One of the most famous destinations for holidaying in India, Kodaikanal is situated on the slopes of Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu. A picturesque hill station, Kodaikanal is known for its scenic lakes, gardens, and greenery. With the beautiful weather, mist-covered valleys, and lakes, Kodaikanal is too good to be true!
Although sightseeing in Kodaikanal is often what tourists most enjoy, there are actually plenty more things to do here. Not many know that Kodaikanal is a hub of delicious food, with an array of delicacies to keep you intrigued. Apart from the lovely places to visit in Kodaikanal, do check out the various places to eat here. Here are some of the local dishes you must try.
This local delicacy of Kodaikanal prepared from white rice, moong dal and cashews is famous all over Tamil Nadu. Mothers prepare it on special occasions and kids love the tangy tamarind chutney with it. It can be safely said that Milagu Pongal is a favourite in this region.
Meen Kuzhambu is a home-style fish dish which many people consider comfort food in Kodaikanal. Usually paired with biryani, this spicy and rich curry is cooked and served in a clay pot. With its intense flavours, this classic dish is truly finger-licking good! So, when you're done with your list of places to see in Kodaikanal, give the humble Meen Kuzhambu a try to please the foodie in you.
Arisi Thengai Payasam
Of all the dishes mentioned, Arisi Thengai Payasam is the most special, made during the Tamil New Year and to welcome in-laws during the month of Aadi. Literally translating to “Rice Coconut Kheer”, this rich sweet dish will leave you craving for more.
While the Princess of Hill Stations is a wondrous place to be, you can never ignore how much of a difference a comfortable accommodation makes to your holiday. The charms of Kodaikanal do lie in its quaint nature, but there are times when this can make you feel lost.
For a wholesome experience, head over to the Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort, one of the best Kodaikanal resorts you will find. A place that combines the beauty and simplicity of the town as well as world-class amenities, the Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort is the place to be at. Apart from comfortable and spacious rooms, you can also enjoy some delicious local food of Kodaikanal in the in-house restaurant.
At Club Mahindra Kodaikanal, you could go boating by day and come back in the evening to enjoy a truly relaxing spa session. Step into the in-house restaurant to grab a bit of the amazing delicacies of the region and enjoy it with your family.
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