Food of Vaishno Devi

Just as Vaishno has a distinct tint in terms of spirituality, religion, culture and traditions, it does so in cuisine too. The influence of these translates into a cuisine that stands out from a larger part of Jammu and Kashmir and borrows a lot from a typical Hindu cuisine. A number of restaurants here will also serve food without onion and garlic.

The local specialities here include chocolate barfi, Sund Panjeeri, Patisa, Rajma with rice, Kalaadi (a type of processed cheese), Kulthein di Dal, Aria (a dish made of potatoes) and Maa da Madra. Other than this traditional North Indian snacks are available and popular. However, alcohol may be prohibited in most areas here.

Here are the top 4 restaurants in Vaishno Devi:

1. Sagar Ratna Restaurant

4.0 /5
Near the Bus Stand, Katra 
10AM- 10PM
INR 500 For Two

Dig into some wonderful Masala Dosa and Sambar vada. The taste won't leave you disappointed.

2. Mahduban

3.0 /5
Near Main Chowk, Hotel Chinar, Jammu Road, Katra 182301, India 
Indian, Chinese, Continental
8AM- 10:30PM
INR 500 For Two

The interiors of the place are very pleasant and they serve delicious food. The service is also quick. One should try the Coffee, French Fries, Dal Makhani and Shahi Paneer.

3. Prem Vaishno Dhaba

3.0 /5
Main Bazar, Katra Vaishno Devi, Katra 182301, India 
8:30AM- 12:30AM
INR 500 For Two

Average when it comes to food and ambience, but they have a great variety on their menu.

4. Prem Lahori Vaishno Dhaba

3.0 /5
Ban ganga road., katra, Katra, India 
7AM- 11PM
INR 500 For Two

A good place to enjoy the regional flavors of the state, they have a nice, wide variety of Indian dishes at reasonable prices.

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