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Lakes, Oranges & Spices: Lookout For Saoji Cuisine In Nagpur With Bira 91’s Hot Stuff Series With Rocky And Mayur

Bira posted on 05 October


We know Nagpur is famous for its delicious oranges, beautiful lakes and zero milestone status, but on this week’s Bira 91’s Hot Stuff series with Rocky and Mayur, we found out about the Bhiwapur chili. Watch the latest episode to enjoy and learn about Saoji cuisine, and add it to your foodie bucketlist for oh-so-delicious, and oh-so-spicy dishes as well!

Biryani Is BAE

While Nagpur doesn’t usually appear in our list of legendary culinary scenes, the lesser known truth is that it has the most gastronomic fare around. A special treat for non-vegetarians, try everything from biryani, kebabs and rich meaty and chicken curries to get the true flavour of the Bhiwapur chili. Another known delicacy is the lip-smacking mutton sukka, that you can try with rice or breads, based on your preference.

Saoji Chicken? Yes, Please!

Saoji food is indigenous to Maharashtra and North Karnataka, and if you have a chance – then you must try the jawar roti with spicy, aromatic and very delicious Saoji curries. With chicken and mutton variants, spiced with the Bhiwapur chili, garam masala, dry coconut and jawar flour, add this to your foodie bucketlist now!

Orange You Glad To Eat This

Famous for their oranges, sample and savour their yummy santra barfi, to add a sweet note to all your spicy fare. You can get this treat at the various Haldiram’s outlets, as well as try it from the iconic Shree Heera Sweets in Itwari. Make sure you pack a box of soan papdi as well, to make your tea time sessions extra special with this renowned sweet.

Drooling a little? We don’t blame you. Nagpur is known for it’s dragon-fire inducing Bhiwapur chili – and it’s definitely made an impression on our foodie map. Find out more below with episode 4 of Hot Stuff, as Rocky and Mayur take you to famous lakes, spice markets and the iconic Saoji Jagdish Bhojnalaya.

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