How to Enjoy Local Cuisine in Chennai with a Travel Partner

By Author: Amit Singh
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The most exciting of travel is the Food Safari that takes you and your Travel Mate to different places to taste different cuisines. Let us take a look at the local cuisine of Chennai for the Travel Buddy, both the street food and the traditional dishes.
Traditional Dishes of Chennai

The Nayak Rulers sold Madras (the original name of Chennai) to East India Company on August 22, 1639. The deep-rooted traditions and long heritage make Chennai the culture capital of South India. And, what is culture without the food? Here is the list of the most popular dishes that fashioned traditions since the olden times.

Idli Dosa
Idli is a steamed dish made from fermented rice batter and goes by the name of “Indian Cake”. You will find it quite tasty so partake of it with your Travel Companion during your trip to Chennai. The Dosa is also made of fermented rice batter but it is spread on a hot iron plate and fried crisp.

Rice Sambar
Rice is the staple food of south Indians. The accompanying curry is sambar, a dish made from yellow lentil and tamarind paste. Your Travel Friend is sure to like this very much as it is quite delicious.

Puliyodharai Payasam
Puliyodharai is made by mixing tamarind paste and rice. It is accompanied by coconut chutney and papad and followed up by the sweet dish payasam.

Vada Onion Pakoda
You can check your Local Dating Site to get restaurants that serve Vada (made from black gram dal paste) and fried in oil. Onion pakoda is another delicious fried dish resembling Vada.

Kesari Sweet Pongal
The Free Travel Dating website will list places where you get the savory called kesari. This is made from semolina. Pongal is a sweet rice dish usually prepared for festive occasions.

Traditional Snacks
Snacks make a day grow brighter and refresh you and your Travel Buddy when you are feeling dissipated with the long sightseeing tour in Chennai.

Murukku
The king of snacks is the Murukku fried savory made from seasoned rice paste. It is the ideal thing to have when you Meet Girls in Chennai because it makes the conversations flow smoothly.

Seedai
This is the sister savory to Murukku that you can have when you Date Travelers because it is so munchy and light. Seedai is small and round like peanuts and is made by frying rice batter.

Bajji
You will find innumerable places on your Travel Dating India where you find this snack item. Bajji is made by frying sliced vegetables dipped in gram flour in oil.

Poori
If you Meet Ukraine Girls during your Chennai trip, you can impress them with this wonderful street food called Poori. Wheat flour is flattened and deep fried in oil and is accompanied by a potato side dish.

Mixture or Michar
Gram flour and rice powder is mixed and made into a noodle-like paste and fried in oil. Nuts and other savories are added to this and will make an ideal teatime treat for the weary traveler and his Trip Friend.

Pakoda
Travelers will see on their Travel Dating App mention of this lovely dish made with gram flour and sliced onions and ginger. It is crisp and delicious and can be eaten during meals or in between.

Thattu Vadai Settu
Another crunchy snack item with grated beetroot and carrots, onions and tomatoes, it is a refreshing item to have on your Trip Together with your friends in Chennai.

Kozhukkatta
This South Indian dumpling made from rice flour has a filling of coconut and jaggery and is a favorite with the Local Singles. It is a festive time delicacy that is favored by Lord Ganesha.

Popular Street Food

Paniyaram
This steamed batter that is made sweet or spicy can help you draw the attention of Travel Girls and have a conversation with them.

Uttapam
This is a thick pancake with toppings such as chilies, onions, and tomatoes, is a delicious dish you should try with your Trip Buddy in Chennai. So, enjoy your Chennai sojourn with your Trip Companion. The best time to visit is from December to March, as the weather is quite pleasant during this period.

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