They say, give a man love and he will be happy but for Odias, the saying has been tweaked over time. In Odisha, they say give a man a plate of piping hot Dahibara Aloodum and he will be happy. Because let’s be honest - do we ever need an actual reason to savour some delicious Dahibara Aloodum? After all, it is possible that one thing that unifies all the Odias or the people of Odisha from all walks of lives - regardless of who we are, where we, or what our likes/dislikes may be.
On International Dahibara Aloodum Divas, we bring you some of the favourite Dahibara eating out joints in the Silver City. Take the ultimate test of this Odia dish’s connoisseur and tell us how many places have you been to?
Babuli Dahibara – The Cuttakias love their Dahibara and take it seriously. So when local testify their love for Babuli Dahibara you know it is worth it. Babuli bhai has won national accolades for his culinary excellence. He has won the National Street Food Festival award thanks to his soft yet utterly spicy Dahibara Aloodum. The freshly chopped onions and chillies add a fresh flavour to the desi cuisine.
Stationed At – Near Shelter Chhak, Cuttack.
Trinath Dahibara – If you are one of those people who can’t feel the spice till tears start rolling down the eyes, this is the place for you. With rich and dense gravy and crispy sev, the place has turned into a hotspot over the years.
Stationed At – Kanika Chhack, Cuttack.
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Raghu Dahibara – Are you even a Dahibara fan if you haven’t tried at this classic favourite pit- stop? Over time, Raghu Dahibara has become a brand in itself and a cult favourite. It is mildly spicy but guarantees a burst of flavours in your mouth. While at it, finish with their famous Peda.
Stationed At – Bidanasi, Bandha Square.
Ramesh Bhai Dahibara Aloodum – This is one of the most underrated places of it all. With piping hot guguni and succulent Dahibara of two varieties- sweet and tangy one. The tangy baras with steaming hot ghughuni and aloodum gives the flavour a real unique twist.
Stationed At – CDA Sector 6, Cuttack.
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Ishwar Dahibara – Every local swear by this place and we know why. Their Dahibara melts in your mouth and also provides you an option to choose from sweet or sour baras. The place is famous for the mildly sweet baras that compliments well with the spicy guguni.
Stationed At – Biju Patnaik Colony, Cuttack.
Tell us how many have you tried at? If not try it today to celebrate the International Dahibara Aloodum Divas.