Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Taste Of Gujarat-Gujarati Cuisine,Sweets,Farsaan(Snacks),Vegetables & Curries,Breads(Bajri no rotlo,Bhakhri,Thepala etc)

Gujarati cusine has special place all over India & even many parts of world. Gujarati cooking consists of dal, bhaat( rice), vegetables, chapatis, kachumbar( mixed vegetables salad), papad and curd. Gujarati food is nourishing and balanced. Snacks like dhokla, khandvi, sweets like basundi are famous for its taste.

The traditional Gujarati food is primarily vegetarian and has a high nutritional value. The typical Gujarati thali consists of varied kinds of lip smacking dishes. Gujarati cuisine has so much to offer and each dish has an absolutely different cooking style.

Lot of emphasis is laid on maintaining hygiene while cooking. Most of the Gujarati dishes are sweet, while others have a quite larger concentration of sugar as compared to salt and spices. Sometimes, jaggery is used as an alternative to sugar

Some of the more popular Gujarati dishes are mentioned below.:



  • Basundi
  • Ghari Ghebar or Ghevar
  • Halvasan
  • Keri no ras
  • Malpua
  • Puran Poli
  • Shrikhand
  • Sutarfeni

Farsan (Snacks)

Gujarati Farsan Shop

  • Daal Dhokli
  • Dhokla
  • Fafda
  • Farsi Falafel
  • Ganthia
  • Hahdwoh
  • Kachori
  • Khakhra
  • Khaman
  • Khaman Dhokla
  • Khandvi
  • Khichu
  • Lilva Kachori
  • Muthia
  • Sev Khamani

Vegetables and Curries

Sev Tameta nu Shak

  • Meethi (Sweet) Kadhi
  • Sev Tameta nu Shak
  • Undhiyun


  • Bajri no rotlo
  • Bhakhri
  • Dhebara
  • Thepala


Lasan na Thepla

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