The land of Marwar or Jodhpur is one of India’s famous tourist destination and the second-largest city in Rajasthan. With its narrow streets, slopey terrain, Havelis, and sea blue houses, this dusty desert city has expanded over the years. The old and new Jodhpur now exist together separated by a wall. The rich history adds character to this blue city.

Apart from its rich history, its contribution to the fashion industry, its maze of bright blue houses,  street food in Jodhpur is also very popular among tourists and locals. The generous serving of ghee with almost every meal and snack is one thing that stands out. Jodhpur offers you a combination of spicy street food and delectable desserts and is definitely the one place you need to check off your list if you’re a foodie.

So whenever you travel here, make sure you snack on these delicious Marwari treats while you are checking out the city’s many attractions. Here is our list of 12 amazing street food in Jodhpur you must enjoy.

Dahi Chaat

The crisp fried dough is topped with boiled peas and potatoes. Yogurt, chaat masala, chutney, chopped onion, and coriander are added among other things. Jodhpur is famous for this savory snack. This snack has many variants like Dahi Papdi Chaat, Dahi puri chaat, and more. For anyone who loves to try new dishes, we highly recommend this street food in Jodhpur as it is an absolute delight.

Kadhi Kachori

Kachori is a popular street food all over India. They are round fluffy fritters filled with masala and many other things. Jodhpur offers an assortment of kachoris. The Kadhi Kachori is a unique combination of the Jodhpuri Kachori and Kadhi. The Pyaaz and Kadhi kachori here are known for their crispness and taste. They are usually served with red and green chutneys. The Mawa kachori is another variant of kachori that can only be found here. This Kachori is stuffed with Mawa, dry fruits, and Koya and served with chasni (sugar syrup). It is too rich and heavy and it might be a feat for a single person to finish in one go.

Pani Patasa

Pani Patasa is just another name for Pani Puri in Rajasthan. Round hollow crispy fritters are filled with flavored boiled potato, chickpea, or gram. This is then filled with Pani which is dry mango, or tamarind, or mint leaf-flavored water. It is tangy, spicy, and sour with a hint of sweetness. This delightful little patas are one way to treat your taste buds to a party. Must-eat street food in Jodhpur.

Malai Ghevar

Ghevar is a sweet doughnut-shaped cake made of all-purpose flour which is served with Chasni i.e. sugar syrup. Among the different varieties of Ghevar like the plain ghevar, mawa ghevar, and the malai ghevar, the malai ghevar is the most popular in Jodhpur. This Rajasthani delicacy is mostly prepared during the Teej festival but is available in select places throughout the year. It will surely satiate your sweet tooth and you’ll soon be going for more. Don’t forget to try this famous street food in Jodhpur while visiting this city.

Mirchi Bada

Mirchi Bada is chilly and filled with flavored potato or cauliflower stuffing, dipped in a batter of gram flour, and deep-fried till it turns golden brown and crispy. Mirchi Bada is usually served with tomato sauce or green chutney. This savory, spicy snack is served at every get-together here in Jodhpur, especially during winter. They usually taste best accompanied by a cup of hot chai. Clock Tower Road is one of the best places to eat in Jodhpur if you are craving some authentic street food here.

Shahi Samosa

Shahi Samosa is a popular street food in Jodhpur and you will fall in love with every bite of your taste. The Shahi samosa is a complete meal in itself. It is stuffed with potato, paneer, cashew nuts, and raisins. The stuffing has a combination of sweet, spicy, and sour flavors, which will leave you craving more.

Matka Kulfi

This frozen dessert is prepared by slow cooking and evaporating sweetened and flavored milk. The semi-condensed mix is then frozen in matkas and stored in ice mixed with salt. Kulfis made this way are called Matka kulfi. You can find ice cream vendors on wheels selling Matka kulfi almost everywhere here. You must relish this famous street food in Jodhpur to your heart’s content.

Malai Roti

Malai roti is a dessert made from condensed milk and cream. This dessert resembles a roti and is garnished with almonds and pistachios. Cardamom, mace, nutmeg, and saffron are added to give this milk-based dessert a distinct taste. This rich and flavourful dessert is a must-have and is also the best street food in Jodhpur.

Gulab Halwa

Made from pure milk and a generous sprinkling of pistachio, Gulab Halwa has made its place as one of the most popular desserts in Jodhpur. Not only does the halwa look delectable in appearance, but it also has a high nourishment value. Once you eat it you cannot help going for more.

Sev Tamatar

Sev Tamatar is a popular Rajasthani sweet and sour curry and also an amazing street food in Jodhpur. It is prepared with tomato, onion, and sev, along with some Indian spices and masala. Tangy tomato curry is garnished with a generous serving of besan sev, onion, and coriander. You can find this humble Rajasthani accompaniment served with any Indian flatbread in all the best places to eat in Jodhpur.