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    Most Popular Gujarati Food


    The state of Gujarat has made huge a contribution to the nation. Its soil gave us Mahatma Gandhi who initiated the freedom struggle, it gave us Sardar Patel, the 'Iron Man' of India, it has also given us some great players in the sports industry, and it has given us our present-day PM, ahem, you know his name.

    But is that all from Gujarat's end? Well, we say no. There is a lot from Gujarat and before we start talking about the topic, here's a statutory warning:-

    Keep the phone numbers of the nearby food outlets ready, install the food service app, search the nearby restaurants, and keep digestive pills in the pocket. This blog may cause reactions.

    Relax, there's nothing jeopardizing. So without wasting any time, let us begin with the topic for the day. Gujarat is well-famed for its own cuisine and dishes. People of the state are foodies and leave no chance to hog on the delectable snacks that are available there. The sumptuous fragrance of such appetizing dishes brings the visitors to Gujarat. Take a look at these dishes.


  • Thepla

    Thepla is a special Gujarati breakfast or snack gujarati food

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    A perfect snack to be munched during a picnic, leisure time, or even a business trip is known as Thepla. Thepla is a flatbread that is usually prepared out of gram flour, maida, fenugreek, and spices. Its preparation method is somewhat similar to the preparation of roti. It can be eaten as any meal of the day, it won't disappoint you. That sounds quite easy, hmm. Oh yes! It tastes the best with any pickle that you like eating.

  • Khaman

    Khaman is one of the most popular gujarati food.

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    Khaman, the cousin of dhokla, is a Gujarati food that cannot be denied by anyone (unless he's stuffed). Khaman is an all-time favorite snack of a true foodie and is entirely healthy. To prepare the sumptuous Khaman, you just require mixing the Khaman batter with salt, turmeric, green chilies, water, and baking soda. Prepare it in the oven. Make sure while you prepare this yummy snack, the proportion of all ingredients remains the same.

  • Khandvi

    Khandvi is a savory snack in Gujarati cuisine.

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    If you deny these squishy rolled layers of gram flour cooked with buttermilk, you might miss one of the greatest tastes of Gujarati cuisine. Its preparation requires the miscellany of gram flour, buttermilk, turmeric, asafoetida, and salt. Spread it on a heated pan greased with oil and cook for 5 minutes. When the mixture gets harden, take it off and slice it into thin rolls. Slurp, the dish is ready.

  • Undhiyu

    Undhiyu is delicious Gujarati food item that can make your inner cheeks secrete waters

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    Undhiyu is delicious Gujarati food item that can make your inner cheeks secrete waters. This dish got its name from the word 'Undhu' meaning inverted in Gujarati. Undhiyu is a miscellany of the vegetables like the eggplant, crunchy muthiyas (fried chickpea flour dumplings), potatoes, yam, green peas, spices, and beans. Eating this snack with puri or shrikhand is simply finger-licking good.

  • Muthiya

    Muthiya is an nutritious and a tasty recipe of Gujarat

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    Calling Muthiya as 'healthy Manchurian balls' isn't wrong. Muthiya is another yummy snack that is eaten widely in Gujarat. As per its name, it is a dish prepared using the fist grip technique. For its preparation, you need the chickpea flour, fenugreek, salt, turmeric, chili powder, sugar, and oil. Apply some oil on the palm, grab the mixture, and prepare the dough balls. Fry the dough balls till they attain a golden-brown color and tada, a healthy snack is ready to be gobbled.

  • Handvo

    Handvo is a renowned dish on the Gujarati food

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    That might sound like a Japanese automobile company. If you adore eating cakes but don't want to gain unwanted calories then Handvo comes to the rescue. It is a renowned dish on the Gujarati food menu and people love to eat it. It is prepared using the various seasonal vegetables and lentils that enhance the flavor of this dish. Handvo is a popular Gujarati household dish in Gujarat and can be savored best with the mint chutney.

  • Fafda-Jalebi

    Fafda-Jalebi is one of the famous gujarati food.

