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INDORE SARAFA-Place Where Sun Rises at Night for Foodies

Yes, you read it right and we are pretty sure you too will agree before you will be done reading this article.We are talking about SARAFA, located near Rajwada, popularly known as ‘Heart of Indore ‘. The place is heaven for food lovers. Here day begins with glimpse and shine of various precious stones available on planet. You will find numerous jewelry shops and showrooms here.

 “With sun losing the shine, this place start glowing more around nine “.

Hundreds of vendors start coming in each with their delicious and mouthwatering servings to cater your lust for food.


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Epicenter of all famous dishes across India with authentic Indore flavor in it.The place is heaven for food lovers, and it would be no exaggeration of the fact that if we can say it is the food capital of India. Sarafa Bazaar is a street market serving delicious Indian vegetarian snacks during late evening hours. A wide variety of snacks are available, at a very reasonable price, and high quality. SARAFA Bazaar is a pride of Madhya Pradesh state which attracts foodies from all over India to Indore.


Whatever may be your taste, be it sweet, Salty, spicy or sour, you will never go disappointed from here, you will get lot of varieties to choose from each with unique taste and aroma.For Indian Vegetarian Snack lovers this place is a must visit where you will get quality of varieties like Joshi’s dahi vada , bhutte ka kees, malpua, rabdi, moong ka halwa and Right from Pav bhaji to kulfi rabdi to Sabudana khichdi to paneer tikka to varieties of pan..!!

Let’s read about some trademark dishes which you will find in SARAFA.

Bhutte ka Kees: A Mouth Watering dish made from corn, shredded and cooked with milk, coconut and spices and at last topped with coriander leaf, grinded coconut and little lemon juice.



Coconut Crush:- Every Foodie has crush on this special drink made up of coconut water mixing it with milk ,sugar ,ice and with some creamy Malai.


Garadu-: It’s a famous seasonal CHAT of winter season. Garadu is a type of yam and looks somewhat like sweet potato.Hot Fried Garadu topped with spices, chillies and lemon juice is enough to give you warmth feeling in Winter Season.


Malpua-: Its Indian version of pancake topped with flavored milk known as rabdi. A slice of sweet malpua after spicy dishes will make you feel good.


Jaleba-: Though everyone of you had eaten jalebi’s but if you are in SARAFA you will get a chance to meet its upgraded version Jaleba. Yes it’s a king size Jalebi fried in desi ghee. Despite of large size it’s very soft.




Apart from this, there are other many delicious dishes like Sabudana Khichdi,Poha ,Gulab Jamun,Paav Bhaaji,Khopra Patis that you will find in Sarafa.

Sarafa Bazaar is a place where every food lovers like to return again and not only food lovers, even if you feel depress for some reasons then just come here for a while because –

So at last, one line to all our foodies friends who have not visited SARAFA –
Paradise is waiting for you,

GO and HAVE IT!! 

Written By:

Mayur Jain

(Naam Toh Suna Hi Hoga…)

37 thoughts on “INDORE SARAFA-Place Where Sun Rises at Night for Foodies

  • Nicely written.. Pad kar muh me pani aa gaya

    • Thank you and keep reading,

  • Good job Mayur…
    What mouth watering description of all food items ?
    I should plan a visit to Indore soon…

    • Thanks a lot ,Plan your visit soon. Keep Reading

  • Will visit someday to taste these 🙂

    • Yes sure 🙂

  • I had no idea I was missing out on such yummies!!!! Definitely stopping by when I visit Indore next!!
    Awesome post ?

    • Sure .Pls visit and keep reading

  • Mouth watering….?

    • Thank you 🙂

  • Nicely Written Mayur!
    Perfectly described the feel of the place. Liked the quotes too!
    Way to go!

  • I am home sick after reading this article… Indore surely is another name for tasty food.. Thanks Mayur for bringing back some lovely memories.

  • I love your descriptions! Looks amazing!

  • That coconut crush sounds amazing! I grew up eating authentic Indian food at my friend’s homes and Indian cuisine remains one of my favorite types of foods.

  • This post reminds me how much we can learn from other cultures. I would love to be able to travel the world more and try some of these foods. Thanks for sharing!

  • Sounds an amazing place to visit. So many fabulous foods to taste.

  • That indeed does look like food heaven!! So many options, sign me up!

  • I have been a fan of night time snacking since my college days..it’s so much fun specially when you have so many places to go to!

  • I love Jalebi and its upgraded version Jaleba looks as delicious. I have heard about Bhutte Ki Khees and Garadu, I am sure these taste great too!

  • That does sound like paradise! This is my favorite type of cuisine because there are so many vegetarian options. I can only imagine how wonderful it must smell to walk along all of those vendors preparing food items.

  • Looking at these pictures are making me so hungry. I might have to add this to my bucketlist for my global food travels.

  • Wow can I just say that this is such a professionally written and very persuasive blog post! Thank-you for sharing!

  • As a food lover this is paradise for me. Since I was younger I was fond of discovering new food and indian spices. I think they are very special and too delicious. I would love to try Bhutte ka Kees one day. The last time I ate in an Indian restaurant was exceptional and I will surely comeback.

  • This place sounds like the one in Marrakech. Just mouthwatering

  • Those food are just simply amazing! They made my mouth watery! Yum! Looks so delightful and I can feel that I will be satisfied If I would try them.

  • It’s like that in many other parts of the world, where street food comes alive at night! It is really a fun thing to be able to get yummy stuff after dark and not have all the stores close down 🙂 This looks like such a fun place to be a foodie!

  • Those pictures make me so hungry. Lol!! The food looks so delicious. I bet all the people who go there are truly satisfied. This place looks so much fun.

  • Indore is just fabulous! And so is Sarafa! I visited Indore and especially Sarafa just the last week. It was such an awesome roadtrip!

  • Indore is such a great place for all foodies. Last week we were on the tour of Indore and enjoyed delicious food and specialties of Indore. I loved the shikanji and Malpua served in Sarafa plus being the chocolate lover, I loved the chocolate Avalanche served by The chocolate room Indore, It was really mouth-watering. I would like to visit again to Indore

  • Nice blog. Thank you for sharing such important information. Keep sharing such informative blogs.

  • Last week I went to meet my friend who lives in Vijay Nagar and she is very much aware of places with amazing cusine there and she asked me to try the chocolate avalanche from the chocolate room. Without a thought, I will say the best place to visit for all chocolate lovers. You will get the taste of real chocolate there.

    • I would say Indore is food capital of India 🙂

  • Mouthwatering!!! There is hardly any other place on earth with as many varieties of foods and as many foodies as they are in Indore.

  • I didn’t know about this place before. After reading this article, I really want to go now. Too many delicious food attract me!!

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