Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

5 dishes from around Lucknow's Akbari Gate which are synonymous to the city's culinary scene

Your food tour in Lucknow would count only on the peripheries if you haven't explored these delish dishes.

Lucknow's Akbari gate is not just a focal point for the architectural wonders from history but it also stands at the centre of a heritage food circle serving the most sumptuous varieties of Awadhi cuisine. Your food tour in Lucknow would count only on the peripheries if you haven't explored the delish dishes around here. The eateries encircling Akbari Gate have successfully preserved the authentic taste and stood the test of time; both in equal measures! Here is a list of five succulent savouries close to Akbari Gate that promise your palate absolute joy and contentment.


Kulcha Nihari at Raheem's

If you are not a newbie in Lucknow, it is impossible that you haven't tasted Kulcha Nihari already. This delectable dish will melt instantly in your mouth, delivering a magical experience. Wishing to have a rendezvous with the ancient flavours from Awadh? Then, you simply can't miss this dish. Beautifully etched in the childhood nostalgia of all Lucknowites, Paya Nihari is most enjoyed during winters.

Biryani at Idrees Biryani

assets.rbl.ms

A look at this drool-worthy Biryani will make all your calorie-care go away. If you have had enough of Hyderabadi and Malabar Biryanis, this is your platter of the famous Awadhi Biryani. Prepared using the refined traditional techniques, this Biryani has become a part and parcel of the sprawling table of Lucknavi cuisine. If you happen to stroll around Chowk, make sure to rejoice in this explosion of the ultimate flavours!

Kebabs at Tunday Kebab

"Lucknow without Kebabs is like Venice without a boat ride!" Yes, you read that right. That's how engrained Kebabs are in Lucknow's food heritage. Designed for satiating the cravings of a toothless Nawab, Kebabs have almost become synonymous with Lucknow. Be it authenticity or taste, nothing beats the Kebabs found at the rich old Tunday. From the appetizing 'Galauti' to the scrumptious 'Kakori', the myriad options available here will find you asking for more!

Pasanda Kebab at Mubeen's

i.ytimg.com

Lucknowites can never have enough of Kebabs. And when it comes to varieties, you will only be perplexed! Here's one of our favorites, the Pasanda Kebab at Mubeen's. Often enjoyed with the flaky Mughlai parantha, these Kebabs promise you an experience of a lifetime. If you devour on these flavourful Kebabs once, the unmatched impression on your taste buds would bring you here again & again!

Tikka Kaleji at the roadside stall

If you ask a non-vegetarian about their top favourite? We wonder what would they say if not Kaleji! Found in one of the by-lanes of Chowk near Tunday Kebabs, the irresistible dish at the Tikka Kaleji stall shines like one of the brightest stars in the galleria of Lucknow's street foods. Whether you are a food junkie or a first-time explorer, you would swear by the unbeatable flavours of the Kaleji right at your first bite!

Knock Knock

If the pictures have enticed you enough, this is the right time to plan your food trail. All these decadent delicacies guarantee you, undoubtedly the best experiences. Trudge through the streets of Chowk around Akbari gate and nibble on the piquant tangs of the authentic Awadhi cuisine!

With mercury dipping to 4.5°C, Lucknow turns colder than Shimla & Dehradun!

As per the forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department, the cold spell, possibly accompanied by thundershowers is set to continue for the next two days in Lucknow

With the intensifying winter chills in Lucknow, the city marked temperatures lower than hill stations like Dehradun and Shimla on Tuesday. The maximum temperature of the city was marked at 12.2°C, which was around 3 degrees lower than that in these hill stations. As per the forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department, the cold spell, possibly accompanied by thundershowers is set to continue for the next two days as well.

Keep reading... Show less

Finals of Syed Modi International 2022 to take place in Lucknow on January 23

The ongoing international badminton competition is taking place at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium in Lucknow

The finale of the ongoing Syed Modi International 2022 is scheduled to take place on January 23 at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium in Lucknow. Notably, this international level badminton competition was started on 18 January. After registering a win on Wednesday, Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and the Indian Open finalist Supanida Katethong from Thailand are set to clash in the quarter-finals. Read on to know more about the badminton tournament that is taking place in Lucknow.

Keep reading... Show less

An inspiration for all, THIS 77-year-old 'student' from Rajasthan enrolls for 12 board exams!

Interestingly, this is not the first time Hukumdas has grabbed the limelight for showing dedication towards completing his basic education

With a firm belief in the saying that there is no age limit to learning, 77-year old Hukumdas Vaishnav from Rajasthan is all set to appear for class XII examinations this year. Interestingly, this is not the first time Hukumdas has grabbed the limelight for his dedication towards completing his basic education. Read on to know more about the inspirational real-life story of Jalore's Hukumdas Vaishnav.

Keep reading... Show less

UP Elections 2022: Postal ballot facility to be rolled out for elderlies & COVID patients

Postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and the physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease

Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission has launched a postal ballot facility to ease matters for citizens. Amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases, the EC stressed that their first and foremost objective is a 'COVID safe election'. The postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease while ensuring that no citizen of India is deprived of their universal adult franchise.

Keep reading... Show less

3,517 new cases reported in Lucknow on Wednesday

Nearing the 1-lakh mark, the active caseload in Uttar Pradesh has reached a total of 98,238 cases, as of January 19

With 3,517 new cases reported on Wednesday, the surge in COVID cases continues in Lucknow. This has brought up the total number of active cases in the city to 16,943. According to the daily health bulletin released by the administration, one casualty related to coronavirus was also marked in the city on January 19. Read more to know about the current status of coronavirus in Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Keep reading... Show less

With the completion of track laying work on the Metro Line 2A and Metro Line 7, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is all set to start its commercial run for the public of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region soon. While MMRDA has completed the work on Phase 1(Dahanukarwadi and Aarey) of this project, the nodal agency awaits the clearance certificate from the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) now.

Keep reading... Show less

SGPGI in Lucknow issues fresh guidelines for consultations in OPD & IPD admissions

Apart from the RT-PCR, a negative TrueNat test report of COVID will also be accepted at the time of entry in PGI

In view of the rising COVID cases in the city, the administration of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences has issued new guidelines for admission in the Outpatient Department(OPD) and Inpatient Department (IPD). As per the new rules, a negative COVID test report is mandatory for those intending to get appointments for consultations with doctors or admission in IPD. Read on to know more about the fresh guidelines now applicable at SGPGI in Lucknow.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai