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Basket Chaat
Lucknow (Oudh) food is one of the best and delicious tastes that you can get in the world. The place is also known as the Awadhi cuisine and thus can offer you a good variety of nawabi food in its charming nawabi atmosphere. If you are a lover of non-veg dishes, Lucknow can be nothing less than a treat for you. From delicious kebabs to mutton, Lucknow has everything that you can think of. Here are some of the names of the dishes that you must try when in Lucknow.

1. Galawati Kebab
Galawati Kebab or Galauti Kebab is a special delicacy which 
was once made exclusively for a Nawab in Lucknow. Galawati
 means melt in your mouth, and the dish does exactly that. Once 
finely ground meat and unripe papaya is marinated, a mixture of 
spices is added to the dish. This one must be high on your must 
try list when in Lucknow!
2. Nihari and Kulcha
Started in 1890 by Haji Abdur Raheem Saheb, Raheem’s hotel is world famous for its Nihari-Kulcha. For the uninitiated, nihari is a robust meat curry, simmered overnight with spices & special  herbs on a low fire, that is best served with a warm, fluffy ghilaaf kulcha (the upper layer is ghilaaf and the bottom layer is khameer). Paaye, sheermal, kakori kabab, parsande, seekh kabab and kheer are also much-loved delicacies served at this eatery.
3. Chicken Pasanda
Bharwa Chicken Pasanda, one of the most famous dish of Lucknow.Chicken Lovers will definitely love it. It is made up of Chicken having a filling of Khoya and Cheese mixture. It is garnished with white sauce and Coconut Cashew sauce. The taste is spicy and yummy.The best one you’ll get in Chowk area. The best place for non-vegetarian.
4. Biryani
Wahid Biryani is a must eat local food in Lucknow. They have 
been serving biryani since 1955 in Lucknow and has been in 
business from  ast 60 years. The biryani at Wahid is really popular
 and has been covered in many newspapers and food shows too. 
The USP is that is prepared by whopping
 56 different masalas and is served at just INR 50. They are so 
popular that they have their stalls installed in Taj Mahotsav in 
Agra or Lucknow Mahotsav in the awadhi city itself.
5. Chicken Shami Kabab
One of the best non-vegetarian snack recipe to serve for dinner
 parties.Shaami Kebabs are meat kebabs usually made with mutton,
 but with this kebab recipe you can easily make it from chicken.
6. Khasta-aaloo
Not many talk about it. However, you should make it your breakfast every time you are in Lucknow. These are deep fried pastries filled with lentils, served with sautéed and spiced potatoes and sweet 
chutneys. Of course, you can’t eat just one.
7. Tunday Kababi
This place defines Lucknow food in so many ways. Whoever visits 
this place, cannot forget the taste of these uniquely spiced kebabs for  a very long time. The meat tends to dissolve in the mouth instantly and is best complimented with roomali rotis. The Chowk outlet serves only beef kebabs while the Aminabad outlet serves both mutton and beef kebabs at a very cheap price. So eat as 
much as you want without burning a hole in your pocket!
8. Basket Chaat

You just need a Lucknow special basket chaat to spice up your day with the best flavors and tastes. It is one of those dishes that you will find many people trying in the evening over a chai. The basket in this basket chaat is made as a crispy tokri that contains the other flavors of the chaat like mashed aloo, different varieties of chutneys, etc. Make sure you don’t miss this dish when in Lucknow.
9. Boti Kabab
Tender pieces of meat heated under intense heat, Boti Kabab is one 
finger-licking starter you should definitely not miss! A popular 
Mughlai recipe, this is one the many famous kababs that Lucknow
 has to offer.
10. Sheermal
Golden dough made of flour, sugar, milk and flavored with saffron,cooked until brown and served brushed with ghee. Serve with any chicken or mutton
11. Dum Murg ki Kacchi Biryani
Marinated chicken flavored with saffron, milk and a host of masalas, combined with rice to cook up a steaming biryani.
12. Makhan Malai
A winter food, its light and airy texture will make it feel like you are eating air. Lightly sweetened and garnished with dry fruits, it’s a must have during winters.

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