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Beverages to Go With a Bihari Meal

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This Month's Film: A Passage to India
Cuisine: Indian (Bihar)

The best choices for a beverage to go with an Indian meal would be some sort of yogurt-based lassi, Nilgiri or Darjeeling tea, a spiced masala chai, a bottle of Indian shiraz, or a Kingfisher beer. In Bihar, they also enjoy a breakfast beverage called sattu, made with chickpea powder and spices, and another beverage called handia, a fermented herbal rice wine.

To quench the fire of my spicy Chicken Masala, I'm going with the Kingfisher beer...

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