Category Archives : Lucknow Food

Lucknow’s food, snacks, chaat, kebabs, biryani and what not…


How to enjoy Winter Season in Lucknow 2

Alas after months of sweltering heat, winter season is setting in! It’s December already and those who are familiar with Lucknow’s weather know that this year the winter season seems somewhat delayed. There was no sudden onset unlike a couple of past years. That helps as it gives people the time to gradually adjust to […]

Picture of kulcha nahari from Lucknow

Authentic Chinese Food in the Land of Nawabs 

The first thing that creeps in the mind on the slightest mention of Lucknow, the city of Nawabs, is the delightful aroma of the famous Lucknawi biryani, the luscious tenderness of the renowned shami kebabs and unbeatable taste of the Mughlai korma. With the passage of time and rapid modernization, Lucknow has evolved significantly with […]


Lucknow and its Delectable Mithayis 

On a visit to the historical city of Nawabs, You just cannot overlook the vast variety of flavorful mithayis available in the city.  While Lucknow is very popular for its rich Awadhi cuisine including the likes of biryani, kebabs and kormas, you will be delighted to explore different varieties of attractive and tasty mithayis that […]


Picture of the famous galawati kebabs from Lucknow, India

Where to get the best tasting kebabs in Lucknow?

The people of Lucknow are known for their culinary skills and their love for food. What started as a means to satisfy the culinary desires of the opulent rulers has trickled down the levels of the society and has become a way of life for the city. A true Lakhnawi’s finds immense pleasure in add-ons that are otherwise not […]


Rahim ke Kulche Nahari: A Treat for the Taste Buds

  Lucknow city has a rich history even when it comes to food that has made its cuisine known all over the world for its scrumptious and unique taste. The very delectable royal cuisine of the city has garnered attention, adulation and repeated visits of people to the city since the times of the Nawabs. […]

Picture taken at Rahim's kulche-nahari eating joint at chowk, lucknow

Mouthwatering Chaat, Kachori, Imarti and Lassi to Explore in Lucknow  

Lucknow is known for its generous hospitality, rich culture, and the renowned Mughlai food. Not many know that the city of Nawabs boasts of some of the finest snacking joints serving Kachori, Chaat, Samose, Imarti, Jalebi, Puri Sabzi and Lassi. While these gastronomic delights can satisfy your taste buds generously on your next visit to […]


Lucknow and its Scrumptious Street Food

Food is one of the most imperative necessities for the survival of human race. It is said that a Lakhnawi cannot live without new varieties of food that not only appeal to the taste buds but also look and smell good. The legacy comes from the Nawabs, who were so fond of newer and better […]


The starred eateries of Lucknow

Lucknow has always been synonymous with delicious and delectable food. The city enjoys a high pedestal when it comes to cuisine since the time of the Nawabs. The cuisine has made Lucknow city known all over the world as a land of great tasting food. Whether it is the restaurants of starred hotels or the […]


Malihabad: Mangoes and the Mystical Nature

In Lucknow, when you see mangoes, you think of Malihabad. The drive from Lucknow to Malihabad is in itself the beginning of a beautiful trip to a place that has been blessed with mystical nature and mangoes. The serene beauty of the mango orchards will enchant you whereas the sweet scent of it (in summer […]

A mango street vendor's stall in Lucknow during the mango seson.

Picture of glass jars containing silver pieces for creating silver sheets.

Lucknowites love the Silver coating

Known for their civility (adab) and culture (tehzeeb), no wonder Lucknowites use sugar-coated language and love the silver coating used for garnishing sweets or their paan. Do you want to know where that silver wrapping or coating comes from? Passing through the narrow bylanes near Akbari Gate of the Chowk area of Lucknow, you will […]