Rajasthani cuisine offer deliciously finger licking food with innumerable good dishes to try out. Here we bring the top five Rajasthani Dishes every food enthusiast must try at least once.
1. Daal Baati Churma (DBC)
It is the most famous Rajasthani dish. The genesis of Dal Bati & Churma is credited to the fact that soldiers during battle time needed food that could last longer and also provide a sufficient amount of energy.
The round Batis are prepared from whole wheat flour and served completely dipped in ghee. It is commonly served with Panchkuti dal, a thick stew made from a combination of certain pulses. Churma is often served as a desert which is prepared from mashed wheat parathas, ghee and sugar.
2. Gatte ki Sabzi
Gatte ki Sabzi is another dish which retains the Rajasthani essence. It suits the desert climate of the state where fresh produce is hard to come by. Often taken with roti, paratha, puri or rice, this dish is prepared with gram flour (besan) balls and tangy gravy made up of buttermilk and spices.
3. Rajasthani Kadi
Kadi is a common dish across many states of India but the Rajasthani version is a pungent and spicy one, which will give your taste buds a kick start. It is often taken with rice and consists of buttermilk, gram flour, spices and ghee.
Ghewar is a unique disc shaped sweet which is made of flour, ghee, milk and sugar syrup. It is the most popular delectable dessert which is loved across the state and comes in varieties like Malai Ghewar, Mava or Rabdi Ghewar, Paneer Ghewar and Plain Ghewar.
5. MalpuaAs Rajasthanis are great sweet lovers, Malpua is a fried pancake (made up of coarsely ground whole wheat flour) soaked in saffron flavoured syrup to give it an extra dose of sugar and flavour. It is light and crisp and is a perfect way to consummate a hearty meal.