India is not only rich in diverse cultures, religions and ethnicities but also has a diverse range of delicacies that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you asking for more.
The following are the best delicacies from every corner of india, east to west , north to south .
Andhra Pradesh – Pulihora – Tamarind Rice
Arunachal Pradesh – Thukpa = A noodle soup
Assam – Khar – Combination of Red rice, beaten pulses and raw papaya with Assamese spices.
Bihar – Sattu Paratha – a parathas stuffed with fried chickpea flour, Chokha – spicy mashed potatoes
Chhattisgarh – Dal Pithii – It is a combination of Rice flour and stuffings can be Dal (lentils), poppy seeds, coconut and different fixings.
Delhi – Aloo Chaat and Kebabs
Goa – Goan Prawn Curry
Gujarat – Undhiyu – Mix Green vegetables
Haryana – Raajma Chawal – Rice and red beans.
Himachal Pradesh – Indra – A dish prepared by Urad dal (lentils) and bada and Siddu – Made from Soybean and walnut.
Jammu and Kashmir – Rogan Josh – A meat curry flavoured with Kashmiri spices.
Jharkhand – Dhuska – These are deep fried rice flour pancakes served with gram curry and potato.
Karnataka – Idli Vada sambhar
Kerala – Sadya – Served on banana leaf, It consists of Boiled rice, pickles, savouries, desserts.
Madhya Pradesh – Kusli – A sweet dish made with flour, Ghee, Almond powder, dried coconut grated and cardamom powder.
Maharashtra – Misal Pav – Bread with a spicy curry consisting of sprouts and beans
Manipur – Eromba – Wholesome healthy food, All fresh vegetables are either boiled or steamed in an infusion of lots of Raja Mirchi (Spices)
Meghalaya – Jadoh – It is prepared with Amrmbrosial rice which is the speciality of Maghalaya. Rice is long grained, light red coloured.
Mizoram – Bai – It is spicy and sour dish prepared with spinach and pork with bamboo shoots.
Nagaland – Smoked Pork
Orissa – Malpua – a swee dish made with batter of coconut, crushed ripe bananas, flour with milk or water and seasoned with cardamoms. These are like pancakes.
Punjab – Sarso saag and Makhi roti
Rajasthan – Daal Baati churma
Sikkim – Gyathuk – It is egg noodle flavoured with lot of Sikkimese spices and Ajinomoto.
Tamil Nadu – Rice Pongal – Spicy rice with lentils and peppercorn
Telangana – Hyderabadi Biryani
Tripura – Awan Bangwi – Long grained rice and is fashioned into the shape of a cake. Rice chunks of garlic, cashew pieces, long boiled sultanas and ginger.
Uttar Pradesh – Kebabs and dum biryani
Uttarakhand – Khandale Ka saag , Chicken Korma
West Bengal – Fish and Rice, Rasagullah
so go, eat these delicacies and satisfy your taste buds and your tummy, Bon appetit
PS. Gluttony should seriously be taken off the list, isn’t it 😉
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