In Gujarat, eat as the Gujaratis do! The delightful Mangaldas ni Haveli (otherwise called the House of MG), situated in the heart of Old Ahmedabad, is assessed to be more than 200 years of age and gives the ideal setting to this feasting background. Home to Agashiye Restaurant.
As the sun sets, Manek Chowk wakes up with several modest food stalls, sustaining a large number of hungry souls thronging to the territory! The Chocolate Sandwich and samosa is something of a transitional experience—vigorously buttered white bread spread with a thick layer of chocolate and finished with a mountain-heap of cheddar.
Bhadrak, a small town towards the east of the state of Odisha, is actually a tourist attraction due to its most revered Akhandalamani Temple and owes it name to the Bhadrakali temple. NH - 5 gets painted saffron every year in the month of Sravana , when the Bol bam devotees walk hundreds of miles barefoot to assemble in Aradi and pour holy water on the Shiva Linga.
The famous olive Ridley turtles are a sight at the chandbali beach. One of the main attractions of Chandbali is the Bhitarkanika River that has thick mangrove canopies. You can take a boat ride to catch the glimpse of the Giant Saltwater Crocodiles.
A few hundred kilometers away from bhadrak is the city of temples, Bhubaneswar. Lingaraj Temple, Ram Mandir, Dhauli, Rajarani Temple are few of its most visited temples. You can also check Odisha State Museum, Pathani Samanta Planetarium and the zoological park, Nandankannan famous for its white tigers.
A few more kilometers travelling from Bhubaneswar will take you to the pre-eminent Puri, locally known as Shrikhetra. You can have Mahaprasad, the 56 food items offered to Lord Jagannath in one of the four Dhams. Ratha yatra, the Car Festival in july, is witnessed by thousands of devotess in Puri.
Grab amazing souveneirs from the evening stalls on Puri, beach. You might also like the applique works and wall hangings from Pipili.
Compared to other cuisines, odia cuisine is less spicy,yet, quite yummy! Pakhala is the protagonist of the odia thali. For those who have a crave for sweet dishes, you must know that Palua ladoo and chenna murkee are your treats from Bhadrak. You can also have exclusive Pithas here which are technically pancakes with an odia twist. Chena poda, burnt cheese cakes are popular throuhout the state. Lingaraj Lassi in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack's dahi vada aloo dum are must-tries! Non-veg lovers do not miss out on Mati poda maangsa, (Mutton cooked in clay utensils).