Sahara South Indian Restaurant in Glen Eden, Auckland. Of all the unique aspects of Chettinad, the most famous ambassador of this region has been its cuisine. Almost no restaurant in India serving non vegetarian food would miss out on having Chicken Chettinad on its menu, and Chettinad cuisine is synonymous with spicy fare even to the Indian palate.
Chettinad is a region comprising of nearly 75 villages in sivagangai and pudukottai districts of Tamilnadu State, India. Chettinad cuisine is supposed to be the most aromatic cuisine as it uses varieties of spices in making the fresh ground masala for its dishes.
Try Paneer Tikka – home made India cottage cheese marinated in yoghurt and spices, skewered with green pepper (capcicum) and onions and raosted in the tandoor or Chicken Malai Tikka – fillets of chicken marinated in yoghurt, crushed cashews, white pepper, cheese, fresh ground spices, then cooked in the tandoor or Tandoori Platter – combination of tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, lamb seekh kebabs and prawns alll tandoori items are served with salad in our own special dressing and accompanied with mint and tamrind chutney. All delivered straight to your door or pickup yourself from Sahara Indian Cuisine.