Gujarat has always been known for taking its food seriously and this is partly the reason why tourists flock to this state. The city of Bhuj is no exception! Local Gujaratis in Bhuj prefer having vegetarian food as overall Gujarat tends to have an inclination for vegan food.

Dabeli: This is the iconic Gujarati snack which can be found in plenty in Bhuj. It’s a sweet, hot and tangy in taste. It’s loved by everyone. This is a must try if you are a Gujarati street food lover!

Poha: Poha has many variations in many cities. Likewise, Bhuj has its own version of this amazing snack. Little sweet, topped with pomegranate seeds and chaat masala, this will surely give your tastebuds a happy feeling!

Sev Khaman: Another absolutely amazing street food of Gujarat. The dhoklas are steamed, and then mixed with spices and topped with sev. And here in Bhuj, they serve interesting an variation with chaat masala.

Moong Bhajiya: Piping hot bhajiyas straight from the kadhais, accompanied with hot and sour chutney is a food to die for! And especially on winter mornings, this tastes even better.

Jalebi: When in Gujarat, you just can’t miss jalebis. These piping hot sweet things are made little more crisper in Bhuj. It’s a must have when you are exploring street food in Bhuj. Everyone loves it!


Faafda: When you speak about jalebi, you can’t forget faafda. It’s an undeniably great competition. And especially in Gujarat, this combo is taken quite seriously. Just hop at any of the street food stalls and you will enjoy this amazing snack along with jalebi.

Butter Vada Pav: Don’t get surprised! Yes, vada pav is famous even in Gujarat. And here it’s with a twist. The vada and pav both are shallow fried on a tawa with butter and masala. And this tastes magical.

Samosas: Samosas are amazing street food you get anywhere in India. These are loved in every part of India and by everyone. And in Bhuj, they have this tangy Gujarati twist. The masala is filled with special spices rather than usual garam masala, it creates magical taste.

Puri Saak: Puri bhaji or puri saak is one of the best morning breakfast here. You can actually enjoy five different types of puri with potato sabji, chutneys and pickle. It is served hot.

Chai Khaari: If you want to get an amazing start to your day, then you must have that piping hot chai with some incredibly crunchy and tasty khaari from the street side stalls of Bhuj. This will surely make your morning good.


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Text & Photography – Ankit Chaube

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