Bonda, Inipu Bonda
Dosai, Chutney Dosai, Curry Dosai, Muttai Dosai, Kozhi Dosai
Muttai Podimass, Chicken
Sukka, Mutton Sukka, Kozhi Porichadu
(Porichadhu), Nethili Meen (Porichadhu), Kanava (Porichadu), Era (Porichadu)
Ela Kozhukattai, Raagi Kozhukattai, Uppuma
Kozhukattai, Arisi Murukku, Ribbon Pakodas,
Paniyaram, Vellai Paniyaram, Poli
Soda, Jigarthanda, Karumbu Juice
Coffee, Tea, Masala Paal, Sukku Coffee,
Kadala Maavu Laddu, Jangiri, Sada Mysore Paaku, Tirunelveli Halwa, Srivilliputhur Paal Kova
The Tamil Nadu Street Food Fest will be complemented by other shopping stalls that will sell street products like fancy items, junk jewellery and more.
The highlights of the Tamil Nadu Food Fest will be live Tamil folk music and dance acts. Artistes from across the State are invited to perform during the food fest.
The Tamil Nadu Street Food Festival at Malgudi is on between January 16 to 18 and is open for dinner only. Prices at stalls range from Rs 50 to Rs 250.