20 Regional Gujarati Food

20 Regional Gujarati Food

1. Dhokla

As we all know, Dhokla is the star snack of Gujarati food. Every person who lives in Gujarat, has tried this at least once and more than that. It is a delicious mixture of fermented batter of rice and chickpeas.  People have this for breakfast, lunch as well as dinner. It can be even be had as a snack. People get to buy it as a street food or make it at home.


2 Dal

Dal is another famous Gujarati food that we’ve heard about. It is a liquid mixture of spices and dal to be had with rice, just the way ”Sambar” is, for South Indians. This also considered to be a main Gujarati recipe.


3. Thepla

Thepla is roti, with Gujarati twist. It is a mixture of flour and besan. People have it in breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is an easy dish to prepare and can be had with anything. Gujarati people have this instead of rotis.


4. Khichu

Khichu is a famous Gujarati dish. It is a  gooey dough which is usually had as a side dish or snack. It is also available as street-food in Gujarat. It is very easy to prepare and takes less time. Gujaratis  make it at home as it is easy to prepare, they don’t buy it. It is just a mixture of papad khar with water.


5. Khichdi

Khichi is rice with a Gujarati twist. People have it for lunch or dinner. It is a mixture of rice and lentils. Kadhi is to be had with Khichdi. It is a mixture of curd and spices, which is to be mixed with Khichdi. It is a famous Gujarati dish.


6. Bhakri

Bhakri is a morning or evening Gujarati snack. It has a biscuit-like structure and is to be dipped in ghee. It is hardened roti because it consumes flour and water as well. It is usually eaten as a snack or side dish. It is as easy as making rotis.


7. Khakhra

Khakhra as we all know is a Gujarati snack. Everyone in Gujarat has to have this in their house. People have it as morning and evening snack. It is a flattered form of wheat flour dough and easy to make. It isn’t even time-consuming and can be stored. Khakhra is available in stores to buy in different flavors, from bhaji pav to pizza.


8. Mathiya

Mathiya is a combination of sweet and spicy with Gujarati twist. Basically, Mathiya is papad with spicy and sweet and is specially eaten during the festival of Diwali, in Gujarat. It is a mixture of urad, mathia flour and besan. It comes in packets ready to be fried. This is one of the special Gujarati food.


9. Sev Tameta Nu Shaak

This is Tomato curry with sev sprinkles to spice it up. This is a major Gujarati dish and is usually made for lunch with roti, in every Gujarati’s house. The curry is a combination on mashed tomatoes with spices and sev sprinkles. It is as easy to make, as it sounds.


10. Undhiyu

Undhiyu is a speciality of the festival Uttarayan which is available to buy and also made. It is a big mixture of all vegetable and spices. It is time-consuming but worth the wait. The vegetable are mixed with spices and then served with puri. This is considered to be the star dish of Gujarat like Dhokla.


11. Fafda

Fafda as we all know is a known Gujarati dish. It is a fried combination of besan with spices and haldi in strips, which is why they are yellow in color. There are many stalls in Gujarat which sell them, as they’re an important part of appetite at Gujaratis’ place.


12. Patra

Patra is another topper in Gujarati dishes. It is usually eaten as a snack or side dish, and many people have it as a full meal. It is a combination of Colocasia leaves with besan and spices. It is time consuming to make, but the taste is to wait for. The mixture of besan and spices are rolled up in the leaves and fried.


13. Gathiya

Gathiya is another famous Gujarati snack. People have it for breakfast or snacks, in Gujarat. It is a spicy fried version of gram flour and oil. The mixture is poured into oil, to fry with other spices through a hand sev machine. People sell it at stalls as it is a must, in every Gujarati’s house.


14. Handvo

Handva is a cakey mixture of rice and vegetables. It is a famous Gujarati dish that people have as their breakfast. It is easy to make and is made out of all the daily ingredients that you’ll find in your house. Handva is just as needed as Dhokla and Thepla. It is a major part of a complete Gujarati dish.


15. Dal Baati

Daal Baati is a Kathiyawadi dish, a part of Gujarati food. It is the same as Dahi-vada but with a Gujarati twist. This dish is famous in Rajasthan and is as easy to make, as it looks. Daal, as we already know is a liquid mixture of spices. Baati is a round baked combination of wheat flour, rava and milk. Dal is poured onto Baati and then eaten.


16. Sukhdi

Among the desserts of Gujaratis, Sukhdi is the most famous. It is a sweet mixture of Jaggery and wheat flour with a crumbly texture. This is easy to make and is found in every Gujarati dish as a dessert. It is very easy to make. The mixture of Jaggery, wheat flour and is roasted and then solidified. This dessert will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth.


17. Basundi

Basundi is sweet thickened milk with a hint of cardamom and dry fruits. It is easy to make and is a topper in the list of Gujarati dessert. Basundi is a mixture of milk and mithai mate, to sweeten it, with dry fruits. The mixture is boiled in flame and then served cold.


18. Khandvi

Khandvi is a famous Gujarati dish. It is a rolled version of spiced and seasoned gram flour. It is as important as Dholka, in Gujarati dishes and can be had as a replacement for it. It is a mixture of gram flour, curd and spices. The batter is mixed and then stirred hot to evaluate the consistency. The batter is then greased in thin layers which are rolled out when cool, to form Khandvi.


19. Dudhi Muthiya

Dudhi muthiya is another famous Gujarati food. It can be served for breakfast or evening snack and is a spicy and salty combo. This is a mixture of Wheat flour, gram flour, and spices. The mixture includes grated dudhi, and then the batter is steamed. It is easy to make and satisfies our taste buds. This is something yiu’ll definitely find at a Gujarati’s house.


20. Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a sweet dish quite like a jam and can be eaten with roti. It is as easy to make as it looks. It is just a chilled mixture of curd, mithai mate, and cream. This dish can be eaten as a dessert or with roti.