Gujarati cuisine is in many ways unique from other culinary traditions of India. Complexity of flavor and texture is one hallmark of Gujarati cooking. Delicacy is another one. The traditional Gujarati food is primarily vegetarian and has a high nutritional value.
A wide range of foods are cooked in Gujarat homes, and a variety of typical traditional recipes come from different regions of Gujarat. Gujarati cuisines varies widely in flavor and spices depending on the region the recipes belong to, i.e, North Gujarat, Kathiawad, Kachchh and Surat. Many of the Gujarati dishes are a distinct interplay of sweet, salty and spicy at the same time.