IFFK: Delegates can try some late-night avenue meals favourites in Thiruvananthapuram

IFFK: Delegates can try some late-night avenue meals favourites in Thiruvananthapuram
IFFK: Delegates can try some late-night avenue meals favourites in Thiruvananthapuram
A thattukada near Vellayambalam in Thiruvananthapuram

A thattukada close to Vellayambalam in Thiruvananthapuram
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Thiruvananthapuram’s occurring avenue meals scene is sure to get your style buds tingling, whilst you get pleasure from a gentle weight-reduction plan of world cinema at this yr’s version of the International Film Festival of Kerala. After a busy day on the motion pictures, delegates don’t need to enterprise too far for some delicious eats as there are many delectable roadside meals choices within the neighborhood of the theatres or only a quick trip away, a number of of that are open late into the evening. Here are a few of our late-night avenue meals favourites and the place to search out them…

Thattukada specials

When in Kerala, go naadan. That means head to the thattukadas that dot the primary thoroughfares of town, the place you could find among the better of Kerala delicacies. Tuck into plump dosas doused in coconut chutney, piping sizzling puttu with kadala curry, fluffy idiyappam and egg curry, porotta with ‘Trivandrum’ particular hen fry or hen perattu or spicy beef chilli… you identify it, they’ve it!

Food being served at a thattukada

Food being served at a thattukada
| Photo Credit:
Aswin V N

And, better of all, it’s straightforward on the pocket! Most of those locations open solely after town winds down and, typically, it’s best to decide on these which can be all the time bustling with clients like those at Pattom, Manaveeyam, MG College and reverse the Raj Bhavan.

Shake it up

If you do not need the abdomen for a heavy meal late at evening, try the numerous juice centres that serve up glassfuls of scrumptious chilly treats. For followers of dairy, there’s milk sarbath, a mix of milk and sarasaparilla root syrup sprinkled with basil seeds, the karikku shake a.ok.a. tender coconut milkshake, and Sharjah shake, a flavourful banana-nut milkshake customisable with all method of dry fruits.

Then there are the pure ones — native lingo for freshly blended fruit juice. Pure sizzling favourites embrace shamam (cantaloupe melon), pomegranate, chikoo, and, these days, dragon fruit. Once once more, comply with the group. Our favorite late-night juice outlets within the metropolis are at Attakulangara (Buhari), Sreekanteswaram (Aiswarya) and Pattom (Team), amongst others. While we’re speaking about drinks, Booster Chaya at Kuravankonam with its ‘artisanal’ tea and low is one other should strive.

Booster chaya counter at Kowdiar-Kuravankonam road

Booster chaya counter at Kowdiar-Kuravankonam highway
| Photo Credit:
Aswin V N

Mmm.. for momo

These cute little moon-shaped dumplings are a comparatively newer addition to the late evening meals scene right here however have rapidly grow to be a fan favorite. They are manufactured from flour (often maida) and full of all method of vegetarian and non-vegetarian and even unique (chocolate anybody?) fillings and are dished up both steamed or fried. Dip them within the accompanying sauces — usually, garlicky mayonnaise and chilli-tomato chutney — and you might be assured a visit to foodie heaven.

Momos from Big Belly Momos

Momos from Big Belly Momos
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Look for momos which can be freshly made to order resembling Rumu’s meals cart close to MG College and those coated with spicy sauces at Big Belly Momos retailers and ChaiBogie at Golf Links.

Crowd at an eatery near Kuravankonam junction

Crowd at an eatery close to Kuravankonam junction
| Photo Credit:
Aswin V N

Shawarma

Yep! We do worldwide delicacies too! This Arabic-style wrap of scrumptiousness is full of grilled, skinny cuts of meat and greens, dollops of dressing (the extra genuine ones have tahini, toum and the like, however most stick with garlic mayo) and a few actually have a few French fries stuffed into them. There are Istanbul variations, Lebanese, Iranian, Mexican and what not.

Most shawarmas include a pickled inexperienced chilli and some slices of pickled carrots and/or cucumbers. The thought is to savour a mouthful of shawarma after which take a chew of the pickled veggies to get that kick. Eat. Repeat.

Food trucks along Kowdiar-Kuravankonam road

Food vehicles alongside Kowdiar-Kuravankonam highway
| Photo Credit:
Aswin V N

Favourites on foodie lists embrace Turkish Ottoman, Istanbul and Al Taza at Kuravankonam, Shawarmigos on Udarasiromani Road and Wrap a Loop takeaway at Plamoodu, to call just some.

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