Welcome to our Chennai Grill

Our Vision

Our vision is to remain as the leading restaurant in the bay area by surprising level of customer satisfaction through quality, service, cleanliness and value at affordable price by the development, contribution and commitment from us.

Why South Indian?

The celebrated South Indian Cuisine is a product of many rich influences like the glorious history and culture of its zestful and vigorous land. It has its roots in the southern cooking tradition with each of three dynasty namely – Cheras, Cholas and Pandias who have their own distinctive cooking styles.

Why Chennai Grill

Chennai Grill goes to great lengths in order to maintain the highest standards of authenticity by the choice of ingredients which includes hand picked spices, freshly ground masalas by hand pounded on pestles to provide an earthy flavor, sun dried vegetables as a part of the cooking to makes sure that Chennai Grill food is bona fide Tamilnadu.

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Chef’s Recipe

Horse Gram Rasam

Horse Gram Mixture:
Step 1: Dry roast 1 cup of horse gram in a pan for 10 minutes in slow flame and coarse grind the horse gram
Step 2: Boil 3 cups of water and the coarse powder of horse gram and simmer it for 10 mins and keep it aside

Rasam Powder:
Step 3: Grind 1 teaspoon of pepper, 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, 1 red chili, and 3 garlic pieces to coarse powder

Tamarind Mixture:
Step 4: Soak the small lemon sized tamarind in hot water for 5 mins and prepare the tamarind extract with 250ml of water
Step 5: Smash 2 tomatoes in the tamarind extract and bring it to boil

Step 6: In a pan add 2 teaspoon of oil, 1 red chili, 1 green chili, 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds. When mustard seeds splutters add 2 pieces of hing, 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 string of curry leaves and add the rasam powder

Step 7: Add the seasoning to the tamarind and tomato mixture

Horse Gram Rasam(Kollu Rasam)
Step 8: Finally add the horse gram mixture to the Rasam