Rajasthani Fusion Food: Rajasthan is the land of royals. Tourists savor immensely on Rajasthan’s art & craft, music, festivals, monuments. But what they relish most on is the food! There is a specific method and process that Rajasthanis follow. Also, that taste, and that aroma can only be promised by the native of the state. Ranging from the Dal Bati Churma, Gatti ki sabzi, and Ker Sangri are few popular recipes.
With a tinge of modernity and international flavor, Rajasthani recipes are now becoming exotic. Youtubers and Instagram chefs are now adding fusion to the traditional recipes. Pasta, maggi, and tacos – imagine the fusion!
We present 5 interesting Rajasthani fusion food for you to relish on!
5 Rajasthani Fusion Food Recipes:
1. Rajasthani Dal Bati Pizza (or Batizza)
Cheese and Dal Bati? Bizarre or interesting? Let us find out:
Firstly, for Bati, you need to prepare the dough. The ingredients needed are 2 cups Wheat flour, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp baking powder (optional), 1/4 cup ghee, and water to knead the dough. Keep the dough aside for an hour.
Next, the filling for the pizza needs to be prepared. Add 1/4 cup of corn, 1/4 cup of tri-colored capsicum each, 1/4 cup of onion, and 1/4 cup of tomato. Then, add 4-5 spoons of pizza & pasta sauce and some grated cheese. Mix well.
Max 5-6 balls of the bati dough and place them at the corners of a microwavable bowl. Add the prepared filling in the middle. Add some more cheese on the filling and some butter on the bati balls. Microwave it well. Your Rajasthani fusion food is ready. Enjoy!
2. Ghevar and Idli Chaat
Where Ghevar is a sweet delicious Rajasthani dessert, Idli is bland and simple. What could be made with these two vividly different food items? Let’s find out!
Firstly, for Ghevar, take a large bowl. Then, add ghee and ice cubes to it. Next, mix or blend until it gets thick. Next, you need to add flour, gram flour, salt and 2 cups of ice cold water. Mix or blend again.
Next, heat oil in a saucepan and put a small ghevar mold in it carefully.
Now, add 1 tbsp of batter in the middle of the mold to form 6 to 8 inches height. Repeat the process 3 to 4 times. After it is golden and properly fried, take it out very carefully. Make some more ghevars by the same process.
Now for Idli Chaat, heat some oil and deep fry the idli cubes. When they get golden and crisp, drain them on an absorbent paper. Next, take a bowl and add yogurt, red chili powder, salt, mint, and coriander chutney, and mix well. Now add diced idlis into the yogurt mix. Mix gently. Also, take a bowl, add onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves, salt, chaat masala, and sev together.
For serving purpose, place a ghevar on a serving plate. Put some idli chaat over it. Top with salsa and dates and tamarind chutney and serve immediately. Your Rajasthani fusion food is now ready! (credits: Aarti Sharma, Better Butter).
3. Rajasthani Style Maggi
Every Maggi has a story to tell. We all have our memories with Maggi. Every individual has a different style to make maggi. Every state also has a different method of making maggi. Let us see and learn the Rajasthani style today:
Firstly, add oil to a pan. Then, add 2-3 cloves and add blended garlic in good quantity. Saute it well. Then add some dried chilies and onion cubes. To cook quickly, add salt and red chili powder. Next, add curd which works as a base. After everything is well cooked, add 2-3 cups of water for consistency. Time for Maggi and its tastemaker. Your Rajasthani style Maggi is now ready. Serve well and enjoy!
4. Dal Dhokli Pasta
Who could even imagine something traditional like Dal Dokli with pasta? Well, curb your imagination because now you can make it!
For pasta, knead the dough with whole purpose wheat, salt, chili powder, thing, and turmeric powder. Take one small portion and roll into a thin roti. Now, cut out small rectangles. Give them a shape like pasta. Set aside.
Now, for Dal Dokli, add oil to a pan. Add jeera seeds, mustard seeds, dry red chilies, curry leaves, hing, haldi, red chili powder, and water. Now, add cooked toor dal. Add some salt and some more water. Add jaggery and stir well. After having cooked for 5 minutes on medium flame, add the twisted pasta. Few lemon drops and coriander leaves and voila, your Dal Dokli pasta is ready!
5. Sevpuri Tacos
At Cafe Hype in Jaipur, you can find this fusion food. With tacos as the base, add the fillings of boiled potato, tomato, onion, slices onion, red chili powder, salt and squeezed lemon. Fill the tacos and you are ready to relish on these!
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