Kanyakumari Food



Munthiri Kothu is a unique festival sweet from kanyakumari district for festivals like diwali and Christmas.

The soft and sweet stuffing inside contradictory to the hard shell outside is a pleasure to munch on.

Having a bite of munthiri kothu makes you to realize the authentic taste of kaniyakumari.

Munthiri Kothu is one of the traditional snacks.Munthiri kothu (Chittu Urundai) is a popular sweet dish in Kanyakumari.

In Malayalam "Munthiri" means grapes and "Kothu" means a bunch. After deep frying, this snack tends to stick to each other and it resembles a bunch of grapes. Maybe, that is the reason behind the name "Munthiri Kothu".