Surat is one of the paramount cities of the state in Gujarat settled on the bank of River Tapti. The city is an important business center and one of the fourth fastest developing cities of India. The city is famous with the title of “Diamond Hub of the World” as it has the world’s largest diamond company. It is the city which finishes 75% of the world’s best polished diamonds and supplies globally. Back in the past, Surat was one of the important port cities of India. Despite of many historical mutinies, the city has preserved its ancient beauty and historical essence which every tourist and researchers are interested to explore. Surat was known as Suryapur which means the city of Sun God. The city finds its mention in the renowned epic Mahabharata, when the Lord Krishna had a stopover in Surat while heading to Dwarka from Mathura.
Surat is also famous for its flourishing textile industry. The famous brocade silk fabric is produced on a large scale. From historical landmarks to museums, from beaches to shopping malls, Surat has many attraction centers for the tourists. This colorful city is well-connected to every mode of transportation – roadways, airways, railways and via sea. The Indian Railway network connects Surat with every states of India. Passengers can order food in train at Surat Junction and get it delivered at their seat. Surat has an iconic style of dinning, as they love a perfect balance of sweet and spice. Unlike the other places in Gujarat, you can find immense variety in vegetarian cuisines. Surat is a special city for the food lovers.
Some of the Delicious Street Food of Surat
Though many places in India are blessed with the title like “Food Capital of India”, “Street Food Heaven of India” or “Cultural Food Capital” etc, Surat has a different taste with unique cooking style.Here’re some of the recipes enjoyed by the tourists around the year.