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The Cuisine of the Pink City

Updated: Jun 16, 2021

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In our last post we discussed about the top places to go in Jaipur but no place is complete without its food, is it? So lets dive right into the cuisine of the Pink City.



1. Dal-

Dal is the Rajasthani style made by mixing a variety of Dal of different colors, and cooked to spice it up with typical Rajasthani red and green spices. The taste of Rajasthani dal makes it very special.

2. Baati-

Baati is an unleavened bread cooked with a hard shape and is eaten with Dal. What makes it so special is that it is made using just the hands, and one can never make the Baatis using any utensil. Baati is made either plain or sometimes coin fillings into it as per the choice of people.

3. LashunKiChutney-

Also known as hot garlic paste, lahsun ki chutney is made in Jaipur which tastes spicy along with the turr taste of garlic into it. The speciality of the paste is that it is eaten along with Dal and Baati in order to add a special taste to the dish.

4. MirchiBada-

Mirchi bada is actually the Pakoda which is made of a big green chilly wrapped with some fillings and Besan. And then deep fried in oil. What makes it so special is the taste and the hot temper it throws to the person eating the same.

5. GatteKiSabji-

Gatte ki sabji is made by cooking balls of Besan into the sabji and serving it with other dishes of Jaipur cuisine. What makes the sabji so special is that it can only be made and tasted pout in the parts of Rajasthan.

6. Bajre Ki Roti-

Bajre ki Roti is the millet bread which is soured with pure ghee onto it and is served with the Rajasthani sabji. Bajre ki Roti is only made in parts of Rajasthan which ultimately title it as the special cuisine of Rajasthan.

7. Kadhi-

Kadhi is made by cooking yogurt and besan together with the add-ons of some vegetables into it. Drinking hot Rajasthani kadhi is nowhere compared to the taste of any other cuisines in the world. This made Kadhi a special segment of Jaipur cuisines.


Sweet Dishes:

1. Gujia-

Gujia is one such segment which is specially made on the occasion of Holi, and involves the shape of hemisphere filled with special filings of dry fruits and other rich ingredients including sugar.

2. Halwa-

Halwa is a very famous and easy to make sweet dish in Jaipur which is made by Dal. Dal halwa is specifically famous in Jaipur which includes rich ingredients with dal cooked in Desi and pure Ghee.

3. Ghevar-

Speaking of Ghevar, Rajasthan is the name which comes out where it is famous and made. Ghevar is made of special ingredients and accord of recipe which is only possible and made in parts of Rajasthan.


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