Chennai is a popular part of India, and is known for a lot of things including the beaches, temples and the food. The southern metropolitan is known for its distinctive authentic cuisine. Though, you will find South Indian food almost everywhere in India. But, the Chennai cuisine surely has something special to it. So, if you are planning a trip from Mumbai to Chennai you will find a plenty of options to book your Mumbai to Chennai flights. So, once you are done with your bookings, it’s the time to prepare the itinerary, and what better than adding unique favors of Chennai to your itinerary?
Listed below are the most delectable local dishes in Chennai:
• Venn Pongal
Venn Pongal is a very interesting South Indian dish which is majorly enjoyed as a breakfast staple. It is prepared using a clarified butter, rice, clarified butter, cashew nuts, pepper and peanuts. The dish is enjoyed hot, and along with some sambar or chutney. Pongal is a very popular dish and has many variations like Puli Pongal. It is prepared using tamarind. Then, there is another popular variation which is popular by the name of Chakkara Pongal. It contains the sweetness of jiggery and crunchiness of coconut. All of these dishes are extremely tasty and delightful. Hence, after you are done booking your Mumbai to Chennai flights, make sure you do add these dishes in your ‘eating plan’ in Chennai.
• Kuzhi Paniyaram
Kuzhi Paniyaram is referred as a platter full of little pieces of happiness. The dish is quite scrumptious and is prepared using streaming idli batter. The batter is made up of blend of pulses and rice. Some people even sauté it with green chillies and onions to enhance the taste. However, some prefer it fried. It is generally enjoyed along with chutney or sambar. And, as this dish is loved largely by almost all the people who try it, therefore, it is available at many places in Chennai.
• Bisi Bele Bath
Bisi Bele Bath is one of the other very popular authentic dishes of Chennai. Though, it is available in some other parts of the country as well, but it doesn’t taste as good anywhere, as in Chennai. Bisi Bele Bath is nothing but a blend of simmering lentil rice. Being one of the rice-based dishes, it holds a special place in the hearts of Chennai residents. Mostly the dish is prepared using many spices, toor dal, asafetida, curry leaves, and a little tamarind pulp is added to it to enhance the flavor of the dish. Bisi Bele Bath can be relished at any time of the day and is served with some accompaniments also.