What to Eat in Gujarat
Patra is a popular vegetarian dish in the West region of India. It is known as aluchya vadya in Marathi, patra in Gujarati, and patrode in the Konkan region of India. Its main ingredient is crushed chickpeas (gram flour), wrapped in the leaf of the taro plant. Many different ways exist to prepare the dish. It is commonly rolled up with spices and tamarind paste, then sliced and fried. It is possible to buy tins of prepared rolls of patra.