Chadakhai is the day after the celebration of the holy Kartik Purnima, the full moon day of the Hindu month of Kartik.Chadakhai is celebrated to end the month-long abstinence from non-vegetarian food for every Odia families.
The day of Karthik Purnima begins with every Odia afloat little toy boats with lamps, fruits, coins & betel leaves.The festival also known as Boita Bandana or Boat Festival is in remembrance of the glorious history of Kalinga’s rich maritime past.
But for the foodies who have missed the non-vegetarian affair, Karthik Purnima marks the end of the one-month abstinence & the beginning of Baliyatra, the biggest food carnival in the twin city.This year the excitement is doubled as 2017 marks the beginning of Baliyatra in Bhubaneswar.
So we bring to you the list of best places where you can celebrate Chadakhai.
Balijatra: The list begins with Balijatra.The best week for all foodies in the twin city is the week of Balijatra.Balijatra is a foodies’ paradise.It leaves a foodie spoilt for options.It is said you will get everything in Balijatra except parents likewise for a foodie everything wished to have will be on offer at Balijatra.Its a grand celebration of food, flavors, colors & culture.It’s an experience that leaves you wanting for more.
Must Try: Thunka Puri(evergreen), Biryani, Fast food & Ice creams Buy 1 Get 1.
Nana Dhaba,Nakhara: When it comes to desi Odia Cuisine, this place has set a benchmark.This famous dhaba has been consistently consistent in terms of quality and taste. A nonvegetarian delight & one of the to go places for lip-smacking desi Odia cuisines.If you are a lover of our own desi Odia Mutton & Chicken Curry, then this is it.The best non-vegetarian food in Bhubaneswar.
Must Try: Rice Mutton Meal, Rice Chicken Meal
Location: Near Nakhara Square, Bhubaneswar
Raj Bhog Khandagiri: Located in Khandagiri Square, Rajbhog is one of the best stop for Biryani. If you are a Biryani lover, then this hotel is for you. Taste and let us know.