Nachiyar Traditional Foods, Batticaloa

Nachiyar Traditional Foods, Batticaloa

Kaviya is a non-governmental organization working to empower the society who are affected economically and educationally—living below the poverty line. Currently Kaviya is working in all 14 divisional secretariat areas in the Batticaloa district supporting women's entrepreneurship development and developing market oriented strategy and implementations to improve access to markets within and outside the district for the products of women entrepreneurs.

Nachchiyar Traditional Food is a brand name for various traditional food items produced by 15 members of Kaviya in Batticaloa district and sold through their 2 sales outlets established at Station Road and near Kallady Bridge. The 3rd sales outlet will be opened soon at Vantharumoolai, next to Eastern University of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankans and foreigners are becoming more and more eager to eat traditional foods, specially oriental food items such as “string hoppers, hoppers, iddly, dosa, pittu (rice flour, Kurakkan flour, Atta flour, wheat flour, spinach, and maize flour), masala vadai, keera vadai, boori, chappatti and traditional short eats made out of cereals.”

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Latitude: 7.718137 Longitude: 81.708938 Elevation: 21 ft
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Kaviya Centre

Hours Open

5.00 PM TO 8.00 PM daily, except Sundays.

Seasons Open

Throughout the year

Price Style for this Establishment

$ - Less than $10

Family and Kid-Friendly Dining Notes

This is a take away only food stall. No in-house dining arrangements available. 

Eco-Friendly Notes

All food items are prepared with best hygienic practice (good manufacturing practices). The  women (producers) are well trained in health and hygienic requirements. Eco-friendly packing—served in banana leaves.  

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

It is a group business run by the members of Kaviya Self-Development Women Centre. Legally registered under relevant local authority. 

Accessibility Notes

Station Road Stall - 400 meters from the Batticaloa main Railway Station and Batticaloa-Trincomalee Highway. Kallady Stall is located next to the New Kallady Bridge along Batticaloa - Kalmunai Highway, just 2 km from Town.

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