Rajasthan is one of the most exotic destinations in the world. But did you know that this royal land had earned an aced name in tourism not just for its heritage, history, culture, and architecture but also for its mouthwatering and delicious cuisine? And if you are in Rajasthan then you cannot just afford to miss out on all the extraordinary delicacies that this beautiful state has to offer. To make the entire selection of the best cuisines an easy process for you, we bring to you a list of food items that you must try when you are in Rajasthan.
- Dal Baati Churma – A dish that is closely associated with Rajasthan traditional cuisine, dal baati, churma is something that you are not going to find in any other part of the country.
Churma is a sweet dish while baati is made of flour and is like a stiff bread that is eaten with a lot of ghee and bhura ( sugar or jaggery)
- Gatte Ki sabzi – A rich vegetable that consists of gram flour dumplings, that are steamed and lightly fired, these dumplings are added to a delectable curry of onions and garlic and curd. This delicacy when eaten with roti and rice makes up for a perfect meal.
- Laal maas – One of the most famous non-vegetarian dishes in Rajasthan is that of laal maas. Even though initially Laal maas was made out of wild boar or deer, it is now also made of mutton. Cooked in low heat in a delicious sauce of garlic and onion paste, red chilies, and curd, this dish is a must-try for meat lovers.
- Ker sangri – Again something that you are sure to find only in the state of Rajasthan, Ker sangri, is known for its tangy and peppery taste and is mostly found in Jaisalmer and Barmer. All the vegetables that are used in Ker Sangri are the perfect choice of vegetables for the fry climate of Rajasthan. When eaten with Bajra roti and lahsun chutney, this can be one of the best means that you have in Rajasthan.
- Papad Ki sabzi – Initially Rajasthan was a dry state and to even thinking of growing fruits and vegetables around the year seemed like a distant dream. Even though now conditions have changed and vegetables are grown and available all around the year, papad Ki sabzi remains to be a favorite among the locals as well as those who try it here.
- Raab– A thick broth made from millet or bajra, flour, and buttermilk, raab is made after the process of heating and fermentation. Made in an earthen pot, this thick sauce is cooked for hours and is usually eaten as soup. It is a must-have if you are traveling to Rajasthan in winter.
- Pyaaz Ki kachori – There is no way that you visit Rajasthan and miss out on the very famous pyaaz Ki kachori. Even though every town and city may have its variant when it comes to taste and filling, the pyaaz Ki kachori is a must-have to satiate your taste buds.
Now that you know not just what you must see but also what you must eat, why waste your time? Get going and plan a trip to the majestic and colorful state of Rajasthan today.