The specialty of Southern cuisine is that even though the four states Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are neighboring states, there are subtle differences in their cuisines which can best be described Tangy Tamil Nadu, spicy Andra, rich Karnataka and mild Kerala.
The Accord Metropolitan, one of Chennai’s premier 5 star hotels is organizing Then Suvai, a food festival with tantalizing dishes from South India. The festival , on till Nov.28th will be at Accord’s 24 hr dining restaurant Seasons from 7:30pm to 11 pm everyday.
Thensuvai will also showcase some signature dishes from all these states including Dindugal Thalapakattu Mutton Biryani, which originates from Dindugal, Chemmeen Ularthiyathu, a famous dish from God’s own country in which shrimp is marinated with kudampuli and other spices and then cooked along with lots of onion, ginger and garlic.
Generous amounts of curry leaves add a special aroma to this dish, Kappa puzhukku ,a gift to all the foodies out there and thus leaving its very own mark in the world cuisine overall. Equally appreciated by all, kappa puzhukku needs absolutely no introduction to those familiar with Kerala cuisine , Mirapakaya pakora, a mouth-watering dish from Andhra Pradesh, Kodi kodumpu vepudu , a specialty with Gunturu chilies and Andhra spices is one of the famous and well known dishes from Andhra. The Kori (or Koli) Gassi is a signature dish of the Bunt community in South Kanara district in Karnataka - a land renowned for its cuisine and beauty. Maddur vada, a delicacy and favorite snack for all from Maddur which is small town in the Mandya district which lies between the cities Bangalore and Mysore.
What’s more, during the food festival the ambience at The Accord Metropolitan will give the people of Chennai a taste of South India.