Recipes Of Uttarakhand

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. 

Uttarakhand Recipes can be mainly categorized in two:

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.

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Aloo Ke Gutke
Aloo Ke Gutke

Aloo ke Gutke is a famous dish in both Garhwal and Kumaon regions of Uttarakhand. This dish is also used as snack, side dish with Rice and Dal and eve

Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol
Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol

Aloo Tamatar Jhol is a popular dish among the people of Uttarakhand, as it is quick and easy to cook and requires minimum ingredients. Aloo Tamatar Jh

Alu Daal Pakora
Alu Daal Pakora

Aloo Daal Pakora is served as a snack and is one of the favorite snacks of the locality of the Kumaon.It is an innovative food of Kumaon.There are var

Baadi
Baadi

Baadi is made from Kwada ka Aata (also known as Choon or Mandua flour and is black in color) Baadi is best eaten with Gahat ki dal or Phaanu. Hot Baad

Bhang Ki Chutney
Bhang Ki Chutney

Bhaang ki Chutney is a very famous delicay in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is served with every food at most of the occasions. You will find Bhang

Bhatwani
Bhatwani

Uttarakhand famous, well known traditional dish Bhattwani is prepared from Pahari Bhatt Dal (Black Beans) powder.

Chachandu
Chachandu

Chachandu is a famous traditional cuisine of Uttarakhand made with buttermilk and Jhangora (Barnyard Millet). Its very easy to cook, easy to digest an

Chainsoo
Chainsoo

Chainsoo is prepared by using black gram daal (Urad dal) by griding and roasting it. It is a very healthy daal with high protein value.Similar prepara

Chaulai Ke Laddu
Chaulai Ke Laddu

Chaulai ke laddu is a sweet delacies of Uttarakhand. It is make of Amarnath Seeds, also known as Cholai (Chaulai) in local languages.Those refraining

Gahat (Kulath) Ki Dal
Gahat (Kulath) Ki Dal

Gehat Dal is prepared from Gahat (also know as Kulath), tempered with Gandharein (Angelica Glabris), Asafoetida (Hing) and Cumin (Sauf) seeds. It

Gahat (Kulath) Rasmi Badi (Kofta)
Gahat (Kulath) Rasmi Badi (Kofta)

Gahat dal badi is very famous in both Garhwal and Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is made by women when there is surplus dal available and these badi

Gahat (Kulath) Soup
Gahat (Kulath) Soup

Its a soup prepared from Gahat ( Kulth) dal. It is considered to be healthy and have medicinal properties as well.

Ginjudu (Ginjda)
Ginjudu (Ginjda)

Dinjudu is a Uttarakhand traditional dish prepared from Pahari Bhatt Dal (Black Beans) and Jhangora (Barnyard Millet). Also locally regarded as Pahadi

Jhangore Ki Kheer
Jhangore Ki Kheer

This is sweet dish prepared with Jhangora in most parts of Uttarakhand in both Garhwal and Kumaon Regions. 

Kafuli
Kafuli

Kafuli is a thick gravy preparation made from green leafy vegetables. Kafuli made of Spinach or Rai leaves is the most common preparation.In some part

Lagdi
Lagdi

Lagdi is delicious snack of Uttarakhand made easily with wheat flour and gud or sugar. Its very much loved snack by children.Learn how to make Lagdi (

Lesu
Lesu

Lesu is a Kumaoni/ Garhwali Bread prepared by stuffing Mandua dough into wheat flour dough and eaten with Ghee

Mandua Ki Roti
Mandua Ki Roti

Delicious and nutritious Chappaties made from Mandua flour. Madua is also known as Ragi and has rich nutritious value. 

Meetha Bhat (Khaska)
Meetha Bhat (Khaska)

Uttarakhand traditional sweet dish prepared from Pahari red rice (Lal Chawal). Meetha Bhaat is also prepared in various auspicious events, marriages a

Meethe Swale
Meethe Swale

Meethe Swale is a traditional snack of Uttarakhand made easily with rice flour and gud or sugar. Its been cook on all auspicious occasions/ festivals.

Mixed Bhaddu Dal
Mixed Bhaddu Dal

Bhaddu is a heavy bottom and narrow neck pot made of mix alloy. 

Phaanu
Phaanu

Phanu is also made of dals (lentils) like chainsoo, but in this case the dals are soaked in water for about 4 to 6 hours before its use. A different v

Plyo
Plyo

Plyo is delicious Uttarakhand dish made with buttermilk and Ragi flour (Mandue Ka Atta or Chuna). It is similar to Kadi.

Roat
Roat

During marriages and other family or religious functions certain traditional Garhwali dishes are prepared, the most important among them are Roat and

Rus
Rus

Rus is a kumaoni delicacy prepared with mixed dal stock, thickened by Rice paste and served with Rice

Sameshwarotsav
Sameshwarotsav

Sameshwarotsav or Sameshwar Utsav is an annual fair held during the Hindu month of Bhadrapada (August-September) at Uprikot village in the Uttarkashi

Sani Hui Mooli And Nimbu
Sani Hui Mooli And Nimbu

Wow! mouth waters the moment you have a flavor of this refreshing and tempting mixture of radish, lemon, curd and paste of bhang seeds. It is usually

Saton- Athon Festival
Saton- Athon Festival

Saton-Athon Festival is one of the most important festivals of the Pithoragarh region of Kumaon. On this day, it is crucial for every member of the fa

Selku Fair
Selku Fair

Celebration of various fairs & festivals in Uttarakhand showcases the high religious spirit and traditional values that people of Uttarakhand have

Sisunak Saag
Sisunak Saag

Sisunak (Nettle Leaves, Kandali) saag is enhanced by high nutritious value. The leaves from where this saag is prepared are locally known as "Bichhu G

Somnath (Masi) Fair
Somnath (Masi) Fair

Somnath Fair or Masi Fair is held every year in the small village of Masi, located in Ranikhet tehsil of Almora district in the Kumaon region of Uttar

Stuffed Gahat (Kulath) Chappaties
Stuffed Gahat (Kulath) Chappaties

Dal prepared from Gahat, tempered with Gandharein (Angelica Glabris), Asafoetida.Learn how to make gahat dal parantha

Thechwani
Thechwani

Thechwani can be prepared using radish root (pahari mula having round root) or potatoes. The preparation is called by this name as the radish root or

Til Ki Chutney
Til Ki Chutney

Til (sesame seeds) chutney is mainly prepared during winters and is yummy with Tor ki daal n' Bhaat or with Gahat ke paranthe. It can also be used as

Urad Dal Ke Padoke (Wada)
Urad Dal Ke Padoke (Wada)

Spicy Pakoras Prepared with different dal (Pulses) are made in Uttarakhand in different region. Different dals are used to make pakodas in Garhwal and

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