Like any other place, Salem also has few dishes that are special in the locality:
The first dish that comes to one’s mind is the Thattu vadai settu when you are at Salem. It is a very famous street snack available at almost every small stall set up on the streets of Salem. A vadai or thattai is served like a sandwich by placing grated carrot, beetroot, onion, lemon etc with a spicy chutney as an accompaniment. Two vadai sandwiched gives a heavenly taste to die for. Can never be stopped at just one. Have this mouth-watering snack, is a combo of both crunchy and soft taste, that you will for sure write a blog on it.
The other thing Salem is famous for is for the “Kings of fruits” and you must know what they are right? Well, they are nothing but Mangoes. Salem has known as-as the “Mango city”. There are about 100 varieties of mangoes on the whole. In the months of May and June, the Salem markets are usually flooded with varieties of mangoes like Salem Bengaluru, Alphonso, senthura, Bengaluru, emampasand etc. Every year tons and tons of mangoes are exported from Salem to Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and West Asian countries. If you visit Salem during the season of Mangoes, do try them and your taste buds can never forget them.
Apart from the above, you get all dishes those are available all over Tamil Nadu like kotthu parottas, parottas, idlis, vadas, Pongal etc are at Salem.
Salem is a great place to visit or to reside at. Apart from the other things that Salem has a lot to more to give names, Silver ornaments, Steel items as the city are filled with Steel industries, Sago, Magnetite, and mainly Agricultural Products.
Leigh Bazaar situated at Salem is the Largest bazaar in the whole region that deals with Agricultural products.
Plan a visit to Salem and experience the place’s beauty and enjoy thoroughly with your family and friends.