Gujarat Day also known as Gujarat Sthapana Divas or Gujarat Sthapana Din is celebrated as the pivotal event of the formation of the state of Gujarat on 1 May every year. Gujarat Day is celebrated with much joy and grandeur. Food is an essential part of the celebrations, and traditional Gujarati dishes and snacks like Khandvi, Basundi, Dal Dhokli, etc., are prepared for the special occasion.
Gujarat Sthapana Divas honors the diverse heritage and deeply rooted culture of the Gujarati people. Their culture embodies kindness. Gujarati cuisine is a mixture of sweet and savory dishes. The cuisine includes healthy alternatives like Khaman and Khandvi to fast food snacks. Here are some easy traditional recipes of Gujarati cuisine that you can prepare at home to celebrate Gujarat Day.
5 Delicious Recipes for Gujarat Day 2022
Khandvi is a popular snack all over India. Made with chickpea flour and yogurt, these are tasty rolls. They are also a popular breakfast option.
2. Dal Dhokli
A popular traditional dish, it is made with dal or lentils which are formed into a thick sweet and spicy sauce that contains chunks of Dhokli made from wheat flour and chickpeas. The dish can be eaten as a snack or as a full meal.
3. Methi Dhebra
This dish is very popular in winter but is also made for the holidays. Dhebra is made with fenugreek or methi leaves that are combined with bajrah flour and can either be made into small Poori shapes or regular flatbread shapes.
It is a traditional sweet dish made with sweetened condensed milk and dried fruits; you can personalize the sweet dish by also adding saffron.
5. Sev Tamatar Nu Shaak
It is a famous Gujarati curry, spicy in taste and made with tomato curry combined with Sev, fried chickpea flour sticks.
The idea of a separate state of Gujarat was first mooted in 1928 in Kumar magazine. But came into effect after the Bombay Reorganization Act in 1960. There are rallies and processions to celebrate the occasion, and government officials launch new programs and projects for the growth of the state.
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