6 Classic Gujarati Snacks That Never Fail To Impress

Jun 10, 2021 18:15 IST
Dhokla, fafda, khakda and more - Gujarati snacks define the food culture of the state. In fact, these snacks are synonymous to Gujarati cuisine to most of the world. Hence, we handpicked some popular Gujarati snacks recipes that you can easily make at home and relish.
  • 6 Classic Gujarati Snacks That Never Fail To Impress

    Gujarati cuisine is all about flavours. Most of the dishes here are cooked using a variety of spices and flavours, giving each of them a unique taste and texture. But if you explore the Gujarati snacks, they are simple and considerably low on spices, yet leave a strong impression on our palate. Try these classic Gujarati snacks and let us know how you like it.
  • Dhokla

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    Dhokla needs no separate introduction. It is one popular dish across India. Made with besan, dhokla is soft, spongy and melts in our mouth in no time.
  • Khandvi

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    Another steamed, melt-in-mouth snack, khandvi is served with a tadka of mustard seeds and curry leaves, which makes the dish yet more aromatic. Moreover, the including of coconut shavings on the top adds a crunchy texture to the dish.
  • Thepla

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    Thepla is basically a super-thin paratha made with ginger, green chillies, methi, herbs and yogurt. When paired with chutney and mirchi, its makes for a perfect dish for mid-meal hunger pangs.
  • Fafda

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    Made with besan, fafda is a light and crunchy papad-like snack that is best enjoyed with chutney or mirchi ka achar.
  • Handvo

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    Gujarat's very own spicy and crispy cake, handvo is made by mixing bottle gourd with buttermilk, flour, coriander, chillies, lentils and rice flour.
  • Muthia

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    Muthia is basically steamed or fried Gujarati-style dumplings made out of flour dough, seasoned with fenugreek, chilli powder and turmeric.
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