26 Street Foods In Rajasthan

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Sonam Ghaengat

2 months ago|7 min read

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“Rajasthan”, whenever we hear this place’s name, the royal and historic word comes to mind. Rajasthan is all about history, royal culture, and taste. Every visitor who comes here feels a different kind of royal treatment. Every street of Rajasthan has a different story that reflects in its food and people. Here foodies can enjoy delicious food to the fullest. The main ingredient of Rajasthani food is real and organic spices. One can enjoy a food ride from Rajasthani Mirchi vada to sweet Mawa Ghevar. Rajasthani food is also famous because of the organic taste, with very less experiments Rajasthanis used to make food with old and traditional cooking methods. The food made in mud pots has a different kind of taste and flavor that makes the Rajasthani food more appealing. One who is visiting Rajasthan must be aware of the food available here in different cities.

Here I have made a list of 26 Street Foods In Rajasthan, to make you decide where to go and what to eat when you are in Rajasthan. So have a look upon it-

1. Aaloo Pyaaz Kachori 

The starting of our list cannot be better rather than the Aaloo Pyaaz Kachori. Kachoris are a very famous food of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. This Rajasthani street food is very popular among the visitors and local people as well. Aaloo Pyaaz Kachori is dumplings of refined flour stuffed with onion potato filling.

2. Bikaneri Bhujia

This is what Bikaner is famous for. Bhujia is crispy fried savory made of gram flour. Bikaneri Bhujia is not only a snack but also an important part of Rajasthani food. Rajasthani is incomplete without bhujia. One can enjoy this along with tea also. Bhujia is an emotion for Rajasthanis.

3. Mirchi Vada 

Another super delicious Rajasthani street food is here. Mirchi Vada is a snack that is made up of green chilies stuffed with potato filling, dipped in a batter of gram flour, and deep-fried in hot oil. You can enjoy this street food in almost every city of Rajasthan.

4. Pani Puri

Pani Puri - Indian Street Food

The weakness of every street food lover. Although Pani Puri is famous in every corner of India but in Rajasthan, you will find its various flavors such as Jeera (Cumin) Pani Puri, Heeng (Asafetida) Pani Puri, Pudina (Mint) Pani Puri, and Imli (Tamarind) Pani Puri.

5. Jalebi

Jalebi, the crispy round swirls dipped in sugar syrup, is enough to make anyone delectable. In Rajasthan Jalebis is eaten with hot milk in earthen pots and is a very popular street food. It is mostly eaten in winters.

6. Laal Maas

Any non-vegetarian out here! This one is for you all who love to eat non-veg. Basically Laal Maas is mutton curry made up with yoghurt and various spices. Laal Maas can be eaten along with chapattis and rice. You can try Laal Maas at Handi restaurant in Jaipur.

7. Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a traditional Rajasthani food that is made up of strained yoghurt in creamy form. It is a sweet dish that can be easily available in the shops dairy products. It tastes sweet and can be used as a dessert after the meal as well.

8. Kathi Roll

Mostly known as Frankie, this amazing Rajasthani street food attracts people due to its mouth-watering taste. Although it originated in Rajasthan still you will find a variety of Kathi Rolls. It is wrap stuffed with spicy stuffing that could be veg or non-veg.

9. Chole Tikki

Chole or Aaloo Tikki is small potato cutlets served with spicy chole, tamarind, and mint sauce. This Rajasthani street food can be found in every food street of Rajasthan as it is widely loved by the Rajasthani people.

10. Falooda

The traditional falooda is made up of vermicelli, rose syrup, and milk and it is usually served with ice cream. You can find Falooda in almost every city in Rajasthan but Jaipur’s Brijwasi Falooda Ice Cream is the best place to try it. 

11.  Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji - Indian Street Food

One of the most popular fast food in India so as the very famous Rajasthani street food. The butter-fried bread buns served with spicy mashed veggies are a treat for the tongue of every food lover.  Pav Bhaji can be easily found at any fast food stall near you. 

12. Mawa Ghewar

The authentic taste of Rajasthani sweets can be only found in Mawa Ghewar. Ghewar originated in only Rajasthan. It is made up of refined flour with the topping of mawa and dry fruits. The best dessert in Rajasthan to taste is Ghewar only and the best place to try Ghewar is the LMB in Jaipur.

