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published time By Olivia published time 21 Sep, 2018 Share image 0 Shares
Lucknow aaye, aur Nawabo ka khana nahi khaya, yeh kaise ho sakta hai?
Lucknow is a foodie’s paradise and the ‘City of Nawabs’ has umpteen options in Awadhi cuisine you just can’t miss. From kebabs to biryanis to kulfis, you never know which narrow alley of Lucknow will take you to food heaven. Check out the handpicked list of the most famous dishes and be ready to be taken on a gastronomic ride.
1. Tunday Kebabs, Tunday Kebabi
Lucknow is incomplete without its famous kebabs! This happens to be the most renowned kebabs in the country with celebrities and people coming from all over to try the juiciest kebabs ever. Did you know about 100 masalas go into the making of this royal kebab? 
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2. Awadhi Biryani
Awadhi biryani nahi khaya, toh kya khaya? Chicken biryani ho ya mutton biryani, this delicious dish is straight from the streets of Lucknow. The Awadhi biryani is so well-known that it gets sold out by 7.30pm. Make sure to be on time and grab your biryani serving before it gets over.
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3. Kulfi Falooda, Prakash Kulfi
Indulge your sweet tooth at Prakash kulfi in Lucknow. Served in a matki, these rich, smooth and creamy kulfis are topped with vermicelli. This may be a tiny store in Lucknow, but it is the only one that serves kulfi falooda. 
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4. Tokri Chaat, Royal Hut
Move over the papdi chaat! Because there’s a new chaat you need to try out right now. The tokri chaat is a mix of aloo tikka, dahi vadas, shev, dahi and chutney. Also, called the basket chaat, this little snack will leave your taste buds satiated. 
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5. Malai Gilori, Ram Asrey Chowk
Adding a twist to your everyday boring paan, the malai gilori is a refreshing change. Made of layers of milk and malai stuffed with dry fruits and mishri, the malai gilori is a burst of heavenly flavours in your mouth. It is coated with chandi ka warq and is absolutely delicious. 
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