Pathayam, near Statue Junction in Thiruvananthapuram has become an unique spot in the food map of the capital city. The healthy food, the white boards with health quotes etched on them, and bamboo walls that give an old world charm to the place has made Pathayam a hot and happening joint.
The books stacked in the cupboard at the center provide a glimpse of the working principle of the joint—serving healthy living.
Pathayam is located in Tutors Lane, near to Statue Junction. Hans N. Adam, who frequents the restaurant, says that at Pathayam you get food that is not only tasty but healthy too.
The special lunch at Pathayam is popular among the foodies in the capital city. The meal includes rice, chapathi, vegetable thoran, kichadi, chutney, along with salad, payasam, and vegetable soup.
A unique beverage that you can find nowhere else but in Pathayam is 'jappy'. It is considered a better substitute to beverages like tea and coffee. Milk is not used in the preparation of 'jappy'.
You get traditional snack items including ada, kumbil appam, ottada, and ragi ada at Pathayam. No other eatery in Thiruvananthapuram offers such items, as we bite into them it makes us feels nostalgic.
Another uniqueness about a meal at Pathayam is that the restaurant doesn't provide drinking water along with meals, as the meal itself is moisture rich. Pathayam is a must place for any foodie who is not only concerned about taste, but also health.