India is a large country with a huge population. And with many different languages spoken in 29 states and 7 Union territories, varied traditions and foods, the country is as diverse as no other in the world. In this regard, a food from one state of the country can be totally foreign to a person from another region. However, a similarity in Indian cuisine is the use of a number of different spices to create a unique flavor and aroma.
Take this journey straight from the lap of Himalayas down to the coastal curries. Brace yourself for the food frenzy as you walk across all 29 states in this food trail and let the feast begin!
1. Rogan Josh, Gushtaba and Tabaknat from Jammu & Kashmir is the first stop for this culinary trail.
2. Channa Madra and Nashpati Sabzi are absolute dinner delights from Himachal Pradesh
3. Bhatt ki dal with Bhang Chutney is sheer craziness on plate from Uttrakhand
4. Makke ki roti & sarso Ka saag is a cultural tagline from Punjab
5. Traditional twist of the flavors of Gajar Methi from Haryana
6. A vegetarian’s haven, Rajasthan presents Dal Bati Churma
7. The mouthwatering Galauti Kebabs from Uttar Pradesh are a delight for non vegetarians
8. All eyes go green looking at the Indori Palak Puri from Madhya Pradesh
9. Gujarat has snacks for every hour of the day. Dhokla is just one.
10. The simplest sumptuous Litti Chokha awaits you in Bihar
11. West Bengal brings fish at its fantastic most, Shorshe Ilish
12. Nothing could match the Spinach Khar from Assam
13. For divergent tastebuds dry fried chicken with bamboo shoots from Arunachal Pradesh
14. Colors of joy on your plate, Jadoh from Meghalaya
15. Fish just met a twist with Thambou Singju in Manipur
16. A fan of momos? Then Sikkim is the place for you
17. Kosoi Bwtwi a distinct delight on your plate from Tripura
18. Mizoram Misa Mach Poora is Grilled Shrimps at their best
19. Pork with dry bamboo shoots from Nagaland is a tastebuds charmer
20. Sattu ka Paratha from Jharkhand.
21. Petha from Raipur, Chattisgrah is where all sweetness begins and ends
22. Goan Fish Curry by the seaside is the food for gods
23. Who can dare to miss out on the very delicious Uttapam when in Tamil Nadu.
24. Odisha Gave the first Rasgulla to this world. Let us all bow down in respect.
25. That Maharashtrian energy level at Ganesh Chaturthi. Puran Poli, yeah! That’s where it comes from.
26. Mutton had the time of its life with Hyderabadi biriyani in Telangana
27. Mysore Dosa from Karnataka is a dosa with a difference. Try it to believe it.
28. Chicken curry just met with South Indian craziness with Natu Kodi Pulusu from Andhra Pradesh
29. And here’s Idiyappam with egg curry. Sheer beauty on your plate from Kerela.