Winter brings a lot more than just a weather change. Some places look mesmerizing during this season offering winter treats that fill your mouth with nothing but an outburst of flavours. Just like every other city, Jaipur too has some amazing food spots and winter delicacies waiting for your bite. So, if you are on a food hunt in this sardi, then try these mouthwatering winter street food in Jaipur.
It’s time to enjoy some piping hot foods to warm your body. If you happen to be in Jaipur, there’s a delicious reason to rejoice a little more, and it is the iconic winter treats of the city. With the arrival of winter, the streets in Jaipur start offering delicacies that taste amazing and will leave you feeling happy and warm. So, keep scrolling and try these winter street food in Jaipur that are mouthwatering, piping hot, and offer a plethora of flavours.
1. Mirchi bada
Mirchi Bada is a must-try if you love pakoras and spice! These crispy Badas are made of green mirchi/chilli/ peppers and have a filling of mashed potatoes. Each Mirchi is dipped into a flavourful besan/gram flour batter made with spices, and then it is deep-fried in a huge kadhai. The process of seeing them getting fried is pure bliss to the eyes! Eat them with tamarind chutney, and spicy mint chutney, and tastes delicious with a garma garam cup of chai.
Where: Ghungroo Seth Vada Pav Company (Shivaji Nagar), Sodhani Sweets (Tonk Rd), Rawat Misthan Bhandar (Sindhi Camp),
2. Pyaaz Ki Kachori
You can never unlock the food quest in Jaipur without trying some piping hot Kachori or to be very specific, Pyaaz ki kachori. This flavourful, crispy, and deep-fried delicacy comes with a variety of fillings (non-veg as well as sweet variants made of mawa or chocolate too) and is made with all-purpose flour or gram flour. There are plenty of street shops that offer kachoris that are fried right in front of your eyes and will leave your tastebuds satisfied.
Where: Rawat Mishthan Bhandar (Sindhi Camp), Kota Kachori Swad (Tonk Rd), Puran Ji Kachori Wala (Chaura Rasta)
A good samosa is crunchy, flaky, and has the perfectly spicy potato filling, and the streets of Jaipur will offer you exactly this. Biting on piping hot samosa with a cup of chai is an experience that feels even better during winters, and so, you can’t miss that. Other than the regular samosas, you can also try the Bun Samosa, where your Punjabi samosa is crushed and sandwiched between a soft bun and tamarind & mint chutney!
Where: Setia Samosa (Raja Park), Gulab Ji Chai Wale (Sindhi Camp), Shankar Samosa (Raja Park), Samrat (Bapu Bazar)
4. Pav Bhaji
For all those on street food hopping in the city, pav bhaji joints in Jaipur are a must-visit. A plate of piping hot pav bhaji with butter and garlic chutney is going to lift your winter mood. Eating them with the oh-so-buttery pav is a treat, and this one plate will leave you more than just happy. Jaipur’s Koyele wali pav bhaji at Shreenath Pav Bhaji is definitely a must-try!
Where: Flavour Jaipur ( Malviya Nagar), Pandit chaat bhandar (Gopalpura), Shreenath Pav Bhaji (Ashok Nagar).
5. Laccha Aloo ki Tikki
Jaipur’s food stalls are giving a lip-smacking and crunchy twist to your regular aloo tikkis and calling it Laccha Aloo ki Tikki. This one is super crunchy and is a blend of samak atta, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, chaat masala, and other local spices. Unlike your regular aloo tikkis, these are deep-fried and served with Dahi and other garnishes.
Where: Laxmi Mishtan Bhandar (Johari Bazar), Samrat (Bapu Bazar), Rawat Misthan Bhandar (Sindhi Camp).
There’s a lot of skill that goes behind making a fluffy Omelette and not everybody can do it. But, in Jaipur, you’ll come across many omelette joints that offer the perfect omlettes and that too in different varieties. So, If you are in an eggilicious mood, then head to the mentioned places and indulge in an egg-packed feast.
Where: Sanjay Omelet (University Marg), Sanjay Restaurant – Egg Dee (Chikitsalaya Marg), Indian Coffee House (Mirza Ismail Rd), Hotel Anurag Villa (Devi Marg).
7. Kathi Rolls
If you are a Franky/wrap/rolls person, then we’ll suggest you get your hands on the iconic Kathi Rolls, the streets of Jaipur have in store for you. These flavoursome desi wraps are a go-to food for many Jaipurites, and there are almost endless options to them. Right from the Chicken tikka, mutton seekh, chicken seekh, tandoori chicken, chicken patty, and cheesy egg rolls to veg variants, there’s a lot to explore.
Where: Al Bake (MI Road), Kathi Junction Jaipur (Malviya Nagar), Kathi Junction (Raja Park), Roll Express (Patel Marg).
8. Moong dal halwa
If you are more into sweets and looking for something to relish, then a plate of warm moong dal ka halwa is what you need. This traditional winter dessert of Jaipur has a grainy texture and is laden with ghee and dry fruits. The warmth this halwa offers is just what you need during this frigid weather and is perfect winter street food in Jaipur.
Where: Bikanervala ( Tonk Rd), Laxmi Misthan Bhandar ( Johari Bazar Rd), Kanha Jaipur ( Gopalpura).
9. Doodh jalebi
On a chilly morning or an evening, this piping hot combination of Doodh and Jalebi is going to leave you warm and happy. During winters, a sip of hot kadhai wala doodh with crunchy and juicy jalebis tastes nothing less than paradise. This meetha duo has our heart, and if you are in Jaipur, you have to try it at least once.
Where: Saras Parlour ( Malviya Nagar), Bombay Mishthan Bhandar (Kishanpole Bazar), The Eclectica ( Shyam Nagar).