Food and Cuisine



  • Jalebi

    The round and spiral-shaped Indian dessert will leave you licking your fingers. It is made from refined flour, yogurt, sugar, milk powder and saffron, and then it is deep-fried in ghee. It is eaten hot because only then one can relish its crispiness.

  • Khaman-Dhokla

    It is a Gujarati delicacy which is also relished in Mathura and all major cities of northern India. The main ingredients of this savoury snack include gram flour, semolina, lemon juice, green chilli-ginger paste, curd. The soft and delicate Khaman-Dholka is served with mint and tamarind chutney.

  • Lassi

    The easiest and tastiest beverage relished in all the big and small cities of northern India. It is prepared with curd, milk, sugar, saffron, cardamom powder and topped with ice cubes. For garnishing almonds and pistachios are used.

  • Peda

    The traditional sweet of Mathura city is an offering to Lord Krishna. It is prepared with condensed milk, cardamom powder and khoya (milk product). The lip-smacking delicacy is moulded small enough that it can be eaten in one bite.

  • Puri-Aloo

    The yummy combination of bread and vegetable is common in Northern India. Puri is a prepared with wheat dough which is shaped round and deep-fried. The popular potato curry is made with tomato gravy, curry leaves, mustard seeds and served with Puri- a savoury bread.

  • Samosa Kachori

    The crispy and mouth-watering savoury delights are made of Indian pastry dough and filled with spiced ingredients, majorly deep-fried. Basically, samosa has shape like a triangle and kachoris are flat roundels. Both are made with wheat flour and maida sometimes with added spices and served with mint chutney and tamarind chutney.


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