The most popular local food items being loved by almost all the Kullu travelers is Dham. It is generally prepared for celebrating any special occasion in this region. This food item contains only dairy products and lentils. The Rajma or chickpeas is cooked in the yogurt and then served with the mash dah topped with the Khatta. It is a sweet and sour sauce specially prepared from jaggery and tamarind.
One of the lovely and spicy dishes of the Kullu region is the Kullu trout. It is a fish delicacy prepared with the marinated trout lightly fried in the mustard oil along with exotic spices. Since it is cooked with the minimal spices, it brings such a natural flavor and rich taste, which remains for a long time in your tongue. It is usually garnished with the light lemon-onion sauce and then served hot with the rice and boiled veggies.
Madra is the famous curd or yogurt-based gravy in the Kullu region, which popularly called as Chana Madra. It is one of the dishes prepared with the white chickpeas or Kabuli chana in the gravy seasoned with the several spices, onions, ginger, and garlic. Generally, it is served with the chapati or roti garnished along with dry fruits.