One most the most loved sweet snacks of Bihar, thekua is also relished in states like Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. These crunchy rounds are very easy to make with only four main ingredients.
This pickle is a spice lover's dream come true. Whole chillies stuffed with a host of sizzling spices make this Banarasi preparation a popular one.
Buknu is a powered mixture of several spices. It is an ancient recipe, popular in parts of Uttar Pradesh. It is a local hit for rendering a distinct taste to delicacies.
A lovely dal recipe to grace your everyday meals. Made with Bengal gram, black gram and mild spices. Garnish with fresh cream!
A dish from Uttar Pradesh, chaulai ka saag is usually eaten with makki di roti or paranthas. It is also known as Amaranth leaves and is a great source of vitamin A, folate, vitamin c, iron etc.
Chef Marut Sikka takes us to the farmlands of eastern Uttar Pradesh, as he shares with us the recipe of 'Bhindi Ka Salan'. Crisp fried bhindi in a zingy gravy.
Vegetarian koftas in a rich gravy. Smooth and soft these koftas are made with khoya, therefore quite rich!
This recipe was sent in by one of our viewers of Aditya Bal's Chakhle India. She shares with us the traditional tehari recipe from Uttar Pradesh.
A easy to make rice preparation with hare chane. It is quick to make and divine to taste.
Aditya sets up his kitchen and cooks a Ghazipur style chokha, to which he adds his own special twist! Charred brinjals cooked with tomatoes, mashed potatoes, green chillies and onions.
Aditya sets up his kitchen, the panoramic vista of Varanasi bustling behind him and tosses up some delicious Benarasi ghugni! The recipe of which is age old, of course! Served with piping hot poori or kachori.
A gravy dish with yogurt and mango. Light and quick to make.
A simple yet delightful sweet. Three simple ingredients make for this popular Indian sweet native to Uttar Pradesh.
Balushahi is an traditional North Indian flaky dessert made with maida and deep fried in ghee.
Your favorite vegetables cooked in a luscious cashew nuts and khoya gravy. Kaju curry is a Lucknawi delight.
A toss up of bitter gourd rounds, curd and spices.
An everyday dish of mashed potatoes cooked in a masaledar gravy. Goes best with garma garam puris.
This potato sabzi is eaten during fasts. Normal salt is replaced with sendha namak or rock salt.
Petha is a popular Indian sweet. It is soft chewy and candy-like, eaten dry or dipped in sugar syrup (chashni). It is known to have originated in Agra.
Fried potatoes stuffed with paneer, mingled in a rich, masaledar onion and tomato gravy. Perfect dish to dazzle a crowd.