Ram Mandir Consecration:  9 famous foods in Ayodhya that you must try

Prepared with soaked rice and cooked with aromatic spices and vegetables, this is a popular Awadhi rice dish in Ayodhya.


It is an all-time favourite dish in Ayodhya. The golden brown baatis are stuffed with lentils or mashed potatoes, while chokha is made with potatoes mashed with onions, tomatoes, green chilies and spices.

Baati Chokha

These crispy kachoris are the quintessential street food of the city. Filled with a spiced potato mixture, they are served with sabzi’s like aloo matar or chana masala.

Kachori Sabzi

Made with sugar and milk solids, flavoured with cardamom, and garnished with nuts, peda is a popular sweet in Ayodhya, often offered as prasad in temples here.


Made with curd, sugar, nuts, rose syrup, and crowned with a layer of malai, Ayodhya’s lassi has an irresistible allure that will entice you repeatedly.


These spiral-shaped fritters are deep-fried and dipped in sugar syrup. They are a popular street dish in Ayodhya.


Dahi puri is a popular street dish made using a small, hollow crispy fried bread that is filled with mashed potatoes, cooked chickpeas, onions, cilantro, sev, and chutneys.

Dahi puri

These triangular pastries are deep-fried and filled with a spicy potato mixture. If you are in Ayodhya, they are a must have.

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