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TypeSpice mix
Place of originIndia
Region or stateUttar Pradesh

Buknu is a powdered mixture of several spices popular in parts of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Buknu is a very ancient recipe and is claimed to have medicinal values. It is used as both a spice and a condiment. Buknu's main ingredients include amchoor, salt, turmeric, cumin seeds, asafoetida, black cumin, black cardamom, and oil.[1][2]

The recipe for Buknu likely originated in the Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh.

See also[edit]


  1. Gupta, Niru. "Buknu Recipe". NDTV Food. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  2. "Buknu Recipe - How to make Buknu Powder?". Khana Khazana. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2018.

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