Guide to Local Food across Uttarakhand

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Guide to Local Food across Uttarakhand

As we all know India is the nation of diversity, the nation that impresses tourists not only for its monumental beauty and diversity but also for its food culture. Every state of India is known for its lip-smacking delicacies and Uttarakhand is one of them. Uttarakhand is absolute bliss for epicureans with its commendable collection of delicious delicacies. The most amazing part of Uttarakhand’s dishes is that they are free of any sort of adulteration and mixing or impurities that makes the food here even more delicious and memorable. We have got you a guide to local food across Uttarakhand to make your respite even more fun with scrumptious food.Although with evolving tourism in these parts, dishes available at restaurants are more of North Indian or continental because of the preferences. But, authentic food cannot be tasted anywhere else but at the place, you are at. Traditional Garhwali and Kumaoni dishes are special in so many ways, be it the taste, preparations or ingredients, everything about the food here is unparalleled from any other dish. People in Uttarakhand believe in using authentic flavours and each cuisine stays true to its taste without any spice overpowering the original taste. Garhwalis and Kumaonis put their best in the preparations and make sure the food is rich in nutrient factor and has health benefits due to the presence of herbs, cereals and pulses.

We have got you a precise Guide to Local Food across Uttarakhand-


  •  Kafuli

There can’t be anything better than Kafuli for people who are diet conscious and like their food with maximum nutrients. You will find kafuli easily in Uttarakhand and you simply can’t skip having this scrumptious delicacy. It is an exotic delicacy that is prepared with spinach and fenugreek leaves in an iron cauldron. If you want to complement this dish with steamed rice, you are going to love it even more. It is one of the most wholesome dishes you would come across in Uttarakhand. Health-conscious people gotta take a note of it!

  •  Bhaang ki Chutney

Doesn’t knowing about Bhang’s existence make you go crazy? Such a happy thing it is for junkies and also for Bholenath’s Bhakts. And no kidding, there is Bhaang ki Chutney prepared in Uttarakhand. You won’t be able to get enough of the taste of every cuisine you complement it with. It literally enhances the taste of the food you are having it with for its aroma, freshness and tangy taste that stays in the mouth for long after you consume it. The preparation of this mouth-watering chutney is carefully done with hemp seeds that give it the addictive aroma. Are you not longing to have it already? Visit Uttarakhand to taste this heavenly chutney.

  • Jhangora ki Kheer

Aren’t desserts mandate after a platter of lip-smacking food? Being in Uttarakhand if you haven’t tasted Jhangora ki Kheer, you have failed Uttarakhand for its most loved dessert. Jhangora is prepared with millets and milk. The richness of this kheer makes it even more delectable. If you are in Uttarakhand, you gotta complete your meal with this dessert.

  • Gulgula

This very dish is a common one across northern India but highly popular among tourists. Gulgula is a sweet delicacy that is easily found locally in Uttarakhand. It is prepared with wheat flour and jaggery.


  • Dubuk

Hailed as one of the delicious dishes of Uttarakhand, Dubuk has an inexpressible taste. It is an amazing preparation of Dal and is best tasted with rice. If you think it is a very normal delicacy, you are wrong. The taste of this very dish will leave you in sheer awe. Uttarakhand has everything you strive for, be it food or beauty, it is your best take.Thus, there is another reason to visit the land of picturesque beauty. The next time you visit Uttarakhand, make sure you try these heavenly delicacies this state is famous for.