The Khad Cuisine is a type of dessert cuisine practiced by the nomadic tribes of the Rann of Kutch. The methods of cooking are according to the requirements of these nomads. The name originates from 'khad' or 'pit method of preparation'. They use limited water and natural resources at their disposal. Dishes are cooked and served in mud pots.
Primarily non-vegetarian, Khad Cuisine is nutritious and filling. Besides onion and tomato gravy, spices like cardamom, mace, bayleaf and cloves as masala are used. This cuisine is unique in aesthetic appeal and tastes are different and unusual.