Bihar is another state of India which is known for its delicious food and amazing recipes. By the next time, you make a round to Bihar, must prepare a key note to taste the yummy Bihar’s street food items which not only enhance your taste buds but will surely make you a big fan of Bihar food. The scrumptious and exotic Bihari dishes are highly capable of tingling the taste bud of every food connoisseur. We bring to you some of the must-try Bihari food dishes, dishes which are beyond the staple Sattu or Parval ki Mithai, which will surely leave you craving for more! Have a look:
This is what Bihar is famous for, Litti Chokha. Litti is one of Bihar’s most loved street foods. Made from sattu atta, wheat, spices and ghee, litti is eaten with a spicy mashed medley of vegetables known as choka. If you go to an authentic Bihari restaurant, you can also find different varieties of litti: Mattar ki Litti, Litti with Keema, Methi Litti and more.
Batatapuri is a famous chaat of Bihar. It is a dish came through the origin of chaat. Not only delicious it is easiest to make too because of their basic ingredients. Its tangy taste and mind-blowing looks makes people crazier to eat.
Very similar to Gujia, Chandrakala is a heavenly dessert for those with a sweet tooth. Stuffed with sweetened khoya, coconut, cardamom powder and dry fruits in a crispy covering and dipped in sugar-syrup, Chandrakala is a dish from the traditional food of Bihar that is enough to sweeten your senses!
Kebab marinated in yoghurt, crushed raw papaya, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, mustard powder, pepper, cardamom and a few other desi spices. A few versions of this kebab are also particularly popular in Pakistan. Instead of strips of chicken, they also use thinly sliced pieces of beef.
One of the most appealing and mouthwatering dish is khaja. It is deeply fried in oil and the ingredients use is wheat flour, sugar, mawa. It is very crispy. It tastes amazing when it melts in mouth and its wafery texture makes it very tempting. It is kind of a dessert. It is known for its puffiness. We need to fry it until it gets crispy.
Well, Bihari’s are known for having sweet tooth and so is the Bihar famous for its varieties of deserts. Malpua is another heavenly desert of Bihar, which is immensely popular in Bihar and it is tasty to eat. Filled with sugar syrup, malpua is eaten widely in Bihar state.
When it comes to protein sources Biharis always prefer Chana Sattu, an indigenous protein source. It is mainly served in Bihar as Sharbat made from roasted Bengal Gram which gives an instant cooling effect on body in summer. Another way of eating it is to make balls and serve with curry which is also a powerhouse of energy.
Laung-latika is a traditional dessert of the food of Bihar, prepared during festivals. Although similar to other stuffed delicacies, Laung lata’s Clove in the centre of the crisp crust makes it stand apart from the others.