Awadhi Recipes

Our Awadhi Recipes section contains recipes of traditional Awadhi cuisine. One of the distinctive features of Awadhi food is the Dum Pukht process of Cooking. The process involves sealing ingredients in large pot called handi which is placed over slow fire, allowing the ingredients to cook in their own juices. Try our delectable Awadhi recipes.
Lamb kebab
For a small get-together, nothing better than some succulent lamb kebabs as starters. Easy to make, and lip-smackingly delicious, these kebabs can even serve as an accompaniment with hot rotis or nans.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.7 / 10 (6 votes)
There is no dearth of good natural beverages recipes in India and Thandai just proves that. Rich in dry fruits such as Almonds, this drink is a nutritious delight.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.3 / 10 (11 votes)
Fish Kebab
If you are having a small get-together or a Sunday special meal, and wondering what to prepare for starters, the fish kebab is an irresistible option. Marinated in tangy lemon juice and pungent garlic the fish are then grilled infusing each and every flavor together. You can also apply your creativity and use some other marinade to make this.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (14 votes)
An item that falls on the menu card of every Indian restaurant, the naan is an Indian bread that accentuates the flavor of any curry or side dish. A dollop of butter and this bread will melt in your mouth with ease that will please.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (14 votes)
Nargisi Kofta

Nargisi Kofta's are an Awadhi delicacy, that is made with boiled eggs. It is a delicacy made during dinner time especially during festiveor wedding seasons. A lovely treat for all egg lovers.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.4 / 10 (12 votes)
Murgh Musallam
If you are a chicken lover, you must have definitely tried this scrumptious dish. Murgh musallam is a combination of a lot of spices and added with ingredients of different taste but the way they blend with the chicken is the secret to this food. This can be made at home but make sure you have all the ingredients ready before you attempt to make murgh musallam.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (27 votes)
Agra Ka Petha
Agra Ka Petha is one of the most popular Indian sweet from the city of Taj Mahal, Agra. Learn how to make/prepare Agra Ka Petha by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (20 votes)
Navratan Pulao
Every Indian household swears by the lip-smacking Pulao. Any get-together is incomplete without the Navaratn Pulao. The spices and dry-fruits used in its preparation lend it a unique color and flavor and it goes with any Indian gravy.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Paneer Tikka
Paneer Tikka is the quintessential dish at Indian parties. Basted with spices and condiments the paneer or cottage cheese is grilled to impart it a charred texture and smoky flavor. Bell peppers can also be used in the preparation to impart it an appetizing look. It can be served with variety of dips.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.8 / 10 (39 votes)
Motichoor Ladoo
The sight of a motichoor ladoo mountain which we often see during festivals and weddings is one of the most mouth-watering sweet I have ever had. Looking at the saffron coloured spheres you will never be able to guess what it is made with and how simple its recipe is. Besan, milk, sugar, ghee, dry fruits (optional) and you are ready with the ingredients.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Paneer Pudina Pulao
Paneer Pudina Pulao is a delicious vegetarian rice recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Paneer Pudina Pulao by following this easy recipe.

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Almond Seera
Here's a richer variant of the halwa that we make at home every other. Having special guests over? Or is it an occasion to remember? Whatever be the festivity, the almond seera is the best dessert to prepare when you want to impress.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (15 votes)
Kuttu Paratha
This paratha/parotta belongs to the southernmost part of Indian and it has got many variants. The parathas we make or that are available in the market are cut into small pieces and this along with the other ingredients are mixed in a pan and fried. This is a famous street food in South India and if you want to make it at home, even then it is very easy to make.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Mango Burfi
Anything mixed with this luscious island fruit is bound to be a pleasure and this Indian desert emanates just that feeling from any taker when one indulges in its mouth watering sweetness.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (9 votes)
Aam Ka Panna
Aam Ka Panna is a refreshing drink made with raw mangoes. This is a typical recipe that spikes your insulin and absorbs all the tiredness of the day. Best had cold with a lil bit of cumin powder and sugar added.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (9 votes)
Shammi Kebab
For those who rely on non-vegetarian dishes a lot, Shammi Kebabs are probably the best option for a starter. Some people find these circular, pieces of meat so irresistible that they don't bother eating anything else except these for a meal.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (17 votes)
Kurmura Ladoo
This crispy, crunchy, sweet puffed rice crisps is a typical Punjabi sweet that is passed on to celebrate the end of the winter, Lohri. The scrumptious combination of puffed rice, jaggery and peanuts is one to die for.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.1 / 10 (10 votes)
Yakhni Pulav
Yakhni pulav is a rice dish and one of the favorites among rice lovers. The recipe involves rice flavoured with spicy mutton and curd. You will need mutton cut into 1"/2" pieces, basmati rice and curd apart from all the spices. Marinate mutton in all the spices and then cook it is the stock adding curd to it, and finally, add the rice and cook till done.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (9 votes)
Peas Pulao
One of the best rice dishes for vegetarians, peas pulao is definitely one which will not challenge your culinary skills. This is easy to cook and you can make it anytime at home because the ingredients like frozen or fresh peas, basmati rice, onion, ghee, cumin seeds, cloves, garlic are readily available ingredients. The garnishing with coriander leaves enhances the taste and our appetite as well.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (18 votes)
Kathi Kebab
Kathi kebabs are lamb or mutton roasted in a skewer marinated and sprinkled with spices. These are then wrapped in paratha or bread and served hot. These rolls are famous street-food and it originated from the city of Kolkata. These are mostly made during Eid but on a regular basis we can see people gathered around street-stalls a munching on the kathi kebab rolls.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 5.4 / 10 (9 votes)
Carrot Methi Subzi
The simple and spicy Carrot Methi Subzi makes a good appetizer for winters. Learn how to make/prepare Carrot Methi Subzi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Kaddu Ki Kheer
Have you ever heard of pumpkins in sweets? No? Then you just have to try the Kaddu ki Kheer, an Indian dessert that is an absolute winner with those who have a sweet tooth. Trust me, it takes almost no time and effort to prepare it.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (15 votes)
Adraki Murg
Adraki Murg is a tangy Chicken recipe of north India. Learn how to make/prepare Adraki Murg by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.8 / 10 (6 votes)
Cheese Chicken Kebab
Cheese Chicken Kebab is a delicious and sizzling recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Cheese Chicken Kebab by following this easy recipe.

• Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Aam Launji
Aam Launji is a tasty tangy mango relish. Learn how to make/prepare Aam Launji by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)

Sub Categories
Awadhi Apple Recipes [4] Awadhi Chaats [6]
Awadhi Chicken [13] Awadhi Chutney [10]
Awadhi Curry [4] Awadhi Kebabs [8]
Awadhi Kheers [6] Awadhi Koftas [3]
Awadhi Kormas [4] Awadhi Mango Recipes [2]
Awadhi Palak Recipes [4] Awadhi Paneer Recipes [11]
Awadhi Parathas [3] Awadhi Pickles [6]
Awadhi Pulaos [6] Awadhi Raitas [5]
Awadhi Sweets [15]