The food culture of Giridihis unique in its own way. The traditional
Indian vegetarian cuisine still has its utmost place in Giridih. Being
one of the pilgrimage for the followers of Jainism vegetarian food recepies dominate the land of the region. The influx of numerous tourists from across India has significantly increased the variety of cuisines in the city. Either looking for typical Bengali foods, or those influenced by Bihar you can find all and more.
Apart from Vegetarian dishes, people also take Non Vegetarian dishes. Chicken items are very popular in the city and many delicious restaurants offer both the style of food at the same time. However, the Snacks and the fast food of Giridih cannot be overlooked. With the course of time and advancement of the society, the cuisine Giridih has developed into a multi cuisine culture. The foods available in the city are generally fresh and hygienic.
Vegetarian dishes of Giridih
The traditional dishes of Giridih are famous
throughout Jharkhand. Traditional Thali of Giridih includes urid dal or, rahar dal with bhat and marua roti . Two items of vegetables are must. Apart from it, Bengali Dish is
also very famous here. The typical and traditional begun bhaja, alu patal, alu posto are very famous in this region. All types veggies
are available in the Giridih city.
Non Vegetarian dishes of Giridih
Non Vegetarian food items are also very popular
in the city. Chicken and fish are widely available in the restaurants.
The tourists are especially fond of the regional fishes of Giridih. However, other
general items like chicken biriyani, chicken curry and other mutton and chicken items are equally delicious and favored. Apart from the simple thalis, special items like chicken pakoda are also very famous. Pickle is a must for all the food items in Giridih. It is said that no meal is complete without a piece of pickle.
Snacks of Giridih
Giridih is no different from other cities of
India. The snacks of Giridih are very popular. The most famous
snacks in Giridih are singhara, aloo chop, vegetable chop, baignee chop , barra , and litti. All the snacks items are
mainly freshly made and very famous in all over the city. The cuisine of
Giridih is special due to the fact that it offers variety. The fresh and hot Chops (Kind of Pakoda) is delicious and
extravagant. In many shops long queue can be noticed for the special samsoha or chops.
Apart from the freshly made Snacks, the
traditional snacks are also very popular. The most famous among all is
Nimki. It is a tri angular shaped snacks which can be kept for long
time. The Nimki is also a very popular snacks item in the festivals and
events. Litti is also very popular snacks item in the city. This is a
stuffed snack with delicious items like Sattu.
Fast Food in Giridih
Giridih is small yet very eventful
city. The fast foods are the life of the city. The famous Gol Gappa
(Pani Puri), Burger, Samosha, Pakoda, various chops are very famous in
Giridih. The city provides better quality food in affordable price. The
local markets are full of fast food shops offering
different items including Chinese and Manchurians. Giridih is an ideal place to while away time with family
in the beautiful evening and have some spicy and delicious fast food at the famous restaurants.
Sweets in Giridih
Sweets are special in Giridih. All kind of
sweets ranging from North Indian Sweets to famous Bengali Sweets are
available at the many places. The Jalebi is a famous sweet item in the
city. Plenty of sweet shops in Giridih prepare delicious item of varying choices. Sweets like rosogulla, sandesh and others are
also very popular along with the traditional sweets like thekua, kaju barfi,
nariyal laddu or coconut balls and others. Sweets are part of all festivals and are
considered as one of the major food items in the city. There are numerous sweet stalls in the city from where you can purchase variety of famous sweet dishes.
Restaurants in Giridih
Giridih has many restaurants that are
well maintained and hygienic. All the restaurants provide delicious
foods including Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian items. Vegetarian Restaurants in Giridih are generally separate and sell only the vegetarian items.
However, there are some restaurants which deal in both kind of food.
Many Chinese food items are also available in the city and it has much
variety in terms of cuisine.