Famous Foods of Madhya Pradesh

Jabalpur Famous Foods (Tasty MP Foods)

Jabalpur Famous foods are always remembered whenever we talks about “Jabalpur”. Mughlai style, Rajasthani recipes and Gujarati way of cooking has influenced the cuisines of Jabalpur.Jabalpur cuisine is said to be rich, spicy and creamy. Some of the  Jabalpur Famous Foods are –

  • Khopra Pak: – One of the delicious and famous sweet of this region.A lightly flavoured coconut based dessert. It is flavoured by the addition of cardamom and saffron. Ingredient “Mawa” gives this sweet a lovely and  sweet taste.
    Khopra Pak

    Khopra Pak (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

  • Pilaf with Peas and Carrots: – Pilaf with peas and carrot is a unique dish found in Jabalpur. The peas and carrots are the crown pieces of the dish, they give it the final touches of flavour . It is best to eat them with raitha on the side.
Jabalpur famous foods

Pilaf with peas and carrots (Jabalpur Famous Foods)


  • Seekh Kebab: – One of the highly recommended eatable item of Jabalpur is “Seekh Kebab”. Crunchy outside and soft inside. Minced mutton is rolled into sausage-shaped pieces after mixing with a number of spices and vegetables.It is then grilled or cooked in a tandoor after being basted with butter.

Seekh Kabab (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Sabudana Khichidi: – It is most popular version of Khichdi. Sabudana is nothing, but the local name for Tapioca Pearls. Sabudana is used as a substitute of rice in the Khichdi recipe. To add taste, roasted  peanuts with salt and sugar are added.The dish is spiced up with a bit of chopped green chilli.


Sabudana Khichdi (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Malpua: – Malpua is having its origina from Bengal speaking region. But, Jabalpur  has gievn to it a unique taste and shap. Here it takes the shape of a pancake, which is prepared from the mixture of milk, flour, semolina and curd.

Malpua (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Malpua (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Rabdi: – Rabdi is a sweet dish. It is frequently eaten sweet in Jabalpur.It is made out of flour and has curd as a base ingredient.It also serves as the base ingredient of several sweet dishes. Salty and spicy version of rabdi also exists.


Rabdi ( Jabalpur famous foods)

  • Chicken Samosa: – Chicken Samosa, is in highly demand  in Jabalpur region. A flour shell is filled with spices and chicken meat stuffing. This delicious Samosa  is eaten with chutneys.
Chicken Samosa (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Chicken Samosa (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Khoye ki Jalebi: – Not a common Jalebi, Khoye ki Jalebi gives you a different taste.The recipe uses thickened milk and dipped in sugar syrup. Rosewater is also added to the Jalebis to add aroma.

Khoye ki Jalebi (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Khoye ki Jalebi (Jabalpur Famous Foods)

Note – We have no intention of promoting above mentioned places / shops. We have written this blog only for the information of users. We do not guarantee authenticity of mentioned places as we may not have personally visited above places, but have taken “Internet” as a source while writing above blog.



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