Surat, the famous city in Gujarat, is exceptional in many ways. Surat is famous for diamond cutting, polishing and textile industry and hence is also known as Silk City and the Diamond City of India. However, Surat is best known from the commercial point of view, but the street food here is also excellent. There's an old saying, “Surat nu Jaman ane Kashi nu Maran”, which means eating in Surat and dying in Kashi. Enjoying the street food of Surat, especially in the evening, can give you thousands of memories of an unforgettable Gujarat trip. 

So let's know about some famous street foods of Surat: 


Undhiyu is a delicious and wonderful vegetable, which is very much liked in Surat. It is prepared with the help of eight different vegetables, and apart from being delicious, it's also very nutritious. Undhiyu has a pungent and spicy taste, but its most remarkable feature is that it gets prepared in a short time. 


Nankhatai is a light golden biscuit prepared with ghee, nutmeg and cardamom, easily found in every street of Surat. So, if you want to satisfy your sugary cravings, then you must try nankhatai. But, believe us, you won't be able to stop yourself from trying another after tasting one. 

Ice Dish

Ice dish is quite famous in Surat, and everyone must try it once. Wrapped in vanilla ice cream, dry fruits and vibrant colours, this unique dessert will surely bring out the child inside you. So, if you are visiting Surat this season, make sure you do not miss out on this delicious dessert. 

Rasawala Khaman Dhokla 

When it comes to Gujarati cuisine, nothing can be better than the khaman dhokla. Moreover, the Rasawala khaman dhokla is Surat's speciality that can be enjoyed anytime. The sweetness and tanginess of this Gujarati dish will give you a different experience. 


Surat ki bhajiya will surely soothe your taste buds with its crispy taste. You can consume many types of bhajiya like kanda bhajiya, yam bhajiya, aloo bhajiya etc. Do you know that this street food is included in the best and delicious food of Surat?  

Surti Sev Khamani 

This street food is prepared with a concoction of ginger, garlic, and chilli along with chana dal and sugar. Also, garnishing of gram flour sev is done on it. Surti Sev Khamani is a great option to begin your morning with. 

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