Rajasthan is a beautiful place which is known for its tradition and culture. It is a place which is rich in heritage and yes of food too. There are plenty of dishes in Rajasthan which will enhance your taste buds and are must try. So whenever you plan to go to this colorful destination, do try out on these key food items which are mentioned below to relish their food choice.
Bajre ki roti is a simple yet delicious combination which is made using bajra millet which is a very popular and healthy flatbread that is relished across Rajasthan. Though it can be consumed with any vegetable dish or kadhi but mostly it is served with onions and Lasun ki chutney which is saucy preparation made with garlic. This combination has remained a staple food for the locals and is amazing to taste. Being in Rajasthan if you have not tried this, then you are missing on to something really great.
Rajasthani food can never be regarded as complete till the time it includes Dal Bati Churma. It is the main Rajasthani dish which comprises of Bati- wheat bread stuffed with onion and peas and then dipped in ghee. It is best when had with Panchkuti dal and Churma mashed bread varied with ghee and sugar.
It is quite a popular, healthy and delicious dish from Rajasthan that derives its name from the amalgamation of five ingredients which are used to make it. This tremendously juicy and dry vegetable dish is made using five vegetables seasoned with a mix of aromatic spices and gets its tangy flavour from the use of dried mango powder which is known as amchur. It is best served with roti/chapatti and rice.
Whenever we think of Khichdi, we believe it is a wholesome and healthy meal which is made using rice and different pulses. However, people of Rajasthan have some inventive and nutritious preparations of khichdi that are created by making use of wheat, jowar and bajra in place of rice. Some of the famous ones are Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi which is made using wheat and moong dal that can be best had when served with ghee, curd and mango pickle; and Bajra khichdi which is made of bajra black millet and yellow moong dal split yellow gram and best when had with either curd or raita.
This is a digestive item which is a popular curry of Rajasthan which is made of gram flour balls with the gravy being prepared by buttermilk and different spices. It can be consumed with both roti and rice.
Shahi Gatte or Govind Gatte, is a rich and famous dish which comprises of gravy with fried besan dumplings that are filled with nuts. It can be enjoyed with roti and rice.
Thus to conclude these are the best kind of dishes to royal Rajasthan cuisine which you must try.