If you are a foodie living in Chennai you would have certainly come across Mint Street in Sowcarpet. Overflowing the people of Marwaris, this small portion of the city has much heritage and history particularly when it comes to food and attire! The place is home to several eateries with the flavors of South and North. Without additional ado let’s get on and take a look at the treats that you cannot miss at Mint Street!
If there’s one place that would give the total taste of Sowcarpet, Kakada Ramprasad is the spot to go. They have an overload of sweet and savory items available. This shop is very notable for its Kachori, different types of Pav Bhaji, and jalebi. Costs about Rs.110 for Kachori and Rs. 67 for jalebi.
It is a small stall found right next to Kakada Ramprasad. The Kesar Lassi and buttermilk are very favorite here. The delicious lassi is served in a huge glass and one person cannot complete it all by himself. It costs about Rs.180.
3)Mehta Bros Mithaiwala
The very popular and unique cheese Murukku Sandwich, vada pav, and Khakra Sandwich varieties should be on your list here. Prices are approximately Rs. 40.
It is a sweet and flavorful shop that specializes in Pani puri and Dahi puri. Priced at a fair Rs.20 per piece, this is a dish that everyone likes to have more than one serving.
5)Ajnabi Mithaai Ghar
This shop doesn’t require much of an introduction. Very famous for Gujarati varieties like special halwa, sandwich iced halwa, fafda, khakra sandwiches, and khandvi. A lot of sweet items are available too. It costs nearly Rs. 440 and Rs. 400 per kg.
What else? Don’t forget to go to chat shops for treats like Masala Paal, mayonnaise vada-pav, and corn canopes at an affordable cost of Rs. 50.