More than the destination, it’s the journey that matters. Well, this is absolutely right, especially in case of National Highway – 1, where after almost every kilometer, you can spot a dhaba, a restaurant, or a motel that cater to all the hungry souls and foodies who are either on their way back or going towards the other side from Delhi. Undoubtedly, the NH-1 is now called the Food Highway, and if the journey in your Chandigarh to Delhi taxi has taken a toll on your body and hunger enzymes, then mate, you are in luck! After reading through this section, you will realize how motherly is NH-1 to all the trespassers. Drooling?
If ever you go on a weekend or a national holiday to NH-1, then starting from Murthal, right up till Karnal, you can spot eateries lined up along the entire belt. If you are a foodie, then you may try each one of them, the way you like, but if you are going from, or coming towards Delhi, then following are the most famous food spots where you can give your stomach that much awaited gala time. Get your Chandigarh to Delhi taxi booked and get set, go!
1. Haveli, Karnal
Constructed like a haveli, this spot has turned into a customary stopover for anybody going on NH 1. Right from its royal residence like passage, down to the stylistic layout, sitting arrangement, shops offering ethnic products, customarily dressed staff to the tempting thalis your food is served in, this is so far the best spot for a decent, generous Punjabi lunch or dinner on the thruway.
2. Amrik Sukhdev
You just can’t overlook this delightful spot, located on Murthal, NH1. Its fame can be seen from afar with the overloaded parking lot, whatever time of the day you visit. Be it Delhiites, or people from Haryana or Punjab, you can see them all hoarding at Sukhdev Dhaba. Amritsari Kulcha and aaloo paratha with dollops of butter is the USP of Sukhdev. Wash everything down with a large glass of lassi or a glass of tea.
3. Gulshan da Dhaba
Gulshan Da Dhaba serves the most amazing dal and mixed vegetable which is accessible after the breakfast hours. The roti which is presented with the dishes is a tandoori roti, secured in yellow butter which makes the roti delicate and tasty. After having a feast at Gulshan’s, it is imperative to have some tea, in fact, a glass of tea, the essence of the which is something that can not be made at home. This magical tea will help you process your food and makes you feel rejuvenated totally. A must try if you are driving up the mountainous roads.
4. Lucky Dhaba, Jalandhar
Exceptionally prescribed to stop for breakfast and to try their steaming tea. Effectively running since 1967, Lucky Dhaba has been a standout amongst the most prevalent dhabas on the interstate intersection to Jalandhar. Their all-vegetarian menu has a couple of stars like the Yellow Dal, Mix Veg, and assortments of Missi Roti, Laccha Parathas and Tandoori Roti which are simply heaven-like!
5. Puran Singh Dhaba, Ambala
Puran Singh ka Mashoor Vishal Dhaba is known to be the one that was started by Puran Singh and later was taken over by the man who used to sell him lamb and chicken. The man who took over the dhaba never traded off on the quality and legacy that the brand Puran Singh ka Mashoor Vishal Dhaba is known for. Celebrated for its non-vegetarian dishes, you will lick your fingers off with their tasty mark dishes like, the lamb curry, keema kaleji and chicken curry.
So if you have been missing on these food spots every time you cross the highway, then make a note of these. These surely can add magic to your trip. Covering the entire Chandigarh to Delhi distance would become sheer bliss the moment you sample food at any of these food spots.