Foods to eat in Rajasthan

Being the land of Rajputs , Rajasthani Cuisine was influenced by both the war-like lifestyles of its inhabitants and the availability of ingredients. Food that could last for several days and could be eaten without heating was preferred. It also influenced by rich heritage and arid climatic conditions. The little availability of fresh fruits and vegetables distinguishes their cuisine. A few common ingredients are beans, lentils, gram flour, corn, barley, millet, bajra, bread and dairy products (esp. Ghee). There is more focus towards vegetarian food, but various kinds of meat dishes also available.

Rajasthan is also known for its snacks like Bikaneri bhujia, mirchi bada and pyaaj kachori.

Dal Baati Churma - Traditional Food of Rajasthan

Dal baati churma is synonymous to Rajasthan; known for its crunchy batis, dipped in ghee along with spicy daal and sweet churma.

Other famous dishes include. { Some few Names}

  • Malaidar special lassi (lassi), Lashun ki chutney (hot garlic paste), Mawa lassi from Jodhpur
  • Alwar ka mawa
  • Malpauas from Pushkar
  • Rasgulla from Bikaner
  • Paniya and Gheriya from Mewar
  • Pittod ki sabzi
  • Besan Childa Sabzi
  • Ker Dak (Raisins) sabzi
  • Gatte matar khichadi
  • Gatte ki sabzi (Gravy/Dry)
  • Panchkuta/Ker Sangri
  • Kabuli- Veg layered Pulao