Namma Chennai loves Vinayaka Chaturthi, and why not? It is time to be with family, celebrate new beginnings, and, mainly, eat kozhakattai and sundal all day!
Kozhakattais And Sundal: Here's Where You Can Get Yum Vinayaka Chaturthi Snacks
The Grand Sweets & Snacks
Known for their amazing savouries like thattai, murukku, and ribbon pakoda, The Grand Sweets is one of Chennai’s iconic and favourites for festive occasions. For this Vinayaka Chaturthi, they have sweet and kaaram kozhakattai starting INR 55 (2 pieces). They also have konda kadalai (black channa) sundal and white sundal (channa) starting INR 79 (250 grams) and piping hot pongal!
In the sweets business, Suswaad went viral a few years ago because of their no-promotions and ads motto. Most people hear about Suswaad through word of mouth, and to this day, people love buying from them. For the festival, you can buy sweet kozhakattai for INR 10 per piece and soft vadai for the same amount. For just INR 70, you can buy a kilo of their white sundal. They also have sweet pongal priced at INR 60. Don’t forget to munch on some of their oil-less machine-made murukku, healthy healthy!
Sri Krishna Sweets
If you want lots of options, hit up Sri Krishna Sweets. In addition to the sweet kozhakattai and karam kozhakatti, they have upma kozhakattai starting INR 17 (per piece) for all the fitness freaks out there! What’s missing? Yes, Ganesh Chaturthi is incomplete without their sweet modakam, gooey and delicious! In addition to these, they have an assorted tin box priced at INR 500 which includes adhirasam, milagu vadai, thenkuzhal (made with jaggery), ghee appam, kai murukku, palgova, boondi laddu, ground nut barfi, and a Vinayakar book. Neat, huh?
We Chennai makkal love SVB for their lunch meals, but we also love that they have a special combo for Vinayaka Chaturthi. The combo is priced at INR 195 and will have boondi laddu (100 gm), sweet kozhakattai (5 pieces), adhirasam (2 pieces), aval, pori, kadalai, vellam (100 grams), and black sundal (100 grams).
But, if you want to go with the good old sweets, you can get the sweet and kaaram kozhakattai, murukku, and pongal.
You probably haven’t heard of this mess in Valasaravakkam, but they are known for their budget, home-made snacks and savouries. This Thursday, you can buy tender, sweet kozhakattai for INR 10 per piece. They also have appams for INR 10 and sundal starting INR 30 (100 grams). These kozhakattais taste just like the ones amma makes, so try these out!