Traditional Uttarakhand food: Taste at it’s Best
The food among the whole State of uttarakhand is Delicious and Mouth Watering. Whether it is their Kaapli ki Sabji, Jholi (Kadhi), Mandue ki Roti, Dal k Pakode and much more.
Here we are listing state’s 18 top delicacies one must try in a lifetime (the list is in random order not in any preference)
Arbi is called as Pinalu in the local language and like in Pahadi area of Uttarakhand it is not significant in other states. People of Uttarakhand make Pakoda out of the leaves of arbi and vegetable with gravy. It is tastier with Rice. People living in Uttarakhand make many vegetables out of this arbi leaves.Let’s Begin With the List of Food you would love to Read about.
Usually, everyone takes radish as a salad in almost all parts of Country. But in Uttarakhand especially in Kumaon, this thachula is taken as a green leafy vegetable which can be eaten with chapati as well as with rice.
The most famous Uttarakhand Sweet is BAL Mithai. It is made up of Khoya with Sugar balls. As per people, Almora BAL Mithai is Famous among all other Districts of Uttarakhand. Tourists from other states take this Sweet with them as a memorandum of Uttarakhand visit.
A Delicious sweet once again prepared with Khoya (Condensed Milk) and Coconut wrapped in a green leaf which is peculiar to Kumaon called Malu. This is also one of the mouthwatering sweet of Uttarakhand which people from other states loves it
Aaloo ke Gutkhe
A typical Uttarakhand food made up of boiled Potatoes, roasted with dry spices along with dry whole red chili along with coriander leaves. Residents of Garhwal use it with Jhakiya ka Tadka.
People who love curd and raita cannot take up their hands without eating it. A raita prepared with Curd, Cucumber, mustard seeds with the pungent taste of mustard make it different from all other Raita. People take it as a dish in Uttarakhand rather than taking it as a side order.
Bhang Ki khatai
One of the very tasty dishes Of Uttarakhand prepared with roasted Bhang Seeds, cumin seeds and drops o lemon juice.This is not only favorite dish of local residents of pahad, it is also loved by people from different states. It is good in taste and healthy for the stomach.
Madue Ki Roti
One of the famous and very delicious form of chapati you can only find in Uttarakhand. Usually, it is taken with fresh home prepared butter in the village. It is made up of a special cereal name Madua from Uttarakhand only.
A Sweet dish prepared out of milk, sugar, and Jhangora. Jhangora is a local cereal of Uttarakhand.
Bhatt ki Dal
Among all the Uttarakhand Food Bhatt ki dal(black Soybean) is very delicious cereal. This cereal is a mixture of bhatt, Chana dal, and gehed dal. It is prepared with a lot of care and pre-arrangements like making it wet for the whole night and then grinding it and last to fry it for a long hour.
If you really want to taste something urad Dal pakode is the most delicious food item prepared in Uttarakhand. Urad dal Pakode is the tastiest recipe among all the foods of Uttarakhand. It holds an important place in the lives of people of Uttarakhand as it is taken as the positive sign to cook this. On almost all the pure events and festivals it is prepared as the sign of good gesture.
A Green leafy Vegtable Dish prepared like other green vegetables. The leaves are locally known as “Bichhu Ghas”.
Boiled spinach, finely chopped and cooked with Spice and Curd, and thickened with Rice paste. This recipe is very healthy and rich in iron.
Bread prepared by stuffing Madua dough into Wheat Flour dough. (Eaten with a lot of Ghee.)
A traditional sweet item of Uttarakhand made up of Rice, Water, jaggery and oil. Arse is a good and pure sign for the people of Uttarakhand. It is prepared on the special occasions like in marriage, birthday etc.
It is Kind of dal prepared by black cereal. It is very rich in protein. One of the best food items of Uttarakhand. Cooked with cumin and Asafoetida.
Garhwal Ka Fannah has become a must food item in the menu card for every occasion that takes place in Uttarakhand. It is so divine in its taste and aroma that everyone loves to have it in their menu of celebration.
Jholi (pahadi Kadhi)
A traditional dish of Uttrakhand commonly served with rice. Tasty and made up of Chana flour (besan) and Curd. Good for Stomach and served with Desi Ghee.