We know that the food of Tamil Nadu is mild spiced, mostly vegetarian, light but absolutely sensational. This is with the speciality of Chettinad food, which is best of the pile. It’s also known to be extensively spicy but the kind that stems from pepper and not chilli. It also wholly boasts of heavy local spices like star anise, kalpasi stone flower and dried flower pods, freshly ground spices including cumin, fenugreek, fennel, clove, bay leaf, turmeric and tamarind. You can taste the South Indian Food at popular The South Indian Restaurant – Madurai.