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Delicious street food trails in Madhya Pradesh

07 Jul 2023 06:52 PM
Delicious street food trails in Madhya Pradesh

The cuisines of Madhya Pradesh give the clear reflection of its culture and tradition. We cannot deny the fact that every region has its own specific food but Madhya Pradesh has a combination of dishes which made it all the more unique. So let’s have a look at the given below dishes and land into the world Madhya Pradesh to enhance our taste buds.

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1. Shikanji

This name might sound like Shikanjwi that typical lemon water which is sweet and salt but actually it is surely different. Shikanji is a milkshake which consists of dry fruits. Even kesar and elaichi are added to it to make richer. This dish after making is cooled for twelve hours to make it refreshing.

Address-  Bartan Bazaar, 37, Bartan Bazaar, Maharaja Tukoji Rao Holker Cloth Market, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452002

2. Doodh-jalebi

Doodh- jalebi is a famous dish of this region. The milk is put in a large vessel and is boiled so that it reduces to a certain level. The milk becomes quite thick and jalebi is dipped in it and then served which is quite delicious.

Address- Madhu Kalash, 11, Ganesh Chowk, Sadar Main Road, Jabalpur, MP 482001

3. Dal bafla

Bafla is a traditional bread which is a small ball of wheat dough. The bafla is boiled in water and then grilled over dung cakes on an iron griddle and then dipped in ghee. It is served as a thali meal in which there are certain dishes such as dal, kadhi, aloo sabzi and chutneys of garlic and coriander. Even laddoos are a part of the thali.

Address- Hotel Sai Palace near Mangalnath temple in Ujjain

4. Gajak

Gajak is a specialty of Bhind in Morena. It is made of roasted sesame or peanuts and cashew, with jaggery and ghee. It is a specialty of the winter season and you can find this dish almost everywhere. Even it is available in Punjab. However, the best ones can only be tasted in Madhya Pradesh.

Address Ratiram Gajak or Morena Gajak Bhandar in Gwahlior.

5. Khopra patties

This is a specialty of  Malwa region of MP. Khopra patties are golden-hued deep-fried aalo boondis which has a filling of khopra that is grated coconut and dry fruits like cashews and raisins. It is delicious and along with it red tamarind chutney and green mint chutney is served.

Address- Vijay Chaat House in Indore or Amrit Sweets in Dewas served best Khopra patties.

6. Fried Khaman

Fried Khaman

Khaman or popularly called as Dhokla is a mouth-watering dish which is loved by a great number of people. Even people of MP region has a great taste of it. In western Madhya Pradesh a fried version of it is available on which chaat masala is sprinkled and served. While normally the khaman is made using besan but for the fried version which is known as Surti khaman is made from chana dal. For this deep frying, method is used.

Address- Nakoda Khaman House, Vijay Nagar, Indore.

These are some of the famous dishes of Madhya Pradesh that you must relish on your next trip to the royal city. We are sure, the taste of these authentic delicacies will melt in your mouth leaving you asking for more.

Author Bio

Christina Daniels
Story teller, backpacker, shutterbug
Christina Daniels is a storyteller, cinema writer, backpacker and photographer. She is also the author of the bestselling book “I’ll Do It My Way: The Incredible Journey of Aamir Khan.” A traveler who has journeyed across four continents, Christina is also the host of an Airbnb experience in Bangalore.

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