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Cuisine of Uttar Pradesh is from the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) located in Northern India. The Cuisine of UP has a large variety of dishes. The cuisine consists of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of different varieties. Being a large state, the cuisine of UP share lot of dishes and recipes with the neighboring states of Delhi, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Apart from native cuisine, Mughlai and Awadhi are two famous sub types of cuisine of the state.
As wheat is the staple food of the state, breads are very significant. Breads are generally flat breads; only a few varieties are raised breads. The breads may be made of different types of flour and can be made in various ways. Popular breads include tandoori naan (naan baked in a tandoor), tandoori roti, kulcha, taftan, sheermal, Rumali Roti, Paratha, millet (millet flour flatbread), and lachha paratha.
Other drinks include:
Veg Kofta curry and rice
Malaiyo, a dessert made from milk cream, a specialty of Varanasi.
Khasta Kachori is a popular snack
The samosa is a popular snack from Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknowi Chicken Biryani
Paan (betel leaves) being served with silver foil at Sarnath near Varanasi.
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