Surat, also known as “Silk City” and “Diamond City”, is famous for its delectable street food. This destination never fails to impress its visitors, attracting visitors from all over the world. The food stalls in Surat, especially in the evenings, magically bloom like the spring season. Consuming some of the tastiest food in the headlines of the road when vehicles pass by is a wonderful experience that you must try on your trip to Surat.

Here are 5 most famous street food in the city which you must try at least once in your lifetime.

1. Locho

After the invention of the locho comes a comical story. When preparing normal khaman, an irregular consistency results in another dish, locho, which is surprisingly tasty and mouth-watering. It is available in every hawker’s menu and has a mild sweet spicy taste. Locho is a popular snack among our Gujju brothers, served with green chutney and crispy sev. Locho comes in a variety of flavors, including schezwan and Italian locho.

Where: Jani Locho and Khaman House, Chandralok Complex, 4, Navyug College Road, Surat

2. Bhajiya

Have you ever wondered how to make Bhajiya? Bhajiya, one of the best street food in Surat Gujarat, will surely tickle your taste buds. Tameta Bhajia, Kanda Bhajia, Yam Bhajia, and Alo Pakoda are some of the varieties available. Most of the time, the breakfast shops are overly crowded, but we bet it’s worth the wait!


Where: Bhajia and fast-food junction, Vesu, Surat

3. Ghari

Be careful if you are on a diet! Ghari will tempt you to forget about counting calories and soon you will be filling yourself up with delicious Gujarati sweets. One cannot stop at any one of these prepared in a variety of dry fruits and pure ghee. Ghari has a special place in the hearts of suratis, who prepare it at home during popular festivals and celebrations.

Where: Shaj Jamnadas C Ghariwala, Chowta Bazar Road, Surat

4. Undhiyu

Undhiyu, Surat’s traditional vegetable pulao, is made from a combination of eight specialty vegetables grown in Surat, which are cooked for hours. The name of the dish is derived from the Gujarati word ‘undhu’, which means “upside down.” The exquisite succulent taste of Undhiyu is obtained by stirring the vegetables well in a special earthen pot. Every household in Surat has passed the recipe from generation to generation. So, the next time you visit a Gujarati restaurant, do not miss to serve this traditional Gujarati dish in the most authentic way.


Where: G Dada, Sneh Sankul Wadi, Green Atria, G 17, Anand Mahal Road, Opposite Adajan, Surat

The street food of Surat never ceases to entice foodies with its unique charm.

Also read: 4 Delicious Street Foods Of Hyderabad You Must Try At Least Once In Your Life

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