Gujarat is famous for the variety of its vegetarian snacks. Today, we went to one of the well-known places in Ahmedabad city – Swati Snacks at Ambli Road. This is a restaurant with minimum modern-decor and the snacks were mouth-watering every bite. Below are a few of the snacks we ordered and shared between us. The pricing was on the higher side, but considering the ambience and the hygienic preparation in the open-kitchen you won’t mind paying.

I find it ironical! The general public and the politicians at large in India say they want to see farmers of our country grow and prosper, and, Government should protect their livelihood, give cash handouts, and, concessions. At the same time, the media screams whenever price increases for any of the farm produce. The recent one being the ill-famed (thanks to the untimely comment of Hon’ble Finance Minister) Onion price rise. I see basic economics at work here – of supply, demand and elastic pricing of a free market. Hold your horses about hoarding, middlemen making the bulk of the…