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Celebrate Thai Pongal at Cinnamon Grand

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Celebrate Thai Pongal at Cinnamon Grand on 15 January 2019


Celebrate the Hindu harvest festival popularly known as ‘Thai Pongal’ at Cinnamon Grand’s South Indian restaurant Chutneys on Tuesday, 15 January with a festive vegetarian buffet.

Decorated with traditional kolam and other accessories, the Pongal festivities at the restaurant will include an array of traditional Pongal dishes and sweetmeats alongside a host of other authentic cuisine prepared by the talented team at Chutneys. An array of popular dishes will be prepared for the festive buffet priced at Rs. 2,300 nett, open for both lunch (12 noon – 2:30 p.m.) and dinner (7 p.m. – 12 midnight).

Two soup varieties, seven salads, 12 main dishes, a rice counter with nine variants, dosa counter, desserts and special Pongal items will be available on the menu. You can enjoy murungai keerai saaru (drumstick leaves with garlic and lentil broth) and Mangalorean rasam (coconut, bedgi chili with tamarind) along with salads such as mulaikattiya pachai payaru, kuchumber salad, thayir sadam and thayir vadai.

Vendakkai poondu masala (ladies finger with garlic and spices), manthakkali vathal kuzhambu (wonder berry cooked in traditional tangy gravy), kavipoo Pattani kurma (cauliflower and green peas with curd), and kumbalanga majjige huli (ashgourd with tempered curd) are only a few from the mains that will be available on Tuesday. In addition, a range of rice dishes will be available at the rice counter, including soya pattani brinji (soya chunks, green peas cooked in basmati rice), venpongal (mashed rice with lentil) and karivepaku annam (curry leaf rice).

The Pongal counter will feature a mix of traditional sweets and savouries like inippu Pongal, pazhaya saadam, ragi puttu, sukhiyam and panang kizhangu, while a host of desserts such as kasi halwa, coconut burfi, gulab jamun, ragi manni, laddu and badusha will also be a part of the buffet.

For reservations, please call 011 2497372 or 0772640234.

Follow all the excitement on facebook.com/CinnamonGrandC and instagram.com/cinnamongrandcolombo/


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