Places To Eat In jaipur
Places to Eat in Jaipur
The Pink City of Jaipur is known for its rich cultural heritage which is well reflected in its traditional Rajasthani
cuisine. Appreciated by gourmets from far and wide, Rajasthani food impresses one and all with its distinct aroma and
flavour. On a Jaipur tour, you can try an array of local dishes and desserts, such as dal baati churma, ghewar, pyaaz
kachoris, laal mass and kulfi faluda.
Dal baati churma is one of the most popular Rajasthani food items. Balls of flour are baked over firewood or an oven to make
baatis that are best enjoyed with ghee, dal and churma. Another popular dish in Jaipur is gatte ki sabji in which small
balls of besan are added to the yoghurt-based gravy. It is best served with chapatis, plain rice and dal. Ker sangri is
another famous traditional dish prepared using sangri bean and ker berry.
Jaipur is also renowned for its numerous varieties of sweet dishes. Mawa kachori, ghewar, gujia and dal halwa are a must try
on a Jaipur tour. Made by frying maida and then soaking it in sugar syrup, imartis and jalebis are great in taste and are
quite popular among sweets lovers.
Where to Eat
When it comes to choosing best places to eat in Jaipur, you will be spoilt for choices as the list of restaurants, cafes and
bars in the city is endless. Additionally, you would be delighted to find numerous street side vendors selling a wide
variety of snacks and beverages; from lassi and kulfi faluda to golgappas and pyaaz kachoris. Mentioned below are some of
the eating places that are popular with tourists as well as the people of Jaipur.
Rated among the top restaurants in Jaipur, Spice Court serves lip-smacking dishes from the diverse menu of Rajasthani
cuisine. You can try spicy laal maas and junglee maas, region’s popular mutton dishes prepared using red chillies, onions
and ghee. Keema baati, a unique variant of dal baati churma, is another not-to-be-missed item served here. Apart from local
food, it also serves a selection of Chinese and Continental dishes. In the evening, you can also enjoy interesting folk
performances and puppet shows.
Showcasing a Rajasthani village décor, Handi Restaurant serves a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, including
seekh kababs, tandoori chicken and paneer butter masala. But the place is primarily known for its delicious laal mass, rated
by many as best in the city.
Exuding a traditional charm, Aapno Gaon is known for its unmatched hospitality and services. Here, you can try authentic
Rajasthani dishes and desserts, including dal bati churma, malpua and gulab jamuns.
Located inside the magnificent Amer Fort, 1135 AD offers a royal dining experience to visitors. Dazzling chandeliers, silver
crockery and designer furniture add to the grandeur of the place. Here, you can feast on mouth-watering kebabs, mutton
shorba and laal mass as well as numerous varieties of vegetarian dishes.
Rawat Misthan Bhandar
Rawat Misthan Bhandar on Station Road is popular for its crispy chaats and kachoris. Truly a gastronome’s delight, it offers
an extensive variety of dishes from Rajasthani, North Indian, South Indian and Chinese cuisines as well.
Laxmi Misthan Bhandar
Popular with locals and tourists alike, Laxmi Misthan Bhandar (also known as LMB) is perhaps the most famous sweet shop in
Jaipur. Situated in Johari Bazaar, it serves Rajasthani, North Indian, South Indian and Continental in the main course along
with lip-smacking snacks, desserts and sweets, including the famous ghevar.
If you are fond of spicy delicacies, you can’t afford to miss out on the street food of Jaipur. Masala chai, golgappas (Pani
Patashi), bun and muska, chicken tikka, pyaaz kachoris, kathi rolls, pav bhaji and kulfi faluda are loved not only by locals
but also by tourists. Mamu’s on Ashok Marg, Pandit Pav Bhaji opposite Birla Mandir and Nand’s GolGappa’s are some of the
must-visit places for street food lovers.
Other famous restaurants and cafes in Jaipur include Annapurna (behind Rajmandir Cinema), Okra Restaurant, Jal Mahal
Restaurant, Copper Chimney, Bhoj Restaurant, Surya Mahal, Natraj and Shri Thaal Village Restaurant.
Remember, a trip to Jaipur remains incomplete without digging into the richness of the Rajasthani cuisine; so try maximum