Jharkhand is a state of India which carved out of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand and Jamshedpur is the most populated city of the state. In this Article, we will show you the 10 dishes of cuisine of Jharkhand that one just can’t miss. The motive of this Article is to show you the best food of Jharkhand that one just can’t miss. Read this Article and know about the delicious food items of Jharkhand.
Pittha is very famous dish in many Indian States. It’s prepared with wheat flour, suji, rice and it’s stuffed with vegetables and lentils. The Pittha’s of Jharkhand have very unique taste and eating it with coriander chutney is just so amazing. If you ever visit to Jharkhand, must try Pittha’s.
Rugra is very famous dish of cuisine of Jharkhand which is basically a type of mushroom. It’s a very healthy vegetable which is highly rich with minerals and proteins and have a low calorie. It’s best to eat Rugda with Chappati/Roti or Rice. If you want to try the cuisine of Jharkhand then must try this.
3. Chilka Roti
Chilka Roti is one of the finest dishes of Jharkhand. It’s prepared with Rice and besan and mostly on every festive season or special occasion. It’s just so appetizing to eat Chilka Roti with Chutney. It resembles to the regular Dosa’s but their taste is purely different and unique.
4. Bamboo Shoots
Yes, you heard it right; Bamboo shoots are very important part of cuisine of Jharkhand. To make vegetables, Bamboo Shoots are used and it gives a very different flavor as it has a sweet taste. In Jharkhand, Bamboo Shoots are used in various curries and especially used as a pickle.
Dhuska is very popular snack of Jharkhand which is probably made by every household. It’s a fried snack which is mostly prepared as the breakfast snack. It’s prepared with lentil and rice batter which is later deep fried. Dhuska has a deadly combination with Ghugni that you just can’t miss.
6. Aloo Chokha
It’s a very simple and easy to made dish which is very popular in Jharkhand. Aloo Chokha is prepared with mashed potatoes, spices and fried onions and it’s ready to eat. It’s best to eat with Roti/Chappati or rice. It’s very common dish of Jharkhand that looks ordinary, but tastes Extraordinary.
Handia is a drink of Jharkhand which we can also call as ‘Liquor of Jharkhand’. It’s prepared with ranu tablets and with the combination of 20-25 herbs, which is later mixed with rice and left for fermenting. It can be called as Rice Beer. Handia needs a time of a week to be ready to drink and it has quite less alcohol than the usual liquors.
Malpua’s are famous in all over India. Malpua’s are prepared with the mixture of milk, flour, and sugar and mashed bananas. It’s deep fried in the Desi Ghee and later fried in the Sugar Syrup which makes its taste heavenly well. If you are planning to visit Jharkhand, then must try delicious Malpua’s.
As Jharkhand was divided from Bihar since 2000 that’s the big reason the dishes are familiar of both the states. And Thekua is a common snack of Bihar which is now very popular in Jharkhand. It’s a sweet snack which is prepared as Prasad during Chatth Puja. It’s prepared from wheat flour and sugar; believe me, Thekua is just another Heaven of sweet snacks.
10. Til Barfi
It’s my personal favorite dessert. Til Barfi is usually prepared during Makar Sakranti and it tastes so delicious that you want to eat this again and again. It’s prepared on special occasions too. If you never tried this, then I can surely inform you that it’s undoubtedly the best sweet of Jharkhand.