“An exquisite and complete meal from the desert lands of India”
The Rajwadi land of Rajputs is a paradise for foodies out there. Rajasthani cuisine is among those rare cuisines boasting of a never-ending platter with a plethora of dishes; ranging from tangy drinks to spicy starters, mouth-watering sabzis and crunchy bread along with added delights of chutneys, achars, papad and chhach. Not to forget the delicate desserts and rich crunchy delights that melt in your mouth instantly!
Here is a list of Rajasthani Dishes that you must try:
- Dal Bati Churma (दाल बाटी चूरमा): This famous Rajasthani dish needs no introduction. Dal bati churma is synonymous to Rajasthan; known for its crunchy batis, dipped in ghee along with spicy daal and sweet churma.Baati (little doughballs made of wheat flour, ghee and milk) is believed to have originated during the time of Bappa Rawal – the founder of the kingdom of Mewar.
- Mohan Thaal (मोहन थाल): This royal dessert is equally royal to amaze the taste buds of food connoisseurs. Mohantaal is unique to Rajasthan and is a sweet dish prepared from Besan and dry fruits. The aroma and taste of ghee add the cherry to the cake!
- Mawa Kachori (मावा कचौरी):Ever heard of sweet Kachoris? Well, this Rajwadi land has an answer to it, Yes! Mawa kachoris from Jodhpur are a must try dish in Rajasthan. These kachoris are stuffed with mawa along with crispy dry fruits and served hot, making your mornings sweet and perfect!
- Kalakand (कलाकंद): The lion gate of Rajasthan is also famous for its soft and delicious Mawa-dish called kalakand. An ancient sweet dish, Alwar?s Kalakand stands apart as a heavenly delicacy
- Pyaaz Ki Kachori (प्याज की कचोरी): A common breakfast snack from Rajasthan, pyaaz ki kachoris are yummilicious kachoris stuffed with onions, spices and garnished with chutneys and dahi.
- Bajra Ki Raab(बाजरे की राब): An exotic dish that is another healthy option (please ignore that pouring ghee) for vegetarians out there. The dish is extremely helpful in severe cold and for people with weak appetite. Prepared from bajra, ghee and warm ginger juice, jaggery, this dish is equally rich in iron and magnesium
- Pyaaz Ki Kachori (प्याज़ की कचौरी): A common breakfast snack from Rajasthan, pyaaz ki kachoris are yummilicious kachoris stuffed with onions, spices and garnished with chutneys and dahi.
- Ghevar (घेवर): The very mention of Ghevar lights up the eyes of innumerable sweet-lovers. This crunchy delight is a heaven for people with a sweet tooth. Available in various forms and shapes, Ghevar can aptly be called one of the crown dishes of Rajasthani cuisine.
- Malpua (मालपुआ):Malpuas are another delicacy from the Rajwadi land of Rajasthan. This delicious dish, prepared from flour, milk, khoya and added dry-fruits. Complimentary servings include Rabdi with Malpua. Malpuas from Pushkar are famous, especially on MakarSankranti.