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!