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A Gastronomic Journey Through India, 8 of her States

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As diverse is India's people, culture and languages so is it with its food and cuisine. Here are 7 picks which are sure to get you hungry.

A Gastronomic Journey Through India, 8 of her States:

  1. Bihar
  2. Hyderabad (Telangana)
  3. Goa
  4. Rajasthan
  5. Mangalore (Karnataka)
  6. Gujarat
  7. Jammu & Kashmir
  8. Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)

1. From the Bihari's heart - Litti Chokha

From the Bihari's heart - Litti Chokhasource: Indroyc.com

Litti chookha takes you straight into every Biharis kitchen. Its a grilled dumpling made of wheat, chickpea flour and a mix of herbs and spices. The chokha is a mash of roasted egg plant, tomatos and potatos mixed with a range of spices

Md. Nadeem: I decided to visit Patna, Bihar. Apart from historical places and buildings, the Ganga Ghat visit is a must visit. Litti choka, a famous local dish is yummy, must try.

2. The spicy Hyderabadi Biryani from Andhra and Telangana

The spicy Hyderabadi Biryani from Andhra and Telanganasource: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

One of the best, most aromatic and famous of all the Biryanis! 

Shivananda: The favourite and the most famous food here is the Hyderabadi Biryani, which is available all over the city. 

3. From the Goan fisherman's shack - Goan fish curry

From the Goan fisherman's shack - Goan fish currysource: food-forthought.blogspot.com

If you've ever been to goa, you know what we're talking about. For the uninitiated, its a splendid aromatic coconut gravy with fresh goan fish! you'l love it when you eat it! 

Subrat Roy: Good sea food, especially Goan fish curry must experience.

4. Dal Batti Churma from Rajasthan

Dal Batti Churma from Rajasthansource: cravecookclick.com

A rajasthani special! Add a little more copy here 

Tashnik:  I really felt great to experience the local food: 'Dal Baati Churma' and a glass full of Sheep's Milk at a temperature of 7 degree at 2200 hours

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5. Mangalore is about beaches, great people and good food. Try the neer dosa

Mangalore is about beaches, great people and good food. Try the neer dosasource: sailusfood.com

Mangalore is a special place with beautiful beaches, natural beauty and famous eateries. Every household remebers their favourite chicken or fish curry accompanied by this thin pancake they call Neer Dosa, literally translating into water pancakes. 

Dinesh VS: Mangalore is full green city where you will find good food, fish curry and Neer dosa, Good beach spot and good looking people.  

6. Gujarat - Thepla

Gujarat - Theplasource: flavoursofmumbai.com

A standard gujarati snack and one that you have eaten if you have a gujarati friend - thepla! 

Ajay: Visit of Birth place of Bapu and really enjoy the Gujarati food fafda and theplas

7. A special type of green tea - Kashmiri Khawa

A special type of green tea - Kashmiri Khawasource: thurstee.com

A very special drink brewed and drunk by people of Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Kashmir! improves blood flow and helps you with high altitude challenges. A must try when you explore this spectacular valley. 

Hemant: Kashmir is place to visit for folks are adventurous, nature lover or also who wants to relax. Food has been yummy and has good options for both Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian folks. Kashmiri Kahwa is must try with Salted Kashmiri Bread/ Puff. 

8. Thukpa in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh!

Thukpa in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh!source: primresorts.com

Arunachal is blessed with nature's bounty, wildlife, amazing people and a very diverse variety of food. 

Debayan: The tawang monastery, the war memorial, bumla are a must visit among others. Local delicacies are nothing special but hot thukpa and momos are very very tasty indeed. 

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