Lets celebrate food this Independence day! Pune is a melting pot for good food. Here is a list mouth watering food from all over India and eat out joints in Pune that serve these delicacies.
Rajasthani- Dal Bati
A platter of semi-sweet Churma, spicy Dal and deep-fried Baati, is one such traditional combination. Fresh baatis drowned in piping hot dal is a perfect accompaniment for churma.
Madhya Pradesh- Indori Poha Jalebi
Indore, The biggest city and commercial capital of the state called “heart of India” Madhya Pradesh. Indore is most popular for its culinary rang. Poha-Jalebi is the best street food and the specialty of Indore served with sev & nukti.
Goa- Goan Fish Curry
The traditional Goan curry is made with fish called Mandeli. English name for mandeli are ‘Golden Anchovies’. The common feature is the use of complex combinations of spices or herbs, in a coconut milk based curry. Also fuse it with a kings beer to have the real Goa feel.
Karnataka- Filter Kappi
Indian filter kaapi (Kannada) is a coffee drink made by mixing frothed and boiled milk with the decoction obtained by brewing finely ground coffee powder in a traditional Indian filter. The drink known as Kaapi, is the South Indian phonetic rendering of “coffee”.
Chenna poda is the quintessential cheese dessert from the state of Orissa in eastern India. Chenna poda literally means ‘burnt cheese’ in Oriya. It is made of well-kneaded homemade cottage cheese or chhena, sugar, cashew nuts and raisins, and is baked for several hours until it browns. There is only one place in Pune that offers this delicacy which makes it pretty unique.
Punjab- Sarso da Saag:
Sarson da saag is a popular vegetable dish in the Punjab regions of India made from mustard leaves (sarson) and spices.The dish is regarded as the traditional way to make saag and is usually served with makki di roti.
This creamy rice kheer is delicately flavored with cardamom and full of nuts. It’s a great dessert for anytime of the year.
Kolkata- Rossho Gulla,
Indian famous sweet sponge rasgullas are all sweet lover’s favorite. This delicious syrupy dessert is made from small dumplings out of chenna (an Indian Cottage Cheese) and hint of cardamom makes it even more delicious.
Undhiyu is traditional Gujarati style mixed vegetable dish made using winter vegetables and peanuts-sesame-coconut gravy. It is also known as ‘Surti Undhiyu’ , Surat is a city of Gujarat.
Hyderabad- Hyderabadi Biryani
Hyderabadi Dum Biryani, a non-vegetarian delicacy is an authentic Hyderabadi rice preparation which is a meal in itself. It is a combination are basmati rice, goat or chicken meat, yogurt, spices, saffron and fried onions, and is slow cooked to perfection.
Uttar Pradesh- Kakori Kebab
Kakori is a small village near Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).Extra-tender kebab made with ground lamb marinated with raw papaya wrapped around needle like skewers These melt in the mouth Kebabs will make your day.
Jammu Kashmir- Rogan Josh
Rogan josh is a staple of Kashmiri cuisine. It consists of braised lamb chunks cooked with a gravy based on browned onions or shallots, yogurt, garlic, ginger and aromatic spices.
Celebrate flavors and food from all over the country, because we are united by food. Let me know what you think about these dishes and restaurants. Also share any new restaurants or dishes you come across. Click Chat Chew wishes you a very Happy Independence Day! Keep eating. Cheers!