13. Egg Roll

This delicious egg-contained street food is very popular in almost every corner of Rajasthan. This is why we have mentioned it in our list of 26 street foods in Rajasthan. Egg Roll is a flat chapatti made up of refined flour kneaded with eggs better stuffed with different veggies’ filling.

14.  Dahi Papdi Chaat

Everyone’s favorite Dahi Papdi Chaat is the next Rajasthani street food on our list. Dahi Papdi Chaat is a mixture of crispy papdi with mashed potato and various chutneys. It is delicious and light food that can be eaten at any time of the day.

15. Paneer Tikka

The cubes of paneer (cottage cheese) marinated with gravy of yoghurt and different spices and mainly cooked in the tandoor. Paneer tikka is an amazing dish that is loved by most of the food lovers whether they are from anywhere in the Rajasthan.

16. Kanji Vada

Kanji Vada is a Marwari dish made up of moong dal balls that is called Vada and served with mustard flavored soup that is called Kanji. It is very popular street food in Rajasthan and can be easily found on any street in Rajasthan.

17. Dahi Bhalle

The bhalle in this dish are made up of moong dal (yellow lentil) and they are soaked in water overnight later it is served with beaten yoghurt, and salt, chili powder, chaat masala, and different chutneys (sauces). This is also a very popular street food in Rajasthan.

18. Dal Moth

Generally known as Sprouts Chaat, Dal Moth is the healthiest yet yummiest street food of Rajasthan. Dal moth is a mixture of sprouts, mashed boiled potato, chopped green chilies, and tomato and lemon juice with sprinkled masala.

19. Bread Pakora

Another famous dish of Rajasthani streets is here and has grabbed the spot in our list of 26 street food of Rajasthan. The bread sandwiches are dipped in a batter of gram flour and deep-fried in oil forms bread pakora. Bread pakora can be served with green chutney and red chutney.

20. Kota Kachori

Kachori is something whose name is enough to make people identify Rajasthani taste and flavor. In Kota Kachori main ingredient is asafetida which makes it taste different from other Kachoris. Kota Kachori is the name of a food brand also and it was named after the Kota Kachori.

21. Poha

If there is any lightest food that exists then it is Poha only. Poha is flattened rice made with roasted peanuts, spices, and herbs. Poha is a delicious dish and healthy at the same time. This is why most people love to eat it for breakfast every day in Rajasthan. It can easily found on Rajasthan’s streets.

22. Dabeli

Generally, it is a Gujarati dish but still, you can taste Dabeli in various Indian places so as in Rajasthan also. The stuffing of potato, green chili, tomato, and various spices filled in a bun shapes Dabeli. On Rajasthan’s streets, you can easily find Dabeli stalls and can enjoy this flavorsome street food.

23. Maalpua

Maalpua is a delectable Rajasthani dish that is usually served with rabri. Maalpuas are nothing but pancakes dipped in sugar syrup. This mouthwatering dessert is a very famous street food in Rajasthan so it has grabbed a spot in our list of 26 street foods in Rajasthan.

24. Mawa Lassi

Usually, Lassi's name reminds us of Punjab but Rajasthan is also not behind in the list of famous cities to try Lassi in. In Rajasthan’s Jaipur city, you will find the best lassi shop on MI road named ‘Lassiwala’. Lassi is a sweet beverage made up of beaten yoghurt, cream, sugar, and dry fruits.

25.  Samosa

Samosa - Indian Street Food

The triangular-shaped snack that is living in heart of Indians for years. Samosa is the most popular and old street food. Samosa is made up of refined flour kneaded, rolled, and flattened in a half-moon shape and stuffed with spicy potato filling later it is deep-fried in hot oil. It is served with green chutney and red chutney.

26. Dal Pakora

Pakora made up of batter of moong dal (yellow lentil) is the very renowned street food of Rajasthan. It is generally served with green chutney. You can easily find Dal Pakora on any Rajasthani street.

The list of 26 street foods in Rajasthan has been ended here but the craziness of food lovers for the street food cannot be ended here. Rajasthan is not only famous for its heritage places, forts, and culture but it is also famous for its delicious and appetizing food. The street of Rajasthan is always filled with numerous food stalls. Here you can find food for almost every mood.

Rajasthan’s colorful menu is enough to attract tourists and visitors towards it. 

It is a bye for now so go through this list so that you could find the best street food while visiting Rajasthan.

Till then happy surfing!!

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