Gujarati Cuisine

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Gujarati-cuisine

Gujarati Cuisine

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The cuisine of Gujrat which mainly comprises of vegetarian fare. Gujrati thali is the famous and most delicious array of the popular items that comprise gujarati food. A typical thali consists of the soft roti, warm golden pool of dal tempered with aromatic spices, an assortment of shaak or sabzi which is nothing but vegetable preparations in the presence of rich ghee. Some of these preparations are sweet which make it extremely delicious and gives a flavour that is different from that of regular food. This thali also consists of khichadi which is a delicious semi solid preparation and buttermilk to wash down the food. A smattering of farsan makes its way into the thali. Those having a sweet tooth rejoice! Srikhand and moong dal halwa are a typical gujrati household dessert. This tempting array of irresistible fare makes everyone salivate and the best that Gujarat can offer.

Gujarati food is savoured by all the communities in India. This vegetarian cuisine is a blend of sweet and spicy flavours. Gujarati’s are known to have an impassioned inclination towards sweets. Their traditional specialities like Malpua, Basundi, Kaju Katli and Jalebi is loved by every Indian. Gujarati’s are vegetarians therefore their cuisine encompasses delicacies without meat. Gujarati Thali is most popular dish all over the globe. The Thali is a big steel plate in which food is served. The food pattern consists of Rice, bread, curry, vegetable, two or more side dishes and sugar coated treats. Gujarati food is admired by all communities because it displays a fusion of different culinary skills. Cities like Mumbai which has a large migrated ratio love exploring different cuisines. The people of Mumbai do not restrict themselves to one particular cuisine. They are well acquainted with food items by the myriad communities in the country.

gujrati thali

gujrati thali

The traditional Gujarati food is primarily vegetarian and has very high nutritional value. I’m sure almost all of us have eaten the lip smaking Gujarati thali sometime. And even if you haven’t been fond of eating salt and sweet together, this wonderfully blended combination in this cuisine would make you crave for it more. Gujarati cuisine has a tremendous variety to offer and what’s more appetizing is that each dish has an absolutely different style of cooking. Some are stir fried, while others boiled; all in all a perfect combination of taste and nutritional value. This food is generally served on a silver platter. This exotic cuisine is a combination of different spices and flavours and a thali would usually include rotli, dal or kadhi, sabzi also known as shaak and rice.

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The best part of a Gujarati kitchen is its hygiene. Lot of emphasis is laid on maintaining hygiene while cooking both on a domestic level as well as on commercial platforms. Most Gujarati dishes are sweet, and may have a large concentration of sugar as compared to salt and spices. This food is highly energy efficient saving onto a big amount of natural resources. Homemade pickles, chhaas (buttermilk) and salad are staple while a main course would include steamed vegetables and dal.


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