Karnal usually is a pass-through town for people on their way to Chandigarh. It is located in Haryana state, in northern part of India and is quite agriculturally blessed. The local food here is replete with dairy products, vegetables and grains, giving the regional dishes here a rich rural texture. Natives of Karnal are mainly non-vegetarian, thus the dishes like kebabs, butter chicken, tandoori chicken, are popularly eaten. As Haryana is pierced by several rivers, a supply of fresh water fishes are available in Karnal all year long. The butter fish tikka is definitely a must have dish. Vegetarians need not feel disheartened, as there is plenty in Karnal for them to try. Haryanvis love for Makki di Roti is beautifully complemented by their adoration for leafy accompaniment, Sarson ka Saag. The smoky millet flatbreads served with mellow green curry is eaten almost every day in Karnal. There is a famous tomato chutney made in every Haryanvi household as a constant staple, usually paired off with thick multi-grain rotis for lunch. Aloo gobi, palak paneer, paneer tikka showcases Karnal’s dairy surplus. The food of Karnal is simple, homely and intended to last you for hours.