People say,“fast food can be your last food”, but such quote does not turn out to be true! In fact, Indian street food is something, which people crave, desire and can literally die for. Junk food that too from streets brings a sort of satisfaction in our lives which no other fancy fine dining restaurant can bring. And sometimes even homemade food fails in front of street food!
As India is popularly known for its famous street food, let us have a look at some of them which are must try:
- PANI PURI
It is a must try street food, also popularly known as GOLGAPPA and PUCHKAS in other parts of India.Pani-puri is a mouth-watering food item, which leaves everyone surprised by its tangy taste and crispy pooris. Originated from Bihar, Pani-puri is now available in all parts of India.
Another famous street food, loved by almost every citizen of this street food special country is Bhelpuri. It is basically made of puffed rice, onion, potato and tangy sauces. Bhelpuri can never have a substitute because it’s a taste which attracts your taste bud in a way which none other street food can.
- PAV BHAJI
PavBhaji is a dish, which is also made by Indian moms, but the taste that you get in a pavbhaji made by the street vendor is far different from what is made at home. The buttery pav and spicy bhaji make you crave for them every time you think about it.
- VADA PAV
If you are a Mumbaikar, or if you have ever stayed in Mumbai you must know about vadapav, be it breakfast, teatime or anytime; people staying in Mumbai actually can’t live without vadapav! It serves as a lifeline for them. These deep-fried potato dumplings are served with green chutney which is very mouth-watering.
- CHOLE BHATURE
Just like Mumbai, Delhi is also known for its amazing street food. CholeBhature is one of the famous street foods Delhi is known for. It can be eaten as a snack or it can also be substituted as a whole meal, in case you are bored of the home food.
- ALOO TIKKI
Alootikki is popularly served in road tracks from the stalls in Uttar Pradesh, majorly Lucknow. Alootikki is served hot with chopped onions over it and coated with tangy turmeric sauces. This dish has several names which vary in different parts of India, but it is surely a must try.
Kachori is a dish which a person will find in almost every street of Bikaner, Rajasthan. For a person who has a taste bud or liking of crispy, spicy and deep fried food will love this food.
A famous street food originated from the streets of Kutch region of Gujarat is another must have street food. It is made of boiled potatoes and special dabeli spices, stuffed under a pav and coated with pomegranate seeds, which leave an everlasting taste in your mind.
The list of street food items is India is never ending. Every region and every part of India have its own famous street food specialty. Though it is unhealthy, but it can’t stop us from experiencing some great tastes on the streets of India. Right?