Saturday, March 29, 2014

Bombay Lassi: Sweet and Spicy Treat in Ellis Road, Anna Salai, Chennai

Bombay Lassi, popular north Indian 12 x 12 feet kiosk  for its lassi, sweets, samosa and kachori, is located at No. 8, Bahar Agan Street, Ellis Road, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600002 (landmark: just behind Devi Theatre complex). At this narrow road surrounded by slum huts, the shop runs brisk business from morning to late night.
Hot and Crisp Jilebi
One can find two or three north Indians at this shop engaged in frying and stirring samosas, kachori and jilebis.
Kachori with Chutneys

The overwhelming crowd remains there to taste either syrup-dripping gulab jamoons, rasmalais, basandhis or crisp jilebis or palgovas. It is an all time favorite place for hot tasty samosas and kachoris at a nominal price and they disappear no sooner than they make it out of the frying-pan. The spicy potato and peas masala inside the samosa was hot and pungent. The lassi varieties are favorite beverage for many customers and their day is not complete without this lassi. 

Hot and spicy Samosa
Sweet and milky Rasmalai
Your evening treat could be the 50 gm jilebi or rasmalai coupled with the hot samosa is served with hot and sweet chutneys in dried (manthara) leaf cup will be divine and you may end up with sweet or salt lassi. Their speciality is chocolate lassi with full of malai.

This shop has been around for many years now and does brisk business. Previously its name was Brijwasi Lassi and the present name is Bombay Lassi.

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