Keeping aside Litti Chokha, here are some popular Combinations of Bihari Cuisine.
(1.) Dahi Chura
Dahi known as curd in English and Chura is the flattened rice. Both of these are eaten together with sugar/Jaggery, tilkut,chikki at the auspicious Makar Sankranti festival. Dahi-Chura is a popular meal in Bihar, especially in the Mithialanchal region.
In Bihar’s culture, Chura (flattened rice) is known as the best companion of dahi (curd). Districts of West Champaran, East Champaran, Bhagalpur and Banka are popular for the production of the flattened rice.
Before the Makar Sankranti festival, every year the demand for curd is on the peak. The Patna Dairy Project (popularly known as Sudha) makes heavy arrangements of milk and curd in abundance. Political leaders of Bihar like Lalu Prasad Yadav, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitish Kumar, Vashishtha Narayan Singh are known in the political circle to organize ‘Dahi-Chura’ feast. Altogether, it can be said- this festival reflects the best opportunities for socializing in society with tasty food and lots of enjoyment+positive vibes.\
On the day between the 15th of Chait and the 15th of Baisakh (about the 15th of April) people of Bihar enjoy the feast of Sattu(gram flour, tikola (raw mango), salt and water,. This feast is called the satuain or satuani. In South Bihar this festival is held on the last day of Chait mas. Sattu is also referred as Desi-horlicks in Bihar because of the nutrient rich properties in it.
This is the speciality which is mostly enjoyed in Adra Nakshatra . On this day, the Sun enters the Adra Nakshatra . This Nakshatra is welcomed by making Kheer-Puri in homes. Ardra Nakshatra is the sixth constellation among the 27 constellations of the sky. It is in between Mrigashira and Punavasu Nakshatra. It is believed that the time of sun in the constellation of Ardra is generally the beginning of rain in the country. The combination of dal puri kheer tastes best with maldah Aaam.
One of the most popular evening snacks combination of our state. Spicy Ghughni with Cruncy puffed rice & a cup of tea after that is a thing which you should must try when in Bihar.
(5.) Various Pakodas with Imli chutney
Even though this is a evergreen combo, but this combination is specially popular on the day of Agja( Lohri- A day before Holi festival ). Various types of Pakodas are prepared on this day with the seasonally available veggies, but the Pakoda which is made with *Green gram, popularly known as *Bhabra is the main USP.