Here is the list of Indian States and Their Famous Food Items to Awaken your Taste Buds
1.Misal Pav - Maharashtra
Misal pav is a popular dish from Maharashtra. It consists of misal (a spicy curry usually made from moth beans) and pav (a type of Indian bread roll).The final dish is topped with farsan or sev, onions, lemon and coriander (cilantro). It is usually served hot with bread or rolls toasted with butter and buttermilk or dahi and papad. It is served as a breakfast dish, as a snack and also as a full meal.It is eaten with yoghurt to lessen the spice. Although it is a breakfast food but Maharashtrians enjoy it at time of the day.
2.Makki di Roti and Sarson da Saag - Punjab
Makki di Roti and Sarson da Saag make for the staple food in North India especially in the state of Punjab. This traditional Indian dish may not look very enticing at first, but it has an authentic flavour to it, and it is rich in nutritive value. Accompany it with a glass of lassi and one has the perfect combination for a healthy and fulfilling lunch. It is eaten especially in the winter season.
3.Dokla - Gujarat
Dhokla is an authentic snack which has originated from the state of Gujarat. This traditional food item is prepared out of gram flour and chana dal. Plus it is a reasonably easy recipe which can be prepared quickly within half an hour. Dhokla coupled with some chilli paste and chutney makes for the perfect snack to enjoy with friends over gossiping sessions.
4. Kosha Mangsho - West Bengal
Kosha Mangsho is a traditional dish prepared of Mutton (Goat meat) in every Bengali house. This dish of mutton with some thick curry is high on spices and richness. This dish is made with mutton and spices such as cloves, cinnamon, onion and garlic are used. This excellent recipe is full of the aroma and sweetness that is surely going to trigger your taste buds.
5. Rogan Josh - Kashmir
Rogan josh is a staple of Kashmiri cuisine and is one of the main dishes of the Kashmiri multicourse meal (the wazwan). The dish was originally brought to Kashmir by the Mughals, whose cuisine was, in turn, influenced by Persian cuisine. The unrelenting summer heat of the Indian plains took the Mughals frequently to Kashmir, which has a cooler climate because of its elevation and latitude.
6. Litti Chokha - Bihar
Litti Chokha is a type of dish which is said to be eaten simultaneously with two different dishes - Litti and Chokha . It is one of the special dishes of the state of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.The dough is kneaded with some ghee and water, after which the pre-prepared gram sattu and spice mixture is made round by putting it in the center. In this pre-prepared mixture, sattu is mixed with oil , lemon juice, chopped onion , garlic etc. and kneaded slightly.
7.Dhaam - Himachal Pradesh
Dhaam is a complete food that along with a great taste promises a healthy dose of nutrients. The dish includes dal, rajma, rice, curd, boor ki Kadi and is very well complemented with gur (jaggery). Dhaam is a plate full of delicious delicacies that are a must-serve on the occasions and festivals. The distinctive feature about this dish is that it is prepared by special chefs known as ‘botis’. To grab the best taste of Dhaam you must visit Himachal during festivals.
8.Hyderabadi Biryani - Hyderabad
Hyderabadi biryani, also known as Hyderabadi dum biryani, is a style of biryani from Hyderabad, India made with basmati rice and meat (mostly chicken, Lamb Meat). Originating in the kitchens of the Nizam of Hyderabad, it combines elements of Hyderabadi and Mughlai cuisines. Hyderabad biryani is a key dish in Hyderabadi cuisine and it is so famous that the dish is considered synonymous with the city of Hyderabad.
9.Fish Curry - Goa
The Goan fish curry or the Xitti Kodi is the staple diet of every Goan. The Goan fish curry is loaded with various spices along with coconut. Raw mango is also used to give the dish a tangy flavour. The main ingredients of the dish are a decent sized Pomfret and a raw mango. Instead of Pomfret, Kingfish may also be used. This Goan dish is served along with rice.
10.Dal Bati Churma - Rajashthan
Dal Bati Churma is a Rajasthani dish. Baati is made from coarse wheat flour. Churma is a mixture of sweet flour. This one is also made in religious occasions, Goths, marriage ceremonies and birthday parties in Rajasthan . Dal Bati Churma is usually served either at lunch time or during dinner time. The taste of more ghee makes it taste even better. Cities of Jodhpur , Jaipur and Jaisalmer make this Rajasthani dish are famous for. Dal, Bati, Churma is a Rajasthani food best known as Rajasthan specialty. Or more spice is a specialty of Rajasthani food. Churma has an endless variety of colors that depend on the ingredients and an astonishing variety of which many can be served together, with roti that is made from it again consisting of wheat or maize or millet.
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