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Healthy and delicious dishes from Uttarakhand you need to try

Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST
  • If you are a big-time foodie and a travel enthusiast then one of your major reasons for going places has to be to try out new dishes from different states across countries. Uttarakhand, in Himachal Pradesh, has a lot to offer not just to your eyes but also to your palate.
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People in the hills are far healthier than the people residing in big cities because of their nutritious diet. The best part about living in the hills is growing your own vegetables and consuming them. The pahadis of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh love their lentils and green leafy vegetables. Their dishes are simple just like the locals but rich in flavour and nutrition. Here are a few dishes from the two main regions of the state, Kumao and Garhwal that you need to try if you haven't already(Instagram) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

People in the hills are far healthier than the people residing in big cities because of their nutritious diet. The best part about living in the hills is growing your own vegetables and consuming them. The pahadis of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh love their lentils and green leafy vegetables. Their dishes are simple just like the locals but rich in flavour and nutrition. Here are a few dishes from the two main regions of the state, Kumao and Garhwal that you need to try if you haven't already(Instagram)

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Chainsoo: The main ingredient of this dish is urad dal. Since the dal is rich in protein and essential nutrients, it makes it a healthy side. It is served with steamed rice and spicy baby potatoes.(Instagram/@pahadi_hai_hum_official) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Chainsoo: The main ingredient of this dish is urad dal. Since the dal is rich in protein and essential nutrients, it makes it a healthy side. It is served with steamed rice and spicy baby potatoes.(Instagram/@pahadi_hai_hum_official)

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Baadi: This comforting pahadi dish is an amalgamation of great taste and nutrition. It is made with buckwheat and is consumed by the Garhwali people of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It is best eaten with gahat ki dal or phaanu.(Instagram/@pithoragarh__lovers) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Baadi: This comforting pahadi dish is an amalgamation of great taste and nutrition. It is made with buckwheat and is consumed by the Garhwali people of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It is best eaten with gahat ki dal or phaanu.(Instagram/@pithoragarh__lovers)

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Kandalee Ka Saag: This dish is made with paneer and a local leafy vegetable known as ‘bicchu ghas.’ It has become a tourist favourite and has several health benefits.(Instagram/@iampramodsingh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Kandalee Ka Saag: This dish is made with paneer and a local leafy vegetable known as ‘bicchu ghas.’ It has become a tourist favourite and has several health benefits.(Instagram/@iampramodsingh)

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Phaanu: Phaanu is a dal based dish which can be prepared using chainsoo, gahat, arhar or green mung. This creamy, tasty and healthy dish is famous in the Kumaon regions of Uttarakhand.(Instagram/@food_swings_mood_swings) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Phaanu: Phaanu is a dal based dish which can be prepared using chainsoo, gahat, arhar or green mung. This creamy, tasty and healthy dish is famous in the Kumaon regions of Uttarakhand.(Instagram/@food_swings_mood_swings)

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Kafuli: Also known as Kafali and Kafli, the key ingredients of this dish are spinach, rai leaves and fenugreek leaves. It has a thich consistency and goes well with roti and steamed rice. This dish is often served to travellers looking to try out something new. (Instagram/@foodieexpatlifestyle) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST

Kafuli: Also known as Kafali and Kafli, the key ingredients of this dish are spinach, rai leaves and fenugreek leaves. It has a thich consistency and goes well with roti and steamed rice. This dish is often served to travellers looking to try out something new. (Instagram/@foodieexpatlifestyle)

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