Goa — Feijoada (Vegan recipe)

Blogging Marathon# 39 – Indian States: Day 7 State: Goa Dish: Goan Feijoada Goa is India’s smallest state by area and is located on the the weat coast of India. Goa is India’s richest state with a GDP per capita 2½ times that of the country as a whole. Goa is a former Portuguese province; the Portuguese overseas territory of Territory India existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by India in 1961. Goa has beautiful beaches and breathtaking views that attract large numbers of international as well as domestic tourists. My dad visited Goa a number of…

Chhattisgarh — Chila (Rice flour Crepes) & Katte Masoor Dal

Blogging Marathon# 39 – Indian States: Day 5 State: Chhattisgarh Dish: Chila (Rice flour Crepes) & Katte Masoor Dal Chhattisgarh is a state in Central India. This state was formed in 2000 by partitioning Chattisgarh speaking districts from southeastern Madya Pradesh. It is the source of elecrticity and steel for India. Chattisgarh accounts for 15% of the total steel produced in India. It is one of the fastest growing states in India. Cuisine: Chattisgarh is known as the Rice bowl of India and has a very rich food culture. The food is classified into tribal & non-tribal cuisines. The tribes…

Bihar — Litti Chokha

Blogging Marathon# 39 – Indian States: Day 4 State:Bihar Dish: Litti Chokha Bihar is a state in northern state. The name ‘Bihar’ means ‘abode’ in Sanskrit. Bihar plain is divided into two by the river Ganges that flows through the middle from west to east. This endowed Bihar with fertile Gangetic alluvial soil with abundant water resources. This makes Bihar’s agriculture rich and diverse. Rice, wheat and maize are the major crops of Bihar, while toor, urad, moong are some of the pulses cultivated in Bihar. Bihar is the largest producer of vegetables, especially potatoes, onions, brinjal and cauliflower. Cuisine:…