Cuisines of Motihari
Traditional Food of Motihari
The people of Motihari enjoy vegetarian as well as non – vegetarian cuisines. The traditional Indian dishes occupy a prominent place in their regular meals. A typical thali consists of dal, rice, tarkari, roti and achaar (pickle). Mustard oil is mostly used as the main cooking medium. Khichdi, a nutritious broth of rice and lentils, served with pickle, is a healthy as well as tasty food, enjoyed by the people in Motihari. Kadhi Bari is another popular and a healthy recipe that is relished by the people in Motihari. It is made up of chickpea fritters cooked in spicy gravy of flavoured, thick buttermilk and besan.
Snacks and Sweets of Motihari
Apart from the traditional dishes, there are a variety of evening snacks that are popular among the people in Motihari. The typical Bihari snack Litti Chokha is relished by people of all ages. The baked wheat flour cake litti accompanied by the tangy chokha is quite in demand, especially among the tourists visiting Motihari. Chiwra, samosa, kachori, makhaana are other famous snacks in Motihari. Sattu paani, lassi, aam jhor etc are beverages, preferred by the people here. The sugar coated mouth-watering pastries called khajas, available here are truly irresistible. Chena Murki – a sugar coated Bengali sweet, dark brown gulab jamun called Kala Jamun, Motichoor ka Ladoo, Kesaria Peda, Khurma, Mal Pua, Tilkut, Murabba, Thekua are other popular sweets that find mention in the list of must taste items in Motihari.
Restaurants in Motihari
Owing to the influence of Western culture, one can see numerous restaurants and fast food centres sprawling up in various places throughout the city. One can also see a number of eateries and fast food centres in prominent locations in the city, serving various lip smacking delicacies. Multi cuisine restaurants like Park Restaurant, Elchiko Restaurant, Monalisa Restaurant that serve choicest varieties of local as well as global dishes. The fast food centres have become a popular hangout spot for the youngsters, who visit here with their friends and relish the different varieties of appetising snacks.Palika Fast Food and Family Restaurant
Address: Palika Market, Main Road, Motihari Ho, Motihari - 845401
Phone No: +(91)-9546777718, +(91)-6252-230011
Address: Pani Tanki Main Road, Motihari Ho, Motihari - 845401
Phone No: +(91)-9431435748, 9934624162, +(91)-6252-234825
Address: Meena Bazaar Road, Motihari Ho, Motihari - 845401
Besides food stalls at prominent places, the Railways have decided to set up a 24 hour food plaza at Bapudham Motihari Railway station, in memory of the great author, George Orwell, who was born in Motihari. Passengers would get to relish a variety of fast food items, north Indian and south Indian dishes, snacks, beverages and ice cream, at highly affordable rates.