Uttarakhand Cuisine

Cuisine And Restaurant – Rishikesh

It was due to a performance by the Beatles in “Rishikesh” during the 1960’s at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, that this pious city in Uttarakhand became a popular destination for both spiritual seekers as well as for tourists. This city is located in the Dehradun district in the foothills of the Himalayas. Apart […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Ranikhet Hills

Located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand is a scenic hill station called “Ranikhet”. It is elevated at an altitude of 1,869 feet above sea level. This region is known for its overall natural beauty and magnificent views of snow-clad peaks including the Nanda Devi Peak.  Since this hill station is small the cuisine available […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Pithoragarh

Located in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 1,514 meters above sea level Pithoragarh is an extremely scenic town.  It lies in the western part of the Soar Valley which resembles the Kashmir Valley on a minute scale. This town is known for variety of birds and animals. It also provides for a perfect landscape for […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Pauri Hills

Elevated at a height of 1,814 meters above sea level in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand is a scenic hill station called “Pauri”. It is popular for its lush green surroundings and the magnificent views of the Himalayas that it provides for. This hill station is ideal for adventure activities such as cycling, trekking, […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Nainital Hills

In Uttarakhand, there is a scenic and tranquil hill station called Nainital. It is elevated at an altitude of 2,084 meters above sea level. Now the cuisine in Uttarakhand is based on coarse grains with high fiber content. And so delicacies such as Dal Makhani are quite popular in Nainital. Local food such as Ras […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Lansdowne

Lansdowne is a scenic town in Uttarakhand that was founded in 1887 and, named after the then Viceroy of India Lord Lansdowne (1888-1894). It was originally named “Kaludanda” which means “Black Hill”. This small hamlet located in the Pauri Garhwal district and elevated at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level is known for […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Kedarnath

Kedarnath is a scenic town located in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. This town is located at an altitude of 3,583 meters above sea level. This quaint town is popular for the Kedarnath Temple and, is considered to be amongst the holiest places in India. As for food in this town, local as well as cuisines […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Kausani Hills

The great Mahatma Gandhi is said to have described this scenic hill station in Uttarakhand called “Kausani” as the Switzerland of India. Initially named “Valna” the beautiful hill station is located in the Bageshwar district. It is also popular for providing magnificent views of sunset and sunrise with the beautiful snow clad Himalayas in the […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Haridwar

According to Hindu religion, there are seven holy sites of religious significance in the country and, one among them is the city Haridwar located in Uttarakhand. This city is situated on the banks of the sacred river Ganga. It is also popular for a “mela” i.e. a Hindu festival called the “Kumbh Mela”. This festival […]

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Cuisine And Restaurant – Chopta

In the state of Uttarakhand, there is an extremely scenic region of meadows called “Chopta”. Such is the natural beauty of this region that it has aptly been given the sobriquet “Mini Switzerland”. It is known for its lofty mountains and lush green landscapes. This region is also known for a temple devoted to Lord […]

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