38 feet long:Dosa masters preparing a lengthy dosa to get into the Guinness Book of World Records during the golden jubilee celebrations of the Vijayawada Hoteliers’ Association in Vijayawada on Saturday.
VIJAYAWADA: River city Vijayawada has earned a place in the Guinness Book for spreading out the longest dosa in the world.
The city hotel owners’ association got in 30 chefs from different hotels who took an hour to prepare the perfect 38.2 feet long dosa, breaking the previous record (32.5 ft) held by Hotel Sankalp of Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
In the presence of Union minister of state for tourism Subodh Kant Sahay and junior HRD minister Daggubati Purandeswari, the chefs successfully prepared the dosa in a specially erected kitchen at PB Siddartha Arts college auditorium here on Saturday.
Guinness Book of World Records adjudicator Elizabeth was present to confirm the record.
Ministers Vatti Vasanta Kumar, K Pardhasaradhi, Galla Aruna Kumari and local MP Lagadapati Rajagopal were also present.
The hoteliers outdid the previous record for the longest dosa, that was 32.5 feet long and was made by Sankalp Restaurant in Ahmedabad in August, 2009.