The cultural heritage of Jammu is not in any way shadowed by it’s counterpart, Kashmir or Ladakh. The locality of Jammu showcases a myriad of flavours, worlds apart in terms of culture and food habits. Dogra dishes emerging from the natives of Jammu have got recognition all around India. Locally grown leafy vegetables, mutton, rice, pulses, red chilli, has deeply incorporated itself in the daily diet of Jammu. The streets of Jammu are dotted with vendors selling regional dish named Kalaadi kulcha, considered the king of Jammu street food. Kalaadi is a kind of traditional cheese, exclusive to Jammu, that is fried as a patty and then stuffed in a bun. This regional burger is heavenly to taste. Another dish central to every Jammu household is Rajma chawal. People of Jammu however uses the Bhaderwahi rajma. The dish is best paired with a pomegranate chutney. The dish may be known throughout North India but it has a lot of significance for Jammu natives. A quintessential Dogri dish every native loves is Khatta meat. The sour mutton curry owes it’s tangy flavor to pomegranate seeds or dry mango powder. To indulge their sweet tooth, Jammu reaches for a dessert that many Indians know very well, Patisa. Alternatively known as son papri or sohan papdi, the sweetness of Patisa is an ideal way to finish a Dogri meal.