Kai Po Che!
Yes! It is that time of year when you can see the sky covered with kites and almost every human is on their terrace. Uttarayan is one of the most celebrated festivals in Gujarat. And when we talk about Gujarat and festivals, how can we forget the food?
Like every other festival, Uttarayan also has its one staple dish. Yes, you guessed it right it is Undhiyu.
Never heard of this dish? Want to try it? But don’t know where? Don’t worry we are here with the top 8 places for undhiyu in Ahmedabad.
Undhiyu is a mixture of all the seasonal vegetables like peas, potato, purple yam, and eggplant with dry curry paste including all the Indian spices, hence making it a drool-worthy dish.
Can’t wait any more? So let’s get started with the top 8 places for undhiyu in Ahmedabad.
1. The Grand Bhagwati
One of the best fine dining restaurants serving Indian food in Ahmedabad. Undhiyu is a must-try here!
Location: SG Highway, Opp. Gurudwara, Bodakdev
2. Vishalla Restaurant
It is one of the most traditional restaurants you will find in Ahmedabad, it came into being in 1978. You know the best thing about this restaurant is that each ingredient at Vishalla is sourced directly from the farmers.
Location: Opp. APMC Market, Vishalla Circle
Looking for a place where you can have authentic dishes in the same atmosphere? Then this place is just for you. Rajwadu restaurant serves Gujarati & Indian dishes in an open-air setting designed to resemble a traditional village. It is spread over 12000 square yards and represents the ancient culture and lifestyle of villages in India.
Location: Nr. Jivraj Tolnaka, Behind Ambaji Temple, Malav Talav
4. Das Khaman House
A place where you can bless your taste buds without making a hole in your pocket. Yet again this is a very old food joint, running since 1922. That’s why it makes it to the top 8 places for undhiyu in Ahmedabad. Quick suggestion: Green fry khaman here is also worth trying.
Location: It has various branches in Ahmedabad mainly in Ambavadi, Naranpura, Navrangpura, Nikol, Prahaladnagar, etc.
It is one of the most renowned restaurants in Ahmedabad for around 40 years. The prices are pocket-friendly and the place is hygienic. It is a great place to explore if you wish to try other Gujarati delicacies too.
Location: 14, Aggarwal Center, Ashram Rd, opposite Kalupur bank
6. Swati House
Swati is a casual dining restaurant offering a wide selection of eclectic vegetarian fare in a modern and elegant setting. The distinctive and innovative regional cuisine is based on traditional recipes from Indian homes like undhiyu.
Location: Panchwati Road, Law Garden
7. Green House, The House of MG
If you want to mix some royalty and undhiyu then this is just the place. The Green House is a relaxing café set amidst greenery. Located under a covered pavilion on the ground floor courtyard of the building and overlooks the famous Sidi Saiyed Mosque across the road. The food here is cooked in front of you in an open kitchen.
Location: Bha lmdra Rd, opposite Sidi Saiyed Jali, Near, Relief Rd, Old City, Gheekanta, Lal Darwaja
8. Gordhan Thal
You must have heard of this place. If we are talking about the top 8 places for undhiyu in Ahmedabad, we just cannot miss this restaurant. It is famous for its authentic thali but undhiyu here is just the cherry on the cake.
Location: Sapath Complex, Ground Floor, Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway, Opposite Rajpath Club, Bodakdev
In Gujarat, during festivals, it is just not about the staple food. It is about the feeling and connection we feel while sharing food with our loved ones.
So, by this Happy Uttarayan to all the readers which restaurant are you going to try for Undhiyu and with whom?