In Brick Lane, other than curry being served, there are many Bengali staples available such as jack fruit, betel nut and paan leaves and frozen fish caught from the Surma River.
In those days the Aattukaran was the only Karimpala with a permanent dwelling place and around it there were coconut and many fruit trees including jack fruit trees and mango trees.
As per another legend, a ruler of the region wanted the fruit from a jack fruit tree in the place wanted it to be offered to Chidambaram Nataraja Temple everyday and subsequently to him.
Major crops cultivated are Banana, Sugarcane, Ground nuts etc . Also other activities like cashew nut shelling and doing very good business starting from small to large scale in cashew nut, jack fruit and bananas.
Adorned with a garland of tender flowers, having plantain ( banana ), mango, jack fruit, sugarcane and sweets ( modaka ) in His hands and who is effulgent like the rising sun ( red color ).
Various types of forest products like bamboos, reeds, canes, soft wood tamarind, lemon grass, rubber, coconut, areca nut, kadukkai, cinnamon bark, nelli, cardamom, mango, lemon varieties, jack fruit, and many medicinal plants of high value which are harvested here.
It is believed that the name might have changed from'Plakkattoor'( * M 2 > M > M B | ), because the area has lot of jack fruit trees known as'Plavu'( Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam ).
For instance, sweet favourites like Met Khanun ( jack fruit seeds ), Nuea Phad Num Man Hoi ( wok-fried beef in Phuket sauce ) and Massaman Neau ( a very spicy soup ) are only to be found in Thailand.
The village is mainly inhabited by Syro Malabar Catholics and Hindus; with the majority being Christian members of the jack fruit, tapioca, coconut, cashew, coffee, raspberries, mulberries, and a range of spices including black pepper, cardamom, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
The festival lasts for 6 days ( from Sunday to Friday ), The festival starts with Maram mury ( To cut offered Jack Fruit Tree to make fire for Kanlattam ) the 3rd day after Maram muri celebrating Cheriya Thiyyattu ( Common Celebration ).