As we all know Jaisalmer is famous for its traditions and rich cultural heritage and it is also known for its food. The city is known as The Golden City of Rajasthan. The most famous historical and magnificent monument is the Jaisalmer Fort when the sun rays fall on this fort, it gives the beautiful golden tinge due to its yellow sandstone. There are many other famous tourist attractions like Salam Singh Ki Haveli, Nathmal ki Haveli, Gadisar Lake, etc. Along with cultural heritage, Jaisalmer is also known for its delicious food dishes and that taste you can find here, you won’t find it anywhere in India. Food has many ingredients that enhance the taste of food. Some special spices are used that is made with a mixture of many ingredients. Dishes have an authentic taste of Rajupti and Mughal style recipes. Here is the list of some the best dishes that you must have tried during Jaisalmer Sightseeing.
Dal Baati Choorma
It is a famous dish in Rajasthani culture and is known to everyone in India especially in Rajasthani families. The dish is served with Lahsun ki Chutney (Garlic Chutney) and buttermilk along with sliced onion and papad (thin-crisp dish shape food). The dish is the best example of the flavours of Rajasthani cuisine. It attracts many tourists and one of the famous dish in Jaisalmer.
Pyaaz Ki Kachori
Pyaaz ki Kachori is the most popular street food in all over Rajasthan. You can easily find this anywhere in the street food shops. The dish is served with Kadi or delicious Chutneys. Most of the people love to eat with kadi. It is famous in Ajmer, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur, that is why it ranks as one of the best dishes in Rajasthan.
Mutton Saag is the most famous dish in Jaisalmer that is cooked with a combination of unique species and ingredients. You can find the Rajasthani taste in the dish when mutton mixed in a puree of spinach along with spices. If you are in Jaisalmer and you are a non-vegetarian then you must taste this dish that makes your trip memorable.
Murg-e-saag is a recipe made with tender chicken which combines with Rajasthani species, a mixture of species and ingredients. The recipe gives you a bouquet of flavours in the mouth, which ultimately made you trip to Jaisalmer memorable. It is the best dish to taste in Jaisalmer for the people who are non- vegetarians.
Gatte ki Sabzi
Gatte ki Sabzi is a famous dish in Rajasthan and is cooked in almost every home of
India especially in Rajasthani families. It is served with Chapattis, rice, sliced onion and achar (pickle). It is liked by every Rajasthani. The flavour of the dish makes it lip smashing as it cooked with authentic species.
Makhania Lassi (Special sweet buttermilk) is the most famous beverage among the Rajasthani people as well as tourists. It is one of the popular drinks in Jaisalmer. It is made with curd, sugar, and dry fruits. The taste of this dish is creamy and cool which refresh your soul and gives instant energy. Lassi is served in the glass that made with clay. Therefore is liked by the tourist the most.
To complete a meal we need a dessert and Rajasthan has a variety of dessert and one of them is Ghotua Laddu. It is made with gram flour, ghee, condensed milk, and sugar and garnished with sliced pista, almonds, and saffrons. It has the best taste in sweets in Rajasthani cuisine.
You must try aforesaid dishes if you are planning to visit Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is well known for its authentic taste of Rajasthani cuisine. Every trip is incomplete without tasting the specialties of that particular place.