Dehradun, Uttarakhand capital, is a dynamic city that is teeming with tourists virtually all year. The city offers a wide variety of cuisines, ranging from very basic foods derived from the city's culture to extremely contemporary international delicacies which can be easily eaten at any of the famous restaurants in Dehradun.
If you're visiting a new place, you won't be able to fully appreciate the local flavours unless you try them. The city is well-known for its delectable local cuisine. Milk and its products are a common item in the food of city dwellers. Although the locals prefer vegetarian cuisine, this does not mean that non-vegetarians visiting the city will be unable to partake in their favourite non-vegetarian cuisines.
The majority of the dishes in Dehradun's local cuisine are made up of lentils, which provide a high level of nourishment. Gahat ki Dal, Sani hui Muli & Nimbu, Singodi, Kaafli, Kandalee ka Saag, Aloo ke Gutke, Kulath Phanu, Tibetan Momos, Kumaoni Raita, Gulgula, and dishes with basmati rice as an ingredient are among the city's famed local cuisine. Sweet meals like Arsa, Jhangora ki Kheer, and Bal Mithai are enjoyed as desserts while these dishes are part of the normal cuisine of the people of Dehradun.
You can easily spot good restaurants and cafes in the city when wandering about it. These restaurants serve delectable local food as well as other delectable international cuisines that are sure to tempt your taste buds. There are several eateries and restaurants, and most of them provide outstanding meal preparation.
Only cafes located in the streets at local locales can enjoy a city's local cuisine. If you chance to be in the city and want to taste some local delicacies, don't miss places like Raipur, where you'll find some of the best food establishments that will satisfy your hunger for excellent hot momos at a price that won't break the bank. Another area where you may get Thukpa (a syrup-based native delicacy) and steaming hot momos is at the Tree Cafe Restaurant.
If terms like aloo tikki, chaat papdi, and dahi bhalle make your mouth water, then Paltan Bazar is the place to go in the city. Near the Paltan Bazar, there was a Chaat Wali street. There are various good eateries in this area where you may sample a wide variety of chaats.
When visiting the city, take the Rajpur road to the main market, where you can find a profusion of cuisines. Don't forget to visit Sardar Ji ke Pakode, a well-known business. This pakora establishment is run by a Sikh family who has been offering hot, steaming, and delectable pakoras for decades.
You'd agree with me that a meal without dessert is incomplete. Don't you think so? Those with a sweet craving should not miss a visit to ‘Ellora,' a famed pastry business on Dehradun Rajpur Road. Burgers, Lassi, and sandwiches are also available at this location.
The serene grandeur of high lofty mountains, nice weather, warm people, and wonderful cuisine will leave you with a slew of sweet memories that will last a lifetime. It is fair to say that you will take with you a lot of memories in Dehradun.