Mouthwatering Dishes – Lucknow is Land of Nawabs and Awadhi cuisine. This city is a total foodie’s paradise. Be it be kebabs or paans or biryanis, every food is heaven. List of delicacies is endless but, here are some mouthwatering dishes that you just cannot miss when in Lucknow -.
1. Lucknowi Biryani
This dish is straight from the Nawabi streets. Rice is cooked separately with fresh spices and the marinated chicken is added later after the rice is cooked. The final product is something that you just cannot resist. Thie is one of the best biryani you will ever eat.
2. Galawati Kebab
Galawati Kebab or Galauti Kebab is a special delicacy which was made exclusively for a Nawab in Lucknow. Galawati means melt in your mouth, and the dish is what its name says. Finely ground meat and unripe papaya is marinated together with spices, This one should be a must try in your list when you are in Lucknow.
3. Paya Ki Nihar
Lucknowi Payai Ki Nihari or Lamb Broth, is a slowly-cooked dish usually prepared overnight for more than 6-7 hours. Nahar is Urdu word which means morning, hence the dish usually sells like hot cakes for breakfast. It is very heavy though and yes very tasty too.
4. Tunday Kebab
Tunday means handicapped and it got its name because the person who made it for the first time was handicapped. Mixed over with almost 100 masalas, This royal kebab ensure that you don’t feel uneasy after having them. They literally melt in your mouth like ice cream and are best served with rumali roti.