Foodies can satisfy their taste buds to an optimum level at the festival titled ‘Coromandel Express – a culinary journey through Tamil Nadu’ being held at WelcomeHotel Grand Bay.
The festival is aimed at showcasing the cuisine of famous Coromandel belt. The authentic spread is served under the guidance of chef Tagarapu Suresh.
The 10-day festival began on Friday.
Mr. Suresh told reporters on Saturday that rice and rice-derived dishes from a major part of Tamil cuisine were being served with regional influences such as Chettinadu, Kongunadu, Madurai, and Tirunelveli.
He said the festival menu would be featuring a wide spread of recipes such as ‘Ennai Kathirikai Kozhambhu’, ‘Kunju Kozhambhu’, ‘Kuzhal Meeen Kari’, ‘Appalam Peratala’ and ‘Kothsu’.
Deserts that are native to Tamil Nadu and prepared in-house that form part of the menu are Athirasam, Chakkarai Pongal, and Kuli Paniyaram. The food is served in lunch and dinner with an option of thali as well as a la carte.