Known for its rich culture and colorful tradition, the pink city of India is a global tourist hot spot on world map. Featured with rugged hills, local city bazaars and modern malls, Jaipur is also known to be India’s most flamboyant city. The fascinating history of the royal family, majestic palaces with impressive architecture and great food are some of the key attractions of the pink city, Jaipur.
Being India’s first planned city, it promises hours of exploration and indulgence to its every tourist. The chaotic streets with colourful local shops are not less than any fairy-tale grandeur for any visitor. And to keep city’s every guest indulged in its magic, the city has some great local eateries which keeps your wander lust evoking.
So, if you are in Jaipur, don’t forget to delight your taste buds at some great savories of the city. The best way to kick start your day in Jaipur is at Rawat Mishthan Bhandar. Located at Sindhi Camp (Near Bus Stand, this food joint is famous for its Pyaz ki Kachodi and Mawa ki Kachodi. Famous for great taste, pyaz ki kachodis are deep fried pancakes with crispy crust. Filled with spicy onion filling and served with coriander and mint dippings, this food is all enough in itself to give your taste buds a tangy and tickling sensation. And if you have sweet tooth then mawa ki kachodis are must try recipe of this place. Just like pyaz ki kachodis, mawa ki kachodis too are deep fried pancakes but they are caramelized in sugar syrup and have a filling of condensed sweetened milk to give it a sweet taste.
Complete your breakfast at Lassiwala by having a glass full of sweetened curd (Lassi) or butter milk. Served in traditional earthen glass (kulhad) with thick creamy topping, it is an absolute choice among localities and tourists. Situated on M.I Road, Jaipur one thing to keep in mind here is that there are many other shops with same name that can disguise your choice. So, mind your order to the original Lassiwala before placing it.
After taking this heavy yet delicious breakfast, head towards the local market of Jaipur to shop and surf the true colours of Rajasthan. While wandering through the streets of Jaipur, you will come across many textile and jewellery shops along with handicrafts item stores. Offering you best of Jaipur’s stuff, the local market here ensures you a happy shopping experience. And while shopping in local streets and bazaars of Jaipur, don’t miss a chance to catch Laxmi Misthan Bhandar in Johri Bazaar. Famous for its Ghevar and Phini, this restaurant is a must visit place for every tourist. Serving you the quintessential Rajasthani thali and the world’s famous Rajathani local delicacy “Daal-Baati-Churma”, the food here reflects the indigenous traditions of Jaipur and Rajasthan.
And if you want to taste street chaat of Jaipur, then Nand’s Golgappa’s at Raja Park is a place to gorge on. Known for the best pani patashi in town, this small shop is famous among street food lovers. Offering sweet and sour pani patashis, Nand’s also serve dahi(curd) ki patashi and dahi papdi chaat to treat your short hunger.
Last but not the least, to appease your craving for chilled ice cream, drive to Pandit Kulfiwala. Situated on the main Hawa Mahal road, Jaipur the shop serves variety of kulfi flavors to suit your choice; however, the Matka Malai Kulfi is a favorite flavor among all. With a promise of qualitysome chilling taste experience, the Pandit Kulfiwala is a well known name in local streets of Jaipur.
Undoubtedly, Jaipur has now become exemplary choice among food lovers. The striking taste of spices in aesthetically designed traditional food crafts makes Jaipur a delectable hot spot among tourist and visitors. Nice Try them to feel the real taste of Jaipur.