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"Food of Lucknow" is not just a food, it's a heritage..!


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FoodofLucknowisnotjustafood,itsaheritage..!
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The Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb that we keep listening everywhere is not just the way
Lucknowities speak or talk to others rather it is imbibed and integrated in Lucknows heritage.
ThecultureofAwadhisbeautifullywovenineverything:Beitourlanguage,beitourmannerism,
beitourdressingorbeitourfood.
Thecityhassomehiddenfoodgemsandmostofthem,unlikerestaurantsofothercities,didnot
commercializemuch.TheyexcelinwhattheydoandhavebeenservingLucknowitiesforages.A
realtributetothesefolks!
Lucknowities can go anywhere in this world and can have all the amenities but what their taste
budsreallymissandcraveforFoodofLucknow!!
ThisisanultimateguidetoLucknowsfoodlovestory!!
1)NahariKulcha
NahariinAwadhhistorywasconsideredasafoodforcommonpeople.Ittakesgood67hoursto
cookNaharisoitdeservestobeenjoyedwitheachbite.
Raheem Hotel at Akbari Gate is synonymous to Nahari Kulcha! Started in 1890 by Haji Abdul
RahimSahib,
thisplacehasbeenservingthesametastesfordecades,unaffectedbythecommercialismaround
it.TheBeefGoshtandPayekinahariarehallmarkshere.

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2)GaloutiKebabs
Thiskebabhasitsownlegacy,aNawabofAwadhlostallhisteethduetooldage,butstillcraved
forkebabs.GaloutiKebabswereinventedtosatifyhistastebuds.Itjustmeltsinyourmouthand
tasteslikeheaven!
TundayKababihavemasteredthisdish.CheckoutthisdishwithParathaat100yearsoldTunday
Kababi(Beef)OutletatChowk!Tasteittobelieveit!

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3)BotiKebabs
These kebabs are cooked by subtly and slowly burning them over flames so that it is not
overcooked! Try it at hidden gems(small outlets) at Akbari Gate with Roomali Roti or Warqi
Paratha.Yourtastebudsgonnaloveit!

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4)Biryani!
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Lucknow ki Biryani is an essential element of Awadhi cuisine. The bawarchis (chefs) and
rakabdars(gourmetcooks)ofAwadhhadauniquestyleofdumcookingwhichensuredthatthe
flavoursgetssubtlyaddedtoBiryani.Thearomaofthisdishwillbewithyouforalongtime.
If looking for awesome taste, check it out at Chicken Wahid Biryani, Aminabad, Mutton
LallaBiryani,ChaupatiyaChaurahaorBeefIdrisBiryani,Patanala

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5)Sheermal
Sheermalsliterallymeanssheer(milk)andmal(ghee).Thissaffroncolouredrotiisaspecialityof
Lucknowinthewayitiscookedandthewayitlooks.ItisuniquetoLucknow!Findthebestones
atSheermalWaliGali,AkbariGate.

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6)BasketChat
Lucknowitiesjustlovestreetfoods!Howabouthavingchatservedinabasketshapeandsittingin
awesomeGanjwithyourlovedone.Thataddsanextraflavourtothisdish!DotrythisLucknows
FoodInnovationatRoyalCafe,Hazratganj!

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7)AndmoreChats!
Lucknowitesdontstopfallinginlovewithchats.Youwillunderstandthatonceyouhaveitatany
of these places : Shukla Chaat Lalbagh, Dixit Chaat House, Chhapan Bhog, Moti Mahal or
Madhurima.

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8)MakkhanMalai!
ThisdishisoneoftherarestdishthatyoufindgenerallyinWintermornings!Itisfluffy,lightas
snowandjustmeltsinyourmouth.TrythisoneofitskinddishinChowk!!

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9)MalaiGilori
Any Lucknow food is incomplete without the Malai Gilori. As the Gilori enters your mouth, it
slowlystartsmeltinganditssweetnesssoothesyourbuds.TryitatChappanBhog,RadheyLalor
RamAsrey.

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10)PooriandKachori
ThemorningbreakfastisprobablyincompletewithoutPooriwithDryAaloo,Chholeanddiluted
curd.Lucknowitieslovethespicytasteofthisdish,youcanhaveitonthegoanditfitsthepocket!
JusttryitatBajpai,HazratganjorSriKachoriCorner,Chowk.

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11)PaaniandDahiKeBataashe
TheycallitasGolGappa,PaaniPooriorPuchka,wecallitBataashe.Lucknowhasauniquestyle
of keeping names of dishes so is Bataasha.. Unlike other places where Bataasha is stuffed with
Aaloo, in Lucknow, Bataasha is stuffed with Bolied Matar. All the major chat outlets across city
servesit..!!

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12)Khasta
SoLucknowitiesareveryparticularaboutthefoodanditsname.InLucknow,Kachoriisdifferent
fromKhasta!Youcanfinditatsmalloutletsinmorning!Andifyouwanttohaveonemadeitdesi
ghee then try at Chappan Bhog, Sadar or Radhey Lal, Chowk. Normal Khastas can be tried at
Rattilal,HewettRoad
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13)KaaliGajarkaHalwa
How about having the Black coloured Gaajar ka halwa The Carrot is dark purple but appears
blackandhencethename.Ittastesawesomeandfolkswhotastedit,finditacult!TryitatChhote
Lal,Chaupaityon.

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14)BunandTea
Thoughyouwillfindthisatlotofplacesacrosscountry,butbunwithwhitedesibutteralongwith
SharmasTeaatLalbaghmakeittwototango!

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15)Thandaai
TheThandaaiofLucknowhaveimpressedmanyincludingFormerPMAtalBihariVajpayee.The
RajakiThandaaihasbeenhereformanyyears.Tryeithertheplainoneoronewithbhaang!

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16)LucknowkaPaan
The Awadhi culture cannot be completed and so its cuisine without the mention of Pan.
LucknowitieslovehavingPaanafterthemeal.ThoughyoucanhavethePananywhereincitybut
youhaveagreatoneatMehrotraPaan,NearK.D.SinghStadium.

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17)PrakashkiKulfi
SituatedintheheartofLucknowandtheshoppersparadise,PrakashkiKulfiisdefinitelyaone
shopstoptocoolyourselffromAnimabadscrowd.EnjoyitwithFaludaoverit!

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@Thanks to our food expert Puneet Dhawan for his help in identifying hidden food gems of
Lucknow!

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