Kamatchi Mess Serves The Best Meat Thali In Chennai With 7 Non-Vegetarian Gravies, Rice, Kottu, Poriyal And More

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by Vaishalee Kalvankar 157

I am someone who totally believes that if you visit a new city or state, you must try their thali. Why? Well, because a thali gives you all the known and authentic dishes of that particular cuisine or city or state on one plate. Nothing feels more heavenly to me as a non-vegetarian than a fully loaded meat thali. This reminds me of Kamatchi Mess in Chennai, which is famous for its meat thali, which serves about seven non-vegetarian gravies. Drooling already? Keep reading!

Meat Thali At Kamatchi Mess 

If you are in Chennai and want to taste the authentic taste of Tamil Nadu cuisine, all you need to do is head straight to New Pattukottai Kamatchi Mess. The place serves amazing Pattukottai cuisine to the people. Pattukottai is a beautiful town in the Thanjavur district of the state. This restaurant is famous in the entire state because of its authenticity and delicious delicacies. It is famous for one more reason, and that is its meat thali.

Ask a meat lover in Chennai, and he will surely recommend this place or probably walk in with you for a meal. They serve meals or thalis with about seven non-vegetarian gravies. This means that in one meal you will get crab curry, mutton curry, chicken curry, and fish curry. Imagine! And if you are drooling over the thought of seven gravies, let me tell you that there is more to their meat thali. They serve you rice, kottu poriyal, and many more south Indian staples.


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Spicy And Authentic Tamilian Cuisine

When you walk into the restaurant, you will actually find people waiting for a table, which simply explains its popularity. Another amazing thing about this place is that they make sure that you experience all the authenticity of the South, which is why they serve meals on banana leaves. The ambience of the restaurant is soaked in tranquility.

The best dishes here, which are surely a must try, are meat thali, mutton sukka, fish fry, Karandi omelette, dry fish thokku, mutton brain fry, crab gravy, mutton Kola Urundai, and chicken Chettinad. One thing that you must remember before ordering is that the dishes here are mostly very spicy, so make sure that you ask them to customize it for you if you are not a spicy eater.


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Do let us know if you visit this place.

Where: Pondy Bazaar, Parthasarathi Puram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

When: 12pm- 4pm

Contact: 075500 67777

Cost for two: ₹700

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