Buknu is a powdered mixture of several spices popular in parts of Uttar Pradesh, India. Its origin is believed to be from Kanpur. Buknu is a very ancient recipe and has medicinal values. Buknu is eaten mainly with Kadhi-Rice, Daal-Chawal, Roti-Ghee, and puri.
The ingredients are: Salt, Black Salt, Sonth (dried ginger powder), Haldi (Turmeric), Jeera (Cumin seeds), Harra Badi, Harra Choti, Baheda, Marodfali, Baibirnag, Peepar, Hing (asafoetida), Amla, Oil.