The ‘Pink City' of Rajasthan or Jaipur is a major tourist destination of the country, which have grand Rajput palaces, forts, cultural ethnicity, princely ambience and amazing colorful markets, scattered everywhere around. In Jaipur, one can see a very beautiful and lively picture of the Pink city showing its hospitality which provides one a comfortable vacation as well. Jaipur is one of the most important destinations on world-renowned golden triangle tour of India. Jaipur appears as any North Indian city unless you know its specialties. It is known as the pink city of India, this capital of Rajasthan state which attracts all and sundry. There are several factors that attracts tourist to its land. One should be aware of the fact that the state Rajasthan is the region which shares the moment of pride and honor because of its enriched heritage and culture all over the world. Jaipur, which has the title of the capital of Rajasthan, is one place where the fusions of traditions along with modernization are seen.
Some of the famous dishes of Jaipur are:
Dal Bati Churma: It is most famous food of Jaipur. By mixing of three items it is made i.e Dal, Bati and churma. Dal is basically prepared from pulses, baked wheet ball is the bati and churma is made up by crashing the Chapattis and by mixing it with pure ghee and sugar. Churma is very sweet and it is basically served with daal and bati. It is cooked with pure ghee and sugar. It is basically made up of by smashing left over rotis in ghee or by wheat floor batis. Huge quantity of butter or pure ghee is used in this dish.
Ghewar: This is one of the sweet dishes of Jaipur. It is also known outside Jaipur also. Bascially it is prepare in the month of January during Makar Sakranti, for Gangour in March or April and on Teej festival in July or August. It is a deep fried sweet dish. Many varirites of ghewar are avalaible like: plain, Mawa or desi ghee. The best shops for this sweet are in Johri Bazar.
Bajre ki Khichdi: This dish is mostly prepared during winters as it helps in keeping our body warm. Its mild flavors and creamy consistency makes it a very delicious item. Bajra is a type of food grain which is the agricultural product of Thar Desert. Generally people eat its roti with molasses(gud) and fatless yogurt( Chachh).
The most famous item of Jaipur is Dal ki Kachoudi. You can have the best breakfast of Jalebi with Kachoudi. Kalmi bada, mogar, choula and sev and many other salted foods are famous in Jaipur.
Kadhi, Tinde ki sabzi, matar paneer, gate ki sabzi, mirchi ki pakori etc are also some of the vegetables famous vegetables of Jaipur. These all vegetables are made up by using a large amount of spices. Lots of oil or butter is used in preparing these dishes. The curries of Jaipur are very delicious and its taste is also different from other curries which are made in other states.
Traditional food available in Jaipur is very healthy, tasty and cheaper also. These are also known as desi food of Rajasthan. Dhudh ki phini and paneer ka ghewar are also very delicious dish of Jaipur. The sweets of Jaipur are as delicious as spicy food here. Other famous sweets of Jaipur are Rasgulla, badam ki barfi, mawe ki kachoudi, gulab jamun, Besaan ki chakki, churma, balushahi, mootichoor ke ladoo etc. Sweets are also an integral part of the Jaipur food. Jaipur is known for its delicious and lavished cuisines.