Cuisine of Rajsthan

1. Ker Sangri :

made from ker and sangrita, the local beans cooked in the buttermilk with raisins and spices

2. Jodhpuri Mawa Kachori :

A number of Indian delicacies have originated in Jodhpur . To name a few, the delectable Makhaniya Lassi, Mawa Kachori, Pyaaj Kachori, Hot & Spicy Mirchibada, Lapsi (a special kind of dessert made with wheat, Jaggery, and ghee), Mawa Kachori is a sweet made of mawa stuffed in kachori. It is a very special and prestigious dish originated from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. It was invented by Rawat Mishthan Bhandar, Jodhpur . Hence, the Mawa Kachori of Rawat Mishthan Bhandar is considered as best in the town.

3. Rabdi :

A Delicious Sweet Dish The Sweets in Rajasthan is as diverse as the state itself. In some areas it is simple and basic while in others it is exotic and elaborate. Besides spicy flavors, each region is distinguished by its popular traditional food Mirchi bada, pyaz ki kachori and doodh ladoos from Jodhpur, malpuas from Pushkar, bhujia, papad and rasogullas from Bikaner, mishri mawa, ghevar and rabri from Jaipur… the list is endless.

4. Bundi Payas :

An interesting version of kheer in which sweet bundis are used to thicken and flavour the milk. It is important to remember to cool the milk completely before you add the bundi so that the bundi stays whole. If you add it into hot or warm milk it is sure to disintegrate giving you a besan flavoured rabdi.

5. Rajasthani Chane :

Soak bengal gram overnight in sufficient water. Drain and pressure cook the grams in sufficient water till soft. Drain the water and store it aside.In a bowl, take the chanas and mash them lightly.
In a different bowl, take yogurt, gram flour, turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and mix well taking care not to form any lumps.Add green chillies and mix. Add one cup of the reserved liquid and mix.In a pan, heat the ghee and add asafoetida, cumin seeds to it and cook till light brown.Pour in the yogurt mixture and stir well.Once cooked, add gram, salt and leftover water. Bring it to a boil and cook for five minutes.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

6. Dahi Chane ki Subji :

Also called Chane Jaisalmer Ke, this dish of red chana simmered in a curd gravy makes a wonderful accompaniment for either rice or bajra rotis. Traditionally this is served with misi roti and makes a complete meal by providing calcium, proteins and carbohydrates to supplement a healthy diet. When you add the curds and besan mixture into the chana, stir it continuously till it comes to a boil, so as to prevent the curd gravy from splitting.

7. Mirchi Vada :

Snacks in Rajasthan vary from deep fried Samosa and Mirchi Bada to the lighter Bhujiya. But every snack has a distinctive flavor and texture, to suit everyones palate. Mirchi Bada, is a spicy Rajasthani snack consisting of chili (Mirchi) and potato stuffing, served hot with tomato sauce or occasionally with mint and tamarind chutney.