2. Tabak Maaz
Tabak maaz is an extravagant Kashmiri dish which is made using spare lamb ribs. This meat based dish takes hours for preparation and the ribs are either simmered in yoghurt or cooked in milk. After that they are fried before being served. They are simmered so that they get tender and you get a juicy cooked lamb which tastes as delicious as it sounds.
3. Aab Gosht
Kashmiri and Iranian variations exist on how this dish is prepared. The Iranian Aab gosht is generally cooked with lamb, onions, chickpeas, potatoes, white beans, dried lime, tomatoes and turmeric. In Kashmiri, the lamb is cooked using milk and other spices like black pepper and cardamom. If you're a mutton lover, this dish is going to stay in your heart forever.
4. Kashmiri Muji Gaad
This is a special dish prepared during festivals and special occasions that is generally prepared with radish or Kashmiri nadur. This dish is perfect mix of non-vegetarian and vegetarian flavours as the taste of fish blends with the lotus stems combined with aromatic spices, giving it a unique flavour. This dish is generally served in December during the festival season of "Gaada Bata."
5. Lyodur Tschaman
Lyodur Tschaman is a pure vegetarian dish that is a favourite among Kashmiri Vegetarians. It is prepared with cottage cheese and a turmeric based gravy. Lyodur Tschaman is so popular that is almost cooked on a daily basis in Kashmiri households.
These extravagant Kashmiri cuisines will leave your stomach full and leave you wanting for more. There are so many delights that you can enjoy and you'll realize why this variety could not have fit one plate at once. Winters are here and the beauty of Kashmir valley is at its peak so be sure to not miss out on these delicacies.