Pathankot is an ancient and historic city of Punjab, India. Pathankot located in the foothills of Kangra has gained popularity in the past few years for its serenity, greenery, and a rich historical past. It is the meeting point of three northern states of India (Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and J&K), and being is very close to the border of Pakistan, it also serves as one of the military bases in India. Apart from functioning as a travel hub for three states, Pathankot is also popular for its food.
Here is the detailed information of famous food items and Cuisine of Pathankot:
North Indian food items, especially Punjabi food, are most desired and preferred by visitors in Pathankot and are very easily available as compared to other categories like Thai, Chinese, and Continental food. Pathankot outshines all other Indian cities is delivering a rich and spicy non-vegetarian delicacy to the tourists.
Delicious dishes that are Pathankot‚Äôs specialty include ChholeBature, Dal Makhani, Kadai Paneer, Tawa Paneer, Saahi Paneer, Rajma (Red Kidney Beans), Lassi, Sarson Da Sag with Makai Di Roti, Dal Tadka, Muttar Paneer, Mutton Tikka, Mutton Curry and many other aesthetic dishes.
Apart from the above authentic main course dishes, you may stop to grab a bite of Pathankot‚Äôs very own special Samosas, Pakoras and a variety of sweet dishes such as Jalebi, Barfi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun and Palang-Tod (sort of milk-cake made with pure cream) which can be served as snacks and are easily available in the roadside shops and line hotels.
If you are going to hills and Punjab, Pathankot is a major station that connects a lot of places. Explore food in train with KhanaGadi at Pathankot. Food delivery in train at Pathankot can bring you breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks of your choice.
Pathankot is also renowned for its profuse production and export of Litchis. Many tourists and locals enjoy either raw or replenishing Litchi Juice every season.
October to April is the best time to enjoy a trip to Pathankot. You may also visit Pathankot in the summers, as the weather is never too hot here.