Vibrant culture, heart-warming people, and lip-smacking food; there is no better way to describe this beautiful state. The Gujarati cuisine has a whole different idea of flavours, predominantly sweet and otherwise mostly spicy.A community that is fond of its pulses and pickles, the Gujarati theplas, khakhras, dhoklas and fafras are incomplete without a nice tangy achaar. Here are few places in Delhi that offer the best of Gujarati food to give us a good break from our regular food.
15A/56, WEA Karol Bagh, Near Metro Pillar No 98,99, Opposite Lane to Roopak Store, New Delhi-05 | 011 45000244
Located in the heart of the city, Suruchi is the most popular destination for Gujarati food lovers. Serving authentic regional specialities with a homely feel and flavour, the food here is sure to tickle your taste buds. Try their Gujarati Thali, Puran Poli, Gujarati Khichidi or all of them for a true taste of Gujju food.
The ‘thali place’ of Delhi with 72 different rotating menus and 22,464 delicacies; Rajdhani has the perfect wholesome and balanced meal. Adding a dash of magic to the traditional recipes, the food here is relished by all.
Simple and satisfying is the best way to define a meal in the Gujarat Bhawan. Not just friendly on the pocket but also light on the stomach, the food here is just like it’s made at home. The place is famous for its Thali, Chaach, Dhokla and Thepla.
Gujarati Samaj Santushti
2, Rajniwas Marg, Civil Lines, New Delhi-54 | 011 23981796
Sweet and festive, a meal here is like a celebration every time. They serve more than just Gujarati food; they serve other cuisines also to match the Gujarati palate. From a wide variety of Dhoklas and Bondas to a generous thali, nothing on the menu is more than Rs 50 for a dish.
310/311, 3rd Floor, The Great India Place Mall, Sector 38-A, Near, Sector 38, Noida-201301 | +91 9711996557; +91 9711870268
Big steel plates loaded with Gujarati delicacies; Thaal Vaadi stays true to its name. Serving balanced and nourishing Gujju food in the typical sweet and sour flavours, this place is crowded with Gujaratis and foodies. Offering a special menu every day, one can never get bored of the food served here. If you get a chance, do try their khichdi, it’s absolutely to die for!
42, A-25, Middle Cir, Block A, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | +91 7838570527
The lengthy – and with good reason – list of dishes served at the restaurant include specialties from Delhi, Kashmir, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, and Andhra Pradesh. With each cuisine better than the other and all of them supremely palatable, each dish deserves a try. Not just because of the taste but also because of the sheer affordability of this reasonably priced place.