1. Batti Chokha
This dish most liked one in the area of eastern Uttar Pradesh. It is an authentic dish comprising of a wheat baati which is round, and chokha which is made of mashed potatoes, brinjal, and tomatoes. It is paired with desi ghee, green chutney, and chaat masala. The battis are baked in mud ovens which give it a unique aroma and taste.
It is a famous dish in the areas of Agra, Firozabad, and Mathura. The crispy, deep-fried wheat chapattis (puri), with spicy curry based potato sabzi. It’s the favorite lip smacking breakfast choice for many people living in these towns. Your trip to Agra will not be complete without visiting Taj Mahal and tasting Bedhai.
The city of Mathura and Vrindavan, is just not known for its Radha & Krishna temples, but also for this sweet delicacy. They are made of mawa with cardamom or saffron. They are decorated with chandi vark or dry fruits.
It is another famous delicacy of Agra. It is made of pumpkin. The white pumpkin is soaked in water for two to three days and then cooked in flavored sugar syrup. A wide range of flavors are available for this delicacy like chocolate, kesar, paan, etc.
It is also known as vegetable pulao. The finest of all basmati rice is used to make this dish. Varieties of vegetables are cooked with the rice with different spices which provides it the taste and aroma. The dish is usually paired up with green chutney which enhances its taste. It is a simple dish and can be prepared at home too.
6. Baigan Ki Longe
This is a special dish. The brinjal is sliced from between and filled with masala. The stuffed masala is made of all types of different spices. The stuffing is quiet spicy and tasty. It is also being served in reception parties.
7. Galaouti Kebabs
It’s the most famous dish of the city of Nawabs. The minced meat is mixed with spices and baked on a tava. The aroma and taste of the spices are mesmerizing. The specialty of this dish is that it will melt down as soon as you keep it in your mouth. The taste of different spices will rejuvenate your taste buds.
8. Bhindi Ka Salan
The crispy fried ladyfinger is dipped into the yogurt based curry with the twist of different spices. It is an authentic Awadhi cuisine, and enjoyed by every other person. It is a healthy and tasty dish.
It is a sweet dessert of Uttar Pradesh. It is a deep fried maida puri, soaked in cardamom flavored sugar syrup. It is decorated with dry fruits and chandi vark. The refreshing taste and smell of this dish will make your day.
10. Dum Aloo
This dish is a common one in this area. The crispy fried potatoes are soaked in thick gravy, and is made out of various spices. If you are a big fan of spicy food, then it is a treat for your taste buds.
This is a favorite street food of Uttar Pradesh. It consists of an enormous variety of flavors, with various toppings and masala. The samosa chaat, aloo tikki chaat, matar chaat are the most known among the wide variety.
12. Aloo Puri
This is most liked breakfast choice of Uttar Pradesh people. As the name tells, the dish is the combination of crispy and spicy aloo sabzi with deep fried wheat chapattis.
Bedmi is the deep fried maida puri stuffed with urad dal and masala. The bedmi can be enjoyed with chutney or with any curry based dish. It makes a great combination with both. It is a must try dish.
This is a sweet delicacy. It is made out of white til. The white til is mixed in cardamom flavored sugar or jaggery syrup and set to cool down. Then it is chisel out in different shapes and sizes. It is a small and healthy sweet. It is usually available in winters.
15. Kebab Parantha
It was a considered as a royal dish in past years, and you could spot the vendors selling it on every street. It is a favorite evening time snack of the youths living here. The veg or non-veg kebabs are being rolled in a parantha with green chutney and sliced onion.
This dish is available in both veg and non-veg cuisine. It is a curry based dish with meat or vegetable made balls soaked in it. The spices added to its curry make a great combination. It is paired with either chapattis or rice.
It is an Awadhi cuisine and also known as non-veg pulao. The rice is cooked with different spices and meat. The spices provide drooling taste and aroma to the rice and meat. It is usually paired with raita and green chutney which adds up its taste. It is considered as a royal delicacy.
It’s an important part of the festival of colors “Holi.” The maida flour chapattis are filled cardamom flavored mawa and dry fruits, and deep fried. It is a favorite and important sweet of North Indian culture. Everybody loves it whether a kid or an old person.
It is a rarely known dish to people of other states. It is made out of rice flour stuffed with urad or moong dal. It is cooked in steam and served green chutney. It is a healthy and delicious dish. It can play its part as a snack and as a main meal too. Sometimes, it also fried in oil and served crispy and hot.
It is a famous dessert which is usually enjoyed in summers. It is made of churned milk, flavored with cardamom and saffron, and mixed with dry fruits. The kulfi is served with white or saffron colored faluda. The refreshing taste and flavor of the kulfi will relax and refresh your mind.