Amritsar-a traditional vibrant city –is known for warmth & hospitality. Amritsaris are born hosts, and are famous for having a palate for eating. This is perhaps because the Amritsari mind- set was shaped by frequent ravages of war where the dawn of the next day was not sure.
The city is famous for its culinary delicacies like multi-layered prathas, bhatura channa, tandoori kulchas, puris, jam, marmalades, sharbat, rabri & lassi. Other delicacies include satpuras, samosas, fried fish,seekh kabab, mutton tikka, barbecued chicken and spicy pickles.
The celebrated papad and vadian from Amritsar have become the subject of many a rhymes and jingles, Amritsaris have a sweet tooth for pinnis, balushahis and gur ka halwa.The city has many places for traditional cuisines and modern foods.Most of the eating joints of the traditional cuisines and modern foods.Most of the eating joints of the traditional cuisine are within the walled city.
Here are some must-try places if you are foodie :
1 Kesar da Dhaba
2 Bharawaan da Dhaba,
3 Crystal Restaurant, Crystal Chowk
4 Beera Chicken, Majitha Road
5 Surjit Food Plaza, Nehru Shopping Complex, Lawrence Road
6 Makhan Fish Corner, Majitha Road
7 Khubi Sweets, Katra Ahluwalia
8 Bhai Kulwant Singh Kulche Wala, Katra Ahluwalia
9 Monu Kulcha Hut , Loharka Road
10 Chungi wale Kulche, Maqbool Road
11 Kanha Sweets, Lawrence Road
12 Kanhaya Sweets, Lawrence Road
13 Gurdas Ram Jalebian wala
14 Rajasthani Chaat Bhandaar, Katra Ahluwalia
15 Ahuja Sweets (Lassi) – Near Hindu College
16 Goenka Sweets, Katra Ahluwalia
17 Astoria Food Pavilion, District Shopping Complex, Ranjit Avenue
18 Kulcha Land, opp Hotel MK, District Shopping Complex, Ranjit Avenue
19 Cafe Chokolade, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar
20 Chawla2 Chicken, Lawrence Road and Ranjit Avenue