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Uttar Pradesh Cuisine

The largest state from North India, UP offers a variety of lip-smacking delights. Main courses such as Dal, Raita, Kofta have made it to menus of Indian restaurants, whereas chaat items such as Kachori, Samosa, Sev Puri, Bhel Puri, Pani Puri, and Chaat have become favourite leisure-time snacks all over the country. Luscious sweets such as Kulfi, Imarti, Kalakand, Raj Bhog, Petha, and Peda have managed to become an identity of the part they belong to and attract tourists from worldwide. E.g. Pedas of Mathura, Pethas of Agra, Jalebis of Benaras. This cuisine has a major influence of Awadhi and Nawabi cuisines. Various Nawabi cooking techniques such as Handi and Dum have blended quite well with vegetarian recipes and developed a whole new range of delicacies.

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  • Soya Dum Biryani

    The word dum pukht refers to the technique of cooking in a tightly sealed...

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  • Samosa Chaat

    Did you know that the famous samosa was originally known as sambosa? Sambosa that...

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  • Rumali Roti

    The word rumal in Hindi and Urdu means handkerchief. Since the roti is thin, big...

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  • Baingan Kaloonjee

    Kaloonjee, in Uttar Pradesh cuisine, refers to mixed spices made up of fennel...

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  • Bhindi Ka Salan

    Salan in Urdu means curry, bhindi salan is a beloved dish of the City of Nawabs,...

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  • Mathura ka Peda

    Delicious and melt in your mouth khoya pedas’ origin can be traced back to the...

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  • Dahiwale Aloo

    Dahiwale aloo is the signature dish from Uttar Pradesh and is served along with...

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  • Suran Chutney

    Not only is suran grown in Asia but in Africa too and weighs up to 30 lbs i.e.,...

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  • Khaste Mathura Aloo

    Have you tried this street food version of aloo yet? Khaste Mathura aloo is a...

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  • Sheer Kurma

    Sheer Kurma is a traditional Mughlai dessert that is savoured on Eid and also in...

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  • Bakheer

    Bakheer or Gud Chawal ki Kheer is a traditional Uttar Pradesh dessert dish made...

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  • Chana Dal Poori

    Chana Dal Poori is an authentic Uttar Pradesh recipe that is specially made to...

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  • Arbi Jhol

    Arbi is used to prepare many dishes in the state but Arbi Jhol, prepared using...

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  • Dal Kachori

    Dal Kachori with kaddu and aloo ki sabzi is to Uttar Pradesh what misal pav is to...

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  • Dal Lucknowi

    Dal Lucknowi, also known as ‘Sultani Dal’, comes from the land of the Nawabs. ...

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  • Peda

    This simple but delightful sweet originated in the city of Mathura, Lord Krishna’...

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  • Malpua

    Malpua is a very popular and rich dessert dish belonging to the Bhojpuri region...

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  • Imarti

    Imarti is a sweet dish that found prominence in Uttar Pradesh during the Mughal...

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  • Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo

    The interestingly named Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo is a thin-gravied, spiced...

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  • Dum Aloo

    In 1784 the Nawab of Oudh launched a food for work programme to feed the famine...

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  • Shakkar Pare

    Shakkar Pare is a favourite Holi delicacy. The best thing about this sweet dish...

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  • Kesar Peda

    Kesar Peda or Kesar Mawa Peda, is an easy recipe that can be prepared in a mere...

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  • Badam Milk

    Badam Milk is a cold drink that is much-loved across India. Cold Badam Milk is a...

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  • Gulab Jamun

    Gulab Jamun is a rich dessert consisting of mava and flour dumplings that have...

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  • Atte Ke Laddoo

    Atte Ke Laddoo is one of the most well-known of the many laddoos of north India....

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  • Besan Ke Laddoo

    The faithful believe that Besan Ke Laddoo is Lord Ganesha’s favourite food. Even...

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  • Aloo & Hara Pyaaz Sabzi

    Spring onion found its first mention about 2,000 years ago in the Chinese herbal...

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  • Kaali Masoor Dal

    Kaali Masoor Dal is the biggest winter hit of Uttar Pradesh, but its popularity...

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  • Vegetable Pulao (Tehri)

    Tahiri is Uttar Pradesh’s signature Diwali dish. Its traditional preparation...

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  • Chawal Ki Kheer

    Chawal Ki Kheer is a traditional Indian dessert that is prepared in different...

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  • Masala Arbi

    Rich in nutrients, arbi or colocasia is an authentic food item served...

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  • Kurkuri Bhindi

    Yummy fried okras. A treat indeed!

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  • Moti Pulao

    A ceremonial rice variety with a great creativity in cooking

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  • Rajma Tikki

    Luscious rajma preparation from the state of UP

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  • Arhar Dal

    The most common staple dal cooked across India

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