Karnal is close to lands that have rivers running by in Haryana. And thus, gets a good supply of fresh water fishes regularly. Due to this, delicacies prepared with fish are quite famous here. Some specialities include (many variations of) –
Other popular dishes to try in the city include –
- Aloo ke Paranthe – An unleavened wheat dough flatbread stuffed with mashed boiled potatoes.
- Aloo Samosa – A spicy potato and peas stuffed fried snack.
- Sarson ka Saag – A curry made of mustard greens, which is popular across the states (Haryana and Punjab – usually served with maize flour dough flatbreads (Makki di Roti).