Deepavali sales of sweets and savouries; quick check list

On the eve of Deepavali, the sweets and snacks shops in Mylapore are abuzz. Several shopkeepers have set up live counters at their shops to quickly serve customers.

At Mami’s Mess in Pitchu Pillai Street, there is a stall where sweets and savouries prepared freshly are sold at this counter.

Said Kamakshi Balasubramaniam of Mami’s Mess, “Traditionally prepared mysore pak, suji appam, ladoo and adhirasam are popular here.” This Deepavali, the shop has introduced rava ladoo, maladu and karasev made of omam.

Mami’s also offers door delivery for orders above Rs.1000. Contact 9176312166, 9840272288.

Another buzzing place is the Subham Ganesan shop at St.Mary’s Road, Mandaveli – the special counter for Jangri is popular. The menu includes beetroot, guava, and carrot flavoured sweets and karupatti sweet varieties – wheat halwa, mysorepak and kaju katli are new this season. Ph: 9841019066.

Aavin has put roadside stalls at various places. Milk cake, badhusha, badam halwa, nuts halwa and cashew cakes are sold here. Their stalls are at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, R.H. Road (near Thiruvalluvar statue) and at the junction of R. K. Mutt Road and North Mada Street. Sweets can also be bought at the Aavin parlour on C.P. Ramaswamy Road ( Dr Ranga Road junction).

Mylapore’s Ganapathy Ghee Store at Chitrakulam West Street has stocked at some 11 traditional varieties of savouries, and 15 sweets items at its store. Their adhirasam, manoharam and Boost mysore pak are popular here. Ph: 24640292.

Thaligai Restaurant in Luz Church Road prepares traditional sweets and savouries in batches to keep them fresh. Nokkal, thenkuzhal, cashew katli, thirati pal and boondhi ladoo are on sale. Orders taken. Ph: 9791272888

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