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Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Jaipur is complete without tasting the traditional Jaipur food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Jaipur to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.


  • Bajre ki roti: millet flour flat bread.
  • Bedmi Poori: Bedmi Puri, is a bread made of wheat flour and ground urad lentil.
  • Bikaneri Bhujia: is a famous crispy snack and is prepared by using besan (gram flour) and spices.
  • Boondi: बूंदी, a fried Rajasthani sweet snack made from chickpea flour.
  • Coconut Chutney: a spicy chutney-side-dish and condiment.
  • Ghee: a class of clarified butter.
  • Ker Sangri: one of the most authentic dishes of Rajasthan.
  • Lahsun ki Chutney: hot garlic paste.
  • Pappad: a thin, crisp Indian preparation sometimes described as a cracker or flatbread.
  • Pitha: পিঠা, made from a batter of rice flour or wheat flour, which is shaped and optionally filled with sweet or savory ingredients.
  • Mathri: a kind of flaky biscuits from north-west region of India.


  • Dal Soup: is a highly nutritious soup.
  • Mulligatawny Soup: curry soup.
  • Rasam: preparation involves tamarind juice as base in addition to tomato, chili pepper and other spices as seasonings.


Main courses


  • Badam ki Barfi: almond fudge.
  • Balushahi: is a traditional dessert similar to a glazed doughnut.
  • Besan barfi: or Besan ki barfi, made with besan (gram flour), condensed milk and sugar.
  • Gajak: a simple and delicious sweet prepared with sesame seeds.
  • Ghewar: Ghevar; is a famous Rajasthani sweet traditionally associated with the Teej Festival.
  • Gujia: a sweet dumpling made with suji or Maida flour wheat flour and stuffed with khoya.
  • Imarti: इमारती, is a Rajasthani dessert made by deep-frying urad flour batter in a kind of pretzel or circular shape, then soaked in sugar syrup.
  • Jhajariya: is a delicacy of Indian origin made of corn, milk, ghee and sugar garnished with raisins and nuts.
  • Kancha Golla: a kind of rasagolla made by soaking curd in thick sugar syrup, which is later strained through a sieve.
  • Laddu: लड्डू, made of a base of flour or ground coconut, combined with sugar and with other ingredients that vary by recipe.
  • Lapsi: or Lapshi, is a sweet made with broken wheat.
  • Malpua: মালপোয়া, is an Indian pancake served as a dessert or a snack.
  • Mawa Kachori: is a sweet made of mawa stuffed in kachori.
  • Sajjige: is a simple dish made with rave/soji, sugar and usually bananas.
  • Sukhdi: is a Gujarati sweet made from wheat flour and jaggery in ghee.

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