Kumauni cuisine is the food of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, India. The region has its own distinct culture and delicious, nutritious, mouth watering dishes. The food here suits the rough and hard environment of the Himalayas and it is very simple and nutritious. Tibetan herbs an spices are largely used in this region. Rice is a staple of the region and mainly people here consume two meals a day.