After the long hot summer days and soaring temperatures, the first shower of monsoon brings a sigh of relief. The rainy season is a time of the year we always look forward to. The downpour induces a craving for some sizzling spicy snacks and a cup of freshly brewed chai. For some reason, the rainy season increases our appetite and makes the food taste many times better. Jaipur is loaded many eateries in every nook and corner to savor the delicacies that the monsoon season offers. Enlisted here are the foods that exemplify the monsoon in Jaipur that will surely tickle your senses and lets you enjoy the chill which the rain brings.
With the rains the very first things come in our mind is hot spicy pakoras. This steaming freshly fried snack green chutney or tomato sauce is something everyone craves for. No one can feel the joy of the drizzling rain without munching on pakoras. Enjoying piping hot pakodas Spicy straight from the tawa top on a rainy day is truly bliss. Whether its onion pakodas, dal pakodas, bread pakoras, or it is potato pakoras, corn pakodas or any stuffed pakoras, they just compliment the rains. Some infamous destinations to have some delightful crispy pakoras are Jagannath Sharma Pakodi Wale or Santosh Agrawal pakode wala.
Rain and Tea, a truly inseparable combination. Every chai fanatic loves to sip on a hot tea in monsoon. A hot cup of chai beats all the beverages one can have in monsoon. Relish the heavenly combination of reviving tea with samosa or with the onion bhajiyas to enjoy the slushy trains. Sip a kadak adrak wali chai with yummy snacks to make the sight of rain even more beautiful. Rainy day, a cup of tea and beautiful surroundings is all that is needed to make your day complete with Monsoon. Head on to Tapri with your friends or family in rainy weather and have some refreshing masala chai. There is no better way to enjoy Jaipur monsoons. Gulabji chaiwala is another hot spot if you prefer to have a deadly tea and samosa combo.
Though you eat samosas all around the year some things taste a lot better when it rains. This three-sided basket of goodness is an ideal snack companion for anyone, especially during the monsoon. No one can say no to samosas. And when it’s about having samosa at Samrat restaurant of the walled city, the reaction is always “So Yummy!” At Samrat, you can relish the perfect aloo samosas with kathey ki chutney that tastes heavenly. When accompanied with a masala chai its taste gets double. It is one of the most popular samosa shops in Jaipur known for its super delicious and crispy desi ghee samosa. To have the best samosa in the town, no other place is better than Samrat Restaurant.
What can be more romantic than drenching in rains walking around a picturesque scenery with your loved one by side and some Bhutta to make it more gorgeous? You can see lots of roadside bhutta walas near Jal Mahal. Enjoying a stove hot bhutta or corn stick in rainy season doubles the fun. Just grab a roasted bhutta and spice it up with a light mixture of salt, red chili masala, and lemon. It is one of the most loved foods for the rainy season in Jaipur. It makes a perfect escape when you take a break from your office or your coaching and go out for a bike ride munching on a bhutta.
Take a break from your diet plan and eat something sinful this monsoon. Spicy kachori is the one we are talking about. This dish is perfect when you crave for fried food during the rainy season. Indulge in the most loved specialty of Jaipur ‘pyaz ki kachori’. This delicacy has won many hearts, including locals as well as the tourists. Not only the pyaz ki kachori but there are many scrumptious kachoris you can try. The best place to try the infamous kachoris of Jaipur is Rawat mishthan Bhandar at Sindhi Camp. They offer mouth-watering, spicy chutneys are hard to resist. Another must-try dish in the monsoon of Jaipur is the Kadhi Kachori. The lip-smacking Rajasthani kadhi with terrific tasteful Kachori is a superb combination to satiate your cravings. And when it’s raining outside, there is nothing more you can ask for.
Why settle only on snacks when we have a sweet tooth option too. The list would be incomplete without a sweet-dish! The crisp golden jalebis dipped in a sugary syrup is the most tasteful fried dessert option in monsoon. This hot tempting dessert is crispy outside and moist from inside gives you the real rainy feel. Jalebis, when combined with hot kulhad doodh, becomes a superb delicacy that is hard to resist. A hot, thin and crispy jalebi is the love of the most Jaipurites. Visit Saras Parlor in the evenings to calm your taste buds with the famous doodh-jalebis. You can also enjoy kulhad doodh to fill your heart with happiness. This dripping goodness has won hands down.
