Street Food From Trivandrum

Trivandrum street food

Street Food From Trivandrum


Street Foods from Trivandrum

Thiruvananthapuram known as Trivandrum is the capital city and the largest city of the Indian state of Kerala.

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Trivandrum street food

Trivandrum is located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland. Referred to by Mahatma Gandhi as the Evergreen city of India. The city is characterised by its undulating terrain of low coastal hills. It is classified as a tier-2 city by the government of India. The world’s richest temple Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located here.

The city gets its name from the Malayalam word Thiru-Anantha-Puram meaning “The City of Lord Ananta”, referring to the deity of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple located in the city. Thiruvananthapuram is also known in the literature and popular reference as Ananthapuri derived from the Sanskrit word Syanandurapuram, meaning “The City of Bliss” in Carnatic kirtanas composed by Swathi Thirunal, erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore. The city was officially referred to as Trivandrum until 1991 when the government decided to reinstate the city’s original name Thiruvananthapuram.

Trivandrum street food

Being India’s largest city in the deep south, it is strategically prominent and hosts the Southern Air Command headquarters of the Indian Air Force, the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station and the upcoming Vizhinjam International Deepwater Motherport.

Being the largest city in India’s southern tip region, it is important for both military logistics and civil aviation in the southern part of the country. Thiruvananthapuram is the headquarters of the Southern Air Command (SAC) of the Indian Air Force.

Trivandrum street foodThiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) district in the Indian state of Kerala promotes the area’s hill stations, back waters, beaches, lagoons, and wildlife sanctuaries. The area is a popular tourist destination and receives chartered flights for medical tourism, as there are more than hundred recognised Ayurveda centres in and around the city. This is primarily due to Ayurveda’s popularity in foreign countries. Medical tourism is further promoted by modern medicine hospitals in the city. Recuperation facilities are available at five-star beach resorts and hill stations nearby.

Thiruvananthapuram is a major tourist hub in South India. Kovalam and Varkala are popular beach towns located near the city. The Padmanabhaswamy Temple circled by the East Fort is believed to be among the richest and grandest temples in the world. Other places of interest include Shanghumukham, Azhimala Beach, Agasthyamala rain forests, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kallar[disambiguation needed], Braemore, Ponmudi hills, Poovar and Anchuthengu backwaters, Varkala Cliffs and Kappil, Edava lakes. The city is also known for its unique style of architecture involving Kerala Architecture with British and Dravidian influences in Napier museum, Zoo which is one of the oldest in Asia, Kuthiramalika and Kilimanoor Palaces. Although there are a number of museums, Kerala Science and Technology Museum includes the Priyadarshini Planetarium with the biggest projection screen in south India.

The city has a climate that borders between a tropical savanna climate and a tropical monsoon climate. As a result, it does not experience distinct seasons. The maximum temperature 34 °C and the minimum temperature is 21 °C. The humidity is high. Thiruvananthapuram is the first city along the path of the south-west monsoons and gets its first showers in early June. The city also gets rain from the receding north-east monsoons which hit the city by October. The dry season sets in by December. December, January and February are the coldest months while March, April and May are the hottest.

The general cuisine of the people is Keralite cuisine, which is generally characterised by an abundance of coconut and spices. Other South Indian cuisines, as well as Chinese and North Indian cuisines,  are popular.

Street foods

are one of the favourite destinations for any foodie. They are the only food you look for when you are hungry and when your wallets are nearly empty. Trivandrum is a place where people enjoy the street foods at large. Thattu dosa, Rasa vada, Hot Chutney, Pappadam and Omelette are some of the main street food in Trivandrum.

Thattu dosa is a great option that the food peckers can dig in here. Found in a thattu kada by the road side these are the major destination for any hungry chap. The dosas you get in thattu kada, the thattu dosas are different from the usual south Indian dosa. thattu dosas are thick in texture which is smaller and fluffier than a regular dosa. Accompanied with a coconut chutney and a sambar, they are perfectly balanced. you have an option at the thattu kadas by ordering an omelette sprinkled with onions and green chillies to get the perfect nutrition.

Trivandrum chicken fry (kozhi porichathu) is another dish famous in Trivandrum. It is delicious Indian dish served as a side dish for rice, chappati and paratha. Trivandrum chicken fry is a crispy, delicious and a spicy dish. Chicken Curry with Wings

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