Madurai, July 10
The ubiquitous parotta might have assumed totally different avatars to satiate many style buds, however the masks variant of the splendid chew from a Madurai ‘master’ has caught the attention as it’s in tune with the trendy pandemic occasions.
‘Kothu parotta’, ‘kaima parotta’, ‘veechu parotta’, ‘chilly parotta’ and now it’s ‘mask’ parotta, designed after the essential precautionary face cowl, that’s the discuss of the city.
A city-based parotta grasp, because the chef known as, is making an attempt his small but vital position to create consciousness about carrying a masks to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 and is doling out masks formed parottas to drive house the message.
KL Kumar needs to focus on the important thing anti-COVID precaution and has made his prospects the audience.
“I have made parottas in the shape of masks and people who come to my restaurant get the message on seeing them,” he stated.
With the federal government permitting solely takeaway, Kumar shows the mask-shaped parottas to his prospects earlier than packing them.
He says his goal is to make folks realise the significance of masks on this metropolis the place the pandemic is quick spreading in current days.
“I use it in veechu parottas. (One, which is done by spreading the dough in thin circular form and then folded into layers with air pockets),” he says displaying his masks parotta proudly.
Madurai has seen a spurt within the variety of infections in the previous few days, having a complete of 5299 instances as on Thursday, with 95 deaths.
The state authorities has imposed a complete shutdown in Madurai and close by locations until July 12 to curb the unfold of the pandemic. PTI