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Friday, 27 October 2017

Culinary Delights from Five Indian States – Part 2

Misal Pav, Maharashtra

Misal, a spicy curry usually made of sprouted beans and pav, a type of Indian bread roll, together they make a very popular dish – Misal Pav – from Maharashtra, India. When you will visit the cities and villages in Maharashtra you will find numerous local-favorite Misal Pav joints. It is served as a breakfast dish, as a snack and you can also have it as a full meal. Misal Pav with chilled buttermilk is really awesome to try in Maharashtra.!

Garadu, Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh and specially Indore city is a paradise for street food lovers. Garadu chaat is a mouthwatering Indore special street food dish. Garadu is a type of yam. It looks somewhat like sweet potato in appearance. It is a fried chaat with lots of local spices, chatpata chutneys and lemon juice.

Hyderabadi Biryani, Telangana

If you are visiting Telangana, specially Hyderabad, then you must add Hyderabadi Biryani in your ‘to eat’ list. Hyderabadi biryani is a form of biryani – a rice preparation from Hyderabad, Telangana, India. General ingredients of Hyderabadi biryani are basmati rice, goat or chicken meat, yogurt, onions, spices, lemon, saffron. Coriander leaves and fried onions are used to garnish it beautifully. This authentic spicy biryani is usually served with dahi chutney (yogurt, mint, and onion) and mirchi ka salan - a green chili curry.

Dehrori, Chhattisgarh

From Chhattisgarh state, popularly known as ‘rice bowl of central India’, Dehrori is a delicious sweet desert. It is a deep fried rice preparation dipped in sweet sugar syrup. Cardamom powder adds a fantastic flavor to its great taste. Dehrori is garnished with mixed nuts. If you are visiting Chhattisgarh, Dehrori is a must try for having a sweet delight.

Dal Bati Churma, Rajasthan

Dal Bati is a Rajasthani dish. It is comprised of dal (lentils) and bati (hard wheat rolls). Dal is prepared using tuvaar dal, chana dal (prepared by removing skin of split chickpeas), mung dal, moth dal, or urad dal. Tennis ball-sized round balls of dough are cooked in a well-heated traditional oven to prepare bati. When the baati becomes golden brown in colour, it is greased with ghee and is then served with dal, rava ladoo, rice, pudina chutney, kairi (raw mango) chutney, green salad with lots of onion, and fresh buttermilk (chass). 

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Culinary Delights from Five Indian States

When you visit Maharashtra don’t forget to taste Puran Poli!

Puran Poli from Maharashtra

Puran poli is a sweet flatbread widely served in almost all parts of Maharashtra. Made from chana dal (split yellow gram), plain flour, jaggery or sugar, cardamom powder, ghee and water, Puran Poli is a real delight for sweet-loving foodies. It is generally served hot with home-made ghee and some people also like it with milk. Maharashtrian Puran Poli is really an authentic sweet treat for your taste buds!

When you visit Punjab don’t forget to taste Chole Bhature!

Chole Bhature from Punjab
Chole Bhature is a combination of Chole, a spicy Chana (white chickpeas) masala preparation and a Bhatura, a deep fried bread made from maida flour. Chole Bhature is a very popular breakfast snacks dish served in households of Indian state Punjab. The dish is served hot with onions, achaar (pickles). Chole Bhature from Punjab is a fantastic spicy treat for your taste buds

When you visit West Bengal don’t forget to taste Jhalmuri!

Jhalmuri from West Bengal

Jhalmuri is one the most popular street food snacks of Kolkata city, capital of Indian state West Bengal. It is a preparation of puffed rice (like Churmure in Bhel served outside our gardens and at choupatis) with lots of spices. The main ingredients of Jhalmuri are muri (puffed rice), chanachur, oil, lemon, onion, chili, tomato, salt, lots of local spices. The ingredients are properly mixed by frequently shaking the bowl. Jhalmuri from West Bengal, a superb tangy chat treat for your taste buds!

When you visit Gujarat don’t forget to taste Fafda and Jalebi!

Fafda and Jalebi from Gujarat
Fafda and jalebi is a very well-known snacks combination from Indian state Gujarat. Jalebi is a sweet snack made by deep-frying maida flour batter prepared in spiral or circular manner and later soaked in sugar syrup. Fafda is namkin snack made with gram flour, turmeric and carom seeds. Fafda and jalebi from Gujarat, a wonderful sweet (jalebi) and saulty (fafda) treat from Gujarat for your taste buds!

When you visit Bihar don’t forget to taste Litti Chokha!

Litti Chokha from Bihar

Litti Chokha is a complete meal popularly from Bihar cuisine. Litti is a dough ball. It is made up of whole wheat flour and is stuffed with tasty stuffing made up of roasted chickpea flour (Sattu), onion, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, lime juice, various spices and herbs. Then this ball is roasted over coal, cow dung cakes or wood and tossed with lots of ghee. Litti is served with Chokha made up of brinjal (baingan bharta) or mashed potato. We can also prepare Mixed Veg Chokha. Litti CHokha is a fabulous treat from Bihar for your taste buds!