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Cuisine of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand cuisines offer various food items that treat your taste buds. It is unconventional to say that the cuisine of Uttarakhand is strongly influenced by its geography. The fantastic taste and nutritious ingredients of the cuisine of Uttarakhand form one of the most important attractions of a tour to Uttarakhand.

Several factors have influenced the cuisine of Uttarakhand, but none as crucial as the topography and lifestyle of the region itself. The main ingredients used in the foods of Uttarakhand are found in and around the forests, lakes, and mountains of Uttarakhand. With the availability of several pulses, cereals, and vegetables which are rarely found in other parts of the world. In addition, milk and a number of its products are some of the most common food items of Uttarakhand, influencing the cuisine of Uttarakhand in numerous ways.

While walking through the winding roads of the mountainous countryside, do not be surprised if you come across a tiny rustic shop selling flowers cooked in the purest of mountainous, clarified butter. Tasteful items with the brilliance of the scenery all around add a special charm to your holiday in Uttarakhand. Some of the famous foods of Uttarakhand are Singal, Gahat ki Dal, Rus, Aloo ke Gutke, Kumaoni Raita, Jhangora Ki Kheer, Sani hui Muli and Nimbu, Singodi, Bal Mithai, Kandalee ka Saag, Kaafli, Arsa, Gulgula, and Kulath Phanu.