Kozhikode: The city’s restaurants are turning the Ramadan fast breaking into a celebration. Malabar’s signature dishes and savories are the ones that are most in demand. There are even restaurants experimenting with Arabic cuisine. All prominent restaurants have lined up Iftar buffets and Iftar kits.
The Iftar buffet at Garlic Roots restaurant on YMCA Road comes at a price of Rs 490. The buffet consists of four snacks including meat pathiri, unnakkaya, two juices, fruits, karakka, tharikkanji, four non-vegetarian dishes, biriyani, ghee rice and dessert. A snack counter is separately set up. Here you get muttamala, muttasurkha, stuffed kallummakkaya, thenkasivada, cutlet and tharippola. For Rs 190, you get an Iftar kit consisting of fruits and snacks. An economy meal can be bought for Rs 160. This consists of tharikkanji, snacks, fruits, karakka, juice, bread and non-vegetarian curry.
The buffet comprising three non-vegetarian dishes, fruits, juice, tharikkanji, pathiri and dessert at the Hotel Hison Heritage on Bank Road is priced at Rs 450. The rate for Iftar buffet at Hotel Marina Residency on YMCA Cross Road is Rs 425. Malabar dishes are given more prominence here.
Coconut powder and meat puttu adorn the buffet too. The buffet spread at Hotel Paramount Tower on Town Hall Road consists of four non-vegetarian dishes, five snacks, juice, tharikkanji, biriyani, pathiri and dessert, and costs Rs 430.
Meen mulakittathu, meen kurumulaku curry, kozhi curry, kozhi kurumulaku and kozhi musman are the Iftar special dishes at Curry House on Vaikom Muhammed Basheer Road. The Lighthouse on Thondayad bypass serves an Iftar kit of Arabic snacks, karakka, fruits and juice. The price is Rs 180. The sights of breaking the fast and friendly treats transported to the restaurants around the place can be seen everywhere.