10 Popular Street Food Spots in Ahmedabad
Although Gujarati delicacies are easily available at eating joints in different cities across the country, nothing can beat the taste and authenticity of Gujarati street food of Ahmedabad. The city is famous for its amazing Gujarati street food such as Khaman, Dhokla, and Fafda. If you’re traveling to Ahmedabad, do try-out the scrumptious street food that this city has to offer. In this blog post, we list ten popular food spots in Ahmedabad that you must give a shot when in the city. To commute easily to these spots or explore the city better, it’s advisable to rent a self drive car in Ahmedabad that you can drive around in the city on your own.
InduBen Khakhrawala is one of the most famous eateries in Ahmedabad. Situated in Navrangpura in Ahmedabad, it specializes in a wide variety of crispy and crunchy Khakras. The eatery sells more than fifty varieties of Khakras along with other delectable Gujarati snacks such as Sev, Dhokla, Chinese snacks, sweets. The demand of their products is not just limited to Ahmedabad or other cities in the country, but they also export overseas.
Manek Chowk is a popular jewelry market in Ahmedabad, which is always crowded with people from morning till night. The place is a street food paradise for food lovers. If you visit the place at night, you will see it bustling with food shops selling mouthwatering snacks such as Sev-Puri, Pav Bhaji, Pani Puri, Dhokla, Tikki-Chaat-Pakodi and Jalebi. So, whether or not you go shopping to Manek Chowk, you must try the amazing street food that this place has to offer.
Baghdad Fry Centre
Most people think that the restaurants in Ahmedabad serve only vegetarian food. The fact, however, is that the city boasts ambrosial non vegetarian delights, too, and there are more than a few hotels, restaurants and local food joints that serve a wide variety of exquisite non vegetarian food. One of them is the Baghdad Fry Centre at Dahyabhai Parmar Road. The joint boasts exquisite preparations of non-vegetarian food for the meat lovers. Keema, Chicken Tikka, Cutlets, Gurda, Kharode Soup, Mutton Chaap – the list of non-vegetarian food that this place has to offer is endless.
People who think that Ahmedabad is a place only for vegetarians must recheck their facts and visit the city’s famous Bhatiyar Gali. This place is a food paradise for non-vegetarians. The street is famous for its mouth-watering non-vegetarian delicacies. If you are on a trip to Ahmedabad, try out the authentic, simply splendid food that this place has to offer. Chicken Kebabs, Tava-biryani, Chaap Fry, Bheja Masala, to name a few of its preparations you shouldn’t give a miss.
Your trip to Ahmedabad is incomplete if you missed the mouth-melting kulfi at Ashraf Kufli. Located at Gurukul Road, the ice creams at this place can give many famous ice cream brands a run for their money. Popular as the “King of Kool Kulfi”, Asharfi Kulfi has all the reasons to claim that they serve one of the most delicious kulfis in the country. It offers a wide range of kulfi ice creams such as Malai kulfi, Badam Pista Kesar kulfi, and Mango kulfi.
Das Khaman House
Khaman is yet another delectable street food of Gujarat, and is made from gram flour. Often Khaman is confused with Dhokla as they resemble, to a great extent. The minor difference between the two is that Khaman is soft and light yellow in color whereas Dhokla is comparatively less soft and pale yellow in color. Taste this delectable snack from the famous Das Khaman House with sev, mustard seed, green chillies, and freshly chopped onions and coriander leaves garnished on it.
Ketli Chai with Maska-Bun
Tea is a favorite beverage in most parts of the country, and Ahmedabad is one such place where the locals cannot imagine their day without a hot cup of tea. If you too are one of those people who prefer tea to any other beverages then try Ahmedabad’s roadside ‘ketli chai’. Although there are various snacks that can go well with the ‘Chai’, however, maska bun and chai is one such combination that you must try.
Located in Paldi, Amdos Kitchen is another amazing food joint that is popular for its mouth-watering Tibetan cuisine. Although a small food joint, the eatery is a popular hang-out spot for NID students. Momos, hot and sour Thukpa, Limbu paani, and fried rice are some of the popular dishes that you must try. Besides its delectable food, affordability is another factor that makes this place irresistible.
Om Sai Parantha
Among many other street food outlets Ahmedabad, Om Sai Parantha deserves special mention. The joint serves several varieties of delectable Paranthas. To eat at this place, however, you must make prior reservations. Besides the taste, Om Sai Parantha is also famous for its great service and hygiene standards. The price range at this popular food joint is a little more than the conventional street food rates but it’s worth it.
Raipur Bhajia House
Bhajiya is one of the favorite snack of Gujaratis. If you wish to try mouth watering bhajiyas you must visit the Raipur Bhajia House. One of the oldest eateries of Ahmedabad, the food joint is popular for its freshly fried bhajias, among the other delectable snacks. So, if you are visiting Ahmedabad you must try the spicy bhajias with the amazing pudina chutney.
Ahmedabad is a city popular for its street food. No matter whether you’re a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian, the city has a wide variety of delectable delicacies to offer for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. So, the next time you are in the city, rent a car in Ahmedabad drive to the joints mentioned in this post, to savor their scrumptious delicacies.
Author Bio: Sareeka Dhawan has a niche in writing blogs for the Travel industry. She is an expert in writing blogs on Self-drive car rental services that allow people to rent cars on hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis.