India is a land of rich heritage, diverse cultures and a host of regional cuisines. From the ingredients, style of cooking to even how a particular dish is served, can be vastly different in different regions of the country. The best part is that each region has a distinct cuisine and a variety of flavourful dishes to offer. One such cuisine that doesn't get enough credit is Awadhi cuisine. This cuisine holds strong roots in Lucknow and uses dum-style cooking. It also has rich influences of Punjabi, Mughlai and Kashmiri cuisine. In this article, we have curated a list of 5 delicious Awadhi curries that are perfect to try over the weekend. Take a look.
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Here're 5 Awadhi Curry Recipes To Try At Home:
1. Awadhi Chicken (Our Recommendation)
This recipe is for all the chicken lovers out there! It is rich, robust and extremely flavourful. Make this dish for your next dinner party and serve with rice or tandoori roti. We are sure your guests will absolutely love it! Click here for the recipe of Awadhi Chicken.
2. Navratan Korma
Navratan korma is made using mixed vegetables and assorted spices that are slow-cooked in a coconut milk mixture. This curry has a creamy texture and is ideal for weekend indulgence. Click here for the recipe of Navratan Korma.
3. Mutton Do Pyaaza
This hearty mutton curry is made with crunchy onions, yogurt and aromatic spices. You can serve this dish with steamed rice or any other Indian bread of your choice. Wondering how to make it? Click here for the recipe of Mutton Do Pyaaza.
4. Paneer Kundan Kaliyan
Love paneer? Then this paneer kundan kaliyan recipe is definitely worth a try! Succulent pieces of paneer are cooked in a yogurt-based gravy with onions, tomatoes and traditional Indian spices. Click here for the recipe of Paneer Kundan Kaliyan.
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5. Awadhi Gosht Korma
This mouth-watering Awadhi delicacy is cooked dum-style. It is oozing with flavour and makes for a wholesome meal when paired with sheermal or paratha. Want to give it a try? Click here for the recipe of Awadhi Gosht Korma.
Make these classic Awadhi curries at home and let us know which one was your favourite in the comments below.
About Vaishali KapilaVaishali finds comfort in eating parathas and rajma chawal but is equally enthusiastic about exploring different cuisines. When she's not eating or baking, you can often find her curled up on the couch watching her favourite TV show - FRIENDS.