Haan Haan mey Alcoholic hu! Just in case you don’t know, India is home to various types of Desi Liquor. And these Desi Liquor in India is made from Kaju, flowers, and rice, to name a few. We mean just look at the variety that goes in for brewing the best daaru for you. Presenting to you the Desi Liquor of India!
Fenni is a spirit locally produced in the city of Goa. It is made from Cashews or from Toddy Palm and contains 40-45% of alcohol in it. When in Goa, do not miss sipping on Fenni.
Mahua is a liquor famous in Central India. It is traditionally made by the local tribe with the help of Mahua flowers, and these flowers are locally found in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, and Andhra Pradesh. The desi colourless liquor is quite famous across the country.
Toddy is also famously known as Palm Wine. The alcoholic beverage is made from the sap of different palm trees like the Palmyra, Date Palm, and Coconut Palms. This drink has less alcohol content and can be easily found in South India. Toddy is extremely loved by the people of Andhra Pradesh.
We are sure you have heard about Lugdi from Bunny in Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. Isn’t it? Lugdi or Chaang is a fermented beer produced from rice and barley. This famous drink is a very old beverage from the state of Himachal Pradesh.
5. Kesar Kasturi
Kesar Kasturi is definitely the drink of the riches found locally in Rajasthan. We are saying this because of the royal and expensive ingredients, like Kesar, dry fruits, nuts, herbs, seeds, roots, variety of spices, ghee, milk, and sugar used in this. All these ingredients are at the end distilled into Alcohol.
6. Desi Daru
Desi Daru is famous in the villages of India. The recipe to make has been passed on for centuries. Ingredients that are basic to it include by-products of Sugarcane and Molasses. Another very popular variant of Desi Garu is Tharra. It is not very expensive.
Bangla is made from Starch and is a distilled county liquor. To sell Bangla, there are special government-licensed counters. If it is on your list, remember the drink is high on alcohol content.
Handia is a type of rice beer made from boiled rice and herbal tablets. The alcohol beverage is widely famous in Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, and West Bengal. The drink is usually consumed during the local festivities.
Arak is a traditional drink from the region of Ladakh. It is distilled from Coconut Palm Sap, Sugarcane, Coconut, and Rice. The alcohol content in Arak ranges from 50-70% alcohol.
10. Kiad Um
Kiad Um is mostly consumed by the local tribes of Meghalaya. This is also made from rice, but it tastes sweet.
Have you tried any of these Desi Liquor of India?