10 Mouthwatering Indian Street Food | Best Street Food of India

India offers a wide range of finger licking food reflecting the diversity in its culture. Also, India shares an intimate relationship with food.

People in India don’t eat to live, but live to eat. Who can blame them when the food is freaking irresistible.

 

Moreover, the best thing about street food is that it’s extremely cheap and easily available . Every street in the cities of India has a lot to offer when it comes to street food .

 

To satisfy your craving, all you need to do is take a walk and you will find something tasty . The following are some of the best street food which are definitely worth the calories.

PANIPURI

 

Panipuri is one of the most common street snack in India. The taste of Pani Puri is inexplicable how much and how deeply people in India are fond of it.

 

In fact, one bite is all it takes to fall in love with it. Also, it is widely known as gol gappa in north India. Gol Gappa is loved widely and deeply by all Indians. And will make you crave every time you even think of it. If you don’t taste this once in your life .You have not truly lived.

Chaat

 

Chaat is a mixture of potato, chickpeas or gram, sweet and salty spices, fried crisp bread , chilly and tamarind sauce. Fresh coriander leaves and yogurt adds to its taste.

However, Chaat originated in Uttar Pradesh but now whole Indian Sub-continent savors it.

 

Moreover, Aloo chaat and tikki , bhelpuri, sev puri, dahi vada, papri chaat are some of the most common types of delicious chaat.

CHOLE BHATURE

 

Chole  bhature is one of the most popular Punjabi street foods relished by all north Indians. Also, Chole bhature happens to be a staple breakfast dish in most Punjabi families.

 

Moreover, tasty fried bread along with spicy mouthwatering green peas cooked in traditional  north Indian spices will make you drool. Also, it is easily available in most Indian restaurants as well road side stalls. But trust me Delhi serves the best Chole bahture.

KACHORI

 

You can’t possibly have enough of it. This street food is spicy and sweet according to the preference of the customer. If you go with the spicy version, I assure you! You will have a runny nose and even tears in your eye.

 

Moreover, it’s like tasting the sun ,but the taste will make you ask for more.

 

On the other hand, if you are one of those sugar and spice everything nice types, go for the sweet version. The sweet version is a royal treat which was originated  in Rajasthan.

VADA PAO

 

The vada pao has a flavoured mix of poppy leaves, mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilly powder.

 

In addition, it is hot, spicy and served with salted chilly and garlic chutney. Also, this is the Indian version of a burger. The most famous and common street food in Mumbai keeps herding people on the roadside stalls.

POHA JALEBI

 

Indore is well known for somosa, chaats , namkeens ,lapsi and poha .The streets of Madhya Pradesh has a lot of ravishing cuisines . Poha Jalebi is a perfect  combination of sweet and salty .It is a must have vegetarian dish when strolling in the strrets of Indore.

LITTI CHOKHA

 

Litti chokha is made with mashed potato and brinjal with litti bread made from grams served with a spicy curry of chokha. It is soul food of people in Bihar ,Utter Pradesh and Jharkhand . The dish looks similar to dal batti of Rajasthan but differs completely in taste .

TUNDE KEBAB

 

It’s almost impossible to resist eating kebabs in Lucknow .This delicious combination of flavors and spices  reminds you of the Nawabs . Tunde kebabs are soft and melts in your mouth. These all time beloved kebabs are the perfect fit for mughlai cravings.

DABELI

 

Dabeli  is the most common street food originated from the streets of Kutch region in Gujarat  and travels across the streets of Mumbai and Pune as well. It is a spicy snack made with boiled potatoes ,mixture of pav, a special dabeli spice and tamarind and garlic chutney.

IDLI SAMBAR

 

Everyone loves idli and vada sambar when it comes to south Indian street foods .It’s more like a staple breakfast dish but it is easily available and a common street food in south India . It probably wins the contest when it comes to most healthy street food in India .

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