Considered as one of the oldest and most scrumptious culinary treasures of the country, Gujarati cuisine is famous for attracting food lovers from all across the globe. The traditional Gujarati thalis are mostly vegetarian, and each dish is prepared in a unique style with mild spices and sweet flavor. Since they have innumerable lip smacking items, it is difficult for us to sum up in a single blog. However, we have tried to bring the best of Gujarati’s gastronomic delight. Let’s take a quick look.
If you are directly or indirectly connected to Gujarat, you might have heard this term before. Yes, Khandvi is one of the most popular snacks amongst them because of its irresistible Taste. Prepared from gram flour, curd and tempered mustard seeds, it is mostly loved by the kids. So, if you ever get a chance to have Gujarati dishes, don’t miss to try this one.
Another significant treasure of the state, Handvo is also a famous snack item that tastes best with a cup of tea. If you know nothing about it, this is a pancake made from gram flour, and is cooked till it becomes crispy. Since it is light and easy for digestion, one can easily have it in his breakfast.
Bajri No Rotlo And Ringan No Olo
Though the name is tongue twisting, the taste is mouth watering! Mostly prepared in the winter season, this dish is actually the blend of two different dishes. Rotlo is made from bajri flour, quite similar to chapatis in the north, and it is garnished with desi ghee.
Whereas, Olo is like “baigan ka bharta,” which is prepared in the unique barbeque style. Both of them are served together with some “chutney” and a promise of driving you crazy.
Since Gujarat is known for its sweet dishes, this blog wouldn’t have been complete without mentioning this famous dessert of Gujarat. Prepared from the hung curd, there are different ways to make Shrikhand. To enhance the taste, chefs often add sliced fruits and dry fruits. So, next time you meet any Gujarati don’t forget to self-invite yourself to his place.
Last but not the least. Dhokla is one such Gujarati dish that most of us have tasted or heard of at least once. If you haven’t then you are missing out on a dish that is the perfect combination of yummy and healthy. This pretty looking Gujarati dish in a light and spongy consistency is not just good to eat but very easy to prepare as well. And given its popularity across all the states now, Dhokla is one of the most easily available Gujarati dishes.