One of the rare non-vegetarian cuisines of south India, Chettinad Cuisine hails from the kitchens of the Chettiars
. It is one of the spiciest, oiliest and most aromatic in India. The cuisine had its origin in a small village called Nedungudi, about 600 km south of Chennai
. Like other south Indian cuisines, a typical Chettinad menu is served on a banana leaf with many mouth-watering dishes. This cuisine has several variations of fish, mutton, and chicken dishes, of which the Chettinad Pepper Chicken is a specialty.
Besides hot and spicy dishes, the cuisine consists of an array of vegetarian dishes. Chettinad cuisine will surely be a delight for those who like hot and spicy non vegetarian dishes.