Food in Pimpri Chinchwad
Traditional Food in Pimpri Chinchwad
The Traditional Lunch served here are mostly Thali. Thali is a typical meal with variety of dishes covered in it, a vegetarian Thali consists of a bread (a Chapathi or Pori or Naan), rice, dal, different types of vegetarian curries, salad, papad, curd (yoghurt) and pickle, a non-vegetarian Thali is same as the vegetarian Thali where vegetarian curry is replaced with non-vegetarian curry. Apart from Thali the famous cuisine here are Varadi and Konkan. These two cuisines are mouth watering and tempting for any visitor. Most of the marthi cuisines are strong in spice and pepper and it is tasty too. Pepper, Green Chilli, Garlic and Ginger were the major ingredients used in their traditional food in Pimpri Chinchwad.
Popular Dishes in Pimpri Chinchwad:
There are many popular and tasty traditional dishes in Pimpri Chinchwad, among those few of them are described here
Misal Pav is a very famous and delicious breakfast in Pimpri Chinchwad. This traditional food has bread and curry, The specialty of this dish is its curry which is made of cooked sprouted lentils with water and mixed with chilli powder and salt. Finally this curry is topped with onion, tomato, pohay, potato, farsaan and Chivda. This dish can be found almost everywhere from streets to luxury restaurants. One should not get out of Pimpri Chinchwad without tasting this finger licking dish.
Pohe or Pohay is a snack made from flattened rice, This snack is popular all over India and in Pimpri Chinchwad, it is used in large number and is prepared in different ways. One famous and interesting dish with pohe in Pimpri Chichwad is Kanda Pohe, Kanda means onion in local language. This dish includes lots of cut onion when compared to other ingredients, the aroma and flavor of this dish makes it unique in this region. This dish is available all most all the breakfast stalls in Pimpri Chinchwad.
Pitla Bhakri is a staple food of Village people especially farmers, It is a humble and very comfortable meal in any household in Pimpri Chinchwad. It contains Pitla (a thick paste made of gram powder) and Bhakri (a type of bread), it does wonder when tasted with raw onions and raw green chilli. Pitla can also be combined with rice, but it tastes yummy with Bhakri. This dish can be seen in all houses and in some restaurants and with road side vendors.
Restaurants in Pimpri Chinchwad
Pimpri Chichwad offers variety of foods with variety of Hotels and Restaurants, Since Pimpri Chinchwad is an industrial region, it is always very friendly in terms of food. It covers several different cuisines like South Indian, North Indian, Mexican, Asian, European, Italian and Chinese. Famous Hotels and Restaurants in Pimpri Chinchwad are
- Citrus Hotel, Mumbai - Pune Road, Pimpri, Phone no. - 020 30004000
- Sayaji Hotel, Wakad, Phone no. - 020 - 42121212
- Double Tree by Hilton (Old Panchshil Hotel), Chinchwad, Phone no. - 020 - 6731 3333, 8554990981
- Hotel Kalasagar, Pimpri, Phone no. - 020 - 27112461
- Hotel Ginger, Pimpri, Phone no. - 020 - 6633 3333
- Hotel Spree, Morwadi, Pimpri, Phone no. - 020-30614900
- Brahma Regency, Akurdi, Phone no. - 020 - 27242521, 27242522, 27242523,
- Hotel Kundan Palace, Akurdi, Phone no. - 020 – 27482722
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