Gujarati cuisine consists of a whole lot of spices and flavours. It means it has a wide variety of food dishes. One of the main course categories is called Gujarati shaak.


The literal meaning of the word “Shaak” is cooked vegetables. Shaak is commonly known as sabji or sabzi. Hence, Gujarati shaak is a dish made with various vegetables in a combination. There is a use of multiple vegetables in Gujarati cuisine throughout the year. Some of them pertain to seasons as well. Dal is also an inseparable part of this category.

Gujarati shaaks are flavorful using spices and sometimes ingredients like tamarind and jaggery. Therefore, these dishes can be spicy, sweet, tangy, or a combination.

To get a better idea of the Gujarati Shaak recipes, have a look at the dishes below.

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Gujarati Shaak Recipes

Drumstick Aloo Sabji | Drumstick Curry

Khatte Meethe Memoni Aloo

Khatte meethe memoni aloo Khatte Meethe Memoni Aloo is a delightful snack all the way from the Kathiawar region. Click the link to watch the recipe video.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 10min;
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Kathiyawadi Akhi Dungri Lasan nu Shaak

Kathiyawadi Dungri Lasan nu Shaak Kathiyawadi Dungri Lasan is a traditional village style onion-garlic gravy recipe from Saurashtra, Gujarat. Click to watch the recipe video.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 45min;
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Hare Tuvar Ki Sabji

hare tuvar ki sabji Hare Tuver Ki Sabji is a dish made of green pigeon peas. Since green pigeon peas are mostly available in winter this makes a winter dish.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 30min;
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Gobi Matar Bhurji | Cauliflower Bhurji

Gobi Matar Bhurji Gobi matar bhurji is a regular item in Indian kitchens. This recipe is highly underrated. Click to watch the recipe video & make it today.

Prep Time: 20min; Cook time: 40min;
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Aloo Bhindi Ki Sabji

Aloo Bhindi Recipe Watch the recipe video to make crispy & creamy aloo bhindi. It is easy & requires fewer items to cook. Moreover, the cooking time is less.

Prep Time: 20min; Cook time: 35min;
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Surti Paneer Ghotala – पनीर घोटाला

Paneer Ghotala Surti Paneer Ghotala is a customized paneer dish popular in the diamond city of Gujarat, Surat. Watch the recipe video.

Prep Time: 30min; Cook time: 30min;
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Chana Dal Lauki Without Onion

Chana Dal Lauki Without Onion Chana dal lauki is split chickpeas & bottle gourd vegetable boiled & thereafter tempered in spice & masala powders using ghee. Watch video.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 20min;
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Gawar Phali Aloo ki Sabji – Gawarfali Aloo Sabzi

Gawar Phali Aloo Sabji Gawar Phali Aloo Sabji is a daily lunch & dinner item. Adding curd makes the gravy thick & smooth. Watch the recipe video. Try & make today.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 20min;
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Green Garlic Bhindi

Green Garlic Bhindi Green garlic bhindi is fantabulously fantastical. It's easy & requires less time to cook. Watch the recipe video. Follow the steps.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 20min;
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Cabbage Cauliflower Dhokla

Cabbage Cauliflower Dhokla Cabbage cauliflower dhokla is a mix of tempered vegetables & rava dhokla. Read why you must never store it for a long time after cooking.

Prep Time: 20min; Cook time: 10min;
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Sev Tameta with Bajra No Rotlo

Sev tameta Sev Tameta with Bajra No Rotlo is a simple and quick Gujarati recipe. It is a spicy and sweet tomato curry with the crispiness of sev.

Prep Time: 20min; Cook time: 20min;
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Turiya Patra Gujarati Shaak

turiya patra Turiya Patra is a traditional dish of Gujarati cuisine. It is a combination of ridge gourd and steamed patra. This tastes spicy and tangy.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 25min;
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Suva Bhaji with Moong Dal

Suva Bhaji Suva bhaji is a tasty & healthy stir-fry recipe we can find in Gujarati and Marathi cuisine. It is spicy in taste and also pungent a little.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 20min;
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Kurkure Guvar Rolls or Wraps

Kurkure Guvar Kurkure Guvar Rolls is a unique and unusual snack recipe. Crispy fry cluster beans are wrap in a chapati to make a delicious roll. 

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 15min;
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Garlic Curry | Lehsun Food as Medicine

garlic curry Garlic curry is a unique and unusual spicy, sweet, and a little tangy curry recipe. It is from South India,specifically from the Tamil region.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 20min;
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Cauliflower Kofta | Gobi Kofta

Cauliflower Kofta Cauliflower Kofta is a delicious Indian cuisine recipe to enjoy in dinner. The kofta balls are made of gram flour, onion, coriander, red & green chili.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 20min;
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Stuffed Parwal Recipe | भरवां परवल

Stuffed Parwal Stuffed Parwal recipe is an amazing vegetable that will fill your tummy. It has a spicy and tangy taste. Bursting with flavors and a delightful recipe.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 20min;
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Mix Vegetable Sabji (Literally Oil Free) | मिक्स वेज सब्जी

mix-veg sabji Homemade mix vegetable sabii (with less oil) is deliciously healthy and easy to make. Fresh vegetables with minimal oil and spices make it easy to digest.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 10min;
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Guvar Dhokli or Guar Dhokli Gujarati Recipe

guvar dhokli Guar dhokli is a traditional Gujarati dish in which cluster beans and flour dumplings are cooked with spices. This dish is easy, delicious and healthy. 

Prep Time: 20min; Cook time: 20min;
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Dal Dhokli Kathiyawadi Style Recipe

kathiyawadi dal dhokli Dal Dhokli is a khatti-meethi regional kathiyawadi recipe from the state of Gujarat. Click to browse 2 different methods of making dhokli.

Prep Time: 30min; Cook time: 40min;
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How To Make Surti Papdi Undhiyu?

undhiyu Surti Papdi Undhiyu is a traditional dish from the Surat region of Gujarat state in India.Undhiyu is a dish comprising of vegetables available in winter.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 25min;
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Papdi Dhokli Recipe Kathiyawadi Style

papdi dhokli Papdi Dhokli is an all-time favorite for people in Gujarat. It has a sour and spicy taste with a tinge of sweetness in it. Also, a winter special recipe.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 30min;
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Gajar Hara Chana Sabji – Recipe

gajar-hara-chana-sabji Gajar Hara Chana sabji is amazing seasonal recipe sauteed in oil with Indian masala and ready in just some minutes. It is healthy and easy to make.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 15min;
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Kathiyawadi Style Papdi Muthiya

Kathiyawadi Style Papdi Muthiya Recipe Kathiyawadi Style Padi Muthiya Recipe is a traditional Gujarati Recipe made with steamed dumplings and papdi. A healthy recipe during winter.

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 10min;
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Gobi Methi Sabji Recipe

gobi methi sabji Gobi Methi Sabji is a simple, easy and healthy recipe. Both Gobi and methi have high nutritional value as well as lots of health benefits. 

Prep Time: 10min; Cook time: 15min;
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Kathiawadi Dhokli Shaak Recipe

Kathiawadi Dhokli Shaak Kathiawadi Dhokli Shaak is a famous Kathiawadi/Gujarati dish made with gram flour, buttermilk, veggies and a lot of at home ingredients.

Prep Time: 15min; Cook time: 20min;
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