Though the elements, ingredients, styles of the cuisine of Chhatisgarh and its flavours might be somewhat lesser known, it is home to some of the most popular items enjoyed all over the country. Chhattisgarh is known for the richness and colour in its dishes; be it hot, spicy and tangy relishes or sweet and mouth-watering treasures.
The treats in Chattisgarh include a teasing and crunchy Jalebi, a zesty Rakhia Badi and a very traditional Petha. Maize, wheat and Jowar are the primary and staple ingredients here. Arhar Dal along with the special Bafauri which is prepared with Chana dals are the most popular delicacies in the state. Minjhra Bedi, Kusli, Cashew Barfi, Sabudana ki Khichdi, Chech Bhaji, Kohda, Lal bhaji, Bohar Bhaji are the relishes that almost define the cuisine here. Boree Bassi, Farra, Chausella, Papchi and Arsa are a few other must-try in Chattisgarh. Other than the distinct flavours of the local cuisines, the restaurants of the Chhattisgarh also house several different cuisines to ensure you never run out of options. Known as the 'Hidden Khana Khazana' of India, if you're on a trip to Chattisgarh, then you're in for a treat!