Taste the magic of Uttarakhand recipes. The traditional cuisine of Uttarakhand is highly nutritious, simple to prepare and at the same time appealing to the palate.
Several of recipes are special to specific occasions or festivals. To mark the welcome of a guest or relative, Keshar ka Halwa, Jhangora ki Kheer, Arsa, Puri and Shingals (Shyali) are generally served with Aloo ke Gutke. The presence of Jakhya, Singal, Gahat ki Dal adds up to the taste.
The effect of regional diversity is also seen in state catering. Recipes can be mainly categorized in two:
- Garhwali Recipes: Prime feast of the Garhwal region of the Uttaranchal State include Chainsoo, Kaafuli, Jholi, Phaanu, Til ki Chutney, Baadi, Roat, Arsa, Aloo Tomato Jhol.
- Kumaoni Recipes: Ras, Bhaang ki Chutney, Singhal, Bhatt ki Churdkani, Shai, Badil, Thathawani are prime dishes in Kumaon region.
The yummy and mouthwatering cuisine highlights the unique gastronomy culture, climatic effects on the habit of locals. The food is extremely nutritious to suit the high energy requirements of the hilly and cold region.