Imagine not having to travel all throughout Rajasthan, to experience the diversity of its cuisine and instead, just heading to a single spot, to cater to your cravings. Sounds unreal, we know but it is actually true!
Masala Chowk in Jaipur, has assembled the outlets of the city's famous eateries, under the ambit of an outdoor setting. With an entry fee of ₹10, this open-air food court is sure to spoil foodies with choices. One can indulge in the flavourful authentic Rajasthani dal baati churma, devour bajre ki roti with rich curries or sweeten things up with fusion ice creams at this locale. Read on to find out more about this grub hub!
Foodies' heaven on earth!
Surrounded by lush greenery, Masala Chowk presents the best that Jaipur has to offer, in regards to street food and traditional delights. From the legendary chai of Gulab Ji to Andewalaz's fluffy omelettes, you name it- Masala Chowk has it. A broad spectrum of dishes, offered at affordable prices, has made it a raging favourite, among locals and tourists alike! Here are a few eateries that you can check out when in Jaipur, if you fancy food.
Gopal Singh Patasi Bhandar
If you wish to enjoy North Indian street food, give this bhandar a chance to tantalise your tastebuds. Known for providing quality and quantity at a reasonable price, this place has a lot to offer. We would like to recommend you to try their speciality- the lip-smacking raj kachori, before you decide what you'd like to order. Thank us later!
Rama Krishna Kalkatti Chat
Apart from their famous Paneer Dal Rajwada Chilada, this place has garnered fame for the special 4 different types of chutneys, served along with it. You can try other varieties of chilada available here and have their Special Chhach, to wash it all down.
Mahaveer Rabri Bhandar
Mahaveer's Special Kesar Rabri is what we recommend you to have, on the days you think kuch meetha ho jaye! Their rabri is a treat for those with a sweet tooth and cannot be missed out on when here. Along with their Dal Baati Churma Thali and Special Mahavir Rabri Thaali, this place has a plethora of dishes available to tantalise your palate.
Shankar's crisp and filling samosas, especially their SamosaTandoori, will complement your chai perfectly, on any given evening. But this place has a lot more than just samosas! You can also try their Bingo Bhelpuri and Soya Chaap Roll, to put an end to your hunger pangs, without setting your wallet on fire.
G-9 Ice cream & Shakes
Can't decide between rajbhog and ice cream? Well, why choose when you can have both! Serving desserts like Rajbhog Ice Cream and Gulab Jamun with Ice Cream for the past 20 years, G-9 Ice Cream & Shakes are famed for their fusions. Try these to cool your gut down, once you're done with the savoury treats of Masala Chowk.
Masala Chowk is in close proximity to a lot of tourist spots. So when you plan your visit to the Masala Chowk, do check out other places of attraction in Jaipur like Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, and others. Do not forget to follow the COVID guidelines and stay safe before you go out and about.
Location: Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Ram Niwas Garden, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur
Timing: 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM, all days of the week (in accordance with the prevalent lockdown guidelines)