The roadside stalls are the heart of every food lover in the country. Indian metro cities present us with a gastronomic range no other place can offer. So much can happen over a plate of street food.
Let’s get your tummy rumbling with delicacies that follow.
1. Puchka, Kolkata
This divine food is the love of every foodie. It is quite famous as Gol Gappe everywhere else. Masale wali, teekhi wali, dahi wali and sukha poori is the trademark words, one swears by. After a full eating session, demand that extra poori from the vendor, it’s your claim for the runny nose you got.
2. Vada Pav, Mumbai
There is a tasty reason behind this Indian burger, that every Mumbai resident swears by. If you did not taste this on a trip to Mumbai, that trip literally is considered a waste. Go, grab a bite of the taste of Mumbai.
3. Kebabs, Lucknow
Lucknow boasts about its Mughlai roots and is totally a kebab town. You can totally stare in amazement as the kebabs hang like shining curtains on the food joints. You can gobble up tunday Kebab, tangri kebab, reshmi kebab, seekh kebab and much more.
4. Biryani, Hyderabad
Welcome to the Nizam town, where street stalls and high-end restaurants all take pride in serving Biryani. The aroma, the presentation and the taste will drag you to a heaven of your own. Fall in love with food, all over again by just putting a mouthful of this dish.
5. Litti Chokha, Patna
These are small pockets of love, every person in the city has tasted and appreciated. A native dish of the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha, it has found its way to street food markets all over India. A ball of litti with ghee and the brinjal chokhais is sure to find a place in your heart.
6. Thattu Dosa, Tamil Nadu and Kerala
What started as a road food for the natives, has now grown into a business of its own! This street food is a staple of Tamil Nadu and Kerala natives. Apart from this, various other kinds of Dosas have paved their way into the hearts and stomach of people.
7. Chaat, Delhi
Delhi is home to the popular chaat, be it Fruit Chaat, Aloo Chaat, Dahi Bhalle or even Papri Chaat. Although available throughout the country, they taste devilishly better here. They are mouth watering, spicy, tangy, and Delhi’s heart and soul.
8. Chhole Bhature, Any city in Punjab
Rich, spicy, heavy, and immensely popular, it is available everywhere, throughout the state. This punjabi dish is quite famous for being the staple street food for young and old alike. The soft and fluffy Bhature and the rich and appetizing Chole make it the most popular dish served across all food stalls. It is usually accompanied with Chhaaj or Lassi.
9. Kachori, Bikaner
The royal state of India boasts about wonderful Kachoris and Dal-baati-churma. They can be found in every food stall in the city. These special kachoris are quite famous for their taste and association with the parties of the royal household.
10. Thupka Soup, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
A lip-smacking dish native to Tibet, but very famous in Arunachal Pradesh has left people wanting for more. A real delight in winters, it is a treat for the warmth required in the cold. The noodles, vegetables and spices make for a slurpy treat.
Didn’t these delights get your stomach rumbling with hunger?
Do you know any more that can get us foodies revelling in tasteland?
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