Himachal Pradesh. The daily diet of Himachal people is similar to that of the rest of North India, including lentils, broth, rice, vegetables, and bread, although nonvegetarian cuisine is preferred. Some of the specialties of Himachal include sidu, patande, chukh, rajmah, and til chutney.
Wheat forms the staple diet of North India and is usually served in the form of roti or chapatis along with subzi (vegetarian curry dishes). A vegetarian diet is a norm almost everywhere except in Kashmir, however non-vegetarian food is also popular. Mughlai cuisine, especially that of Lucknow and Delhi, is known for non-vegetarian dishes with distinctive aroma, taste and with a different style of cooking. Punjabi food is known for being spicy and tasty.