From the land of Cau­very

India Today - - BUZZ - By Saranya Chakra­pani

If you grew up tast­ing the earthy, ro­bust flavours of a home­made feast, Buzz— Taj Gate­way’s all- day diner, now gives you a chance to re­live that ex­pe­ri­ence with its new Than­javur Virundhu lunch and din­ner op­tion. The veg­e­tar­ian thali has quin­tes­sen­tial del­i­ca­cies from an or­tho­dox Tan­jorean Bhramin house­hold. It in­cludes sta­ples like Keera Masiyal ( mashed spinach cooked with asafetida, cumin and tem­pered with red chilli), and some unique fes­ti­val dishes like Manga Pachchadi ( with raw mango and jag­gery). The Kozhi Rasam ( chicken soup with gar­lic chilli and fen­nel) is a rare vari­ant and a must- try. For desserts go for the Semiya Payasam ( ver­mi­celli cooked in milk, su­gar and flavoured with car­damom). At 309, Old Ma­ha­balipu­ram Road Tel 044- 66802500 Cost Rs 550 and Rs 700, plus taxes, for veg and non- veg thalis re­spec­tively

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