North Indian cuisine

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North Indian cuisine vegetarian thali served in a restaurant in Tokyo, Japan

North Indian cuisine (Hindi: उत्तर भारतीय व्यंजन, Uttar Bharatiya Vyanjan, Urdu: شمالیبھارتی کھانا Shumali Hindustani Khana), part of Indian cuisine, is a term used to refer to the cuisines found in Northern India which includes the Indian states: Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand (Kumaon) and West-Central Uttar Pradesh (Awadh and Braj). This is also major cuisine in the Northern-Eastern regions like Eastern Uttar Pradesh (Purvanchal) and western Bihar (Bhojpuri Cuisine, excluding Cuisine of Mithilanchal.) Region as well as Central regions like Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

North Indian cuisine:

North Indian cuisine is much more similar to that of Central Asia and South-West Asia rather than its southern, western or eastern counterpart.