Street foods are ready to eat food or drink generally sold in streets, public areas like a market, in fair by a hawker, a vendor with a movable stall. Indian streets are well famous for its cheap and tasty food items. Every Indian city has its own specialty of all time favorite snacks.
1. CHOLE BHATURE
Chole bhature is one of the best options for breakfast when you are in India. Combination of puffy Bhaturas (fried bread made from maida flour) and spicy channa masala served with green chutney, raw and freshly prepared carrot pickle, onion and spicy green chilly salad. Found mostly in Northern part of India and most common in Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, and nearby regions.
2. CHAAT PAPRI
Lip smacking papri chaat has sweet and tangy flavors that will burst into your mouth. Made with crisp dough served with sweet, spicy and tangy chutney along with boiled chickpeas, boiled potatoes, dahi, and tamarind chutney and topped with chaat masala, sev, and bhujiya. Papri chaat is often purveyed and consumed at mobile food stalls in India. Popular in the Delhi, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Haryana and other northern regions.
Momos are originated from Nepal and Tibet. King of street foods for Delhi Peoples and made with wheat flour (steamed or fried) stuffed with boiled veggies serves with red hot chili chutney and. A typical serving of a plate of momo with red garlic chili sauce, green chili chutney, and mayonnaise.
The deep fried dough puffed filled with potatoes, green chili, peas, pulses (urad and moong especially) and chickpeas served with chutney made from tamarind, mint, chilies or coriander along with spicy channa masala.
5. CHOLE KULCHA
Chole kulche is also one of the famous street food choices for people who love too spicy. Kulcha is made from maida flour and served with spicy chana masala to satisfy your chatapata cravings. Matar Kulcha is popular street food from Delhi.
6. GOL GAPPE
Round and fried puri served with a mixture of flavored and spicy water, tamarind chutney (called meethi chutney), mint chutney, filled with boiled potato, onion or chickpeas. One of the favorite street foods across India.
7. ALOO TIKKI
Spicy and crispy deep fried Tikki made with boiled potatoes and veggies. Simply served with tamarind and mint chutney, curd, namkeen and pomegranate seeds. Taste best when served hot and when stuffed with moong dal, sweet potatoes and a lot of spices.
One of the popular summer drinks in India. A spicy mix of cumin, lemon, ginger, black pepper, mint, black salt, chili or hot pepper powder. Shikanji can compliment any of your street food dishes to drink along with.
Noodles made with soya sauce and lots of veggies like green leafy cabbage, carrot, tomatoes, onions, green onion, capsicum and lots of chilies. Taste best with green chili chutney, chilly vinegar mix, and ketchup.
Chuski is made with shaved ice and served in lots of flavors like Kala-khatta, mango, sweet, lemon, orange, blackberry, rose and many more. Best to beat the heat in summers.
11. MOONG DAL KE PAKORE
Moong dal ladoo or Ram ladoo is made with moong dal and served with green spicy chutney and reddish or onions. Taste best when served hot and with Shikanji/Jaljeera.
12. IDLI SAMBHAR
South Indian dish made with rice flour and semolina served with sambhar and coconut chutney. Must try when you visit south India or any other place in India.
A samosa is a deep fried dish filled with spiced potatoes, onions, peas, chickpeas, and other veggies. Taste best when served with spicy green chutney and a cup of tea/coffee.
Famous in Punjabi cuisine and taste best with Chole Bhature, matar kulcha, and many other dishes. Made with curd and served in Sweet and Salty flavor. Refreshing drink to heat the summer heat.
Made up with rice puffs, bhujiya, fried papri, potatoes, peanuts, pomegranates, onions, tomatoes, raw mangoes, apples served with spicy masalas and chutneys and garnished with mint and coriander leaves.
16. KULFI FALUDA
For those who want to satisfy their sweet tooth cravings then kulfi falooda is must be in your top list. Kulfi is made with condensed milk, cream, dry fruits, and milk and Falooda is made with noodles, rabri, dry fruits, and chia seeds (optional). Best taste when served chilled with crushed ice to every bite.
Famous in most of the places in India. It is a sweet dish filled with gulkand which is made up of dry rose petals. Paans are served in different flavors such as rose, chocolate, white chocolate, muglai paan, strawberry, and many other lip-smacking flavors.
18. BESAN KE CHILE
Made with basan(dal) with a spicy filling of masala potatoes and paneer. Taste best when served with sweet and spicy chutney.
19. DAULAT KI CHAT
Famous in streets of Delhi in Chandni Chawk. It is made with milk and served with sugar and jaggery. Taste best with dry rose petals. A must try when you are in the capital of India.
It is a popular street food which is made with puffed rice, onions, tomatoes and lots of spices and lemon. A snack which is available at almost every part of India.
These are my recommendations for 20 delicious street foods of India. Do try them when you visit India. Thanks for reading :3 :3