Nanjilnad (pronounced Nanjil Nadu) typically refers to the Kanyakumari district present in Tamil Nadu. Nanjil means “plough” and “Nadu” means Land. It is a farmer’s heaven and a place with lush greeneries and more of ponds ,lakes , Sea and a heaven in short. The food here is very special and unique. It has more of coconut and coconut Oil.
Kanyakumari district is present near the Kerala border of Tamil Nadu and the district was once a part of Kerala. As it is the food here a lot more impact of Kerala Cuisine and the Recipes are very special and Unique also more of sea food is been cooked here .
Been bought up in Nagercoil, I have seen how my mom , My grandmother and my other athai’s cook . I was happy that I could record as many recipes as I could…
Some special from from our place is the Nagercoil special Achumuruku (Rose Cookies) and Munthiri Koothu . It is usually prepared during the Christmas time. Christmas is a very important and Special festival in Nagercoil.
I will be adding more the Nagercoil Recipes aka Nanjilnad Recipes as and when i get time... So keep exploring this page for more Nagercoil Recipes and Kanyakumari special Recipes