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Rajasthani Food, 200 Rajasthani Recipes, Dishes

Perhaps due to the royal heritage of the region, or due to the unique characteristics of the cuisine brought about by the region’s extreme climate and rare vegetation, Rajasthani cuisine is quite different from all other cuisines and is very fascinating too! Rajasthani food is usually spicy and makes use of loads of ghee, without which no dish is complete.

Gehun-ki-Bikaneri-Khichdi
Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi

Heart-warming meal combos like the Dal-Baati-Churma and other specialties like Panchmel ki Subzi, Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi and Mangodi ki Dal are popular all over the country and this section shows you how to recreate the magic of Rajasthan food in your own kitchen.

Dal-Ke-Parathe
Dal Ke Parathe

Enjoy our selection of Rajasthani recipes like Rajashtani Sabzis with the famous Rajashtani Rotis and ever popular Achars. Top of your meal with some amazing rich, mouthwatering Rajasthani Sweet and Rajasthani snack.

Dal-Baati-ChurmaDal Baati Churma

The Rajasthanis specialise in serving sweet and savoury dishes in combinations that steal the heart and delight the taste buds . Dal bati churma a three-in-one treat, is a traditional combination of sweet dish churma, spicy dal and deep-fried Bati and a wonderful way to warm yourself up on a cold day!


Rajashtani Food adapats to water shortage

Papad-Mangodi-ki-SubziPapad Mangodi ki Subzi

Because of the climatic conditions, there is scarcity of water resulting into a dearth of fresh vegetables, the available vegetables are often combined with pulses, lentils and dried/ preserved foods like papads and wadis. Also, water is substituted with dairy products like milk and buttermilk. Gram flour dumplings perked up with a myriad of spices then steamed and cut into small bite sized pieces are cooked in a curd based gravy till thick to make Gatte ki subzi that tastes amazing with both rice and parathas. Papad ki subzi, a combination of moong dal mangodi and papd to make Papad Mangodi ki Subzi are some other delectable Rajasthani subzis. Also, try your hands on other Rajasthani dishes like Ker sangria, Gavarfali ki Subzi, Bharwa Lauki.
 

Rajasthani Food, Dals, Kadhi Recipes

Rajasthani-Pakoda-KadhiRajasthani Pakoda Kadhi

Complement your meal with nourishing dals/kadhi that will complete your meal. Rajasthani recipes like Pakoda kadhi or pithore kadhi are flavorful, irresistible accompaniments that you must try.Also, finger-licking dals like Dal Banjari, Mooli moong dal or Palak toovar dal with a tempering of ghee and authentic Rajasthani flavor are some delights that will surely replace your regular dals.
 

Rajasthani Food, Snacks

Pyaaz-ki-KachoriPyaaz ki Kachori

When we talk about snacks, Rajasthan Food is synonymous to kachori. The endless varieties of kachoris found at most 'namkeen' shops are famous worldwide. Pyaaz Kachori, Shahi Raj Kachori, Matar ki Kachori are some popular kachoris.
 

Rajasthani Recipes, Mithai, Sweets

Mawa-KachoriMawa Kachori

Rajasthanis don’t hold back on the use of full-fat milk and ghee in their mithai. No wonder the sweet dishes of Rajasthan tastes so heavenly! Apart from the savoury kachoris, you can also found sweet varieties like Mawa Kachoris that are stuffed with a rich mixture of khoya and dry-fruits, deep-fried and dipped in sugar syrup. Malai Ghevar, a honeycomb shaped delicacy made using plain flour and ghee is an authentic sweet made on auspicious occasions and festivals.

People love to gather around the warmth of the kitchen fire, to enjoy rustic, homely rotis right off the tava. Wheat flour rotis, parathas, masala baati generously drizzled with ghee are enjoyed with subzis. Winters are harsh in this region. Steaming hot Khichdi, Gaund ke ladoo, Moong dal halwa, Badam ka halwa are some vegetarian dishes eaten to keep the body warm on a cold winter’s night!

We hope you enjoy our collection of Rajasthani Recipes and will find the below related Rajasthani Food articles and Rajathani recipes. 

