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Madras Mix


The omnipresence of snacks;
in this case meat or vegetarian “cutlets”, puri, vegetarian samosas and meat samosas,
with a choice of spicy pickle accompaniments:



Pictures taken by the roadside in Chennai

4 responses

  1. My mouth is watering just looking at all that fabulous food! I well remember food like this in Bombay (still call it Bombay) and how delicious it was and miss it now!! Thanks for the feast for the eyes!

    September 2, 2013 at 11:28 am

    • Yes, Indian street food is amazingly tasty.. even in the house we often buy it for teatime snacks.

      September 2, 2013 at 11:31 am

      • Toffeeapple

        Oh, that looks so tasty. We can buy Asian sweet snacks here, made fresh on the premises but I always favour savoury food.

        September 2, 2013 at 9:45 pm

        • I am the same. Sweets are largely wasted on me. They look so appealing and memories of how much I once enjoyed them often beguile me into trying them, but invariably I am disappointed.

          September 2, 2013 at 9:49 pm

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