The taste from Uttarakhand
The two distinct regions, Kumaon (कुमाऊँ ) and Garhwal (गढ़वाल ) offer palates of flavorful dishes that are high on nutrition as well. Cuisines of Uttarakhand are simple and made of locally grown ingredients. The cuisines don’t have complex spices. This two regions in Uttarakhand have different cuisines.
The hilly areas of Uttarakhand practice mixed cropping, while in the plain areas single crops are grown. Crops like basmati rice, wheat, coarse cereals, pulses, soybeans and oil seeds are widely grown in Uttarakhand.
Major crops grown in Uttarakhand are rice, wheat, sugarcane, maize, soybean, pulses and oilseeds. Major fruits grown in Uttarakhand are Mango, litchi, guava, apricot etc while major vegetables grown in Uttarakhand are Potato, tomato, green pea, cauliflower and capsicum etc.
In Uttarakhand The traditional way of cooking on mud chulha involves the use of earthen pots, that naturally adds to the flavour of the dish. According to people from Uttarakhand, food cooked in earthen pots is nutrient-rich, as they help maintain the moisture and the aroma of the cooked food. benefits of cooking food on a mud chulha (clay stove)
- Adds to the flavour
- Keeps the nutrients intact
- Smokey touch
- Cleanses the space
- Spiritual connect
Not many people know this, but this place has a whole lot of delicious food that will satiate the hidden hunger in you.