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Bihari cuisine

Hi friends, I lived in Delhi but my native place is in Bihar. I have seen a lot of good Bihari recipes cooked by my mother. I want to share those recipes with all of you so that you can also enjoy these yummy and delicious recipes at your home. In all the season, regular food items are rice, roti, achar, chatni, dals and milk products with some variation. Mustard oil and zeera (cumin) or panchforan (literally "five seeds"), namely saunf, sarson, methi, ajwain and mangraeel (Kalaunji) used for "chhounkna"/"Tadka"(tempering) of some vegetables. There is a lot of light frying, called bhoonjnaa , in Bihari food. One of the most remarkable things about this cuisine is "smoked food". It refers to using smoked red chilli to infuse a strong aroma in food. It is used in preparing "chokhaa", i.e. mashed brinjals/potatoes/tomatoes, either single or combined. Smoked chilli is also used in preparing Kadam (a common fruit sweet-sour in taste,