15 Rajasthani Achar, Launji Recipes
20 Rajasthani Dry Snacks Recipes
17 Rajasthani Kadhi, Dal Recipes
Rajasthani Khichdi, Pulao Recipes
30 Rajasthani Mithai, Sweets Recipes
50 Rajasthani Naashta Recipes
23 Rajasthani Roti, Puri, Paratha Recipes
43 Rajasthani Subzi Recipes
14 Rajasthani Traditional Combinations Recipes

Happy Cooking!


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Rajasthani Dal
Recipe# 22164
23 Mar 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rajasthani delicacies are traditionally laden with ghee but not to worry, for here is a healthier version! chana dal helps to thicken the dal and imparts body to the dish. Add amchur as per your taste, more if you like it sour, else just a little.
Missi Roti, Rajasthani Missi Roti
Recipe# 3888
19 Apr 15

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by Tarla Dalal
These are a regular part of a Rajasthani meal and sometimes variations are made by adding methi leaves or coriander leaves to flavour the dough. Missi Rotis are eaten throughout the year except in the winters when bajra rotis are preferred. Serve these w ....
Mogar Aur Chasni Chawal
Recipe# 3906
19 Apr 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Rajasthani food tends to be a bit spicy at times, which is probably why Rajasthanis like to combine sweet and savoury foods, to achieve a balanced effect. Mogar and Chasni Chawal is a fine example of this, wherein spicy moong dal or mogar is eaten along with chasni or sweetened rice. Neither dish wo ....
Raabdi with Bajra Roti
Recipe# 3908
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Rajasthani cuisine amazes us by its simple yet mouthwatering foods. Despite using minimal ingredients, and often without any fresh veggies or greens, the Rajasthanis are able to make wholesome and delicious accompaniments for their rotis and rice. The Raabdi, served with Bajra Roti, is one such exam ....
Jaripalla Churma
Recipe# 3646
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Churma is a word that has become synonymous with Rajasthani cuisine. Jaripalla Churma is a richer version of the regular churma, claimed to be influenced heavily by Marwari style of cooking with lavish ingredients like dry fruits, saffron and khoya. A combination of flours deep-fried in ghee gives t ....
Rajasthani Style Kaddu Aur Soya ki Subzi
Recipe# 6430
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Every province has its traditional style of cooking their favourite vegetables. Here, we have chosen a popular Rajasthani subzi usually made using potatoes and pumpkin, and smartly replaced starchy potatoes with multi-nutrient soya chunks instead. In all other ways, the Rajasthani Style Kaddu aur So ....
Kaddu Ka Bharta (  Swadisht Subzian)
Recipe# 4348
16 May 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bharta is a slightly mushy vegetable-based dish that tastes heavenly when had with steaming hot rice, or Indian breads too. While you might have surely tasted the famous Baingan Bharta, here is something new for you to try. A delicious bharta made of juicy red pumpkins! The mild sweetness of the pum ....
Paneer Koftas in Curd Gravy
Recipe# 4343
16 May 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The moment you think of paneer kofta, the first thing that comes to mind is tangy tomato gravy. While the koftas do taste awesome when topped with pungent tomato-based sauces, you will be amazed by the brilliance of this unique combination with a curd-based gravy! The mildly-spiced curd gravy thicke ....
Bharwa Lauki (  Rajasthani Recipe)
Recipe# 3867
19 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
There are two ways to look at lauki. Only the pessimist would think it to be plain and boring; the optimist always looks at it as a wonderful ingredient that absorbs the added flavours very well. Once again, lauki proves its mettle in this recipe, with a grand stuffing of mixed nuts and paneer enhan ....
Ghevar with Rabri
Recipe# 3913
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A honeycomb shaped delicacy made using plain flour and ghee that has originated in Rajasthan. Ghevars are usually large in size approx. 200 mm. Or 250 mm. (8" or 10") squares or rounds and are either sweetened with syrup or served topped with sweet rabri (i. e. thickened milk). Lakshmi M ....
Bajra Aloo Roti
Recipe# 3889
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bajra grows abundantly in large parts of arid Rajasthan, especially in the areas around Jodhpur and Dungarpur i.e. Western Rajasthan. Bajra rotis and khichdi are therefore more popular in these areas. Bajra rotis are preferred in the winter months as bajra is considered to be heat producing. I ha ....
Meethi Soonth
Recipe# 2801
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A sweet and tangy Marwari chutney made of dried mango slices with a predominant flavour of dried ginger powder (soonth). This is also called Navratna chutney. Other chutneys to enjoy with snacks are Guava Chutney ,
