1. Kota KachoriThis is on number one on the list, because it’s my favorite dish. No matter, wherever I go and try this in other cities , its impossible for me to find the same taste. I bet you will also like it. Go on and try this if you are looking for something hot, spicy and crispy. Tastes best with green chutney. Although, this dish can is available on each and every street in the city. The best food corners in the city Kota, where you can try the Daal Kachori are Jodhpur Namkeens, Jai Jinendra and Brijwasi sweets.
2. Kota ke Paani PatasheIt’s the Paani Puri’s Rajasthani version, called Paani Patashe. This is also available everywhere in Kota, but you can find the best in Kota’s Chaupati. Some street vendors are also really good. Mohan Chaat centre has many outlets in Kota.
Costs Rs.10-Rs.30 Per Plate (6-8 Pieces)
3. Pannalal ke Pakode in Kota Dashehara MelaIf you are visiting Kota in just before Diwali, you must try these when you go to Dashehara Mela. These are Gobhi ke Pakode ( made of Cauliflower) served at Pannallal Pakodewala’s outlet. A spicy snack prepared fresh and hot, served with Green chutney. This outlet is popular all over Rajasthan for this delicious signature dish.
Costs Rs. 70 Per Plate
4. Daal Bati ChurmaThis is signature dish of the state. A must try if you come to Rajasthan. It’s a combination of three dishes Daal, Baati and Churma. The Daal is made of lentils and Baati is a round ball made of wheat flour. Churma is made from bread crumbs of Baati and sugar. Hence, making is a perfect meal, spicy and sweet. You can find it in all cities in Rajasthan, But the best would be to try it in Jaipur. you may try it at the LMB outlet in Jaipur. Some places, also serve Churma Laddoos.
Cost Rs. 80-250 Per Plate
5. Pav-bhaji at Jawahar CirclePav Bhaji is basically a Punjabi dish but eaten all over India. But the Rajasthani version is a must try. the dish has combo of mixed vegetables(Bhaji) and bread (Pav). Jaipur is a city which has Pav Bhaji stalls in all the streets. You can find the best PavBhaji at stalls in Jawahar Circle.
Costs Rs. 50-85 Per Plate
6. Makhaniya Lassi at Lassiwala, MI RoadThis is a sweet buttermilk with nuts. You can find the best Lassi at Lassiwala, MI Road, Jaipur which is traditional shop since 1944.
Costs Rs.25- Rs.60 Per Drink
7. Chole Kulche from streets of JaipurThis is again a spicy street food available in Jaipur. This is bread served with Green chilis, chickpeas curry and Lemon. If you love really spicy food, you must try this.
Costs Rs.30 – Rs. 45
8. Sweet Red Guavas from Sawai MadhopurThe best Guava in Rajstahn is found in the city Sawai Madhopur. Travellers often stop here to buy the delicious fruit.
Costs Rs.80 Per Kg
9. Jodhpur Ki Pyaz KachoriIt’s another variety of Kachori, stuffed with cooked onion and potato. It’s a signature dish of Jodhpur. Tastes best when served hot with mix of green and red chutney. You can find the tastiest Onion Kachori’s at Jodhpur Mishthan Bhandar outlets if many cities.
Costs Rs.20 – Rs.30
10. Mirch PakodaFor those who likes chilis , this can be the best dish. But if you are a person who does not like spicy food, it might not be a great idea to eat it. Its made of big chilis covered with gram flour and deep-fried. You can find it on many food corners in Rajasthan.
Costs Rs.20 – Rs.30 ( 2 Pieces)
11. PohaThis is a go to dish for people in Rajsthan, being a 10 minutes recipe. Poha (flattened rice) is a type of rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes. This dish is prepared by cooking Poha with vegies. Tastes nice when eaten with namkeen, lemon or sugar.
Costs Rs.15 – Rs.30
12. Aloo Tikiya chaatThis is a dish which can satisfy all your taste buds, available everywhere. Its sweet, sour and spicy at the same time. It is made with boiled potatoes and chickpeas, served with onion slices and a mix of chutneys.
