9 Traditional Diwali Dishes from Different Parts of India

Gujarati Dhokla: Steamed gram flour cakes, tempered with mustard seeds and served with chutney, a Gujarati delight.

Bengali Rasgulla: Spongy cheese balls soaked in sugar syrup, a favorite sweet from West Bengal.

Tamil Nadu Sambar: A South Indian lentil stew with tamarind, vegetables, and spices, served with rice or idli.

Punjabi Chole Bhature: Spiced chickpea curry and deep-fried bread, a beloved North Indian dish.

Maharashtrian Puran Poli: Sweet flatbreads filled with chana dal, jaggery, and cardamom, a traditional Maharashtrian treat.

Rajasthani Ghevar: A round, honeycomb-like dessert made from flour, milk, and ghee, symbolizing Rajasthan's grandeur.

Kerala Sadya: A sumptuous, traditional vegetarian feast featuring various dishes like avial, sambar, and payasam

Hyderabadi Biryani: Fragrant, spiced rice dish with marinated meat, saffron, and fried onions, a South Indian specialty.

Kolkata Sandesh: Delicate, sweet cheese confections flavored with cardamom or saffron, a classic Bengali sweet.

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