Mysuru, October 2:- Janapriya Ahara Mela will be held during Dasara like every year. The mela will be held at Scouts and Guides Ground from October 10 to 18 and near Lalitha Mahal Palace Ground from October 10 to 19. Nalapaka cooking competition will be organised from October 11 to 17 from 11:30 am to 1 pm.
The competition to cook akki rotti – ennegayi will be held in mother-in-law and daughter-in-law sections on October 11. Cooking competition for husband and wife to cook ragi rotti and huchellu chutney will be held on October 12. Cooking competition for group of youths (male) (minimum 1, maximum 4) to cook veg fried rice and salad will be held on October 13, for women to cook ghee rice and veg kurma will be held on October 14.
Cooking competition for senior men and women to cook millets will be held on October 15. Cooking competition to prepare coconut holige, veg pakoda and rice pulao for co-operative organisations of women will be held on October 16. Competition for hotels, caterers and families to cook ottu shavige and natikoli saru, gasagase payasa will be held on October 17.
Those who wish to take part in the competition have to enroll before October 6 with Vasanthakumari and Rathnamma at Food and Civil Supplies Department, room number 17, Deputy Commissioner’s office.
Application forms are available at the office and have to be submitted before October 6. Those who take part in the competition have to bring the required materials for the competition. The organisers will provide gas, stove and table. Those who participate in the competition should be healthy. College students have to submit their identity card. If the competitors are more in numbers, they will be selected by a draw of lots. (MR/MN).