It’s Pongal Virundhu at Taj Coromandel!
The spirit of Pongal boils over at Southern Spice, Taj Coromandel as you enjoy the elaborate Pongal Virundhu Experience. From the traditional Padaippu kozhambu and Sakkarai Pongal to Water Chestnut Karamani Poriyal and Vendakkai More Kozhambu, celebrate the festival of harvest with a Grand Virundhu for Lunch and Dinner. Savour traditional Parangikkai milagu chaaru (Red pumpkin soup spiked with black pepper), followed by starters that include Vazhapoo kayar katti kola urundai (Spiced banana blossom tied on banana fibre and fried crisp); Chettinadu pala kai suttadhu (Marinated raw jackfruit cooked in a brick oven); and Kuzhipaniyaram with khara chutney (Rice dumplings cooked in a concave mould served with a spicy relish). The main-course spread includes the delicious Avial (Season’s fresh harvest in a coconut and cumin spice mix); Chenai masiyal (Yam cooked with stewed lentils); Kathirikai therattal (Eggplant tossed in a melange of coconut and chili); Pavakkai inippu kozhambu (Baby bitter gourd in a tamarind and jaggery gravy); Vendakkai more kozhambu (Okra in curried yoghurt); and Murungaielai ota vadai (Drumstick leaf and lentil gallets). Round off this Virundhu with desserts like Poli therattipal rolls (Reduced milk confection in a sweetened dough casing); Panchamritham ice cream (A melange of banana, honey and dates churned in house); and the much-loved Semiya paayasam (Vermicelli pudding). January 15 & 16 | Lunch and Dinner | INR 2300 all-inclusive (Vegetarian) | INR 2700 all-inclusive (Non-vegetarian) | Call +91 44 6600 2827 for more details.