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Food of Jammu

Jammu has a bit of all element and food cultures that constitute Jammu and Kashmir's cuisine. The staple here are Dogra dishes which include Aloo Dum, Rajma, Kashmiri Pulao as well as the very popular Wazawan and the staple Naan. You will also find chocolate barfi, patisa and a number of typical North Indian snacks Jammu is also dotted by various smaller eateries providing hot parathas and Jammu's local cuisine.

Kaladi Kulch at Pahalwan di Hatti at Pacca Danga, Old City/Gole Market, Gandhi Nagar/Off National Highway, Bari Brahmana (prepared by a kind of cheese extracted from cow?s milk, the savoury dish is a mix of kaladi (cheese), kulcha and added spices) are some of the popular street food places in Jammu. 

Kachalu is the favourite food of the people in Jammu. It is made with a base of sweet potatoes, ground pepper, chilli and jamiri (extract of lemon). Girdhari Kachaloo Wala located between Pacca Danga and Kachi Chawni is the oldest shop in Jammu and offers mouth-watering tangy kachalu.

Try the authentic Poode prepared in pure-desi ghee at Rawal Pindi Sweet Shop at Jain Bazaar.

Explore a little further and try looking for Banwari Lal?s stall hidden in the interiors of Raghunath Bazaar and try out their Dabba Kulcha. It is a dish with kulcha buns soaked in rajma gravy and garnished with tamarind chutney and chopped onions and chillies. Tip- Visit before 3 PM otherwise you will find yourself facing an empty stall.

For mouth-watering Pakode, go to Madan Lal Bansi Lal at Ranbir Library Chowk, Kachi Chawni. It is almost always crowded with youngsters having chai and pakode.

The other local dish of Jammu is Gulgule which is much loved by the people. They are small sized balls made with chickpeas and served with grated mooli and imli ki chutney. You can find it at any stray stalls on the road and all of them are equally delicious.

You cannot leave Jammu without having a spoonful of Anardana Chutney. It is a combination of anardana seeds, green chillies, salt, mint and coriander. The heavenly taste of this chutney cannot be compared to any other delicacy in the world. Served with chopped onions, you can try it at any establishment on the streets.

Here are the top 10 restaurants in Jammu:

1. Lime Tree

Lime Tree is a stylish restaurant on the top floor of Hotel Lime Tree in Jammu offers a beautiful view of the city. This beautiful place has an open kitchen with fantastic interiors and classic decors. This place has excellent dining options from Indian, Italian, and Mexican restaurant.

2. Rajma-Rice Stall

Rajma-Rice stall is a name given by the locals to the food stall located outside the Hotel Natraj in Jammu. Although they do not offer various types of menus, the four kinds of Kidney-bean curries, Panner fry served with rice is very popular.

3. Moti Mahal

GS MAll (P) LTD, Counter No. 7, Channi Rama, JAMMU 
North-Indian, Chinese
11 AM to 11 PM
INR 900

4. Falak revolving Restaurant

7th floor, KC Residency Hotel, Residency Road, Jammu City, India 
Mughlai, Kashmiri
11 AM to 10 PM
INR 400-800

5. The Imperial Grill Restaurant

TRG Hotel, Bahu Plaza, Gandhinagar, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir 180004 
Indian, Bar
11 AM - 11 PM

6. Billu Di Hatti

Opposite SBI Bank Janipur, Near Pratap Shoe House, Patoli, Jammu 
Mughlai
12noon ? 10pm (Mon-Sun)
150

Serving over more than 30 years, Billu Di Hatti is the most popular place to dine. This restaurant offers a wide range of local and Mughali cuisines at a very less price of INR 150 to 200 for two people.

7. Falak

7th floor, KC Residency Hotel, Residency Road, Jammu City, India 
Indian
11 AM to 10 PM
INR 400-800

8. Hotel Taj Restaurant

Khatikan, Shahidi Chowk, Near Jamia Masjid180001 
Kashmiri

9. Falak

Falak 
It is situated at the top of the KC hotel on Residency Road. The restaurant gently rotates, giving an unobstructed view of the Jammu valley over the course of approximately two hours. The food captures the basic essence of Mughlai/Kashmiri cuisine, a
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10. Falak

Falak 
It is situated at the top of the KC hotel on Residency Road. The restaurant gently rotates, giving an unobstructed view of the Jammu valley over the course of approximately two hours. The food captures the basic essence of Mughlai/Kashmiri cuisine, a
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