Dhokla: This gram flour based snack is so popular, that it is often used as a synonym to address Gujaratis. A fermented batter of gram flour is steamed and then tempered with some spices. This sweet, spicy and salty snack can be eaten anytime of the day.
Fafda: These are crunchy, deep fried long strips of a spiced gram flour based dough, that are the most popular breakfast item in Gujarat. They are often served with a chutney and some jalebis.
Undhiyo: Made with a mixture of many season vegetables and deep fried gram flour balls called ganthia, this recipe is a winter special in every Gujarati household.
Khandvi: It is a savoury pinwheel snack that is made with a mixture of gram flour and yogurt and then tempered with sesame and mustard seeds, garnished with a sprinkling of coriander and coconut.
Doodhi na Muthia: Dumplings made with grated bottle gourd, gram flour, wheat flour and a bunch of interesting spices. These can be eaten as a snack or an accompaniment to a meal.
Thepla: These are very similar to a roti, only that they are made with an addition of fresh fenugreek leaves and spices. Eaten normally with a sweet grated mango pickle or chutney called chhunda.
Dal Dhokli: This is a complete meal in itself. Flat pieces of spiced flour dumplings called dhokli, much like a roti, are allowed to soak up in a thick sweet spicy dal.
Sev Tameta nu Shaak: This is a dish that is made with tomatoes and sev, thin strands of deep fried gram flour. The sev soaks up the flavours of the delicious tomato based curry, which goes great with rice and rotis!
Osaman: A watery thin, but packed with flavours and nutrition dal recipe from Gujarat.
Mohanthaal: A rich gram flour burfi, with the crunch of dried fruits in every bite.