BENGALURU: The ‘Avere Mela’ 2017 is going to be held from January 5-29, 2017. It is one of the food festivals, held in Bangalore. This time, it will be held in three different parts.
All the three ‘melas’ will be inaugurated by honouring farmers and by giving clothes to the downtrodden. It will be starting from January 5 at Sajjan Rao circle till January 15. The second ‘mela’ would be held from January 18-22 at Malleshwaram and the last one from January25-29 at Nagarabaavi.
Press release stated that “The Vaasvi Condiments organises Avare Mela with great enthusiasm. Nearly 9 tonnes of avare bele (hyacinth beans) is used during the mela to cook many avare kai special dishes.
This avare kai will be directly purchased from the farmer of Maadi without any middlemen. This move enables farmers to earn more than the market prize in a less span of time.”
There will be more than 100 types of dishes made with avere bele, such as saaru, roti, idli, dose, uppit, nippat, jamun, kodbale etc. All the dishes will be available at reasonable prices for the customers, as stated by the press release.