Do you have any idea what cuisines the princely states of India used to cherish? These states have their own unique food history. Princely states such as Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) and Dogra (Jammu & Kashmir), Salar Jung (Hyderabad) and and Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) had the tradition of serving lavish dinners.
Here’s is a quick look into the cuisines of the princely states The Royal Kangra Dynasty
The Katoch dynasty is considered to be the oldest surviving royal dynasty in the world. The traditional area of residence was Himachal Pradesh. When it comes to their cuisines, they had rich intense flavours and the dishes were obtained by slow heating of the food.
The Akheraj Ancestry
Rao Akheraj is the founder of The Royal Akheraj dynasty. The cuisine was served by two regions, Marwar and Mewar. The special dishes you must try Matki Maans, Rabori, Methi Pitla.
The Rampur Reign
Another princely state of British India, the Rampur district lies in Uttar Pradesh. The Nawabs of Rampur were interested to make cuisines including Korma, Rampuri mutton kebabs, Doodhiya biryani and adrak ka halwa.
The Hindu Dogra Rajput dynasty
The Hindu Dogra Rajput dynasty had their royal house in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The state is have their unique food, also known as Wazwan. The popular seven dishes of the feast include - ‘Tabakh Maaz, Rogan Josh, Rista, Aab Gosh, Dhaniwal Korma, Marchwangan Korma and Gushtaba.
The Salar Jung Empire
The Salar Jung family was a noble family under Nizams in Hyderabad. Their cuisine is acknowledged for its vigorous elements. The mouthwatering dishes like Gosht Khada masala, Hari mirch Panner Timatari, Arbi Kalimirch, Murgh masala, and Jafrani Machli.
The Sailana Succession
The Sailana Succession is located close to the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh border, are the cadets of the Royal House of Jodhpur. The cuisine is mainly Mughal but is laced with spices, and sandalwood. One should try: Gooler Kebab, Sailana Seekh, Makki Ka Halwa.
The Bhainsrorgarh Regime
Bhainsrorgarh fort is situated in the state of Rajasthan. The cuisine is still tasted by the people because the descendants of the Maharajas have kept it alive for years. The special dishes are Makai ke Kan, Laal Maas and Panna Halwa.