The tradition and culture of a place are well defined in its cuisine. Trip to Jaipur is incomplete without tasting its delicacies. There is more to Jaipur than just forts, palaces, and monuments. The residents of Jaipur have carried forward the legacy and stayed true to their roots. The culture of Jaipur is so rich that, you can see it its arts, hear it in its music, and taste it in their cuisine. Hungry travelers will never be bored by the diversity of street food in Jaipur.
1. Rawat Mishthan Bhandar
Talk about the street food in Jaipur and the first thing that comes to mind is the famous Pyaaz Ki Kachoori at Rawat Misthan Bhandar. Made with from flour, onion, and melange of spices this lip-smacking snack is best served with tamarind or green chutney. The crunchy and delicious snack is native to Rajasthan and when teamed with a beverage is a perfect snack in the evening. RMB is always flooded with people placing orders for Pyaaz ki kachori and also Mawa Kachori. The place also has more than 50 different varities of sweets to try.
2. Pyaaz Kachori
This is one of the specialties of Jaipur and it should not be missed under any condition. These Kachoris are high in calories but are even much higher in its taste. Once you have tasted this delicious dish, you would always be tempting for more. There are over 50 varieties of this dish which you can taste from. Make sure to visit the place and try these super delicious street king dish.
The best place to try : Rawat Mishthan Bhandar .
3. Mutton Tikka :
Most of the people believe Jaipur to be a vegetarian city but you will be surprised to know the variety and delicious flavors of the non-veg dishes present here. Mutton tikka is just another example that proofs that Jaipur can offer some mouth-watering flavors of the non-veg dishes. The juicy, spicy and delicious mutton tikka is something on which you will not regret spending all your money. These are nothing less than tasty delights.
The best places to try: Rawat Mishthan Bhandar.
4. Kathi Roll
If you love rolls and are looking for a place where you can get some amazing varieties of Kaathi and chicken rolls then you must visit the well-known Al Bake in Jaipur. You can find many varieties of Kathi roll from which you can choose from. The super-delicious taste will instantly make you fall in love with it. Your Jaipur visit will be incomplete if you haven’t tried the Kaathi rolls of Jaipur.
The best place to try : Al Bake, M.I. Road
Cheap, sweet, delicious, and it’s served in a clay cup. If the road isn’t too busy (early in the morning), stop off to the side and one of the boys will run out to your car to take your order and serve you. But if you want to get out of your vehicle, it is fun to see the drill press in motion as it mixes up the lassi contents! For those who like extra creaminess, there is a slab of cream placed on top. In my opinion the only lassi that can give this one a run for its money is the kesar (saffron) lassis from Shri Mishrilal Hotel in Jodphur. But lucky for Shreenath, that’s far away.
For all the egg lovers, the city of Jaipur is nothing less than a treat. The city has many amazing places where you can try some great and delicious tasting omelets even in the mid-night. The mix and match and fusion of omelets are the specialties of Jaipur.
The spicy tasting omelet along with mouth-watering chutneys is nothing less than an attraction for the tourists. This dish is also the favorite of the local residents.
The best place to try : Sanjay Omelette, Bapu Nagar.
7. Soda Lime Water
The mouth-watering, spicy-sour flavor of this lime water is one of the USP that always pulls the tourists and local residents towards it. Moreover, you can customize the flavors of the soda lime water according to your taste.
The best place to try : Raja Park opposite Milestone Parnami Mishthan Bhandar.
8. Gol Gappa
To begin with, Gol Gappa makes the very famous and delicious street food that has been attracting the tourists in Jaipur. The tasty and mouth-watering taste of this small Gappa will make you their fan within no instant of time. You can choose from many varieties of golgappa that the city has in its store to offer you. Chawla’s and Nand are two famous places where you must try this famous street food in Jaipur.
The best place to try : Chawla’s and Nand’s at Fashion Street.
The street food of Jaipur cannot be get completely mentioned if the world famous chaats are not included in it. The various chaats like sev poori, bhel poori, etc. are the hearts of Jaipur that has been tempting all the tourists and visitors along with the local residents of Jaipur.
You will find many local vendors selling these amazing chaats at an affordable price. The mouth-watering spicy flavors of the chaats are pretty tempting.
The best place to try : Jawahar Circle or Birla Mandir.
