After designer versions, gear up for ‘Mask parottas’

9 July, 2020 | newsx bureau

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Hotel Temple City in Madurai has taken community sensitisation to the next level by inventing mask shaped parottas. They expressed that if people don't wear masks but love parottas, this will be a ...

Trying to make people aware of the importance of wearing masks during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Madurai’s Hotel Temple City is now serving hot mask-shaped parottas to its customers. “People of Madurai are not very particular about wearing masks. We introduced mask parottas to spread awareness among people about COVID-19,” said Manager Poovalingam.

The chef at the hotel showed his creativity by making the dough in the shape of a rectangle and added two thin strips of flour on both the sides to resemble a mask’s ear cords.

In the month of April, a sweet shop in Kolkata had added a new dish named ‘corona sandesh’ when the Mamata Banerjee government allowed these shops to open for four hours every day.

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India reported the highest single-day spike of 24,879 new positive cases and 487 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 7,67,296, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Out of the total number of cases, 2,69,789 are active, 4,76,378 have been cured/discharged/migrated and 21,129 have died. Meanwhile, the rate of recovery among COVID-19 patients continues to increase over the days. “It has touched 61.53 per cent today,” the ministry said.

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