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North Indian cuisine is a part of Indian cuisine, from the region of Northern India and includes the Awadhi cuisine, Bihari cuisine, Bhojpuri cuisine, Kumauni cuisine, Cuisine of Kashmir, Mughlai cuisine, Punjabi cuisine, Rajasthani cuisine, Cuisine of Uttar Pradesh. North Indian cuisine has had strong Central Asian influences as compared to its southern or eastern counterpart. This exotic Mughalai cuisine inspired preparation is known as ‘Navaratan Korma. ‘Navaratan’ means nine jewels and ‘Korma means a silky buttery sauce which is very smooth in texture. This dish is supposed to contain a mix of 9 fruits, vegetables and fried nuts. In true Mughlai cuisine fashion, cream (or cashew nut paste) is added to form the gravy. This is different from the less rich coconut based mixed vegetable curry from South India.