BEAT THE HEAT

STEP INTO AN AN­CIENT WELL, TRY A WHISKEY ICE CREAM OR A PU­D­INA CHUSKI, CHECK OUT A BHOONGA AND TAKE YOUR CHIL­DREN TO AN ECO- LI­BRARY, SIM­PLY GU­JARATI SHOWS YOU HOWTO SUR­VIVE THE SEA­SON OF SCORCH

India Today - - SIMPLY GUJARATI - BY DE­VIKA CHATURVEDI

snacks in­clud­ing fafda- jalebis ( a spicy snack made of chick­pea, dipped in sugar syrup), chorafalis ( a crunchy snack made with gram flour) with green chut­ney, sabudana khichdi and pat­ties. A must try is the spicy Surti Gho­tala, scram­bled egg, and the cool­ing rasaawala khaman dhokla.

The road­side kiosks called laaris or rekdis, are pop­u­lar all over the state. Batata poha, maska bun and egg Mag­gie along with kulfi are also pop­u­lar . SET SAIL You can take a boat ride, the pop­u­lar Kankaria lake also has parks, a nat­u­ral his­tory mu­seum and zoo. A toy train cir­cles the lake on a 4.5 km track and is fun for the en­tire fam­ily. When in Su­rat, don’t miss the Causeway En­ter­tain­ment wa­ter­front which now of­fers speed boat­ing, surf­ing, wa­ter ski­ing and even para­sail­ing. ICE ICE In no mood to munch on hot snacks? How about try­ing some yummy cool­ers? Go for atyp­i­cal flavours of Gola or clas­sic

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