From Tandoori Delights to Lip-smacking Chaat: A Food Lover’s Guide to Chandigarh

From Tandoori Delights to Lip-smacking Chaat: A Food Lover’s Guide to Chandigarh

Chandigarh is a must-visit place for all food lovers. The streets of the city buzz not just with lively conversations but also with the tantalising aromas of buttery naans, spicy gravies and sweet delights.

It would not be wrong to say that Chandigarh is a treasure trove of culinary indulgences that promise to take you on a delectable journey.

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If you are a foodie exploring the city, you are sure to have a great time savouring the mouth-watering delicacies that the city offers. 

So let’s go on a gastronomic tour that’ll have your taste buds singing from Sector 17 to the corners of Elante.

Aromatic Awakenings: Amritsari Kulchas at Sector 8

Kickstart your day with a visit to Sector 8. Here, the Amritsari Kulcha reigns supreme – the crispy and crunchy, tandoor-cooked kulchas stuffed with spiced potatoes and onions, a dollop of butter melting on top, taste absolutely yum.

These kulchas are usually served with spicy choley (chickpeas) and a tangy tamarind chutney and makes for a perfect breakfast of champions.

Have it with a glass of chilled, sweet lassi with a creamy layer of malai on it and you are set for the day.

Midday Feasts: Sector 17’s Punjabi Thalis

As the sun climbs, make your way to the heart of Chandigarh, Sector 17, where the Punjabi Thali awaits to satiate your hunger with its royal spread.

Here you can enjoy a ‘platter of pleasure’ with a lavish assortment of dal makhani, paneer butter masala, mixed vegetables, raita, salad, rice, and a heap of hot, buttery rotis.

Every bite that you take will be a pleasant symphony of spices, textures and pure ghee goodness, which will leave your taste buds dancing in joy.

Snack O’Clock: Street Chaats and Golgappas

When in Chandigarh, you can’t miss the tangy treats which are absolutely tempting and tasty. So in the evening, stroll through the streets of the city where you’ll see chaat vendors selling delightful street foods like golgappas, papdi chaat and aloo tikka.

The burst of the golgappa filled with spicy tamarind water is a sensory explosion not to be missed. Enjoy watching the street food maestros in action, artfully assembling these treats as you relish every crunchy, spicy and savoury bite.

Dinner Delights: Sizzling Tandoori Dishes

The perfect dinner idea in the city would be to dive into succulent tandoori chicken, seekh kebabs, and paneer tikka. Each of these dishes are infused with the flavours of the tandoor and a blend of secret marinades.

Don’t forget to complement your meal with some mint chutney and onion rings sprinkled with lemon and chaat masala. If you are looking for a fine dining experience, head to any of the 5 star hotels in Chandigarh for dinner.

The LaLiT hotel has Baluchi restaurant which is loved for its yummy tandoori delights and other pan Indian delicacies.

Sweet Surrender: Dessert Gali at Elante Mall

No food journey is complete without enjoying the sweetness of desserts. At Elante Mall, you will find a lane dedicated to the sugar-clad dreams of a dessert lover.

From traditional jalebis to inventive fusion sweets, here you can end your day on a sugary high note. Treat yourself with a kulfi or if you’re feeling adventurous, try a fusion dessert that creatively blends western techniques with Indian flavours.

The food landscape of Chandigarh is as diverse and inviting as its beautiful vistas. Whether it is the lip-smacking street food delights or gourmet delicacies at some of the best hotels in Chandigarh, there are a range of culinary offerings that are sure to entice you.

So come on, bring your biggest appetite, and let the city’s food scene lead you on a journey that you’ll relish with every single bite.



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