Costs Rs.25-50 Per Plate
13. SamosaA samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling, such as cooked potatoes, onions, peas. Its triangular or tetrahedral in shape, served with chutney.
14. Bikaneri BhujiaThis is popular traditional snack in Rajasthan, invented in Bikaner city. This crispy snack is prepared by using moth beans and besan and spices. Don’t worry if you can’t find it in any sweets/namkeen shop, you can buy the Bikaji Bhujia from a food store. There are Bikaji outlets available in many North India airports.
Costs Rs.200 Per Kg
15. Pickles and ChutneysTraditional Rajsthani food has variety of Pickles and chutneys. Pickles can be made of Mango, green chilis, red chilis, Chile-lemon, lemon, Haldi (Turmeric), Aamla ( Gooseberry). All spicy snacks are always paired with one of the varity of chutney like green chili, coriander, mint, red chili, Garlic, onion-garlic etc.
Costs Rs.200-400 Per Kg
Shahi Gatte, also known as Govind Gatte, is a richer version of the popular dish,Masala Gatte. Gram flour dumplings are first filled with generous amounts of nuts and then deep-fried. The rich, thick gravy tastes awesome with any kind of roti as well as rice.
Costs Rs. 70-180 Per Serving
17. Kairi ki LounjiAn instant pickle made of raw mangoes, this is a sure heat beater. It is prepared with fennel and Nigella with sweet and sour gravy texture. Soft mango chunks are added to enhance the flavour. The taste is sweet and sour and can be eaten with Chapati/Roti.
Costs Rs.50 – 100 Per Serving
18. Rajasthani KadhiAll of us have had kadi fromMaharashtra, Punjab and Uttarakhand . The Rajasthani version is a pungent and spicy one which will give your taste buds a kick-start. This light and healthy dish is a staple diet in the state and goes well with Rice and Roti both.
Costs Rs.80 – 120 Per Serving
19. GhevarThis disc shaped sweet is prepared with ghee, flour, paneer and sugar syrup. It comes in various varieties like Malai Ghevar, Mava Ghevar and Plain Ghevar. You can find it on all sweet shops in Rajasthan.
Costs Rs. 40-80 Per Mini Ghevar
20. Sugarcane JuiceIf you are visiting Rajasthan in summers, surely you need a hydrating drink. A glass of chilled sugarcane juice from the roadside vendor would not only quench your thirst but also invigorate me with renewed energy. Sugarcane juice has many minerals which prevent cancer,heart diseases, Diabetes and also helps in weight loss.
Costs Rs. 15-30 Per Glass
21. AamrasBasically Aamras is plain mango puree or pulp, mixed with milk, saffron and nuts. It’s a refreshing and fulfilling recipe. It can also be eaten with Poori.You can find it in milkshake shops and few restaurants .
Costs Rs.60 – Rs.150
22. RabriIt’s a dessert made by heating milk for an hour, mixed with nuts and sugar. Its a really sweet and tastes like Milkmaid.
Costs Rs.40-80 Per Serving
23. JalebiThis is the traditional dessert of Rajasthan. It is made by deep-frying a wheat flour (maida flour) batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. Jalebi is eaten with curd, Rabri (milk-cream) along with optional other flavours such as kewra (scented water) or saffron. It can be eaten with some snacks like Kachori and Samosa to balance the spicy flavour.
Costs Rs. 20 Per Piece
24. ImaratiImarti or Amriti or Jhangri is a dessert invented in Mughal kitchen and is now popular in Rajasthan. Imarti is made by deep-frying urad flour batter in a kind of circular flower shape, then soaked in sugar syrup. No Rajasthani ceremony is complete without this delectable orange coloured dish.
Costs Rs. 30 Per Piece
25. Barf Ka GolaThis is old subcontinental version of ice cream. Barf (ice) ka Gola is Indian Slush or you can say crushed ice lolly. Its available at roadside vendors in many flavours. The most popular flavour is Kala Khatta, but my favourite is rainbow mix. Enjoy this in summer season.
Costs Rs.25 – Rs. 60Follow us on social media for regular updates- Instagram Facebook YouTube Twitter Etsy Shop