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Visiting Surat Anytime Soon? Try These Street Food!

Street food is an integral part of the Indian lifestyle, and a wonderful way to get you immersed in the sights and sounds of the streets. The life of Indian people revolves around food, and it is really hard to find one who doesn’t like street food.  

The diamond city of India, ‘Surat’, is also famous for its varieties of street food. Especially in the evenings, you can find food stalls that are surrounded by ardent street food lovers. 

Best Gujarati Food in Surat

Gujarat is foodie heaven. While other states of India are high with alcohol, Gujarati knows how to get high on food. Check out the top street food from the list mentioned below.


Khakra is a spicy wheat cracker that can be topped with any food of your choice or can even be eaten simply plain. There are a lots of variants of Khakra based on the different types of spices mixed to the base. Although wheat flour in itself serves as a purpose of delicious any-time snack, when they are topped with spices like chili powder, amchur powder, chaat masala, and other spices, it provides a totally new flavor and aroma to this snack. 


Dabeli is made from cooked and mashed potatoes, mixed with various Indian masala. The stuffing is further put into a burger and is served with special Gujarati chutney. Dabeli is so famous in Surat, that you can find it any part of the state. 

Fafda Jalebi

Fafda is crispy gram flour sticks while jalebi is a sugary treat. Most times you will find this snack served with chilly and salad. As a street food, both can be served separately or even together on one plate. Some people even enjoy it with curd. 


You just can’t separate Dhokla from Gujarat. This is a steamed dish made from chickpea flour, salt, sugar, and spice. The beauty of this food is that it tastes sweet and salty at the same time. Served with green coriander chutney, or red chili chutney, this food is mild on the tummy and is an all-time favorite of Gujarat. 

Paani Puri

The list of street food will be incomplete without mentioning paani puri. A small hollow puri filled with tangy and sweet water explodes in your mouth and provides you a heavenly taste. 


Indian street food list is endless. Each food item has a different flavor, taste, and texture. By looking at any of the variety of street food, you just can’t even guess how will it taste. Try one of these cheap and healthy snacks whenever you visit Surat.

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