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10 Amazing Dishes In The Golden City, Jaisalmer That Every Traveler Must Try!

Jaisalmer is one of the popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan for its historic culture and heritage and is popularly known for its authentic food and its flavors.

By Mridulata Sen

10 Amazing Dishes In The Golden City, Jaisalmer That Every Traveler Must Try!

Jaisalmer is popularly known for its authentic food and its flavors. The place is known as Golden City popularly and heaven for food lovers. If you are a foodie and love spices in your food then this place is a must-go for you. The place is not only famous in India, it is popular worldwide many international tourists round the year to experience the diverse culture and food here!

So, let’s know the top 10 foods that one should never miss when he/ she travel to Jaisalmer:

10 Famous Food In Jaisalmer

1. Pyaz Ki Kachori

Ooo hooo! The name itself is so appetizing… isn’t it?

This is a snack made with corn flour dough and spicy delish onion stuffing. The kachori is stuffed and then deep-fried in oil. It is usually served with hot kadi or aloo sabzi or green chutney. It is the most suitable snack with a cup of tea in the evenings in Jaisalmer.

2. Gatte Ki Sabzi

The most popular Rajasthani dish ever! This curry is made up of Gram Flour or Besan Gatta and is served in spicy yogurt curry and is eaten with rice or Rajasthani pieces of bread. The besan Gatta balls are soft and juicy. If you really want to experience the home culture and food of Rajasthan then this is a must-try.

3. Makhania Lassi

A delicious thick yogurt lassi is full of dry fruits like raisins, cashew nuts, dry cherries, and almonds. The lassi is so thick that you may have to use a spoon to delish it. It is full of butter and cream. You can get this makhania lassi easily in any eateries and cafes in Jaisalmer.

4. Daal Baati Choorma

This dish is mainly available in summers in most of the eateries and is served along with cool spicy buttermilk and some delicious mango slices.

Thick hot wheat balls are served with spicy lentil curry makes it a complete meal in itself.

5. Ker Sagri



Ker and sangri curry vegetable is one such delicious cuisine that is you will find only in Jaisalmer. The reason is that ken and sagri are unique rare beans and vegetables that are only found in the desert areas. The dish is made with local spices and is consumed with bajra or wheat roti. The dish has a very high nutritional value as well.

6. Bhang Lassi

If you want to get high that too in a desi style that this lassi is a perfect match.

The lassi is made from the local cannabis – bhang. There are few shops in the city of Jaisalmer which can sell legally and are authorized to sell bhang lassi.

7. Mirchi Bhajiya

If you are a spicy food lover then nothing can be spicier than this bhajiya!

Mirchi bhajiya is a kind of deep-fried pakoras with long thick green chilies as its stuffing. It is consumed with the sweet-sour sauce to balance the spiciness in it.

8. Chane Jaisalmer Ke

“Chana Jaisalmer Ke” is prepared with black chickpeas mixed with gram flour and curd (kadi). It is a type of kadi preparation with black peas/Kala chana dipped in it.

The dish is usually topped with green dhania, red chilly, and some desi ghee and goes best with rice and roti.

9. Kesariya Thandai

A power pact drink is full of dry fruits like almonds, khaskhas, pistachio rosewater, and lastly as the name says– the saffron. The drink is a mixture of all these dry fruits and is topped with thick malai, rose petals, and nuts.

This Thandai is quite popular during the summer period but is also consumed in the winter period here.

10. Rajasthani Laal Maas

The most popular non-vegetarian cuisine has its origin in Jaisalmer. This Jaisalmer specialty is actually red meat prepared in a spicy curry. If you are a non-vegetarian and traveling around Jaisalmer it is a must-try.

Jaisalmer is one of the popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan for its historic culture and heritage. The city is popularly known for its authentic food and its flavors. The place is known as Golden City popularly and heaven for food lovers. If you are a foodie and love spices in your food then this place is a must-go for you. The place is not only famous in India, it is popular worldwide many international tourists round the year to experience the diverse culture and food here!

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