Many places and towns are known by what they are famous for. It can be a landmark, an industry, a famous figure or a produce. But this town in Tamilnadu is not just famous but synonymous with it.
Yes! Tirunelveli means lip smacking Halwa
The Halwa is the address of Tirunelveli and almost everyone who visits the town is sure to taste the traditional and authentic Halwa. Made in many shops big and small, each shop hasits unique signature on this traditional delicacy.
There are quite a few shops in Tirunelveli as old, if not older than the Iruttu kadai Halwa shop. The Tirunelveli Halwa gets its great taste because it is cooked in the water from the river Thamirabharani.