Awadhi Cuisine : What Lucknow is famous for!!

Lucknow as it is called ‘ the City of Nawabs‘ is mostly famous for all Nawabi influence, be it dresses, monuments, places or food. The Nawabi food is often called Awadhi Cuisine. This cuisine is a lot more similar to the cooking techniques of Central Asia, Middle East, and Northern India. It comprises of both vegetarians as well as Non-Vegetarian dishes. The cuisines of Lucknow is similar to the cuisines of Royal dishes of Kashmir, Punjab, and Hyderabad. This cuisine is surely a blend of Mouth-watering dishes with Royal taste whose one platter will make one feel like a Royal King.

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THE WORLD FAMOUS KEBABS:

While in a Nawabs city, and you have to try Kebab, in order not to regret. Kebabs are what Lucknow’s Food is mostly famous for. One can find hell lot of variety of utterly Delicious Kebabs in the City. Here is the list of Kebabs one must try in Lucknow:

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SEEKH KEBAB:

Seekh Kebab has been known to be irresistible since the time it was Invented. 

KAKORI KEBAB:

Kakori Kebab was made with the divine blessings of Shah Abi Ahder Sahib and is considered sacred.

SHAMI KEBAB:

This tempting Kebab is made from minced meat, with chopped onion, Coriander and green chilies. The best time to have them is when Mangoes are in season.

GALAWAT KEBAB: 

Made without any Binding agent, the Kebab only consists of purely minced meat and spices.

VARIETIES OF BREAD (OR ROTI):

Bread (or Roti) is the most famous dish in India which is eaten during all the three meals that are, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. There are different varieties of Bread which are more delicious like  Rumali Roti, Tandoori Roti, Naan, Kulcha, lachha parantha, sheermal, and baqarkhani.

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CHAAT:

Chaat and Samosa are originated in Uttar Pradesh which has now become the official Street food nationwide. One can get these Chaat all around India but the best remains only the Original. Other variants of chaat are Pani puri, papdi and dahi chaat, dahi vada, aloo tikki and a lot more.

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DESERT:

After all those mouth-watering, spicy Awadhi dishes, there is always room for deserts, and that room gets even larger when It’s Awadhi Desert. Awadhi deserts are Halwas which are mainly of four varieties: Papadi, Jauzi, Habshi, and Dudhiya. 

 

 

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