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GRT REGENCY, MADURAI

Posted on Wed, 09/18/2013 - 16:23 by easytours
 

The GRT Regency is one of the better and upscale hotel properties in the city of Madurai. The hotel in recent years has become a convenient base for the growing number of international travelers that come to Madurai on both business and leisure.

The GRT Regency is part of the GRT Group which is one of the leading business conglomerates in South India with a focus in the gems and jewelry as well as the hospitality industries. The GRT – Group has a number of hotel properties in South India in prominent destinations such as Chennai, Madurai, Pondicherry, Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram), Kanchipuram, Yercaud, Tuticorin and Vellore.

The GRT Regency in Madurai has 57 rooms tiered to two standards (Superior and Deluxe). The rooms are well equipped to cater to the needs of both business and leisure travelers and come with standard amenities ranging from flat-screen TVs, mini-bars, complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room dining and other facilities.

The hotel has a multi-cuisine restaurant titled “Ahaaram” as well as a lounge bar called “Madhuram”. For visitors looking to indulge in a bit of pampering, the hotel features a large gymnasium, pool as well as an Ayurvedic wellness center named “Ayush”.

The GRT Regency is conveniently located close to all the major tourist attractions of Madurai such as the Sri Meenakshi Aman Temple Complex, Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Thiruparankundram and the Mahatma Gandhi Museums thereby making it easy for guests to discover the many wonders of the city.


Lajwaab Paneer Tikka

Posted on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:42 by easytours
 

Murgi Ki Kadi

Utensils:
1 Medium Pot
1 Mixing Bowl or more as necessary
1 Cheese or Muslin Cloth

 

 

 

Ingredients
Paneer (cottage cheese) - 1 lb. (0.5 kg)
Amul cheese - 5.3 oz. (150 gm.)
Roasted gram flour - 1/2 cup (50 gm.)
Hung curd - 1 cup (250 gm.)
Fresh cream - 3.5 tbsp. (50 ml.)
Turmeric powder - 1.5 tbsp. (10 gm.)
Green cardamom powder - 2.5 tsp. (5 gm.)
Garam masala powder - 10 gm.
Cumin seeds - 2.4 tsp. (5 gm.)
Yellow chili powder - 3.3 tsp. (25 gm.)
Black or table salt - 1/2 tbsp. (10 gm.)
Chat masala - 5 gm.
Fenugreek powder - 1/2 tbsp. (5 gm.)
Salt - to taste
Cilantro for Garnish

 


Vetrilai Vazhanaaru Madicha Kola Mamusam

Posted on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:07 by easytours
 

 

Padampuri Murg

Utensils:
1 Thick-bottomed Pan
1 Medium-sized Pot
1 Steam Basket
1 Mixing Bowl
1 Serving Dish

 

 

Ingredients:
Betel leaf - 1.5 oz. (40 gm.)
Lamb mince - 7 oz. (200 gm.)
Turmeric - 1.5 tbsp. (10 gm.)
Coriander seeds - 6 tbsp. (30 gm.)
Garlic - 6.5 cloves (20 gm.)
Ginger - 10 tsp. (20 gm.)
Chili whole - 30 gm.
Peppercorn - 3 tbsp. (20 gm.)
Cumin seeds - 1.7 tbsp. (10 gm.)
Curry leaf - 5 tsp. [ground] (10 gm.)
Plantain Pith - 2

 

Preparation:
1. Heat thick-bottomed pan adding turmeric, coriander seed and chopped garlic and ginger.
2. Add the whole chili, peppercorn, cumin seeds, curry leaves and some oil for roasting.
3. Grind roasted ingredients and lamb mince together in a mixing bowl.
4. Make small balls out of the lamb mince mixture.
5. Wrap the lamb mince balls with betel leaf and tie with plantain pith strings.
6. Steam the balls and serve hot.


Pushkar Camel Fair 2013

Posted on Sat, 07/27/2013 - 13:16 by easytours
 

The small town of Pushkar in Rajasthan is a two and a half hour drive (130 km) from the state capital Jaipur. Pushkar is the venue for the world renowned Pushkar Camel Fair and the town is located on the banks of an eponymous holy lake.


Pushkar Camel Festival - A unique window into the Rajasthani cultural landscape


Kochi holds 7th Annual Dosa Festival

Posted on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 10:01 by easytours
 

As tourists from around the world, express a greater interest in South India, Kerala Tourism has gone to considerable lengths by way of events and promotions to attract a greater share of the global tourist traffic.

Kochi, Kerala’s primary business hub and major international gateway recently hosted its 7th Annual Dosa Festival, which has become a major event on the culinary tourism calendar of the state.


The Dosa - A proud icon of rich Indian culinary traditions

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