Rajasthan is famous for its rich culture, heirloom and ghee and spice-ladden dishes. A state known for its vibrance, the women here are often seen adorning heavy silver jewellery and rich clothing while the men carry off their Kesariya pagdis with the utmost swag. And when they are done decorating themselves in their colorful costumes, they fill their plates with the yummiest of foods that can put the most experienced of masterchefs to shame. Rich in spices and flavor, Rajasthani food is a culinary art in itself and these restaurants in Delhi have perfected this art like no other.
Where: Karol Bagh
Situated in West Delhi, Suruchi is a restaurant chain loved for the authentic dishes served here – Rajasthani being one of them. The service is excellent and the staff is humble. The food here is delectable. Apart from the amazing Rajasthani Thaali, dishes that can’t be missed include the Gatte ki Sabzi, Rajasthani Kadhi and the mouthwatering Rajasthani Dal.
Where: MGF Metropolitan, Gurgaon
A place known for its North Indian specialties, Rajdhani outdoes most of the restaurants in its league when it comes to Gujarati and Rajasthani cuisines. The interiors are simple and ambience very sober but their food is worth a million bucks.
Where: Defence Colony
Overlooking the busy roads of South Delhi’s Defence Colony Market, Kathputli is a popular Rajasthani restaurant with excellent traditional food. This place has it all when it comes to its rajasthani ambience, from a man in traditional clothes playing the ektara at the enterence to the little wall arts and showpieces. Their menu is exhaustive but dishes that must not be missed are the Rajasthani Kachori, Mirchi Pakoda, Aloo Shekhawati and Paneer Ganderi.
Where: The Great India Place, Noida
A place known for its food-ladden thalis, Thaal Vaadi offers a variety of choices to satiate the Rajasthani food fanatic in you. The go-to place if you are looking for a typical Rajasthani thaali, the food here is sumptuous and delicious with accompaniments like the crispy dal papad and butter milk that compliment the thaalis beautifully.
Where: The Ashok
A pure vegetarian restaurant, Shraman is the daddy of all restaurants in the capital when it comes to Rajasthani food. Nestled in the fancy Ashok hotel, this place never disappoints with its authentic Rajasthani cuisine and overwhelming ambience. Also known for its North Indian cuisine, the food here id onion and garlic-free. Some of the popular dishes here are the Jodhpuri Mirch Paneer, Marwadi Kadhi and Sangri Ki Subji.
Rajasthan Food Stall
Where: Dilli Haat, INA
Because when all else fails, we head to Dilli Haat. Be it Gujarati, Bihari, Bengali or Rajasthani, Dilli Haat has it all! The food is delicious and keeps the tummy as well as the wallet happy. The Rajasthani Food Stall offers a variety of classic Rajsthani savories like the traditional Rajasthani thali that includes almost every Rajasthani dish ever known to mankind. Top that off with a matka kulfi and you’re golden.