Ajmer Famous Food Options
Ajmer Famous Food Options

Ajmer city is not only famous for its Dargah Sharif but is majorly known for its delicious food. Whether you’re a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian, you’ll find many street food items to try on.

The most famous food corners in Ajmer city are as old as the 1950s and have been delighting customers’ appetites for decades.

When I visited Ajmer on my solo trip, I tried many of its street food items and found them mouth-watering. From Kachoris to Namkeen Chaat, every cuisine has a taste of its own. And the sweets, they’re on the next level dripping in Ghee and Condensed Milk.

Hence, to help you decide what to eat on your Ajmer trip, I have created a list of top 5 Ajmer famous food options you can enjoy on your journey.

5 Best Ajmer Famous Food Options That You’ll Find Delicious

Ajmer is a city of many religions and showcases the same variations in its cuisines. For vegetarians, it’s a foodie paradise, and for non-vegetarians, the city is no less than heaven. So, below are the five top street food items of Ajmer city.

Kadhi Kachori at Khandelwal Chat

Kachori at Khandelwal Chat Ajmer
Kadhi Kachori at Khandelwal Chat, Ajmer

Any trip to Ajmer is incomplete without having its famous Kachoris. While you can have a Kachori in every part of India, Ajmer’s Kachoris are one of the best in spices and flavors.

And the best Kachori corner of Ajmer City? It’s Khandelwal Chat!

Khandelwal Chat is a small shop famous for its Kachoris, Samosas, Sweets, and Snacks. It is located at a walkable distance from Ajmer Dargah, so you can easily visit this snack hub.

This shop is older than 20+ years and has become a go-to spot for delicious snacks and traditional Rajasthani food. The most famous snack of this shop is “Kadhi Kachori,” which you should not miss binging on.

Must Haves: Pyaaz Kachori, Kadhi Kachori, Namkeen Chaat

Cost for two: INR 100-300 or USD 3-5 (approx.)

Where in Ajmer: Kaiser Ganj Rd, near Dayanand School, Kaisar Ganj, Ajmer

When: 07:00 AM to 09:00 PM

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You can also find some delicious Kachoris at Shankar Chaat, which is also very famous amongst the locals. The Google maps link of the location is here.

Mutton Fry at Momin Hotel & Restaurant

Mutton Fry at Momin Hotel & Restaurant
Mutton Fry at Momin Hotel & Restaurant, Ajmer

If you’re a non-veg lover, you’ll give your heart to the Ajmer. The city offers tons of varieties of non-veg food items, which you’ll find in almost every corner of the town.

However, if you’re looking for a specific restaurant to taste some non-veg food, head straight to Momin Hotel & Restaurant. This hotel is small in size and is located at a walkable distance from Ajmer Sharif Dargah.

The most famous food of this restaurant is Mutton and Gosht, which is very affordable in price. You can also try their chicken, korma, and seekh kabab, which always stay top in their sales.

Must Haves: Mutton Fry and Daal Gosht

Cost for two: INR 300-500 or USD 7-10 (approx.)

Where in Ajmer Langar khana street, near Dargah Shareef, Ajmer, Rajasthan

When: 04:00 AM to 12:30 AM

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Bahubali Thali at The Thali Walla

Bahubali Thali at The Thali Walla
Bahubali Thali at The Thali Walla, Ajmer

As the name suggests, the Thali Walla restaurant is famous for its delicious Thalis and platters. Everything they serve is grand in size, the chapatis, the plates with dozens of vegetable sabzis.

Their most well-known meal is the Bahubali Thali which has around 8-10 dishes and many chapatis. You really need a big stomach to complete this meal as there is too much to consume.

If you’re looking for a proper lunch or dinner in Ajmer, then you can definitely try eating at this place. The restaurant is 100% veg and has a lot of lip-smacking north Indian food options.

Must Haves: Bahubali Thali

Cost for two: INR 400-700 or USD 10-12 (approx.)

Where in Ajmer: Shop No. 10, Mehra Building, Jaipur Rd, Ajmer, Rajasthan

When: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

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Rabdi Lassi at Anant Jain Lassi Corner

Rabdi Lassi at Anant Jain Lassi Corner
Rabdi Lassi at Anant Jain Lassi Corner, Ajmer

Well, no meals are complete without having desserts, especially in India. And what’s better than having a sweet and cold Lassi in the scorching heat of Ajmer city?

Anant Jain Lassi Corner is famous for its Kullad Lassi, which is a must-have if you’re visiting the city. The location is very near to Ajmer Fort/Museum, and you can easily find this place on Google maps.

This small shop has been serving Lassi since 1947, and thousands of tourists visit this place every month. The prices are very low, and you should not miss having this delicious sweet curd drink. 

Must Haves: Rabdi Lassi, Malai Lassi

Cost for two: INR 100-300 or USD 3-5 (approx.)

Where in Ajmer: FJ6J+7X5, Naya Bazar, Goal Piyau, Naya Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan

When: 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM

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Sweets at Bhutia Halwai

Sweets at Bhutia Halwai
Sweets at Bhutia Halwai, Ajmer

Bhutia Halwai is another sweet shop in Ajmer well-known for its desserts, namkeens, and sweets. This shop has recently gained so much popularity that the owners keep this shop open till late at night.

The place is famous for its Lassi, Milk, Jalebi, and Malpua. Most people try their Kadhai Milk, which contains many dry fruits and malai. 

The shop is as old as 85 years old and should be on your watchlist when you’re traveling to Ajmer. The best time to visit this shop is at night to enjoy the calmness of the city with a tasty dessert.

Must Haves: Kadhai Milk, Malpua

Cost for two: INR 100-300 or USD 3-5 (approx.)

Where in Ajmer: Nasirabad Road Near St. Merry’s Convent School Alwar gate, Rajasthan

When: 06:00 AM to 11:00 PM

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That’s it in our best food recommendations in Ajmer. If you’re a foodie, then forget about your calories and just enjoy the delicious snacks and meals the city has to offer.

Do you know any other Ajmer famous food options? Do let us know in the comments section below.

Happy food binging!

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