Another drool-worthy snack of the monsoon is all time favorite sandwiches. Haven’t this delicacy been your you favorite in the rainy season? A cup of hot coffee with spicy sandwiches topped with green chutney makes a rainy evening just perfect. Whether it’s homemade if you buy it from the cafes or streetside, sandwiches are the best option. This snack also works as a perfect partner for all those late night cravings or hardcore party nights. And when it’s raining, nothing can stop you from hopping on these crunchy delights.
The name chaat itself brings water into your mouth. Chaat cravings are not limited to any particular season. When it’s rainy outside, a chatpati Aloo Tikki or Pani puri makes your day. No matter how much it rains, you can find roadside vendors selling spicy aloo tikkis and golgappas with different flavored chutneys. Get soaked in this flavorful snack amidst the rain shower to enjoy this season to the fullest. Aloo Tikki is a perfect snack for rainy days, especially for chaat lovers. Stop by a chat thela outside Jaipur GPO at MI Road and have some of your favorite chat items. These are one of the most sought-after snacks for the rainy season.
Chana Jor Garam
When it’s a rainy day, finding a chana jor garam seller is icing on the cake. It is an appetizing snack that we all go crazy over. Made out of black gram and dashed with onions, tomatoes, green chilies along with a bit of salt, red chili powder and lemon juice, this snack adds an extra kick in when it is pouring outside. Roadside vendors mix it well and the spicy mouth-watering snack is ready within minutes. Do not miss enjoying chana jor garam this monsoon in Jaipur. This snack will surely drive you crazy with its enticing taste. The best part about this dish is that you cannot really store it for long as it loses its crispy taste, so the option is to enjoy it right away in the rains.
Who doesn’t like something hot and spicy on a rainy day? How about a plate of steaming hot momos with some spicy chili sauce? This steamed snack is filled with mixed vegetables for vegetarians and with chicken or other meat for non-veg lovers. Momos have a minimal taste and to add flavor to perfectly steamed fillings, these are served with special spicy sauce. So what are you waiting for! Grab a plate of these mouth-watering momos to instantly lift up your mood in a chilled evening. Marky momos serve varieties of momos that will take you to the gateway of heaven.
Rainy days call for spicy food and our favorite pick is Mirchi vadas of Jaipur. It is absolute magic of fried wax pepper stuffed with mashed potatoes and coated with spicy gram flour batter. For those who are fond of hot and spicy food, Mirchi Vada is the love. It is a famous Rajasthani snack which can’t be missed in monsoon. Celebrate the heavy rain with this epic monsoon snack during an intense downpour. You will need nothing more after having a bite of this delicious Mirchi vada. Kanji sweets is the best place to have this monsoon food item in Jaipur.
Besides the usual pakoras and samosas the monsoon food item, Dal Cheela is a flavorful snack which you must try. It is a desi version of pancakes with a twist of spices and tastier ingredients. When in Jaipur you can find several stalls selling Dal cheelas. These are made of urad dal and moong dal batter with added masala and flavors. Crispy and hot dal cheela when served with sauces and chutneys, it is just a complete food of satisfaction that fulfills monsoon cravings. Nothing soothes a rainy day hunger pang like a light and refreshing Dal cheela. Try out the best dal cheela in Jaipur at Kalkatta Chaat Bhandar. We bet you will cherish its taste for the next few days.
Rains are here and with the rains comes happiness, chilly breeze and plans to rescue. What’s a rainy day without a cup of hot and creamy coffee? Enjoy this beautiful form of nature with a cup of hot coffee and a good book. You should definitely try the coffee near the statue circle of Jaipur. They serve the best coffee in Jaipur and is always crowded with locals as well as the tourists. A cup of aromatic coffee is enough to beat the rainy blues. It can instantly pick your mood up the moment you sip it. Just a single sip and the downpour feel amazing.
With the rains comes an irresistible craving for good food! Want to satisfy your tingling tummy cravings with some heavy meal. Let’s brighten up your monsoon season with the very famous Rajasthani delicacy Dal Bati. It’s an all-time favorite monsoon food item of all Jaipurites. Not only this, it has also made a mark in the hearts of tourists from all over the world. Rains call for something chatpata and what can be more chatpata than is a signature Jaipur delight which does the full justice with your monsoon cravings. The Baatis cooked over hot charcoal and ash when served with spicy dal and loads of ghee, it makes the most of the monsoon.
This is our list of a few sinful snacks to indulge this monsoon. We are sure you will add some if these snacks to your list of things to eat in the upcoming monsoons. You are a true ‘foodie’ if you have more than 3 food items from this list you will definitely try out.