Thali refers to a complete Indian meal in which a variety of dishes are served together on a large platter. The concept of thali has always been popular among foodies and the bigger a thali is the better the experience gets. Thali was introduced to offer all the tastes, from sweet to savoury, on a single plate. Generally, the dishes are served in small quantities in mini bowls, but, in today’s date, there are hundreds of restaurants which offer incredibly huge thalis and we bet you just can’t finish them alone! So, for your food bucket list, we are sharing the list of 8 biggest thalis from all around the nation, which you surely can’t finish by yourself.
2. Khali Bali Thali
Meet the biggest thali of the nation, the ‘Khali Bali Thali’, a 56-inch thali served by ‘Ardor 2.1’ at CP, Delhi. You can get the vegetarian thali for Rs. 1,999 and the non-veg thali for Rs. 2,299 and not to forget the fact that they provide unlimited refills! Yes, that’s right! So, if you have a huge stomach, then you must visit this restaurant. They allow up to 4 people to share a single thali and if you are taking an extra person for finishing this thali, then you have to pay Rs. 500 extra. Read all the details here: Khali Bali Thali
3. Bahubali Thali
Served by a pure vegetarian restaurant called ‘Aaoji Khaaoji’ in Pune, this thali is priced at Rs. 2,000 and includes 11 types of main course dishes, two dals, two types of yoghurts, a bowl of butter, six desserts, three types of rice, two types of chapati, pickle, six papads, salad and two large glasses of Patiala lassi. This thali is enough for satisfying the hunger of 4 people. So, go and feed your whole family with just a single thali!
4. Choki Dhani’s Rajasthani Thali
Rajasthan, the land of kings, is very well-known for its royal culture and food. If you want to have a royal food experience, then you must visit ‘Choupal’, a 5-star restaurant located at Choki Dhani in Jaipur, Rajasthan. With kind hospitality, your food experience would surely go up by a notch. The thali offers various traditional dishes of Rajasthan with unlimited refills, which you just can’t finish by yourself. From churma to ghevar, this thali brings all the Rajasthani flavours on a single plate.
5. Kesariya Thali
With 32 items on a single plate, this thali offers everything from welcome drinks to desserts. We bet you can’t finish this thali on your own, so you better take your friends with you before heading to the restaurant or else you would be overwhelmed by so many dishes. So, whenever you are in Bangalore, gorge on this Kesariya Thali.
6. Dara Singh Thali
A restaurant called ‘Masaledaar by Mini Punjab’ in Mumbai offers this huge thali which can be included in the list of the world’s biggest non-veg thalis. From starters to desserts, this thali offers a variety of food and beverages, which can’t be finished by a single person. But, if you have a large appetite or are taking your friends along with you for dining, then this thali can be an ideal choice for you. Do you know, it takes two people to carry the thali to your table? Yes, that’s right, it is that huge. So, go on and enjoy!
7. Shree Thaker Bhojanalaya Gujarati Thali
This restaurant in Mumbai has been serving since 1945 and have won many awards for their food and services. The Gujarati Thali includes four types of sabzi and roti with potato curry, kadhi, dal, khandvi, chutney, etc. The list of dishes offered by this thali is long. And the best part is that everything is made in pure desi ghee, so, if you are a foodie and desi at heart, then you must go to this place and enjoy your own thali.
8. Chhappan Bhog Thali
As the name suggests, this thali consists of 56 different types of dishes and the quantity of them are so large that it will take more than 2 people to finish the thali. You can get this thali at Halwai Ki Dukan, Mumbai. After you have finished the thali, they send you home with some packets of mouth fresheners.
9. Sukanta Pure Veg Thali
If you are low on budget but want to try a huge thali, then this one is just for you. They serve about 25 dishes in a single thali and the dishes will provide you all the flavours from savoury to sweet. They start with a welcome drink and then you will be provided with the huge thali in which you get two desserts, chaat, four sabzis, two types of rice, fried farsan, three types of chapati, kadhi, dal and steamed farsan. So, what are you waiting for? Go on and try these delectable thalis with your friends and family.