Papad ki Churi
Recipe# 22179
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Indian food is almost incomplete without accompaniments . But fat-laden ones aren't the only option. Here is a healthy accompaniment with a remarkably lower calorie and fat count, so you can binge on it without any guilt. However, if you suffer from high ....
Moong Dal Mangodi
Recipe# 3852
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Moong Dal Mangodi is a pakoda or wadi like snack made with a batter of soaked and spiced moong dal. The batter is piped out as small pieces, sun-dried and preserved in airtight containers. On cold winter days in dessert regions like Rajasthan when fresh veggies might not be available, these ta ....
Dilkushar
Recipe# 3917
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This divine mithai is also called "Besan ki Chakki" or "Mohanthal". This is usually made at weddings and on special occasions. It is a complicated mithai to make and one needs a little practice to perfect this recipe. It is traditionally made with coarsely ground besan, so that the barfi has a nic ....
Mooli ki Subzi
Recipe# 3875
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Winters herald the coming of veggies in dessert-enveloped Rajasthan, and with it come delicacies such as the Mooli ki Subzi, made of radishes along with their leaves. This delicious duo is perked up with simple but aromatic seeds and spice powders. A pinch of baking soda is essential while cooking t ....
Meva Bati, Rajasthani Mawa Bati Recipe
Recipe# 2855
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Meva Bati is a rich North Indian mithai made by stuffing a mava based dough with a rich mixture of nuts and mava, and deep-frying the delicate, stuffed balls till golden brown. These Meva Batis are then soaked in sugar syrup for a while and served warm. You will love the crispness, balanced sw ....
Methi ki Launji
Recipe# 3900
19 Apr 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Roll a spoonful of the Methi ki Launji in your mouth, and you can recognise all the major taste categories in it – bitter, sweet and spicy! You are sure to enjoy the delicate balance of flavours in this traditional preparation of soaked methi seeds, perked up with spices and powders, and balanced wi ....
Khasta Roti
Recipe# 4389
16 May 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This roti, with its traditional texture and flavour, has the power to recreate a haveli ambience right in your dining room! There is something about the Khasta Roti that unfailingly reminds one of grandma’s patient and loving style of cooking, a laid back lifestyle free of stress and worries. We are ....
Kanji Vadas
Recipe# 2821
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a Rajasthani delicacy of moong dal vadas immersed in tangy mustard flavoured liquid. The 'kanji' or 'rai ka pani' as it is known needs to be prepared a day in advance so that all the flavours mellow down. The vadas are added the following day. Kanji va ....
Makai ki Subzi
Recipe# 4347
16 May 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Corn is one of the extensively cultivated crops in Rajasthan. The yellow sweet corn used in this recipe provides a slightly sweet taste to this vegetable which is favoured by many people.
Missi Rotis, Rajasthani Missi Roti
Recipe# 22400
26 Nov 07

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Although Missi Rotis get their unique flavour from besan, the dough is almost always made with a combination of flours and the addition of soya flour does not harm the original taste in any way. Kasuri methi and the other spices add just the right amount of zing to these
Gatte ki Kadhi ( Know Your Flours )
Recipe# 33144
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Gatte ki kadhi, straight from the kitchens of rajasthan, this dish involves gram flour dumplings flavoured with dry spices, which are steamed and then dunked into a yoghurt based curry. Enjoy this exotic dish either with puris or steamed rice.
Mawa Kachori, Khoya Kachori, Mawa Sweet Samosa
Recipe# 3648
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Jodhpur is famous for its Mawa Kachoris. Rich dry fruit and mawa (khoya) stuffed crisp deep- fried kachoris are coated in sugar syrup. These kachoris are a welcome treat at any time of the day. These sweet kachoris are often called "gujjias" and are a "must have" for the
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Rajasthani Food
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 on 18 Jan 19 02:17 PM


yes i have many from these. really it was so tasty and i also tried many of them at my home everyone loved it..
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Karan, Happy to know you liked this recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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21 Jan 19 10:06 AM
Rajasthani Food
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 on 28 Sep 18 12:00 PM