Food for Soul: Delhi to Manali Tour Packages

by Kevin Smith Author

The Himalayan town of Kullu Manali is as famous for its food as it is for its thrilling adventure activities. The hill station stands in pride as the food lovers' paradise. There are various ethnic cuisines you must try when you visit the place through Delhi to Manali tour packages.

One of the many reasons why the hill station of Manali stands apart from other tourist destinations is the savoring food the place offers. A trip to the Himalayan town remains incomplete if you do not dig into the soulful food of the region. From the street vendors offering street food to the owner of authentic cafes and restaurants, there are unlimited delicacies to relish.

The love for food has helped Manali gaining some loyal travelers. If you wish to explore the food options the town offers, following is the list of delicacies for the next time you plan to visit the town by booking Kullu Manali tour packages from Delhi.

Madra: The dish is local in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. It generally consists of soaked chickpeas or vegetables, cooked in oil and spices like cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms, cumin, coriander powder, and turmeric powder. The dish represents the food culture of Himachal Pradesh.

Dhaam: The flavors of the delicacy are synonymous to its name. It is a full-fledged platter filled with dal, rajma, rice, boor ki kadi, curd and accompanied with jaggery. It is a must-serve dish during festivals and occasions. Botis, the special chefs prepare it.

Tudkiya Bhath: This dish is an authentic pulao prepared by the local people. It is a rich amalgamation of lentils, potatoes, and yogurt, with a base of onions, tomatoes, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom enhancing the flavors of the dish. The mashed dal and a dash of lime juice add to the taste.

Bhey or Spicy Lotus Stems: One of the most loved foods of the region, the delicacy has a unique recipe. The thinly sliced lotus stems cooked in the tomato-garlic and onion paste, with some gram flour, added to enrich the flavors, create a unique delicacy.

Chha Ghosht: This dish is a nonvegetarian's paradise. The marinated lamb gets cooked in the gravy of gram flour and yogurt. The base of ginger-garlic pastes with the distinctive spices like cardamom, red-chili powder, and coriander powder enhance the flavor.

Siddu: It is a common side-dish complementing with mutton or vegetables. The wheat flour gets kept 4-5 hours to settle down the yeasts. The dough then gets filled with fat put on the direct flame to get a half-cooked dough. It then gets steamed to ensure that the taste and nutrients remain intact.

Babru: Babru is a flatbread prepared with a stuffing of black gram paste inside the kneaded dough. The flavors of the savory make one forget the conventional North Indian kachori. It is best-complimented with tamarind chutney or Chana Madra.

Kullu Trout Fish: It is one of the most promising delicacies for the non-vegetarians. The region's famous trout fish gets marinated and cooked with minimum spices to keep the original taste and nutrients intact. Boiled vegetables accompany the dish making it one of the healthiest delicacies of the region.

The Tibetan Dishes: The Tibetan cuisine holds as much relevance in the region as the monasteries. Some of the famous dishes you can try are Thukpa, Tingmo, LuchiPoti, Thentuk and Naizha Cake. 

The Himachali food is one of its kind and always amazes the travelers. So, the next time you plan to travel to Kullu Manali by booking Delhi to Manali tour packages, make sure to give these dishes a try.

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