Though Dehradun offers a number of choices, the local Pahadi cuisine is worth trying while here. These include Kandalee ka Saag, Gahat ki Daal, Aloo ke Gutke, Kaafli
Traditional sweets that you cannot miss include Bal Mithai, Arsa and Jhangora ki Kheer
at places like Kumar Sweets and Anandam Sweets. Known for its confectionaries and bakeries, Dehradun's pista & aata biscuits, rusk and pastries are famous all over India. Ellora's Melting Moments, Standard Bakers and Grand Bakers are exceptional. Stick jaws candy is another local speciality of Dehradun. The kachoris at the famous Chetan Puri Wala in Hanuman Chowk are a local favourite. While the flavours of Dehradun promise to satiate your hunger, North Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, Thai, Italian, South Indian, Continental cuisines are also easily available in Dehradun.