Cuisine of Uttar Pradesh

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Cuisine of Uttar Pradesh is from the state of Uttar Pradesh located in northern India. The cuisine consists of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of different varieties. Being a large state, the cuisine of Uttar Pradesh shares a lot of dishes and recipes with the neighboring states of Bihar, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh[1] Apart from native cuisine, Mughlai and Awadhi are two famous sub types of cuisine of the state.

Bread[edit]

As wheat is the staple food of the state, breads are very significant. Breads are generally flat breads; only a few varieties are raised breads. The breads may be made of different types of flour and can be made in various ways. Popular breads include tandoori naan (naan baked in a tandoor), tandoori roti, kulcha, taftan, sheermal, millet (millet flour flatbread), and lachha paratha.

Common dishes[edit]

A staple meal from UP, consisting of sabji, daal and rotis with mango pickle.
Kachori sabji is a popular breakfast in Uttar Pradesh.
Shahi Paneer and bread.
Papdi-chaat has its roots in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Aaloo Paratha
  • Nimona (Green Pea & Potato Curry)
  • Baati chokha
  • Bariya
  • Boondi
  • Chole Bhature
  • Chaat has its root from Uttar Pradesh
  • Daal bhari Puri
  • Daal Makhani
  • Dum Bhindi (Fried whole okra stuffed with spiced potato filling)
  • Fara
  • Gobhi Mussallam
  • Kachori
  • Kadi Chawal
  • Kahi Pakoda Kadhi
  • Kakori Kabab (similar to Seekh Kabab)
  • Kofta
  • Korma
  • lapsi
  • long latta
  • lotpot
  • Meethi Roti
  • Methi Paratha
  • Nihari
  • Paneer Pakora & of various vegetables
  • Pakora
  • Palak Paneer
  • Pasanda Kabab (skewered boneless mutton)
  • Pasanda Paneer (similar to Paneer Makhani or butter paneer (Indian cheese)
  • Puri
  • Raita
  • Rajma, Chole,
  • Rizala
  • Saada Paratha
  • Samosa
  • Sedha
  • Shab Deg (a winter dish, turnips and mutton balls with saffron)
  • Shami Kabab (includes tangy green mango)
  • Sultani Dal
  • Tehri (vegetarian rice dish with spices and mixed vegetables that popular amongst Hindus)

Traditional desserts[edit]

Imarti, made from lentil dough.

Common beverages[edit]

A stall selling Thandai, a popular milk-based cold drink from UP.

Other drinks include:

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10 Best Recipes From Uttar Pradesh". NDTV. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 

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