Of Haleem and Nombu Kanji : Tales of Iftar from Chennai
The holy month of Ramzan is upon us and as Muslims all over the world observe fasting and spiritual servitude, restaurants all over come up with delicious Iftar treats. Haleem and Nombu Kanji are two of the most popular Iftar foods in Chennai and we are giving you a look into what makes them special here and some of the best places to get Haleem.
Haleem is associated with being a very heavy dish and it is no wonder because it takes hours and hours of preparation and is rich in wheat, dal and the choicest mutton. Topped with fried onions and herbs along with lime, this is the perfect fast breaker. People in Chennai have accepted Haleem in a big way and it is not just the Muslims who are fasting that love this hearty dish. Chennaites love Haleem like their own and you will find people from every community queuing up to buy this delicacy.
Top places in Chennai for the best Haleem are :
This restaurant is a franchise of the original in Hyderabad and they cater to the majority of the demand for Haleem in Chennai. The chefs from the Hyderabad outlet fly down this time of year to Chennai along with their own special spice essentials for the dish.
Triplicane High Rd, SVM Nagar, Ellis Puram, Padupakkam, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005 Phone: 098841 41777