Rajasthani cuisine is rich and exotic in both its taste as well as presentation. The unique and delightful flavors of Rajsthan cuisine are developed as a result of the scarcity of water and food grains in this region like a desert. Still, the people of this state did not diminish the tastes if their dishes, in fact, this drawback intensified it many folds. The Rajasthanis have shaped their appetizing in such a way that their dishes can be prolonged for many days served without heating.
The royal tradition of the state, as well as culinary art of residents, has led to a range of delicious and mouthwatering dishes starting from main courses to snacks to sweet dishes. Beans, dried herbs, vegetables, gram flour, juwar and bajra found the main ingredients of many of the Rajasthani dishes. Ghee is greatly used in preparing multiple dishes which are rich in fragrance and flavor. Because of scarcity of water, they extensively use dairy products like milk, butter, and buttermilk to decrease the water content while making the food. Many Rajasthani items like Dal Bati churma and Bikaneri bhujia are popular not only in the country, but all across the world.
DAL BATI CHURMA
The most popular Rajasthani vegetarian dishes include gatte ki sabzi, kair sangri, Missi Roti, many pickles, and chutneys. They have many sweet dishes, which are quite popular, such as Ghewar, Malpua, Imarti and more. The cuisine is a delicious combination of multiple regional cuisines like the Marwari, Mewari, Bikaneri, and Shekhawati. Whether you are a spice lover or like sweets most, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, this cuisine is a mouth-watering option for you!!!
When it comes to non-vegetarian food, they were primarily a diet of the Rajput warrior clans and hence extremely influenced by them. The fascinating and delicious dish known as the Safed maans or White meat is an originality of the kachchawada family of Jaipur and you will not find anywhere from the world. This tempting dish is prepared with white meat, white its curry includes almonds, nuts, white pepper, fresh coconut kernel paste, and delightful seeds.
So, Rajasthan cuisine is unique and mind-blowing. Especially, the experience becomes more memorable when these dishes are served with their love and warmth.