Indulge in an Epic Culinary Journey Exploring the Famous Eateries In Udaipur

Nestled in the heart of Rajasthan, Udaipur is a city known for its rich history, stunning architecture and vibrant culture. But, one aspect of Udaipur that often steals the spotlight is its delectable cuisine. From traditional Rajasthani delicacies to international fare, Udaipur offers a culinary journey like no other. In this blog, we delve into the famous foods of Udaipur, uncover the best eateries in the city and explore the flavours of local cuisine.

Savouring the Famous Foods of Udaipur

  • Dal Baati Churma: This hearty and flavourful dish is the most famous food of Udaipur. It consists of lentil curry (dal) paired with baked wheat bread rolls (baati) and a sweet crumbled wheat dessert (churma). Served with a dollop of ghee (clarified butter), Dal Baati Churma is a quintessential Rajasthani feast, sure to tantalise your taste buds.
  • Laal Maas: Originating from the royal kitchens of Rajasthan, this spicy mutton curry gets its vibrant red hue from a potent blend of red chillies and other aromatic spices. Served with piping hot rotis or fragrant rice, Laal Maas is sure to leave a lasting impression on your palate.

a bowl of mutton curry with garnishing kept on a table with a fork and knife next to it
Pier with colorful flags by the green lake - Jag Mandir with blue sky in the background

Exploring the Famous Restaurants in Udaipur

  • Ambrai Restaurant: Perched on the banks of Lake Pichola, Ambrai Restaurant offers stunning views of the iconic City Palace and Jag Mandir while serving delicious Rajasthani and international cuisine. Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner by the lakeside as you savour the flavours of Udaipur's culinary delights.
  • Jheel's Ginger Coffee Bar & Bakery: Located in the heart of Udaipur's old town, this cosy cafe is known for its delectable pastries, freshly brewed coffee and mouthwatering sandwiches. Relax in the quaint ambience of this restaurant and treat yourself to a scrumptious breakfast or a leisurely afternoon snack.

Embracing the Tasty Local Food in Udaipur

  • Mirchi Bada: A beloved street food snack in Udaipur, Mirchi Bada is a spicy green chilli stuffed with a tangy potato filling, coated in gram flour batter and deep-fried until golden and crispy. Served hot with tangy chutneys, Mirchi Bada is a favourite among locals and visitors.
  • Kachori: Udaipur is famous for its delectable kachoris and deep-fried pastries stuffed with a spicy mixture of lentils, spices and herbs. Whether enjoyed as a breakfast staple or a tea-time snack, Udaipur's kachoris are a delightful treat to satisfy your cravings.

A plate of Kachori kept on a paper with a chilly and tomato sauce and mint chutney next to it

Udaipur's culinary scene is a treasure trove of flavours and aromas, offering a diverse range of dishes that reflect the city's rich cultural heritage. So come and embark on a gastronomic adventure of exploring Udaipur local food through the streets and eateries and discover the culinary delights that await in the City of Lakes.

We recommend staying at The Sierra - By The Lake when in Udaipur. This boutique hotel in Udaipur is strategically located just 7 km from the Udaipur city railway station and has amazing views of Lake Pichola. There are seven categories of rooms, suites and villas and all these accommodations come with aesthetically pleasing decor. Soul Bistro & Lounge offers picturesque views of Lake Pichola with its al fresco seating and the delicious food will ensure you finish every morsel on the plate. There is also a swimming pool, a travel desk and free parking available in this hotel.