Saraswat food fest showcases rich legacy of Goan cuisine

Dhiraj Harmalkar

This year, the Goa Saraswat Food and Cultural Festival venue was named as Padma Bhushan Manohar Gopalkrishna Parrikar Nagar.

Goa|Saraswat|Food festival|Margao | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

Homemade items like Shankarpali, Chivda, Sannas etc were kept for sale at the festival.

Goa|Saraswat|Snacks|Food | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

A customer tasting homemade amla pickle at a stall.

Goa|Saraswat|Pickle|Tastes | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

A woman relishes soulful sol kadhi at a stall.

Goa|Saraswat|Curry|Spice | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

A stall specialised in chicken dishes.

Goa|Saraswat|Chicken|Cuisine | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

Yummy cakes satiated the sweet pangs of many who came to the festival.

Goa|Saraswat|Cakes|Sweets | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

The nutritious and delicious homemade chaklis and puran polis were a sell out.

Goa|Saraswat|Chaklis|Snacks | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

Lip-smacking chocolates were also up for sale.

Goa|Saraswat|Sweets|Chocolates| | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

A photo point to take back visual memories of the food festival.

Goa|Saraswat|Photo point|Memories | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

It was not all about food, but also music, fancy dress and cooking competitions.

Goa|Saraswat|Music|Culture | Photo: Dhiraj Harmalkar

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