From Dhaam to Tudkiya Bhath; Top 5 popular Himachal Pradesh delicacies, you should try!

Himachal Pradesh, also known as the Devbhoomi or Land of Gods, is one such state that, in addition to having snow-capped mountains, green valleys, picturesque panoramas, a calm environment, and unpolluted air, offers a wide variety of cuisines for visitors to sample. The article presents a list of the state’s most delectable and well-known foods that you absolutely must taste on your subsequent visit.

1. Dhaam

Himachal Pradesh’s traditional dish, dhaam, delivers a healthy dosage of nutrients in addition to having a superb taste. The dish is made up of dal, rajma, rice, curd, and boor ki Kadi, and the gur (jaggery) is a wonderful addition. Dhaam is a dish full of delectable foods that must be served for special events and festivals. This dish stands out because it is cooked by specialised chefs called “botis.” You must travel to Himachal Pradesh during festivals if you want to sample the greatest Dhaam.

2. Chha Gosht 

Nothing is better for you if you are a strict vegetarian than Chha Gosht. Chha Gosht, a traditional Himachal delicacy, is a delicious dish made with marinated lamb that is then cooked in a stew of gramme flour and yoghurt.When this meal is properly cooked using Indian spices like cardamom, red chilli powder, coriander powder, bay leaf, asafoetida, and ginger-garlic paste, the flavour is greatly improved.

3. Spicy Lotus stems or Bhey stems

a beloved dish enjoyed in Himachali households throughout the state of Himachal Pradesh. Delicious food called bhey is made from lotus stems. After being thinly sliced, lotus stems are cooked with ginger, garlic, onions, and gramme flour, giving the dish a distinctive and delicious flavour.

4. Kullu Trout Fish 

Himachal Pradesh boasts a wide variety of delicious non-vegetarian foods. The Kullu region’s well-known dish, Kullu trout, is made with trout fish. To preserve the nutrients and the true flavour of the trout, the marinated fish is cooked with a small amount of spices. One of Himachal Pradesh’s healthiest specialties, the dish is best served with a variety of boiled vegetables.

5. Tudkiya Bhath

The traditional pulao made in Himachal Pradesh by pahadi people is called tudkiya bhath. What makes it special? The addition of onion, tomatoes, garlic, cinnamon, and cardamom to the lentils, potatoes, and yoghurt, in addition to the Indian spices, gives the dish a fantastic flavour that will have you craving it repeatedly. Mash dal and a few drops of lime juice go best with Tudkiya Bath for flavour.

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