Andavar Ashoka Halwa shop / Andavar Halwa kadai in Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur / Tanjore district, Best & Famous Original Ashoka Halwa / Asoka Halwa / Moong Dal Halwa / Pasi paruppu Halwa Shop in the World – Travel Guide, Review
– famous original thiruvaiyar halwa sweet shop
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9.2 – Great / Excellent
Andavar Ashoka Halwa shop /Andavar Halwa kadai is a 50 years old small shop that sells the most authentic and delicious Ashoka Halwa shop in Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur / Tanjore district. They serve the hot Halwa in banana leaf with a little amount of mixture which is thought to enhance the flavor. This is very much different from wheat halwa in texture. It’s the best place for fine-tasting halwa at normal prices. They also sell regular wheat Halwa and Kara Sev, mixture, and Ompodi.
The Ashoka Halwa / Asoka Halwa / Moong Dal Halwa / Pasi Paruppu Halwa is the very famous ghee sweet from the famous Musical locality – Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur / Tanjore district. The Ashoka Halwa is made of moong dal, know as the “Pasi Paruppu” in the Tamil Language, with sugar and ghee as its main ingredients. This halwa is also known as “Thiruvaiyar Halwa”. Ashoka Halwa is most traditionally served at functions in the delta region of Thanjavur district.
Historically it’s known that there was a shortage of wheat – the main ingredient of the original Halwa during World War II. So the people in Thanjavur looking for alternatives to create such Halwa like sweets this halwa created with Green Gram Dal – Pasi Paruppu was made.
The Asoka halwa’s flavor is completely different from generally famous North Indian moong dal halwa.
How to Reach Andavar Halwa shop in Thiruvaiyaru:
Address: South Main Street SH27, Thiruvaiyaru, Thanjavur – 613204
Phone: 04362 – 260279
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