One of the best known Rajasthani dishes is the mixture of dals (lentils), ati (baked wheat ball) and churma (powdered sweetened cereal). Another distict local Rajasthani dish is their curry. The color of their is brilliant red and not the usual brown or gold in color. Despite its red color, it is not as spicy as the curries we know.
Each region too in Rajasthan is known for their sweets. In Jodhpur, Mawa Kachori is a favorite; in Pushkar, there are Alwar Ka Mawa and Malpuas; Rasogullas in Bikaner and Ghevar in Jaipur.
Sweets or sweet-ladoos of Jaisalmer & Jodhpur, Jalebis of most big cities, Malpuas of Pushkar, Rasgullas of Bikaner, Ghevar & Mishri Mawa of Jaipur, Dil Jani of Udaipur, Sohan Halwa of Anmer, Til Papadi of Beawar and Mawa of Alwar are also known for its mouth-watering taste.
Delicious Dishes of Rajasthan
The unique soups like dai shorba and tamatar shorba are served as the starters. Some of the popular cuisines of Rajasthan are:
Ker Sangri (made from ker and sangrita, the local beans cooked in the buttermilk with raisins and spices)
Mangodi Alu ka Shak (a dish of dal dumplins and potatoes)
Jaisalmeri Chane (chick peas cooked in the sour gravy)
Besanwali Bharwan Mirch (big green chilies with the stuffing of gram flour and spice mixture) The combination of gram flour (besan) and yoghurt is used to prepare the traditional gravies. Kadhi and gatte ki subzi are the best examples of such combinations.