Dharmshala is one of the most picturesque and serene hill stations in North India. Some of the most popular places to visit in Dharamshala are Bhagsu Waterfall, Triund Valley, and Naddi Point View. The city is also known for its delectable and diverse cuisines, a gastronomical delight that attracts travelers from far and wide. Whether you are a foodaholic on the lookout for opportunities to try different dishes or a fitness freak who swears by a strict dietary regime, you just can’t resist the temptation to indulge in the yummy dishes in Dharamshala. The post lists six yummylicious delicacies to try in Dharamshala. Take a look.
1. Yummylicious Momos
From the congested road side stalls of Delhi to the posh restaurants of Mumbai, momos has become a ubiquitous food for Indians. In Dharamsala you can get the best tasting momos at roadside stalls on Bhagsu Road and Jogiwara Road. If you want to dine in a more relaxed and posh setting head straight to Dharamkot Road that is home to restaurants that serve authentic Tibetan style momos.
2. Satiating Thukpa
Thukpa combines the best of both worlds by including veggie delights and minced meat or chicken. To top it you have a soup base and noodles that help keep you satiated for a good part of the day. Thukpa is a popular food in Dharamshala and many restaurants serve the delicacy. The best part- it is healthy, which means you can indulge without going on a guilt trip.
3. Delectable Lang Phing
Lang Phing is a Chinese dish. Essentially a turmeric-flavored pancake, Lang Phing is made of steamed gluten that is carefully extracted from tapioca flour. The dish is served in a soup of chilli, soy sauce and garlic that add to the taste and aroma of the delicacy. When in Dharamshala, do not forget to try this lip-smacking dish, a gift from our neighbors.
4. Mouth-Watering Bulgogi
Bulgogi is a Korean dish made from tender, lean pork marinated overnight in soy or chilli sauce. In the morning, after the pork soaks the sauce, it is fried and served on a rice base, with different vegetables such as capsicum, carrots, onion, cabbage, ginger, and garlic. Many restaurants in the area serve side dishes such as aubergine in soy sauce along with Bulgogi.
5. The Crunchy Belgian Waffles
Belgian waffles is one of the most exotic dishes you can try in Dharamshala. The delicacy is made by combining flour, sugar, butter, egg yolks, baking powder, and vanilla. The mixture is then baked in preheated waffle iron. After having a sumptuous meal head straight to Illiterati Books and Coffee, a local cafe that serves crunchy Belgian waffles, whose taste you will savor for years to come.
Dharamshala is not only blessed with a mesmerizing landscape, but is also a foodie’s paradise. Pack your bags this summer and head straight to the home of the Dalai Lama to beat the heat in style. If you need any assistance with lodgings, Rakkh Resorts is eager to help. With terraced hillsides in the backdrop, our 15 cottages provide a serene ambience that helps you detox and unwind in nature’s lap. We also have dedicated, in-house activity teams, whose members organize different adventure activities and provide useful guidance on the best places to visit and things to do in Dharamshala. For answers to reservations related questions, fill out our contact form or call us at +91-8800409567 or +91-9816999300.