14 Most Delicious Dishes of Lahore

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Pakistan is home to many cultures and beliefs.

Each city and province are known for its unique taste I foods and different varieties. And that is what makes Pakistani cuisine range wide for food lovers. One of the famous cities of Pakistan is

One of the famous cities of Pakistan is Lahore, which along with its cultural heritage is known for its food.

Lahori food is comparatively different from the rest of the cities. Where Karachi is known is for its spicy food, Lahore has a moderate tolerance for spices yet the city has numerous scrumptious dishes that beat the rest.

Following are the top 14 dishes of Lahore that are finger licking good and make you want to have more regardless of their price and location.

  1. Butt karhai:

Located on the main McLeod Road, Butt Karahi is one of the most famous places visited in Lahore due to its mouthwatering karhai.

It is a local Dhabi type restaurant, no high maintenance and full of taste

Karhai of Lahore - Lahore Food

  1. Lahori Paya:

Paya is one of the must dishes that one has try when in Lahore. With the right amount of spices, paired with Nan roti, Paya is the perfect dish for breakfast and dinner.

Lahore Paya

  1. Fiqay ki lassi:

It is the well known lassi place in Lahore and is something that one has to definitely try. No matter what the time, day, you always have to wait in line for your turn.

The fact might be of interest that even foreigners love “lassi”. Australian travel blogger Sophee Smile on her visit to Pakistan experienced the delicious lass and felt in love.

Lassi of Lahore

  1. Halwa puri

This is a breakfast delicacy that Lahore has to offer and the most famous place you can get this is the “Taj Puri wala”.

What makes it even more special is the historic view that you enjoy while enjoying a full breakfast.

Halwa Puri Lahore

  1. Amritsari Hareesa:

Also known as the Step sister of haleem, it is still a tad bit different from what haleem is.

Located at the Nishbat road, near Lakshmi Chowk, it is not the fanciest places but they serve some delicious Hareesa that leaves you craving for some more.

Hareesa Lahore

  1. Nisbat Gol Gappay:

It can very well be said that no one can beat the taste of Nisbat Golgappay.

The crispy gappas full of sweet yoghurt and channas and chatpatta masalas, dipped in khatta and meetha pani make this dish one of the most sought after dish in Lahore.

Although available all over Pakistan, Nisbat Golgappas beat the rest with its unique and delicious taste, located in the perfect spot opposite Amritsar Hareesa.

Gol gappe is another such dish loved by foreigners. Indian novelist Vasant Dave tasted gol gappe in Anar kali Lahore and ranked them as their most favorite.

Gol Gappe of Lahore

  1. Nihari:

Nihari is one of the famous dishes of Pakistan. In Lahore, Mohammadi nihari is on the top providing

In Lahore, Mohammadi nihari is on the top providing Lahoris with the spiciest, tastiest nihari, with freshly served naans.

This dish along with Paya, is perfect for breakfast on Sunday mornings and having various varieties of nihari makes it all better, ranging from simple nihari to tawa fried nihari, one cannot leave Lahore without having Mohammadi nihari.

Muhammadi Nehari Lahore

  1. Lahori Charga:

The most scrumptious charga available in Lahore is the one at the Lakshmi Chowk.

With the right amount of spices to the charga cooked to perfection, it makes one want to drool at just the thought of it.

Lahori Chicken Chargha

  1. Kheer:

The most famous spot seems to be the Lakshmi chowk. With the most delicious charga to the delicious kheer, one simply cannot resist the milky delight with just the right amount of sweetness.

Kheeri Kheer

  1. Fish:

Nothing is better than the freshly caught fried fish.

Bashir Darul Mahi provides Lahori with the mouthwatering delights that are the fishes.

This is one of the most crowded places in winters because nothing is better than having some hot fried fish during the chilly winter nights.

Fish Of Lahore

  1. UET- Panga shake:

Sounds like an unusual name, yet is the most delicious shake you have yet to try in Lahore.

Available at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), people all over Lahore talk about this shake making it one of the most talked about and delicious shakes of Lahore.

Panga Shake Lahore

  1. Falooda:

Tired of having waffles and pancakes and kheer and chocolate shakes?

Want something sweet yet different and adventurous?

Riaz Falooda kulfi, with slimy noodles and the condensed khoya milk making it taste like a slice of heaven is something you definitely want to try!

Lahori Falooda

  1. Tawa Chicken:

Available at the Fort View, tawa chicken is one of the most drool worthy dish of Lahore.

You enjoy it with not only fresh nans but an exotic view of Lahore Fort and the spectacular Badshahi Mosque.

Nothing is better than having traditional food with a side of the historical buildings telling us the story of our Mughal Empire.

Tawa Chicken Lahore

  1. Nan Khatai:

Leaving Lahore without trying the Khalifa Nan khatai is an insult to Lahore and its food industry.

Khalifa is famous not only all over Pakistan but also abroad because of its Nan khatai.

People visiting Lahore especially go to Khalifa bakery to get the sweets as a token of appreciation, tradition and a souvenir of sort.

Lahori nan khatai

Lahoris are true food lovers. They enjoy and celebrate food like no one. If you haven’t been to Lahore, you must visits for once to explore the taste and beauties of Lahore.

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1 Comment

  1. Janell Suga

    October 30, 2017 at 5:58 pm

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