Famous Rajasthan Food to Try for FoodiesRajasthan “the Royal Land” of India. Apart from giving birth to mighty kings, this place is also a paradise for food. Rajasthani cuisines are one among that rare cuisine in India that does not disappoint anyone. It offers a never-ending platter of dishes ranging from tangy drinks to starters, mouth-watering sabzis and crunchy bread along with Chutneys, Laal Mirchi Achars, Papad and Chaach are added delight. Not to forget the mouth-watering delicate desserts. Your trip to Rajasthan is incomplete if you haven't tried any of this food. So, here are a list of famous Rajasthani foods to try for foodies.
1. Dal Bati Churma (Traditional dish of Rajasthan)
2. Laal MaasInfluenced by the warriors Rajputs, who were predominantly non-vegetarians. Laal Maas or red meat is delicious and famous non-vegetarian Rajasthani foods. Known for its colour due to hot red chillies, it is prepared by finely chopped lamb meat, the spicy gravy of tomatoes, chillies and sizzling spices. This dish tastes best when served with Bajra Rotis. For people who consume rice, this dish will not disappoint you.
3. Methi Bajra Puri
Traditional healthy Rajasthani food to kill one's hunger during winter. This dish is eaten mostly during the winter season. Methi Bajra Puri is a deep-fried puffed bread made with Bajra (pearl millet flour) and fresh Methi (fenugreek leaves). Combination of Bajra and Methi are high with nutritional values, and it is considered as one of the healthiest food. This can be served hot, and it goes well along with any curry or sabzi, thus making it the perfect appetizer.
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4. Gatte Ki SabziAuthentic Rajasthani cuisine is incomplete without Gatte. Rajasthan has a variety of Gatte preparation. This vegetable goes with every Rajasthani dishes. During ancient times this sabzi was given to soldiers during war to fulfil their nutrition. Whether you are a resident or tourists, this dish is highly recommended to be tasted.
5. Lauki Ka KoftaBottle guard mixed with spices and fried onions usually served in spicy curry or gravy is one of the most famous Rajasthani foods. Often, these dishes go well when served hot either with rice or assorted bread. The uniqueness about kofta prepared in Rajasthan is that they consist of various spices and red chillies. Since 74.9% of Rajasthan has vegetarians. One can find a variety of kofta in the state.
A delicious sweet dish made of corn, milk, sugar, ghee and garnished with nuts and raisins is an integral part of Rajasthani cuisine. This dish is usually served as a part of Rajasthani Thali (Rajasthani meal). This sweet dish fits perfect as a dessert with every spicy vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
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