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Cuisines of Jamshedpur

The food of Jamshedpur is a unique amalgamation of cuisines of Bihar and Bengal. The population of the city comprises of both vegetarians and non-vegetarians and the staple diet of the local inhabitants includes dal, chawal, roti and sabzi. 

Sattu is a popular traditional item liked and consumed by the local people of Jamshedpur. Sattu powder mixed with spices and onions serves as a popular cuisines of the region. Pua, a food that looks like pancake is another favorite among the local people. It is a sweet dish which is often prepared during festivals.

Taste of Jamshedpur

As the population of the city of Jamshedpur is diverse and comprises people from almost all parts of India, it is natural for the city to have a wide variety in the cuisine and type of restaurants

Most of the restaurants are multi-cuisine and are able to satisfy the eating urges of almost kinds of customers. The choice is endless when it comes to providing delicious Indian, Mughlai and Chinese cuisines to local people as well as tourists. Egg Curry is very much liked in this part of Jharkhand.

Foods of Jamshedpur

The hotels excel in serving kebabs, biryanis and the regional specialties like Bihari Kabab.Along with full-fledged eating joints, the city of Jamshedpur houses several coffees shops, which help the locals to enjoy ‘tit-bits’ amidst the busy, routine life.

Street Foods in Jamshedpur

While well-established, popular fast food restaurants and hotels remain a popular choice, nothing can beat the taste offered by the ‘street foods’ of the city. A food lover has unlimited options available in this zone, if he is ready to experiment. 

The tasty preparations served outside the comfort of fancy restaurants that are sure to tantalize a person’s taste buds primarily include roadside dosa, chanachur, which is a spicy mix of roasted lentil and peanuts, milkshakes, chai, masala cold-drink, chicken chaanp, dough patties filled with spiced sattu , egg rolls, Murga anchar, pakodas, chaat and pani-puri. Some of the most popular roadside eating corners thriving in the city of Jamshedpur are Hari’s Golgappa in Telco Colony, Lakhi’s Egg rolls in Sakchi, Bauwwa ji’s chai near XLRI, masala cold-drink near Regal ground, Tambi’s dosa near Beldih School, Fakira Chanachur near Kamani Centre etc.

Sweet Dishes of Jamshedpur

The presence of numerous sweet shops within the city of Jamshedpur gives the impression that the people here have a sweet tooth. The most favorite sweets of the locals which equally impress the tourists are laddus, malpua, rabri, rasmalai, rosogolla, gulabjamun, sandesh, chhena payas and pantua. While these remain all time favorites, the winter season brings special delights like the light brown patali gur’er rosogolla and nolen gur’er sandesh made from date palm jaggery.

The most popular sweet shops in the city are Bhola Maharaj, Gangour Sweets, Narayan Kulfi, Bhikharam Chandmal and Chhappan Bhog in Sakchi, Shukla Sweets in Azad Market etc.

Traditional dishes of Jhamshedpur

Overall, Jamshedpur with the plethora of food options is a paradise for food-lover’s . Not only it excels in providing multi-cuisine, South Indian restaurants and hotels, but also houses numerous ‘on street’ eating joints which make eating an all the more pleasurable task. 

It quenches the thirst of the tourists through tasty milkshakes and spicy pani-puri and makes every meal complete with a delicious and unique sweet preparation.

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