Gourmet Delights- Rajasthani Cuisine
Famous for its Deserts & colorful regal culture on one hand and Lakes and nomadic tribes on the other, it is easy to overlook Rajasthan as a competitive centre of gastronomy. However, Rajasthan is the perfect place to experience a fine royal dining, exquisite restaurants, local delicacies and gastronomic delights.
The secret of the unique and delicious flavor of Rajasthani food can be discovered in acooking that has been influenced by both the traditional warrior lifestyles of its inhabitants and the availability of ingredients in this mostly arid region. The Rajasthani cuisine though predominantly vegetarian, is also known for its unique and rich non-vegetarian dishes, dishes that have been nurtured and perfected in the royal kitchens over generations.
Rajasthan offers one a deluge of tempting variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are absolutely unique to this region. So for all the lovers of novel food Rajaasthan is the place to be.
A popular dish synonymous with the cuisine of Rajasthan, this comprises of Dal (a dish of mixed lentils), Bati (wheat dumplings, baked and fried) and Churma (a dessert made of coarsely ground cereal). This delicacy is prized here for its long shelf life and high nutritional content, as well as the minimal quantity of water required for its preparation.
Besides this a typical vegetarian Rajasthani thali/diet would include items such as Bail Gatte, Panchkoota ki Sabzi, Ker-saangri ki sabzi, rabori ki sabzi, khati chach, kadhi and bajre ki roti to name a few items.
The non-vegetarian delicacies include special recipes like Mohan maans (meat cooked in milk), Laal maans (meat in red chillies curry), Safed maans (meat cooked in curd), Saanth ro achaar (pickled wild boar meat), Khad khargosh (wild hare cooked and roasted underground) and Dhungar Maans (meat cooked in charcoal) to name a few.
Sweets also form an important part of a Rajasthani diet, every meal is incomplete without one or sometimes more than one sweet dishes. Mewa Kachori of Jodhpur, Dil jani of Udaipur, Malpuas of Pushkar, Ghevar and Mishri Mawa of Jaipur and Sohan Halwa of Ajmer will leave you with many sweet and delightful memories.
In Rajasthan, the food is predominantly cooked in pure ghee and hence the aroma and taste of Rajasthani food will linger in your mouth long after you left the dining area. To enjoy ethnic vegetarian Rajasthani dishes you can dine in at the authentic restaurants at all the hotels of Alsisar Group. Whether it is Alsisar Haveli in Jaipur, Alsisar Mahal in Shekhawati or Nahargarh in Ranthambore, you will find all the finger licking Rajasthani delights served in same regal fashion and scrumptious flavor.
“A well-fed man is a happy man; a man who forgives and forgets transgressions, a man who extends the benefit of doubt, and for whom no insult penetrates as deeply as the pleasure of his gourmandize. We find serenity of mind and body, when appetizing food is served in pleasant surroundings and eaten with care and attention. It facilitates relaxation, contentment, generosity, and felicity.” Reserve your table for imperial Rajasthani Delights ….
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