If Haridwar – Mussoorie is on your travel list, here are 5 must have food experiences, curated just for you!
During the summer break or a weekend off from work, who doesn’t like to visit the places which have lot to offer you in terms of food, entertainment and enjoyment?
In the month of June, we had a week off from work, so we decided to go for a 3 days 2 nights trip to Haridwar – Mussoorie. That trip was more awesome than expected.
What you need for a good trip is- good food and good people, and I had both of them!
Though the Haridwar’s platter was mostly affected by North Indian vegetarian food, Mussoorie specializes in both Tibetan and Chinese cuisines. So, I am here listing 5 must have foods on your trip to Haridwar – Mussoorie. I hope you will not miss any on you trip to Haridwar – Mussoorie.
Poori Aloo with Meethi Lassi
Whenever you visit Haridwar, indulge in Poori which is a deep fried Indian bread, served along with Aloo Chickpea Curry ( two curries are prepared Aloo and Chickpea, but while serving both are mixed in equal proportions) and that is what makes it really good. The pooris are served garma – garam on a big leaf and are crisp, the potato – chickpea curry is spicy and yummy and you get a nice big glass of creamy meethi lassi along them. This will keep you full for many hours.
So, if you are in Haridwar, you should not miss two things– Evening Aarti at Har ki Paudi and Sweet Samosas. These Samosas have a filling of chopped dry fruits and coconut and are deep fried and dumped into sugar syrup.
Many restaurants in Mussoorie serves authentic Tibetan and Chinese food. All the dishes are delicious but chilli momos stand out. The steamy, soft momos with spicy gravy is something you must try. You will be committing a sin if you forget to try this heavenly food!
Maggi at Maggi points
Maggi Points are located on the Dehradun-Mussoorie Road. These road side hawker sheds serve hot and spicy Maggi noodles and other snacks. Stop by one of these sheds on your way to Mussoorie and enjoy the delicious noodles.
There is a very famous shop in Mussoorie which serves delicious sweets and garam dhoodh. I assure you guys that the “garam doodh” in kulhad is sheer divinity. Do ask for an extra dollop of malai / “cream”. Gajar/carrot halwa and dry fruit samosas are other must-try foods here.
The list doesn’t really end here. Stopping by the mallside road for soups or fresh apple juice is yet another experience.