What to Eat in Rajsthan

What to Eat in Rajsthan

1 . Churma

Churma is a popular Rajasthani delicacy usually served with baatis and dal. It is coarsely ground wheat crushed and cooked with ghee and sugar. Traditionally it is made by mashing up Bajri or wheat flour baatis or rotis in ghee and jaggery. It is usually rich in calories.

2 . Gujia

Gujia a cuisine of North India particularly Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan is a sweet dumpling made with suji or Maida flour wheat flour and stuffed with khoya.The packaging of a gujhia is very much like that of a samosa, however the gujhia has a very distinct shape. The gujhia is filled with a mixture of grated and roasted dry fruits, khoya, coconuts and to add a grainy texture, a little suji (coarse ground wheat flour).

3 . Halva

Halva (halawa, alva, haleweh, halava, helava, helva, halwa, halua, aluva, chalva) refers to many types of dense, sweet confections, served across the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Balkans, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Malta and the Jewish world.

4 . Imarti

Imarti or Amriti or Emarti or Omriti also known as Jaangiri or Jhangri in south India, is a dessert invented in Mughal kitchen and is now popular across the Indian Subcontinent including Rajasthan, West Bengal and South India. Imarti is made by deep frying urad flour batter in a kind of circular flower shape, then soaked in sugar syrup. This sweet dish increased in popularity in other parts of India as theMughals expanded there, and found its place in Hindu Raj Bhog (Royal Food Menu).In North India it is often consumed with rabri (condensed milk). In South India, this sweet is served after a meal and also popular at weddings and festivals. In particular, Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh is famous for its imarti.

5 . Ghevar

Ghevar is a Rajasthani sweet traditionally associated with the Teej Festival. It is disc shaped, and made from oil, flour and sugar syrup. There are many varieties of Ghevar, including plain, mawa and malai ghevar.It is very famous in the adjoining states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh (among others).It comes in the market during the Saavan month of hindus (approx July & August). It is also gaining wide popularity in Mumbai.

6 . Besan Chakki

Heat ghee in a wide bottomed pan, and roast the Besan on medium heat till the raw smell of besan disappears and it turns a light golden color. Add the khoya to it and mix it well to remove any lumps in it. Take sugar in a separate bowl, add about ? cup of water to it Boil it for about 7 8 mins or till it reaches a thick 2 string consistency. Slowly, add the Besan Khoya mixture to the sugar syrup Keep stirring it continuously till it forms one big mass and the ghee oozes out of the mixture.

7 . Balushahi Recipe

Mix maida, soda, and 2/3 cup ghee to make stiff dough. Roll out small balls from this dough.
Heat ghee and fry these balls till it turns brown. Prepare sugar syrup of two thread consistency.
Dip fried balls in sugar syrup. Drain the excess syrup. Adorn with pistachios. Balushahi is ready.

8 . DilKhushaal

DilKhushaal also known as dal badam chakki is a famous Marwari cuisine prepared and sold by, Jodhpur.It mainly consists of almond, mogar (gram flour), mawa (condensed milk), ghee (butter oil) and sugar.

9 . Jhajariya

Jhajhariya is a delicacy made of corn, milk, ghee and sugar garnished with raisins and nuts. Grated or coarsely ground fresh sweet corn is slowly roasted in ghee for few hours until it loses most of its moisture and assumes a dry granular form. The term Jhajariya is referenced in the advertisement for Google entitled Reunion that went viral. There is a video on YouTube which describes the recipe for making the same.

10 . Kalakand

Kalakand Also Known as Mishri Mawa Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. Famous after its originating place Alwar this is become commonly known as Alwars Kalakand (Milk Cake), which tempts everybody with its rich aeroma. Kalakand or Mishri Mawa sweet is so renowned for its excellent taste that even a street is named in Alwar after this particular dish.