India is known as a land of diversity. This land’s diversity is shown in the flavors available in distinctive parts of the country. One of the pertinent reasons for people to travel across the different parts of India is to relish the scrumptious dishes that show the culture. In India, people are bound to be astonished by the food and food habits that the local dwellers and tourists consume.

Here we like to share the food of Himachal Pradesh because it is prominent for hills, mountains, greenery, fresh air, and authentic foods. The food of Himachal Pradesh is defined by a combination of various cuisines from all over India.

Let us dive into the list of the most flavorful food of Himachal Pradesh:

Babru: It is one of the most well-known foods of Himachal Pradesh. This food is being served in Shimla. Babru is like a north Indian food named Kachoris. However, the taste of babru is different from kachoris as it is filled up with Himachali spices and served with tamarind chutney that makes its taste more heavenly. Do not forget to try this amazing cuisine when you visit Shimla.

Kullu Trout Fish: Kullu Trout Fish is a must-try food for the ones who love eating fish. It is one of the most fabulous cuisines that is served in Kullu. This dish is cooked by using minimum spices in order to bring out the original flavor of trout. It is also known as the healthiest dish of Himachal Pradesh.

Tudkiya Bhath: It is one of the most scrumptious pulao of Himachal Pradesh. This dish is served in Chamba and cooked uniquely. This pulao is made with different spices along with yogurt that enhances the taste of this dish.

Dham: Dham is an incredible thali style food loved by every commuter who visits Himachal Pradesh. In this thali, different dishes are served like rajma, curd, dal, rice, and a sour and sweet sauce. Dham is prepared by well-experienced chefs and provides you with the best taste ever.

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Kangri Dham – Pic Credit – Kushika

Chha Gosht: It is one of the most popular foods of Himachal Pradesh that is prepared with marinated lamb and then cooked in a special gravy made of yogurt and gram flour. It is a must-try dish for the one who loves to eat non-vegetarian food.

Siddu: This food is made up of wheat flour that is very famous in Himachal Pradesh. This dish takes up much time to get ready; however, each bite of siddu gives a heavenly taste.

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Pic Credit – SHYAMALIMA TAMULY (Instagram – toppings_of_love)

Madra: Madra is a famous Himachali food that is served in Chamba. This dish is commonly known as chana madra. Madra represents the food culture of Chamba because it is made with some special spices that the locals of the state prepare.

Kalle Channe Ka Khatta: It is a pahadi dish commonly served with rice and madra in Kangra. If you want to enhance your taste buds, then it is a must-try cuisine. This dish will offer different flavors that will make your Himachal journey outstanding.

To wrap up,

The food delicacies represent a lot about the lifestyle and residents of Himachal Pradesh. Your trip to this place will become amazing when you relish the pahadi food while having the scenic beauty of this state.

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