5 Bihari Snacks Recipes for a Delicious Tea Time Experience

5 Bihari Snacks Recipes for a Delicious Tea Time Experience

Indians are known for their obsession with chai. And no tea time is incomplete without some scrumptious snacks. As much as a cup of delicious tea relaxes us, some snacks feel great and certainly make our day. From cookies, pakoras to bhajjias and more, there is a never-ending list of snacks to devour and we can’t complain. Hearty and crunchy snacks with evening cuppa is undoubtedly a combination that no one can resist. Complementing the list of countless Indian snack recipes, here we bring you a list of 7 snacks from our beloved Bihari cuisine. This cuisine, like the culture of the state, has a rich history of its own. Bihar’s food culture is a union of different traditions and cultures. Let’s start with the recipes.

Here is a list of 5 Bihari snacks that you must try at home:

Our recommendations:

1. Chicken Bihari Boti

In this kebab recipe, the marinating is done with the involvement of raw papaya, yogurt and aromatic herbs and then the chicken is grilled to perfection. A side of garlic naan or parathas with this recipe is sure to be a delicious weekend meal you’ll crave again and again! Click here for the recipe.

2. Bihari Kebab

Juicy pieces of chicken marinated in the flavors of yogurt and poppy seed paste and then barbecued until golden brown. Find the full recipe here.

3. Thekua

Now let’s learn how to make thekua with key ingredients like flour or maida, ghee, sugar and more. Thekua or Khajuria is one of the most loved sweet snacks in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand specially made during festive occasions like Chhath Puja and more. Here’s the recipe for you.

Other Recipes You Must Try:

4. Bachka

A black chickpea fritters. Bihar loves his dals and chanas and can’t help but innovate with them. Another such innovative preparation is “Bachka”. A chana pakoda served with green chutney. Find the recipe here.

5. Sattu Ka Paratha

Sattu is full of fiber and essential nutrients such as protein, making this a healthy dish that can also be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try this paratha recipe today! Click here.

sattu ka paratha

It’s time to try these recipes out at home and let us know what you think in the comment section below.