Jabalpur is a beautiful city situated on the banks of river Narmada. It is famous for its marble rocks, lakes, waterfalls, and good food. The food is a blend of cream and spice which feels nice. A place which boasts of hospitality and mouth-watering dishes. So one can say it is a gastronomic delight to savor the food in Jabalpur. The taste lingers in your mouth eating the delicacies of the place. Now let me take you on a gastronomic tour of the place, this will tingle your taste buds and you will drool at the sight of these foods.
A light and healthy cuisine eaten here. It is made of flattened rice along with a mix of a variety of vegetables, groundnuts, curry leaves, green chilies, sugar and flavored with condiments like garam masala and a dash of lemon.
It has the flavor of the Rajasthani cuisine. Bafla are wheat balls cooked in ghee and this is accompanied with a bowl of dal and coriander chutney. The taste is heavenly.
This dish has a strong influence of the Mughlai cuisine. Meat which is well minced is presented in the form of a wrap. The meat is so tender and done up well that it simply melts in the mouth. This dish is a non-vegetarian’s delight. It is crunchy outside and soft inside as the meat is basted in butter.
BHUTTE KA KEES:
It is a dish made of corn. Corn is grated and cooked with spices and skimmed milk. The milk adds sweetness to the dish. Mustard seeds and green chilies enhance the flavor of this dish
It is a coconut-based dessert flavored with cardamom and saffron. The mawa used in it gives it a soft and sweet texture.
PILAF WITH PEAS AND CARROTS:
It is a unique dish of this region. Aromatic, long-grained rice cooked with spices like bay leaves, cumin seeds, cloves, garlic and onions. Peas and carrots diced and added to the dish give it the name. It is enjoyed with boondi raita.
khichdi made with Tapioca Pearls, roasted peanuts, salt and sugar. It is spiced with cumin seeds and green chilies
it is a fried snack. A flour shell filled with chicken stuffing and spices is deep-fried. It is enjoyed with sauce and chutney
a sweet dish shaped like a pancake made from milk, flour, semolina and curd. This is a popular sweet of Jabalpur.
KHOYE KI JALEBI:
it is made with thickened milk dipped in sugar syrup. Rosewater is added to enhance the taste of these jalebis.
So one must go to this city to enjoy a blend of vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare.