The state of Jharkhand in Eastern India is known for its waterfalls, hills, and holy places including Baidyanath Dham, Parasnath, Rajrappa etc. Moreover, the cuisine of the state is full of flavourful and luscious dishes. Since almost 75 per cent of the population of Jharkhand lives in rural areas, the food consumed in the state is very rustic, simple, and earthy. However, the simplicity of the dishes doesn’t take away the fact that they are always brimming with flavour and richness.
The staple foods of Jharkhand are vegetable, rice, dal, and pickle. The vegetables are prepared in numerous ways like fried, roasted, boiled, or curried. Also, in rural areas, or the areas inhabited by tribal people, many exotic dishes could be found which are equally delicious and tempting. Here are 8 mouthwatering dishes from Jharkhand you must try.