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: شمالی بھارتی کھانا Shumali Bharti 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 a major cuisine in the Northern-Eastern regions like Eastern Uttar Pradesh (Purvanchal) and western Bihar (Bhojpuri Cuisine, excluding cuisine of Mithilanchal) as well as central regions like Madhya Pradesh.

North Indian cuisine:

North Indian cuisine is similar to that of Central Asia and South-West Asia rather than its southern or eastern counterpart.[1]