Avarekai or hyacinth beans are broad beans famous for its versatility. It can be used to make some traditional sweets or even a crunchy mixture. The combinations and recipes made using them are endless! Every year, a food festival honoring the ‘avarebele’ is held in the famous food street of V.V. Puram. This street is an important part of the food scene in Bangalore. Everyday, food carts, food stalls and smaller vendors flock the street with something new and innovative. It is a paradise for the foodies in town! This year the mela is bigger and better- adding two new locations across Bangalore.