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Cuisines of Jaisalmer

Rajasthan is a land of colors even in terms of traditional cuisines and delicacies. Being a hardcore traveler it must compel you to taste the variety of dishes of Rajasthan available easily in the state. Jaisalmer is a city that is rich in cultural heritage and it reflects in its cuisines. It is true that the country’s western part has a unique food culture that separates it from other parts of India.

Cuisine of Jaisalmer

Special Delicacies of Jaisalmer

Among the food items you should not let go of is the ‘murhg-e-subz’ which consists of boneless, succulent chicken strips that have been stir-fried with vegetables (shredded). This cuisine is distinct to this land where meat consumption is rare. For those with heart appetites, the ‘ker sangri’ is a dish made from capers and desert beans; you can also try the ‘tandoor thali tops’ which is a combination of vegetable kebab, two preparations of chicken including the delicious yet ubiquitous tikka, naan and mint sauce as incentive. And if you have a sensitive stomach, try out the kadi pakora which is flour dumplings that have been cooked in a curry consisting of yogurt sauce or the bhanon aloo, a gravy based cuisine in which potatoes have been stuffed with ‘mint paste’. Wash it down with beverages or a cold beer of your choice.

Best Eating and Drinking Joints in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is one of the famous cities of Rajasthan that has an amazing collection of ethnic cuisines. It can be referred to ‘heaven’ for any food-lover and you will never fall short of restaurants serving fresh food in this city. Several eateries in Jaisalmer offer local cuisines that are delicious to taste. That does not mean that you cannot get a taste of continental delicacies.

However, when you are in Rajasthan it will do you no harm to gulp down some of the ethnic food items of this land which is easily available in most of the local restaurants and fit well within your budget. And if you have enough to splurge, you can also opt for the posh restaurants in the city for expensive and exclusive dining giving your palate a satisfying taste of the ethnic cuisines of Rajasthan.

The friendly service and lavish ambiance adds to the expenses in eating from such places. These eateries are ranked among the best in the city with cuisines of Mexican, Thai, French, American, Chinese and Italian origin. Even street food lovers will not be disappointed as there are several joints for street food in almost every nook and crane of Jaisalmer.

Eating Joints in Jaisalmer

Some of the top street joints of Jaisalmer are

Desert Boy’s Dhani
Jaisalmer Seemagram Campus,
Jaisalmer Rajasthan, 305001, India

Vyas Meal Service

Inside Fort, Vyas Para,
Opp. Ristorante Italiano
Om, Jaisalmer-305001

Dhanraj Bhatia Sweets
Town Centre, Bhatia Market,

For party lovers there is provision for ‘open air bar’ in the city and these places are awesome hangouts. They are ideal for any kind of celebration-be it a birthday party or a post-wedding reception. Drinks of all kinds are available, even imported from other countries on request. The most notable ones are;

English Wine & Beer Shop
Fort Rd, Amar Sagar Pol,
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

English Wine Shop

Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol,
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

Also hanging out for a cup of coffee with friends can be a fun-filled experience in Jaisalmer with some chosen but really furnished cafeterias or coffee shops like

Kuku coffee shop
Chougen Para, Next to Hari Om Jewellry Shop,
Inside Fort, Fort Rd, Khejer Para, Amar Sagar Pol,
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
Phone: 095 71 480364

The Traveler’s Cup Premium coffee shop

Inside Dharam Internet Cafe and Bookstore,
Opposite Sun Temple, Vyasa Para, Inside Fort,
Jaisalmer 345001, India
Phone: 91299255141

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