10. Crispy Pakoda
If you haven’t tasted the crispy Pakodas, then you have missed a lot of great taste in Jaipur. The crispy Pakoda of Jaipur is the highlight as well as the attraction of the city. You will find many local people nearby the local vendors selling Pakoda in the evening over a cup of tea.
This is the favorite snack of many tourists who are looking for a quick eating or take away at an affordable price range.
The best place to try : Saras Parlour in Malviya Nagar.
11. Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji is one of that snacks that you can any time of the day. It can be eaten as a snack item or can be eaten as a complete meal. The amazing mouth-watering spicy and buttery flavor of the dish is always an attractive invite for the tourists.
Pav Bhaji is one of the favorite snacks that most of the local residents also love to have. The taste of this dish will make you forget everything.
The best place to try :At Pandit’s Near Birla Mandir.
Shrikhand is one of the specialties of Jaipur and thus is one dish that you shouldn’t miss when in Jaipur. The rich and creamy texture and the delicious taste of the dish is something that you will remember for a lifetime.
The best place to try : Falahaar in Saraogi Mansion.
If you are sweet tooth and are looking for the perfect dish that can satisfy your taste bud with its super amazing taste then you have to try the jalebis in Jaipur. The rich and sweet taste of this dish is enough in itself to make it a major attraction of street food in Jaipur. Most of the local residents and tourists are often found at the near by Jalebi stalls tasting the amazing taste.
The best place to try : Saras Parlour in Malviya Nagar.
14. Kulfi Faluda
What could be better option than a plate of delicious matka kulfi on a sultry summer day in Jaipur? To taste the best kulfi faluda in Jaipur, visit the shop number 28 on link road at Bapu Bazar. The taste of these kulfis will take you down the memory lane remanding you of your joyous childhood. The shop has an ideal location for classic street food experience, in the middle of all crazy noise and chaos. So do take some time out and visit here to sample their creamy kulfis, which are considered best in city.
15. Panner Tikka
For all the vegetarian people, panner tikka is always a delight. And when the taste of the panner tikka is from Jaipur street counters, it gets even better. Jaipur street food list is incomplete without the mention of it’s well-known spicy and juicy panner tikka. Jaipur can offer with many varieties of soft and juicy panner which can make your day simply tasteful. Having this special panner tikka the green chutney is a tasteful treat.
Dosa being a south Indian dish is quite popular in Jaipur and the taste of its very own dosa is quite popular amongst the locals and the tourists. The dosa made at the street corners of Jaipur is accompanied with mashed potatoes, coconut chutney, tomato chutney, and sambar which enhance the whole taste of having a dosa. You can also customize the spices and flavors of your dosa according to your likings.
The best place to try : Near Swamy Café in Raja Park.
17. Tandoori Food
Jaipur is also a famous name when it comes to serving some of the best taste in the tandoori food items. The spicy, crispy, juicy and crunchy tandoori food makes the best combo that can enhance anybody’s taste and mood within no time. You can choose from the immense varieties of veg and non-veg tandoori dishes that the street vendors serve you with. The flavors and spices of the varying dishes are pretty tempting.
The best place to try : Al Bake on M.I. Road.
For most of the people, the street food of Jaipur is all about the wide varieties of burgers. Burgers , indeed are one good option that you will find at almost all the street food joints in Jaipur. Different vendors have a different style of making and presenting the burgers and thus you may have as many options of taste as you want. Having a burger in Jaipur means great taste at a convenient and cheap price.
The best place to try : Near National Handloom in Vaishali Nagar.
Jaipur is not only for the people who enjoy delicious food on every regular day. But it is also a place which is for the people who keep fasts and still want to have tasty, delicious yet healthy food. Don’t believe us? Well, then the wide variety of Falahaar food items are something that you should try. The wide range of tasty and delicious Falahaar or fasting food items will always be a good option when fasting.
The best place to try: Saraogi Mansion.
20. Cold coffee and Patties
The combination of these items is one of the favorites of many youths in Jaipur. Mostly in the evening, the Jaipur’s youth is seen at the street joints having a sip of cold coffee along with the super- delicious patties. The chocolate cold coffee is the specialty of the place. Talking about the taste and flavor of patties, it is crispy on the outside while the spicy stuffing balances the taste factor perfectly.
The best place to try : GVD, Malviya Nagar.
