Not Just Litti Chokha, Try These 10 Bihari Dishes That Will Leave You Wanting More!

by Mallika Khurana
Not Just Litti Chokha, Try These 10 Bihari Dishes That Will Leave You Wanting More!

With a special place in history as the land that produced the first batch of crops ever, Bihar is a significant state in India. It is also quite popular for its ancient and authentic recipes. However, there are a lot of them that missed a well-deserved  highlight in other parts of the country. We have all heard of litti chokha, but there is so much more to Bihari food. Here’s a list of 10 Bihari dishes you have to try!

10 Best Bihari Dishes To Try

1. Chandrakala

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Chandrakala, a delicious and popular dessert, is a delicacy in Bihar. Similar to gujiya, it is made with khoya, cardamom powder, coconut, and dry fruits. Once dipped in sugar syrup, it will be a treat for your tastebuds.

2. Chana Ghugni

Chana Ghugni
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One of the most nutritious side dishes in Bihar, Chana Ghugni, is made with chana mixed with a lot of spices. It is truly as delicious as it is healthy.

3. Reshmi Kebab

Reshmi Kebab
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If you think you have had melt-in-your-mouth kebabs, wait till you try reshmi kebabs in Bihar. With succulent meat and a smoky flavour, they are one of the best kebabs you will find in India.

4. Kesar Peda

Kesar Peda
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Kesar Pedas are very special for every Bihari. Made with khoya and kesar, they are one of the yummiest Bihari dishes that you will come across.

5. Malpua

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You have not had the best malpuas until you have had them in Bihar. These deep-fried pancakes are one of the most popular Bihari dishes that you shouldn’t miss.

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6. Kadhi Badi

Kadhi Badi
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Almost all Indian states put their own twist on the traditional Kadhi. They all have a similar foundation, with some changes that truly make a lot of difference. Bihar has Kadhi Badi, which is so yummy that you will find it on most special occasions.

7. Balushahi

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Khoya stuffed in flour cups makes up Balushahi, and it is extremely delicious in every bite. This dessert is really popular, and for all the right reasons. With cardamom and cinnamon used for flavouring, this Bihari dish is a must try!

8. Sattu Sharbat

Sattu Sharbat
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A staple in Bihar, sattu is a superfood that is recommended to everyone for a healthy diet. It is also getting really popular these days. In Bihar, sattu is served as sharbat as well as a stuffing in litti. Whenever you are in Bihar, don’t forget to enjoy some Sattu Sharbat.

9. Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma
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Chicken Korma is a Mughlai recipe loved by everyone in Bihar. Made with freshly ground spices and mustard oil, it has a distinctive flavour that every meat-lover will get addicted to.

10. Khaja

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An ancient delicacy and one of the most authentic Bihari dishes, this dessert has a crispy and flaky texture that will melt in your mouth. You must try this on your trip to Bihar.

They all sound pretty tempting, don’t they? Make sure you try them all!

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