Northern Indian Cuisine

It includes the following states:-

  1. Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Uttrakhand
  4. Punjab
  5. Haryana
  6. Rajasthan
  7. Delhi
  8. Uttar Pradesh

Jammu and kashmir

There are some food style and recipies through which the Kashmir is popular in India and also outside the country.

Kashmiri cuisine

Dum Aloo

Dum aloo is a famous dish from kashmir and this dish is originally eat up by kashmiri pandits. Dum Aloo made with baby potatoes and is popular in India.

The kashmiri dum aalo has no cream ginger, Onion, but have spices these spices are fennel and ginger powder and the most significant thing they have is the kashmiri red chilli powder, from this red chilli powder the potatoes get the bright red colour.

Ragan Josh

Ragan Josh is a spicy lamb dish which is one of the main dish of kashmiri cuisine.

The lamb cooked in heat for longer time along with spices.

It is usually eaten or consumed with rice and kashmiri pulav.

Kesar Phirni

Kesar Phirni is the delicious desert.This is a sweet dish and made from milk.

Phirni is almost all of favorite across India.And Kesar Phirni dessert is liked by everyone ,it is served as dessert after main course.

It is mostly served in kullad, earthen pots because the raw rusting adds more flavour in it and make it more mouth watering.

Kashmiri Pulav

Kashimiri Pulav is a rice dish made with full vegetables. Rice is the staple food of Kashmir.

It is originated in the northern state Kashmir of India and most favourite in cuisine of Kashmir.

It is made with dry fruits and nuts for making the every bite more nutritional.It contains fennel aroma and Kashmiri pulav is consumed with meat and raita.


Rajma is a kidney beans curry.This is the popular dish in northern India.

The Rajma Curry is best served with plain rice and they together called rajma chawal. The Rajma are soaked before cooked.

It is very easy to make and is delicious meal in north India.

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal cuisine

Tudkiya Bath

Tudkiya Bath is the famous pulao. Everyone cook this type of pulao in their own way.

This is not only cooked with Indian spices but also extra more with lentils, yogurt along with more.

Cinnamon which gives a great taste to this dish and some drops of line juice in pulao gives mouth watering taste.

Kullu Fish

Kullu fish is the most popular in mountains hills.

Kullu trout smudge with a Indian spices. The fish is pan fried. This fish delivers the flavours of mountain fishes.

This dish best served with steamed white rice.


Thupka is a noodle soup and this dish found everywhere.

This dish can be prepared with vegetarian and non- vegetarian. This dish is popular in north region of India, Sikkim , assam, Bhutan,and Arunachal Pradesh.

Thupka dish is of Tibetian origin.


Sidu is most popular of Himachal Pradesh. This dish is favorite in Kullu, Shimla, Manali.

This is a dish came from pahadi cuisine, only half an hour is required to make sidu. Sidu can be serve with mash dal, and eaten with ghee or butter.

Uttrakhand cuisine

Gahat/ kulthi

This gahat/kulthi dal is yield in the hills of Uttrakhand. This Dal is hot mostly consumed in winters and very beneficial for stomach.

This is very healthy digestive and also beneficial for kindey stone when only the cooked water of Dal is consumed.

Jhangore ki kheer

Jhangore ki kheer is a sweet dish which is prepared with jhangora.

This dish can be prepared by anyone in their home. It is made using Jhangora(barn yard millets) with milk, sugar and garnish with almonds and raisins.

You can prepare it for your loved ones for giving a sweet taste to your life.

Madue ki Roti (finger millet seeds)

It is a grain grown in Uttrakhand hills. This madue flour is very good for digestion.

Uttrakhand people and others also consumed it in winters, and it is called madue ka aatta and madue ki Roti this is very popular in uttrakhand.

This is highly nutritious.


Dubke is the traditional dish of kumauni cuisine.

The Dubuk made from lentils ( Bhatt, gahat, arhar). These lentils are soaked at night and then boiled, then separated, after this it is ready for prepare.

Best served with steamed plain rice.

Bal Mithai

Now the most favourable and popular sweets of Uttrakhand which can be found in each and any corner of Uttrakhand.

It is chocolate like soft crumbly or can say a fudge covered with sugar balls. And made by roasted khoya. Mostly this sweets found in Almora, uttrakhand.

Hey! Iam Kajal Arya owner of my website regionstyleeats.com. Here I share my ideas and information about Indian cuisine further International also. Food is love.


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