10 India States and Their Cuisines

10 India States and Their Cuisines

Jan 22, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

10 India States and Their Cuisines

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West Bengal

West Bengal

West Bengal : Famous for a sweet tooth or a fish lover, Bengal is a big yes! Roshogolla, famously known as Rasgulla, is a Bengali's own paradise. Many authentic stuff like jhal-muri, sandesh, luchi, misti doi, bhapa ilish or steamed hilsa fish, doi ilish and maacher kalia should be experienced.

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Maharashtra

Maharashtra

Maharashtra : Vada Pav is the choice of every person living or visiting in Maharashtra. Pav-bhaji, batata vada, Kolhapuri pandhra rassa, shrikhand, thalipeeth and modak are some of the prominent dishes from the region.

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Sikkim

Sikkim

Sikkim : Almost everyone is crazy by refined wheat flour balls filled with stuffing called momos. A stall selling momos can be found at every other street now-a-days. Thukpta, phagshapa, gundruk, sinki and sel roti are other dishes to try from the northeast state.

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Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir : Wazwan is the dish that Kashmiris treat with royalty. Many restaurants are named after this royal cuisine. Wazas (cook) have much to offer us their marvellous cuisines, some of them are dum aloo, rogan josh, rista, tabak maaz, kashmiri haakh, gushtaba and khubani ka halwa.

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Rajasthan

Rajasthan

Rajasthan : Land of the kings is not just famous for it's historical forts or traditions and royalty but also for it's cuisine. Dal Baati Churma fried in ghee is served with a mix of different pulses. Other Shahi (royal) food items one must try are khasta kachori, bikaneri bhujia, gatte ki sabzi, lahsun ki chutney and ghevar.

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Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh : Who has not heard about Hyderabadi biryani? Combine it with any type of meat or chicken or vegetables. Other authentic dishes to try are mirchi salan, pulihora, korikoora and ghongura pickle.

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Bihar

Bihar

Bihar : Bihar's famous litti-chokha gives anyone a choice to try the roasted stuff. Other than this it has options to serve us sattu paranthas, jhal murhi, khaja and tilkut.

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Gujarat

Gujarat

Gujarat : Gujarat offers us mix of spice and sweet. And their all time favourite dish to start the day is dhokla. To taste other spicy and sweet options, try thepla, khandvi and dhansak.

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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu : For those who doesn't mind trying some South Indian cuisine, dosa and idli with sambhar and coconut chutney is the all time favourites. Not to miss vada, appam, rasam, chettinad chicken and pongal.

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Punjab

Punjab

Punjab : The name itself reminds of sarson da saag with makke di roti. Other than this, get a Punjabi aunty to make you some rajma-chawal, chhole-bhature, amritsari machhli and lassi.

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