Litti Chokha may be the crown jewel of Bihari cuisine, but that’s not the only delicacy that Bihar has to offer. Neighbouring with Nepal and Uttar Pradesh, Bihar is a fairly large state with a majority of vegetarians and few meat and fish eaters.

Khaja is made with wheat flour and sugar, and mawa, that is deep fried and then dipped in hot sugar syrup. This crispy dessert is quite similar to the Turkish baklava and melts in the mouth.

Khaja is made with wheat flour and sugar, and mawa, that is deep fried and then dipped in hot sugar syrup. This crispy dessert is quite similar to the Turkish baklava and melts in the mouth.

Laung-latika is a Bihari dessert, of which clove is an integral part. It is made with Flour, Milk, Oil. It is stuffed with a filling that is made up of Sugar, Khoya, and Cardamom. This is then fried and soaked in a Sugar syrup.

Laung-latika is a Bihari dessert, of which clove is an integral part. It is made with Flour, Milk, Oil. It is stuffed with a filling that is made up of Sugar, Khoya, and Cardamom. This is then fried and soaked in a Sugar syrup.

Litti Chokha consists of litti, a spicy roasted dumpling made with roasted gram flour, spices, and lemon juice. These are deep-fried or cooked over a traditional coal fire. They are then served with ghee and chokha (baked potato or brinjal that is mashed with chilli, dill, coriander, onions, and garlic).

Litti Chokha consists of litti, a spicy roasted dumpling made with roasted gram flour, spices, and lemon juice. These are deep-fried or cooked over a traditional coal fire. They are then served with ghee and chokha (baked potato or brinjal that is mashed with chilli, dill, coriander, onions, and garlic).

Malpua is a dish which is prepared for most occasions and festivals. The batter for Malpua is a mix of Flour, Sugar, Mashed Bananas and Milk. The batter is deep-fried to make it really crispy and has a sugary soft core.

Malpua is a dish which is prepared for most occasions and festivals. The batter for Malpua is a mix of Flour, Sugar, Mashed Bananas and Milk. The batter is deep-fried to make it really crispy and has a sugary soft core.

Thekua is one of the most popular snacks of Bihari food. They are made from wheat flour, jaggery mixed together, moulded and then deep fried. Rice flour is often substituted to create different varieties.

Thekua is one of the most popular snacks of Bihari food. They are made from wheat flour, jaggery mixed together, moulded and then deep fried. Rice flour is often substituted to create different varieties.

Tilkut is a healthy dessert prepared from punched sesame seeds. Heated in an optimum temperature with the right proportions of jaggery and is then hammered to form rectangle shape sweet.

Tilkut is a healthy dessert prepared from punched sesame seeds. Heated in an optimum temperature with the right proportions of jaggery and is then hammered to form rectangle shape sweet.