The Chitirai Food Festival Treats Chennai to Food From All Over Tamil Nadu

Chennai Food Guide, in association with Food Consulate bring to Chennai the Chitirai Food Festival in celebration of Tamil New Year, happening in Velachery on the 30th of April and the 1st of May.

The food festival will host over 40 stalls selling traditional and modern snacks from all over Tamil Nadu, including places like Madurai, Trichy, Erode, Thirunelveli, Tuticorin, Coimbatore and more. You get to enjoy the different kinds of cuisines available from the state in one place.

What is on the menu?

-. Parotta with Mutton Curry from Thoothukudi

-. Biryani from Royapuram

-. Sweets from Thirunelveli

-. Mint Street Jalebi

-. Jigarthanda & Fresh juices from Madurai

-. Iyrameen Kulambu & Idly from Madurai

-. Appam & Paniyaram from Karaikudi

-. Degree coffee from Kumbakonam

-. Bajji & Vada from Marina Beach

-. Homemade chocolates from Ooty

-. And more!

There will also be stalls selling healthy, organic and medicinal food and other snacks made from ingredients like country sugar, millets and old grains.

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Food is not all that you will find at the festival, there will be cultural performances like Thappattam, Kavadi Attam, Karagattam as well as entertainment for kids and adults such as Kudai Raatinam (Merry-Go-Round), Nizhal Bommalattam (Shadow Puppetry) and so much more!

The Chitirai Food Festival has free entry for the two days, but you need to purchase food coupons that are redeemable across all the stalls.

The festival will be happening on 30th April and 1st May, from 4pm – 9pm at 100 ft Road, Next to Phoenix Mall, Velachery. For more information, contact Mr. Venkatesan at +91 984082974.

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