|Place of origin||India|
|Region or state||Uttar Pradesh|
Buknu is a very ancient recipe and is claimed to have medicinal values. It is used as both a spice and a condiment. Buknu's main ingredients include amchoor, salt, turmeric, cumin seeds, asafoetida, black cumin, black cardamom, and oil.
The recipe for Buknu likely originated in the Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh.
- Awasthi, Kumari Kshama; Pandey, Amit (2016). "Utilization of Traditional Herbs, Spices, Seasoning and Condiments: A Case Study of the Preparation of "Buknu" in Selected Villages of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India" (PDF). European Journal of Medicinal Plants. Science Domain. 14 (1). doi:10.9734/EJMP/2016/24951. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
- Gupta, Niru. "Buknu Recipe". NDTV Food. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
- "Buknu Recipe - How to make Buknu Powder?". Khana Khazana. July 3, 2015. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
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