Every place has its own culinary story and taste. And so are some of the dishes and delicacies. How so ever, one may try to replicate the recipe, you would only get that authentic taste in the local market of that particular city. Be it Rajasthan ki ‘daal baati choorma‘, Amritsar ka ‘choor choor naan‘, Mumbai special ‘vada pav‘, etc.
Below are some dishes that are the pride Bihar:
- Litti chokha:
It is a dough ball made up of whole wheat flour and stuffed with Sattu (roasted chickpea flour) mixed with herbs and spices and then roasted over coal or cow dung cakes or wood then it is tossed with lots of ghee. It is mostly served with served with murgh korma (a creamy chicken curry) or chokha (a vegetable preparation of roasted and mashed eggplant, tomato, and potato).
It is prepared from kneaded wheat flour that is rolled into circular shape in which Mawa (cottage cheese with certain additives) is stuffed. Once stuffed and close wrapped, these are deep fried until crisp and then soaked in syrup of sugar known as “Pak” till the croissants amply absorb the syrup.
Anarsa is Khoya based sweet, it is made after it is deep fried and get it processed with sugar. There are two shapes of Anarsa one is ‘thin disk’ and the other is ‘spherical’. Til(Sesame) are finally embedded on this sweet that created toppings on this sweet. Gaya. is famous places of this delicacy.
This is made of layers of scrapped condensed milk. Available in Patna city (old town).