Ahmedabad, a vibrant city in Gujarat, is known for its rich culinary heritage and delicious street food. So, if you are in Ahmedabad or visiting the city anytime soon, here are 7 best street foods you must try.
Ahmedabad is the soul of Gujarat. Apart from its warm hospitality, friendly people, the city is also known for its scrumptious food. People here love eating and thus, one can find so many restaurants and road-side food installments here. Best thing in Ahmedabad? It's street food. Ahmedabad’s street food fare makes it a gastronomic paradise. Popular areas like Manek Chowk, Law Garden Night Market, and Khau Gali are known for serving some of the street foods. So, if you are in Ahmedabad or visiting the city anytime soon, here are 7 street foods you just can’t miss.
A popular snack in the city, dabeli consists of a spiced potato mixture stuffed into a bun, along with various chutneys, pomegranate seeds, and roasted peanuts. It's a perfect blend of sweet, tangy, and spicy flavors.
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Fafda and Jalebi
A trip to Gujarat would surely be incomplete without fafda and jalebi. Fafda is a crispy, deep-fried snack made from chickpea flour, usually served with jalebi, a sweet pretzel-like dessert. This combination of savory and sweet is a classic Gujarati treat.
Sev khamani is a savory snack made from crushed and seasoned lentil cakes (khaman) topped with sev i.e., crunchy chickpea noodles, pomegranate seeds, and coriander leaves. It is comforting, soothing and delicious.
While not exactly a street food, the Kathiawadi thali is a must-try when in Ahmedabad. It's a traditional Gujarati meal featuring an array of dishes such as bhakri, sev tameta nu shaak, undhiyu, and sweets like shrikhand.
Handvo is a savory cake made from a mixture of lentils, rice, and vegetables, baked or cooked in a pan. It's a nutritious and flavorful snack. It is easily available on the roadside eateries in Ahmedabad and is something you must try.
Methi na Gota
Easily available almost everywhere in Gujarat, especially Ahmedabad, these are deep-fried fritters made from chickpea flour and fenugreek leaves. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, making them a delightful snack.
Sev Puri And Bhel Puri
These are two classic chaat dishes that are loved by locals and tourists alike. Sev Puri consists of crispy puris topped with mashed potatoes, chutneys, onions, and sev I.e. crispy chickpea flour noodles. Bhel Puri is a mixture of puffed rice, chutneys, vegetables, and spices.