Ahmedabad Cuisine Ahmedabad is a paradise for food lovers. The typical Gujarati thali that is served in the restaurants consists of real mouthwatering dishes. The cuisine of Ahmedabad, India has a peculiar taste. A different kind of sweet flavor is prevalent in almost all the food items. Ahmedabad cuisine mainly consists of vegetarian dishes. However, non vegetarian delicacies are also available in the restaurants. Read on to know more about the traditional food of Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Gujarati meal usually consists of rice, bread, rotli and vegetable curry called 'Shaak'. Different kinds of breads are served in the meal such as rotli, thepla, maal purah, puri, bhakhri, and puran-pohli. For snacking, the people of Ahmedabad usually have Ghari and Khakhra. Ahmedabadis cook their food in the Gujarati style, which is simply delicious. Ahmedabadis make an extensive use of ghee in preparing their meals.
There are many Gujarati dishes that are relished not just by the Gujarati community, but by the people of all communities. To name a few, we have dal-dhokli, chevdoh, Dhokla, undhiyu, Khaman, bhusu, fafda, dhokli, papdi, and Sev mamra. The meal is usually accompanied by a dessert. The cuisine of Ahmedabad is a blend of several flavors. The food of Ahmedabad is so lip smacking & yummy that it will make you fall in love with it. There is a mind boggling variety of ice-cream available in Ahmedabad, but it goes beyond the Vadialals, the Amuls and even the Havmor ice creams. There is a robust kulfi tradition – people head out after dinner to sample the delights of malai kulfi, , strawberry, chocolate, sitaphal, mango, BPK (badam pista kesar), Rajbhog.. The list goes on. mango kulfi streetfood ahmedabad 14 Ahmedabad Street Foods No One Should Miss. This is a veritable Alibaba’s cave for the snacker – theplas, puris, ganthiyas, khakhras of every hue – with ‘Chinese’ flavoring, for the diet conscious.
kitli ni chai 14 Ahmedabad Street Foods No One Should MissOutside every college or close to every office is that ubiquitous Indian thing – the chai thela. In Ahmedabad it is known as the kitli (literally kettle). Boiled to within an inch of its life, thick, syrupy sweet, delicious, chai is but an excuse.pulao tawa1 14 Ahmedabad Street Foods No One Should Miss Manekchow in the walled city is a hive of activity during the day; jewelers briskly ply their trade. By evening this place is transformed. Magically, food carts, stools, tables and chairs appear and all manner of food is served up: Ragda Pattice, Papri Chaat, pani puri, Pulao, exotic Sandwiches, Gujarati versions of chowmein and much more.
Gujaratis are vegetarians. They eat simple food but it has a great variety. Gujarati food include sweets, dal-rice, roti, vegetables, cereals, 'farsan', 'Papad', raitu, curd, salad, chutney, pickles, green chilles and a glass of buttermilk. Jain dish is prepared without onion and garlic.All the items of food are served in a big round, metal plate caled 'Thali', and the vegetables are served in bowls.'Gujarati Thali' means a common dish of Gujarati. We can get Gujarati Thali in almost all good restaurants of the country. The reason behind that is Gujaratis are spread all over the country and they are voracious travellers.
These days we find Rajasthani touch in gujarati Thali. Rajasthanis have opened their restaurants in almost all areas of Ahmedabad. We find restaurants serving Gujarati Thali 'Toran' and 'Purohit', on Ashram Road; 'Pakwan' opposite to V.S.Hospital, Atithi in Bodakdev, Sasuji on C.G.Road, 'Rasashri' in Maninagar, 'Rasvatika' in Naranpra and 'Gopi' near V.S.Hospital.
The credit goes to old restaurants like 'Chandravilas', 'Laxmivilas' and 'Chetna' to popularize Gujarati Thali.These days we find Rajasthani touch in gujarati Thali. Rajasthanis have opened their restaurants in almost all areas of Ahmedabad. We find restaurants serving Gujarati Thali 'Toran' and 'Purohit', on Ashram Road; 'Pakwan' opposite to V.S.Hospital, Atithi in Bodakdev, Sasuji on C.G.Road, 'Rasashri' in Maninagar, 'Rasvatika' in Naranpra and 'Gopi' near V.S.Hospital.
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