India is a heaven for the foodies from all around the world. With vast demographics and being multicultural country, one can find variety of food in every corner of country. From North to South, and from East to West, you will see lots of difference not only in terms of dish name and preparation but also in taste.
As you move from one region to another, a thali awaits you. Thali contains everything from starters, main course to deserts. Every kind of Thali is different from other. So, lets check out the 5 Indian Thalis you must try at least once.
- Punjabi Thali
- Maharashtrian Thali
- Rajasthani Thali
- Bengali Thali
- Gujrathi Thali
1. Punjabi Thali:
Punjabis are known for two things, one is Bhangra and the second one is their food. The Punjabi food is mouth-watering, you will drop your diet plan. Consist of Kulcha, Chole-Bhature, Paneer, Rajma Chaval, Paneer Tikka, Aaloo Parantha, Dal Makhani, Makke Di Roti, Sarso Da Saag and last but not the least a glass full of Lassi. Without Lassi, Punjabi Thali is incomplete.
2. Maharashtrian Thali:
Maharashtrian Thali is for those who love spicy food. In Maharashtrian Thali, the use of spices is much more than any other thali. Maharashtrian Thali is full of varieties, which include Daal, Sabji, Aamati, Mataki, Vangyache Bharit, Rice and Chapati with a variety of Pickles and not to forget world-famous Pooran Poli, Aamras (seasonal) and Sheera in sweets.
3. Rajasthani Thali:
“Padharo Mharo Des” is the well-known phrase from Rajasthan, which means “You Are Welcome To My Country/Village”. You can experience the royal treat in Rajasthan. Dal Bati Churma and Gatte Ki Sabzi are the must-have dishes in Rajasthan. You can enjoy these along Jowar Roti, Bajra Roti or Makka Roti. The special Five Ingredients Dal and Kadhi, you won’t want to miss out. All sweet lovers will fall in love with Rajasthani Sweets, which includes Mohanthal, Ghevar, Badam Ka Halwa.
4. Bengali Thali:
We all know Bengalis love for fish. Apart from Fish there are lots of other delicious dishes in Bengal that we should explore. Bengali thali consists of Shukto, Aloo Bhaja, Kumro Bhaja, Begun Bhaja, Uuche Bhaja, Dal, Chutney, and world-famous Fish. And preparing the ultimate melt-in-the-mouth sweet Rosogolla, Mishti Doi, Kalo Jaam, Bengali Rabri, Gujias, Jibe Goja, Jolbhora Shondesh, the list goes on. If you have a sweet tooth, Bengal will never disappoint you.
5. Gujrathi Thali:
For all the vegetarian foodies, Gujrati Thali is the best opt-in. Consist of Puri, Chapati, Rice, Chutney, 2-3 Types of vegetable sabzi (Preparation)like Ringa Palak Nu Shakk (spinach in brinjal curry) and Gajar Mirch Sambhaar (pickled carrots and capsicum) along with Khatta Dhokla, Chaas, Methi Thepla, and Shrikhand. pt in. Consist of Puri, Chapati, Rice, Chutney, 2-3 Types of vegetable sabzi (Preparation)like Ringa Palak Nu Shakk (spinach in brinjal curry) and Gajar Mirch Sambhaar (pickled carrots and capsicum) along with Khatta Dhokla, Chaas, Methi Thepla and Shrikhand.