If you ask us, waking up on a weekend morning is a unique feeling in the world. Not to worry. It’s all about unwinding, relaxing, and indulging in our favorite dishes (of course). The long weekend is approaching, and we all can’t wait to enjoy the bright days and the three-day long vacation. And why shouldn’t we? Such a weekend comes after a long time. Hence, there is nothing better than a nutritious spread to enjoy on the weekend. And we eaters look forward to such moments.
To make the most of this weekend, here we bring you a list of 5 special Uttarakhand dishes that you can enjoy right at your home. We understand, it is not always possible to travel to the mountains to enjoy their authentic cuisine. Sometimes the balcony of our house is enough! So, without further delay, let’s get straight to the recipes. Take a look below.
Here are 5 Uttarakhand special dishes that you must try:
1. Kumaoni Badil – Our Recommendation
Kumaoni Badil is basically a Dal Kebab recipe. Kumaon is a region of Uttarakhand known for its rich and extensive culinary offerings. This kebab is made from local lentils, ginger, garlic, garam masala and other such ingredients. Click here for the full recipe.
2. Potato flakes
Here we bring you another delicious dish from Kumaoni cuisine. Made from chunks of potatoes, fried in pungent mustard oil and then seasoned with red chili powder, coriander powder and a pool of other spices. Check out the recipe for Potato Gutka here.
Garam garam dal has nothing to do with rice. Here we bring you a Pahari Kali Dal recipe that is all things hot, soothing and healthy. Wondering how to go about it? click here.
This dish is basically a roti which is served on many occasions in Uttarakhand. Also, the biscuit-like texture of this bread adds a crunch to the mouth. Pair it with lentils, sabzi, or anything you like. Find the rot’s recipe here.
5. Ghat’s broth
Finally, we bring you a special monsoon recipe. Gahat dal (or kulthi dal or horse gram) is a staple in the hilly regions of Garhwal and Kumaon. This broth is not only relaxing but also very nutritious to eat. Find the recipe here.
Try these recipes and tell us your experience in the comments below.