Best food to have in Jaipur, India

Best food to have in Jaipur, India

Last Updated on March 11, 2022 by Maria Kennedy

Jaipur, aka the pink city, is known for all its majestic forts, palaces and rich heritage that dates back to centuries. Apart from all the beautiful history and tokens related to history this city has got to offer, Jaipur has got everyone talking with the varying flavours of street food that it has got to offer. You will be able to find enough food options while exploring the entire city. The Rajasthani cuisine is well known to make one fall in love with them. Here are some of the best food items to have in Jaipur for the next time you are in this city, you shouldn’t miss trying out them. 

Pyaz Kachori 

You cannot consider your Jaipur trip to be complete without relishing some freshly fried pyaz kachoris. Once you have tried these pyaz kachoris, you are bound to be left asking for more. There are over 50 different types of this dish available across Jaipur. These pyaz kachoris may be high in calories but may be higher in its taste, as well. 

Chaats

 

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If you didn’t try any chaat on your trip to Jaipur then you are sure to have a major feeling of FOMO. World-famous chaats like sev puri, bhel poori, papri chaat, etc. are pretty famous in Jaipur. All year round tourists from different parts of the world come to visit Jaipur to try these amazing chaats at affordable rates. No one would have ever thought such mouth watering flavours can be tasted at cheap rates.

Pakoras

Crispy pakoras or fritters are the highlight of this entire city. You will find these pakoras at some local tea stalls getting served along with chutney. Many tourists love to take some time off from exploring the city and relish some pakoras along with hot tea. Pakoras can be made with any seasonal vegetables coated in a flour batter further deep-fried in oil. 

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Jalebi

 

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For all you sweet tooth, this city has got you to offer yummy jalebis. Jalebis are the major attraction of this city’s cuisine. You will find many Jalebi stalls locally to try it. The rich and sweet taste of jalebis are sure to make everyone a fan of them and keep wanting for some more. 

Pav Bhaji

Now pav bhaji is one such dish whose roots lie in the Maharashtra region, but Jaipur’s rendition of this popular street food is to die for. It can be eaten as a full meal as well as a mid lunch snack. The delicious taste of this food item is sure to make you forget everything. 

Kulfi Faluda

 

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No other kind of dessert can ever match up to the taste of kulfi faluda. Indians love their own desi version of ice cream in the form of kulfi faluda. Kulfi is ice cream whereas faluda is thin yellow coloured noodles. Other than being a popular street food/ dessert item of Jaipur, it can be easily spotted at some weddings and other celebratory occasions. Kulfi faluda will surely help one beat the heat during the summertime in Jaipur.

Cakes

Other than these, Jaipur is home to quite a lot of bakeries which even offer cake delivery in Jaipur, so that you can relish any kind of cakes at any point of time. After all sweet cravings are for real, right? You can get different kinds, shapes, and flavours of cakes in Jaipur ranging from trending pinata cakes to designer cakes and more. 

Rabri Ghevar

 

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This is one such dessert combination which is sure to leave you stunned with its rich creamy taste and affordable pricing. Rabri is made out of malai whereas ghevar is made of refined flour soaked in sugar syrup. Every year many tourists reach Jaipur just to try out this fantastic sweet amalgamation of the two sweet dishes. 

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Paan

 

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In India no meal is fully complete unless you have a paan. Paan aka the betel leaves is served in Jaipur in various different kinds. Meetha paan is to die for among other such variations of paan. There are so many different kinds of flavours and tastes to look forward to in paan; you will know once you visit Jaipur and try all of them out. Murli paan bhandar in Tonk road is a popular paan stall in Jaipur, that you can consider. 

So, these were some of the popular street food options in Jaipur. 

 

About Maria Kennedy

Maria Kennedy is the managing editor at Travel for Food Hub. Maria is on a full-tilt mission to share local food and travel inspiration. When she is not writing about food and travel, startups or social media, she is enjoying her time with her boys in sunny Spain.

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