A spicy affair
Dakshin, WelcomHotel Sheraton brings you its October special menu that celebrates the Chettinad cuisine, one of the spiciest and aromatic cuisines in South India. The food is prepared with a variety of exotic spices.
The main attraction of this cuisine is its variety, nutritional balance, and the sudden surprises that spring on you. Although the Chettiyars are well known for their delicious vegetarian; fish, meats, delicate noodles preparation is also exhaustive. Delicate curries using sun dried berries and legumes cooked with a liberal use of spices, like peppercorn, bay leaves, cinnamon, nutmeg green and red chilies is the speciality of the cuisine.
Some of the popular dishes in Chettinad menu are ‘Varuval – Pepper gravy, poriyal and ‘Kozhumbu’, which has the ingredients stewed in gravy of coconut milk and spices. Special mention must be made of their ‘Kola Kozhumbu, (kofta gravies) and savory ‘Paniyarams’ (dumplings).