Fair Planet

Siddi Community

A community that is Indian but traces their roots to Africa, the Siddis are unmistakable as thy have unique facial features that makes them different. The first time I met anyone from the Siddi community was at Samvaad, a one-of-its kind pan-India tribal conclave organised by Tata Steel Foundation. The Siddi community had a representation… Read More Siddi Community

Deccan Chronicle

Chettinad Cuisine

The cuisine of Chettinad in Tamil Nadu is known for its fiery spices and non-vegetarian delicacies and yet has an exciting repertoire of dishes for vegetarians too. The traditional Chettiar food is not spicy but has an intriguing mix of assorted spices that lend it a unique taste. Chettinad cuisine is known for the use… Read More Chettinad Cuisine