There are people who love to travel to new places for their love of exploration; the architecture of that place, the natural beauty and the culture everything seems to be inviting. But one thing that also deserves equal attention is the cuisine of that place. Sometimes the place may not occupy a strong place in your memory due to any special place or monument but it may leave a life-long impression because of its food!
It is said that good food can win your heart and it is absolutely true. So if you are a foodie who loves to travel to new destinations and taste sumptuous delicacies, one such place you must visit in Madhya Pradesh. Popularly called ‘Hindustan ka dil’ or ‘Heart of India’, Madhya Pradesh not only abounds in natural beauty, wildlife and heritage places but also in tasty, mouth-watering cuisines. You can contact any reputed Madhya Pradesh travel agency and straightaway reach here and plunge in your favorite food.
So what are the must-try dishes of Madhya Pradesh?
Poha- You may have heard of this famous dish and kept wondering from where it came? To your greatest surprise, this popularly-eaten dish was invented in Madhya Pradesh! It is a super healthy cuisine and you can find it in any part of the state. Poha is actually a rice-based dish that is cooked with onions, tomatoes and green chillies and garnished with a bit of lemon and curry leaves. Are you already smelling poha in the air? Come and visit Madhya Pradesh!
Bhutte Ka Kees- From the name itself is clear that this tasty dish is mainly made of corns. The corns are well-grated and then cooked with Indian spices and skimmed milk. As a result, you will find this dish to be a little sweet. The dish is also served with mustard seed and green chillies that further enhances the taste of this dish. Bhutte ka kees is a popular street food of Indore.
Daal Bafla- Although this is not an authentic Madhya Pradesh dish as it hails from Rajasthan, yet this dish is appetizing. This dish is similar to the dish called ‘Dal Bati’ of Rajasthan and so it is equally mouth-watering. Dal Bafla is actually balls that are made of wheat and are cooked in ghee; then it is served with coriander sauce and a bowl of dal. Not only is this dish savory but also healthy as it comes with a good dose of carbohydrates, fat, proteins and minerals. You can get to taste the best dal bafla in Bhopal.
Bhopali Gosht Korma- This dish is an influence from Mughlai cuisine and is absolutely delectable and yummy. If you are a lover of spicy food, this dish is perfect for you because Bhopali gosht korma is a dish that is defined by the spices used to prepare it. As the name says, this is a specialty dish of Bhopal. Mutton being the main ingredient, is cooked with lots of Indian spices to impart a distinct aroma and flavor to the dish that will surely water your mouth!
Malpua & jalebi– If you have a sweet tooth, don’t forget to try these two-malpua and jalebi. Malpua is also known as ‘Indian pancake’ and is made from flour, fried in ghee and finally dipped in sugar syrup. Before serving, it is garnished with saffron that further enhances the taste. A visit to Jabalpur is a must if you want to get the best malpuas. Although jalebi is found in every state of India, nobody can beat Madhya Pradesh in making this tempting and crunchy sweet dish. Jalebis are made of flour, fried and like malpua, dipped in sugar syrup. To get the best jalebis, head straight to Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh.
Conclusion– Madhya Pradesh has something to offer to all kinds of a tourist even when food is concerned. So if your motto in life is ‘live to eat’, select any appropriate MP tour package and go on satisfying your appetite. After all, there no such happiness as good food that can satiate your soul!