21. Masala Chai at Gulab Ji Chaiwala
f you are a tea-lover this place should be a must and on top of your list. Situated opposite Ganpati plaza this place is renowned for their masala chai and bun-muska. The hot chai high served with the bun-muska is sure to make every tea-lover sing praises for this place. You can also try the bun-samosa which a specialty of this place and is a craze among the locals. It is always packed and you will find people sipping chai and gossiping their heart out here. Be sure to visit this place the next time you are in town.
This place closes down at 6 PM so make sure to visit it earlier.
22. Sweets from Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar
Laxmi Mishtan Bhandar is one of the most iconic places when it comes to the Street Food of Jaipur. They started in 1727! If you’re in Jaipur, go try their mouth-watering delicacies like Phini, Ghewar, Balushahi, Mishri Mawa, Milk Cake, Doda Barfi, Mawa Kachori and much more. LMB is also famous for its wide variety of namkeens, pickles and chat. If you’re heading to their restaurant, don’t forget to try the Special Rajasthani Thali.
Just like the other places in the world, you will also find the momos lovers in Jaipur. However, the one thing that you will not find anywhere else is the taste of the momos found in Jaipur. The momos made in Jaipur is one of the best things that you can taste in Jaipur. The freshly made momos along with the amazingly spicy and chilly red chutney are enough to give you the best-unmatched taste.
The best place to try: Lane 4 in Raja Park.
24. Fusion Food
If you are tired of the same boring tastes and are looking for a place where you can try some different mix and match fusion dishes then Jaipur has that for you as well. Most of the tourists love to try the different combinations of food items that can be tried which makes the best tasting street food of Jaipur. You can find some amazing pizzas, Chinese and South Indian flavors, etc. in the place as well.
The best place to try: Aunty’s Café Near Park Plaza Hotel.
25. Annu Mobile Paan Bhandar
If you haven’t tasted the famous paan of Jaipur then you haven’t tasted anything. Annu Mobile Paan Bhandar offers more than 100 varieties of Paan served in Rajasthani style. Shoving a burning paan in your mouth while you see the fire on can be terrifying but it’s worth trying. Chocolate paan and ice paan are also highlights of the place. A meal in Jaipur is never complete without a crunchy and delicious Paan.
26. Mirchi Vada
Mirchi (chilly) is the dominant spice. Urad dal (soaked lentils fried in cakes) vadas with perfectly balanced chilly are the required kick to freshen up mornings and rejuvenate evenings. These go well with green chutney (paste).
27. Bun Samosa
Simple to prepare and mind-blowingly tasty, this famous street food in Jaipur appeals to all crowds, both old and young. Sellers of street food in Raja Park, Jaipur offer this as a grab-and-go snack for breakfast and tea time. The famous Punjabi samosa is crushed and tucked into a soft and fluffy salted bun, and viola, you have the yummy bun samosa! Either side of the bun is smeared with spicy mint chutney and sweet tamarind chutney. Some locals insist on a generous smear of butter to enhance the taste. One bite into the snack, you will feel the softness of the bun, the spiciness and sweetness of the chutneys, and finally the explosion of flavors in your mouth. Heavenly, oh, heavenly.
The best place to try : Setia Samosa (Raja Park), Gulab Ji Chai Wale (Sindhi Camp), Shankar Samosa (Raja Park).
28. Dal Cheela
If you are looking for spicy and healthy street food to indulge in sans the guilt trip, then this famous street grub should top your list. This pancake made of lentils (moong dal) and local spices is heated on a tawa and garnished with fresh coriander leaves to make it more aromatic and charming. Some vendors add chopped onions, paneer, and green chillies as well. We bet you can’t just eat one and would parcel some to munch away on-the-go. It is a scrumptious and light-to-carry snack that you would want yourself to savor before you go on a long and tiresome expedition to the forts in Jaipur.
The best place to try : Tiwari Calcutta Chaat Bhandar (Vaniki Marg).
29. Laccha Aloo ki Tikki
Aloo ki tikki is a divine indulgence. And Jaipur’s pleasant departure from the usual tikki lies in the Laacha ki Tikki, which adds a crunchy twist to the dish. This famous food item in Jaipur is a Navratri delight and can be relished at the city’s famous food joints. A concoction of grated potatoes that are deep-fried in oil, samak atta, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, chaat masala, and other local spices makes this snack a blockbuster hit in the Pink City. Some joints serve it with yogurt topping and other garnishes.
The best place to try : Laxmi Mishtan Bhandar (Johari Bazar), Samrat (Bapu Bazar), Rawat Misthan Bhandar (Sindhi Camp).
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