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    This mouth-watering delicacy can be found in the every nook of the city. Since jalebi needs no formal introduction, let's talk about fafda. The other half of the match made in heaven and fried in the kadai, fafda is prepared by kneading the dough of maida. Even the famous character 'Jetha Lal' from the daily soap TMKOC can't resist from eating Jalebi Fafda. Do give it a try someday.

  • Lilva Kachori

    Lilva Kachori is one of the famous Gujarati snacks

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    Woohoo! Another variety of kachori is here. Lilva Kachori is a familiar name among the Gujarati gastronomes. Unlike the usual kachori that is big in size, Lilva Kachori resembles momos and is stuffed with the pigeon peas and other items. To prepare it, knead the maida, stuff it with the fillings, and deep fry it. We know it has a pleasing fragrance, take it out and savor it with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.

  • Sev Tameta nu Shaak

    Sev Tameta nu Shaak is one of the popular gujarati cuisine

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    Sev Tameta nu Shaak is a light and healthy snack that is eaten by every age group. This Gujarati food item is loaded with the tangy flavor that can make anyone drool over it. It is prepared using the finely chopped tomatoes, diced onion, and spices sauted in oil. Sev Tameta nu Shaak gives the best taste when it is adorned with some chopped chilies whilst savored with thepla or a parantha.

  • Gujarati Kadhi

    Gujarati Kadhi is one of the delicious gujarati food.

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    How can Mota Bhabhi stay behind from preparing the special Gujarati Kadhi? It is not about the Punjabi Curry every time. This time, you'll get to know the recipe of the delectable Gujarati Kadhi as no Gujju Thaali is complete without this kadhi. It is prepared using the same procedure of making the usual kadhi we all eat. The only difference lying here is the addition of jaggery for a sweetening taste. Don't you think Gujarati Kadhi will be a delicious choice for eating?

  • Khichu

    Khichu is one of the famous gujarati dish

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    Our Gujarati readers find this lip-smacking snack in profusion on the occasion of Navaratri. Khichu, also called Khichyu, is a dish made out of the rice flour. The additions like diced onion, chili, and cumin seeds enhance its flavor. After mixing all these ingredients together in the dough coated with groundnut oil, the dough ball is steamed. And rest you know eaters, grab a plate and keep on eating this tasty and healthy snack.

  • Gota

    Gota is very famous gujarati food.

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    The Gujarati platter also includes its own version of the pakodas. Popular across the state by the name of Gota, it is a widely loved snack. It is usually eaten as a side snack or a morning breakfast, just like the very famous Jalebi-Fafda. The shops that sell gotas are usually crowded with the lovers that cannot stay away from gota for long. No special efforts are required for the preparation of gota as it is prepared similarly to a normal pakoda.

  • Mohanthal

    Mohanthal is a popular dessert that is eaten in Gujarat

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    Time for the sweet tooth! Mohanthal is the jewel in the crown in the Gujarati food menu. Mohanthal is a popular dessert that is eaten in Gujarat and other parts of the country. This dish is prepared from besan and flavored with saffron, cardamom, and nuts like almonds & pistachios. It is prepared on a vast scale, especially on the occasion of Janmashtami as an offering to Lord Krishna. No one can deny Mohanthal and if you want to know why then you should taste it.

  • Murghanu Shaak

    Mughanu Shaak is one of the famous non-veg. foods in Gujarat.

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    (Psst..come here, we've got something juicy and non-vegetarian for you.) For all those who think that Gujarati people strictly follow a vegetarian diet, you haven't explored the state correctly. Mughanu Shaak is one of the famous non-veg. foods in Gujarat. It includes a tangy marinated chicken fried in oil and adorned with the delicious gravy of spices, diced onion, green chili, garlic, and ginger.

  • The state of Gujarat is truly a heaven for the foodies. On the very nook & corner, you can spot various food items that will lure you by hypnotizing using their fragrance. So, readers, this was just an attempt of reminding the famous Gujarati dishes. The list is endless and goes on. If we've missed out tastier, mention it below in the comment section. Buaarp!




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