Thoothukudi Macroon Thoothukudi macroons are specially made in the port town of thoothukudi. Cashew nuts, ground almonds make it delicious. Now you can buy it online here. Tuticorin is a port town in Tamil Nadu famous for its Macaroons. Macaroons in general are made from ground almonds. Tuticorin macaroons are different since they have cashew nut as their major ingredient. Tuticorin maccarons are basically European macaroons improved and indianised in Tuticorin. According to one story a baker from Tuticorin who went to Chennai learnt the recipe from an Anglo Indian over there and brought it to Tuticorin where he improved it.According to another story Portuguese sailors who came to Tuticorin used local labour for baking Macaroons who improved it to the present form. The main ingredients are Egg white,Fine Sugar and Cashew
Sattur Kara Sevu
As famous as the Tirunelveli is for halwa, so is the sevu prepared in Sattur. The Sattur Sevu is a great traditional snack that is now available online!
Sattur is the native for ever tasty world famous snack "Kara Sevu" which is a good combination with tea and even as a side dish for food.
The spicy snack is very common in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu but is indigenous to Sattur. The Sattur Sevu is a close cousin of the bhujiya, a thicker version though.Unlike in other places where channa dal (besan) is the main ingredient to make kara sevu dough, here rice flour is mixed with channa dal.
Palkova is a Delicious sweet made from Milk and Sugar. It is prepared by pouring lots of milk in the span and condensing it by boiling on a slow fire, to which sugar is added towards the end.The Fresh and good quality Palkova is famous in the Srivilliputhur, which is 60 kms south of Madurai.