What is the first dish that comes to your mind when you think of Jaipur? If the answer is Dal Bati Churma, then you must be scouting the internet for a place that offers an authentic dal bati churma which is not too hard on spices. Before you start scrolling down the list, please remember there is no such thing as the original or the authentic Rajasthani dal bati churma thali as promoted by many eateries. In fact, Rajasthan’s food including dal bati churma is very diverse.
Some like to eat bati with spicy kadi (curry), while others regions of Rajasthan like to mix bati with different types of dals and even sabzis. So the best way to get a real taste of the treat is to visit your relatives or friends in the city who know how to cook dal and bati at home.
Well, if you don’t know anyone in the city who can invite you for bati delight, we have brought you a list of places you can try.
Located at Bani Park area of Jaipur, the place is frequented by regular tourists from New Delhi. The place offers authentic Dal Bati churma with good reviews listed by customers.
The iconic restaurant is famous for its different varieties of kachoris, but it also draws many loyal customers for its savoury daal baati churma platter. The restaurant offers both plain and masala bati along with different flavours of churma including besan and gulab. The special thali contains papad, curry and different dals.
One of the oldest sweet shops and restaurants in the city, LMB has been offering authentic platter of dal bati churma, it has been famous for its species used in different dals. Located near Johari Bazar in the old walled city area, it is frequented mostly by tourists visiting the many bazaars for shopping. If you get time from your hectic shopping and sightseeing spree, then take some time out and visit the place for a quick bite of authentic Rajasthani food.
Located near Sindhi camp area of the city, it is close to the main bus stand of Jaipur. Santosh Bhojnalaya happens to be one of the first places in the main city which started with dal bati churma only menu. The taste of dal bati churma served here is close to what you will find at many fairs and local functions in the city. You can take some time out and visit the bustling lanes of Sindhi camp to get a thali.
Chokhi Dhani is more than just a restaurant; its ambiance is designed in a way to give a feel of Rajasthan’s cultural heritage. Different shades of the state’s rich culture are on display here, however, it is impossible to talk about Chokhi Dhani with some reference of dal baati churma. Hordes of tourists still throng to this place to eat in an authentic Rajasthani style.