I was in Udaipur, Rajasthan for last 3 days on invitation by a friend who is running a global software firm there. He had hosted me in his house and took me to delicious Rajasthani Vegetarian cuisine for every meal – thoroughly enjoyed the delicacies.

The first day the lunch was in a local dhaba restaurant in the city. We had delicious Masala Papad and a Lachha Paratha with generous amount of ghee on top along with Paneer Butter Masala.


Rajasthani Masala Papad


Lachha Paratha

Dinner was home cooked at my host’s house – Rotis, Bindhi fry, Rice & Ker Sangri (a desert vegetable made as a pickle) which instantly became my favourite.


Second day lunch was in a famous restaurant there – Navidya restaurant in Amantra at Panchwati area. I was treated to a yummy complete Rajasthani vegetarian thali (meal). It consisted of

  1. Dal
  2. Rajasthani Kadi
  3. Besan gatta
  4. Spicy garlic chutney
  5. Kachumar salad
  6. Aloo Subji
  7. Tandoori Roti
  8. Missi Roti
  9. Bajre Roti
  10. Pulao
  11. Ker Sangri
  12. Dal Bati Churma
  13. Chaas (Buttermilk)
  14. Pickles

Rajasthani vegetarian thali

For the second day we had dinner in the Sunset Terrace Restaurant in Udaipur Palace grounds on the bank of Lake pichola. Dining here is an experience of a life time; with the view of Aravali Hills, Taj Lake Palace, Jag Mandir and the glowing palace behind you, it’s lovely. Since we had a heavy lunch I settled for a simple dinner of a salad, noodles and Strawberry Chilli juice.


For the last day we had a Gujarati vegetarian lunch at Gordhan Thal, City Station Road, Udaipur which had the following:

  1. Kesar Pista Basundi
  2. Malpua
  3. Dhokla
  4. Chana Dal Patties
  5. Paneer Patiyala
  6. Gawar Ki Sabzi
  7. Dal Bati
  8. Lasan Ki Chatni
  9. Fulka Roti with Ghee
  10. Poori
  11. Dal
  12. Rajasthani Kadi
  13. Rice
  14. Chaas
  15. Pickles

Overall, a tasty tour of Udaipur.

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