Connect with us


6 Places In Delhi Serving A Traditional Pongal Spread


A popular rice dish in Tamil Nadu, Pongal is cooked on the eve of Thai Pongal (Makar Sankranti in Northern India). The dish is a combination of rice boiled with milk and jaggery. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Here are six places in Delhi where you can try out this sweet rice dish.


  1. Saravana Bhavan

[schema type=”organization” orgtype=”Organization” name=”Saravana Bhavan” description=”South Indian Restaurant” street=”P-13/90, Connaught Circus, Connaught Place” pobox=”0″ city=”New Delhi” state=”Delhi” postalcode=”110001″ country=”IN” phone=”011 28844305″ ]

Grab a quick meal at Saravana and be rest assured of being served the most authentic South Indian. The place serves excellent thalis, tiffins and delicacies that’ll make your day.pongal


  1. Carnatic Café

[schema type=”organization” orgtype=”Organization” name=”Carnatic Cafe” description=”South Indian Restaurant” street=”Ground Floor, India Mall, Community Centre, New Friends Colony” pobox=”0″ city=”New Delhi” state=”Delhi” postalcode=”0″ country=”IN” phone=”+91 8802222889″ ]

Enjoy the flavors and spices of Southern Indian set in a simple and casual setting. Head there for a quick bite of sweetened rice this Pongal.Pongal-300x223


  1. Naivedyam

[schema type=”organization” orgtype=”Organization” name=”Naivedyam” description=”South Indian Restaurant” street=”Shop 1, Hauz Khas Village” pobox=”0″ city=”Delhi” state=”New Delhi” postalcode=”110016″ country=”IN” phone=”011 26960426; 0″ ]

A newcomer in 2015, Naivedyam has fast carved a niche for itself in the Capital’s food scene. Chow down exceptional South Indian food and traditional grubs like the rasam vada and Indian thali.sweet p


  1. Tamil Nadu House

[schema type=”organization” orgtype=”Organization” name=”Tamil Nadu House Canteen” description=”South Indian Restaurant” street=”Opposite Chanakya Theatre, Chanakyapuri” pobox=”0″ city=”Delhi” state=”New Delhi” postalcode=”110021″ country=”IN” phone=”011 24193470″ ]

This state canteen brings to you authentic food from Tamil Nadu. Get a taste of delicious Pongal delicacies at Tamil Nadu House for a price that will make your wallet as happy as your palate.Rice


  1. Karnataka Food Centre

[schema type=”organization” orgtype=”Organization” name=”Karnataka Food Centre” description=”State house canteen” street=”Delhi Karnataka Sangh Building, Sector 12, R K Puram” pobox=”0″ city=”New Delhi” state=”Delhi” postalcode=”0″ country=”IN” phone=”011 26187357″ ]

Stuff yourself with scrumptious South Indian food from Karnataka. Binge on crunchy paper dosas, spicy rasams and piping hot vadais and idlis. This is as economic as a meal can get!pongal rice


  1. Adyar Anand Bhavan

[schema type=”organization” orgtype=”Organization” name=”Adyar Anand Bhavan” description=”Restaurant” street=”S-18, Main Market, Green Park” pobox=”0″ city=”New Delhi” state=”Delhi” postalcode=”0″ country=”IN” phone=”011 46082303; 011 26532690″ ]

Treat yourself to a rich and decadent ghee Pongal this week at Adyar Bhavan. And while you overdose on the sweetened rice, do try their Pongal vada and special set meals.1421222090pongal-food4



Binge eater by day and binge watcher by night, Ankita is fluent in food, film, and Internet. When she’s not obsessing over the hottest trends, tacos, and the perfect author’s bio, you can find her under a pile of Jeffery Archer’s novels or looking for the nearest wine shop.