From Rabdi To Kachori To Chaat, Savour These 7 Traditional Foods When In Ayodhya

Ayodhya is brimming with food options and you should definitely try some traditional dishes.

by Ankita Mazumdar
From Rabdi To Kachori To Chaat, Savour These 7 Traditional Foods When In Ayodhya

Ayodhya is going to receive massive footfall this year. More than what it used to be and with each year it is going to be a hotspot for all devotees. It is set to become an ideal tourist destination. Tourist destinations are popular for their touristy areas and the yummy food dishes it has to offer. It is a thumb rule to try out the typically popular food items when you are visiting a place. Today, we are going to share some of the traditional foods in Ayodhya that you have to try. 

Do Not Skip Out On 7 Traditional Foods When In Ayodhya

1. Rabdi

Jalebi-Rabdi is a classic combination but rabdi as a sweet dish is heavenly. Mathura and Ayodhya are famous for their thick and sweet rabdi served with chopped-up cashews or almonds. You will find massive steel woks with boiling milk in them, which will reduce to the form of rabdi. It is perfectly sweetened and you will have a lip-smacking experience here. 

2. Kachori 

Kachoris are another popular food item in Ayodhya. It is mostly preferred for breakfast sessions or evening snacks. Kachoris are deep-fried doughs filled either with spiced-up lentils (moong or urad dal) or potato sabzi. It is served with mint chutney or sometimes vendors serve kachori chaat as well. 

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3. Chaat

We cannot forget about the yummy chaats served in Ayodhya! Every bit is crunchy and you have a flavour blast in your mouth. A dollop of teekhi, meethi and khatti chutney with curd, coriander, mini papdis, crushed bhalle, and masala sprinkled is perfection. You can enjoy aloo tikki chaat and samosa chaat song other chaats. 

4. Puri Sabzi

Another go-to breakfast option for food in Ayodhya is puri sabzi. It is a classic deep-fried and crispy flattened dough, served along with a simple aloo sabzi without any garlic or onion. As Ayodhya is a place with lots of temples, people tend to avoid garlic and onion in their food, so this dish is popular and easygoing. Keeps you full for a longer time.

5. Tehri

It is a one-pot rice dish which is easy to make. All it needs is soaked rice, a bunch of vegetables like carrots, potatoes, peas, and more with a bunch of spices. This goes really great with a side of raita or simple curd works great. If curd is not available, then go for achaar. It is a full tasty meal!

6. Peda

How could we not include this delicious peda in our list? Well, we are talking about the traditional food items in Ayodhya, this had to make an appearance. It is quite popular in this city! Peda is made with khoya, sugar, cardamom powder, and a little bit of milk. It is also used as a form of prasad for pujas in Ayodhya. Peda is that one sweet dish that you can’t resist and pop into your mouth as soon as you buy it.

7. Pani Ke Batashe

If you are a gol gappa lover, then you will be delighted to know that they serve it here as pani ke batashe. Yes, that is what they call it in Uttar Pradesh. Go and savour some pani ke batashe as well.

Also Read:Not Just The Ram Mandir, Visit These 6 Temples In Ayodhya Too On Your Next Visit

Which one you are having first?

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