The pink city of Rajasthan, Jaipur, is one of the favourite destinations among travellers. The reason being its great history, royal palaces, massive forts, colourful bazaars and delicious Rajasthani cuisine. If you visit Jaipur, you need to indulge in the authentic flavours of Rajasthan. You can’t return from the city without having dal bati churma, ghevar, gatte ki sabzi, balushahi and the famous kachoris! For those of you who don’t know what kachori is? It is a puffed-up fried snack with flaky and crispy texture filled with either sweet or savoury filling.
The day at Jaipur starts with a plate of kachoris and a hot cup of tea and, if you are visiting the city, you have to live and travel like a local! So, here we are with the tastiest list that you’ll ever read. Reach out to these kachori joints in Jaipur for the real flavour of Rajasthan.
1. Rawat Misthan Bhandar
Rawat Misthan Bhandar is more than 55 years old and serves the best mawa kachori in the city, if not world! It is a sweet treat filled with mawa and dry fruits, soaked in sugar syrup. It is the royal end to any meal and makes up for a perfect dessert/snack.
Other places where you can have mawa kachori: Laxmi Misthan Bhandar
Location: Ground Floor, Opp. Polo Victory Cinema, Station Road, Sindhi Camp, Jaipur.
2. Samrat Restaurant
Samrat restaurant has been serving delicious Pyaz kachoris since 1965. Their signature dish, Pyaz ki kachori is filled with onions and an explosion of spices. What makes the kachoris even better is their Dahi Amchoor and Tamarind chutneys. It is a common breakfast option at Samrat, Jaipur along with their equally flavourful masala chai.
Other places where you can have pyaz kachori: Rawat Misthan Bhandar, Radhe kachori, Sodhani sweets, kanji sweets
*It is a very popular snack in Rajasthan, you’ll get it at every other restaurant and sweet shop. The above-mentioned places serve the best pyaz kachoris in the city. *
Location: Shop No. 273, Chaura Rasta, Modikhana, Jaipur.
3. Radhe Kachori
If you have a knack of experimenting different flavours then, Radhe Kachori is just the place for you. They have been frying hot and fresh Hing ki kachori since 1963. They serve dahi and coriander chutney along with it which blends in with the flavour of hing. And you know what the best part is? Their famous Hing ki kachori costs 8 rupees! It is a steal considering the uniqueness and the taste.
Location: Churukon Ka Rasta, SBBJ Street, Chaura Rasta, Jaipur.
4. Sampat Namkeen Bhandar
Sampat Namkeen Bhandar is serving world-famous Aloo kachoris since 1936. The kachori is spicy enough and doesn’t need chutney by its side. What makes their kachoris world famous? They use skinned potatoes for their filling as it aids in easy digestion. Despite being deep-fried, you won’t have any digestive problems. If you are a true kachori lover then, Sammpat Namkeen Bhandar has to be on your bucket list.
Other places where you can have aloo kachori: Khuteka Namkeen Bhandar
Location: Baba Harish Chandra Marg, Kishanpole Bazaar, Jaipur.
5. Laxmi Misthan Bhandar
Laxmi Misthan Bhandar is a traditional halwai shop since 1727. They serve some amazing sweets and preparations like Special Paneer Ghewar, Doodh Phini, Mishri Mawa, Sohan Halwa, Rasmalai, and Royal Rajasthani Thali. In terms of kachori, you should try their Raj kachori. It is not your typical kachori, it is more like a chaat but definitely worth a try. It is made with pulses, sweet and spicy yoghurt and is enough to satisfy all your cravings.
Location: Shop No. 98-101, Johri Bazar, Gangori Bazar, Jaipur.
6. Shri Ram Namkeen Bhandar
Rains will make you crave for some delicious dal kachoris and a warm cup of tea. Shri Ram Namkeen Bhandar is one of the best shops if you want to try dal kachoris. It is filled with moong dal and is served with kadhi and tamarind chutney. Their kachoris have a very distinctive flavour because of the spices and the combination with kadhi. The kachori is worth waiting in the queue.
Other places where you can have dal kachori: Sodhani sweets, Laxmi Misthan Bhandar
Location: Tresor Apple Store Street, M I Road, Jaipur
7. Ajmer ki Prasidh Kadi Kachori
If you want to try flavours that are completely out of the box then, you should try kadi kachori at Ajmer ki prasidh kadi kachori. The name of the shop denotes how famous their kachori is! It is prepared using chickpeas, yoghurt and other spices. The combination might seem a little weird at first but you’ll probably start craving for more once you have it.
Location: Plot No, C44, Dalda Factory Rd, Maharani Farm, Gayatri Nagar A, Durgapura, Jaipur.
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