Foods of Kalahandi
The cuisine of Kalahandi is as rich and distinct. The rule of Raja Maharaja has deeply influenced Kalahandi food which is a combination of subtle and fiery flavours.
Kalahandi is famously known for its various food items. They share an irrevocable relationship with these foods that are a staple in almost every household.
Vegetable Curry: Alu Kubi, Alu Jhol, Goros Kobi Nada, Besar Kobi Nada, Semi, Uilmaga, Amrutmada tarkari, Alu-baigan, Began poda, Kardi, Hanua tarkari, badi takari, kardi bhaja, semi-baigan, Kanker mahur
Soup: Jhunga, Kandul del, rehel del, Mung del, chana del, badi jhol
Sour Vegetable: Main, Mula-main, Amil, Kakharu Sakra, Bhenikhata, Tamatokhata, Aam Chatney, Kakudi Sakra, piajkhata, patalghanta khata, amul jhol, tetel jhol, Aam khata
Leaf Curry: Bhajisag, Bahalsag, Kulersag, Chenchsag, Kumdasag
Snack: Khudma, Chakel, telen pitha, poda pitha
Sweet: Arsa Pitha, Podhpitha, Mada, Sujimada, Tilladu, Khaja, Khajaladu, Pheni, Bundiladu
Fish Curry: Mach Purga, Main Mach, Besar Mach, Masla Mach
Meat Curry: Kukudamansh tarkari, Maus Kharda (Mutton/Lamb), Maus tarkari (Mutton/Lamb), Maus Bhaja, Hadbandu