Monday, 6 February 2017

10 Must Visit Places In India For Street Food Lovers

How exciting it is to enjoy the delicious, mouth-watering and spicy food on streets along with your friends and family! It always has a punch in terms of taste and variety. Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad are quite famous for street food. A particular item can be named differently in different cities like "pani puri" in Mumbai, "puchka" in Kolkata and "golgappa" in Delhi.If you take a survey around India, you will find around 200 street food recipes. Let us see few places in India favored for street food.

1. Mumbai

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It is popularly known as "Amchi Mumbai" by the gourmets. Here you can get an extraordinary span of seafood. Bombil fry, Falooda, Frankies, and Modaks are quite popular here. Gujarati, Maharashtrian and Parsees visit here to fancy the delectable sandwiches. People of various castes and religion work here and enjoy the variety of food available at reasonable price. 

2. Banaras


Ahh! I must not forget to say you should not miss the delicious chat and Malaiyo here. It does not disappoint the non-vegetarians even. The exotic and delicious Chicken Tikka and Achari Murgh have always been the favorite of thousands who have had that over here. Banaras has always been successful in satisfying every Foodista, be he a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian.

3. Delhi

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The funniest part is the stunning food available during Ramdan at Delhi attracts even tourists who do not celebrate the festival. The juicy kababs and parathas available here are quite appetizing. The Chole  Bhaturey and golgappa prepared here are one of a kind. It is impossible for someone to cover Delhi in its entirety unless he possesses full pocket and a large stomach.

4. Arunachal Pradesh

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The food available here are nowhere found, be it in terms of variety or cuisine. Apang is a different kind of hard drink prepared from rice that definitely will leave its savourers awestruck. A totally new dish called Thukpa is also popular over here which has got a nice culture behind it. You will get an amazing experience here by enjoying the food and knowing the story behind it.

5. Kashmir

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You can say this is an Elysium for every Foodista. Popular items over here include Goshtaba, Yakhni and Rogan Josh. Dum Olav and Kashmir tea are very special over here which attract epicures every year. You can call it as a paradise that will satisfy you with every flavor that your taste buds demand.

6. Hyderabad

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The Hyderabadi recipe is a mixture of various recipes across the world like Arabic and Mughlai. The garnishing techniques have got a touch of Telugu and Marathwada culture. The Biryani monsters should never miss a Hyderabadi Biryani in their life. Haleem prepared here is a quite tempting dish. If you are someone who has no weight-gaining issues, you should dig out all possible recipes available here and believe me it will never leave you disappointed.

7. Rajasthan

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You can basically refer Rajasthan as a state of foodies. Food items like daal-baati choorma, laal maas or kadhi, Balushahi, and Gujia are dishes that you barely might have wondered about. Believe me, you are going to reach the seventh heaven tasting these. The piquant dishes available here are definitely going to attract you again for another visit to Rajasthan soon.

8. Sikkim

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Hello! Momo lovers, book your tickets to Sikkim directly. Go and dig in as many momos as possible in any flavor you wish for. Dumplings, Thukpa and Phagshapa are few of the dishes that will also complement your love towards momos. This is the place where your favorite momo and chutney took birth. I know you can not live by not visiting this place atleast once in your life.

9. Lucknow

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It attracts many tourists every year as it is said to be the hub of markets and street food. The spicy, tangy, peppery and hot dishes available here have always been people's main center of attraction. The most famous dish here is Tunday Kabab. This is must-taste tang amongst the large sections of flavors available in kababs.

10. Pondicherry

Have you ever wondered enjoying French cuisines staying in India? Yes, it is possible at Pondicherry. Here you can have anything you wish for. You can have South-Indian, North-Indian or Western food here too.

Many of us eat food to live but there are some who live to eat. So, pack up your bags with money and go with an empty stomach to return home with the former emptied and the latter filled.

Author's Bio:
Rohit being a connoisseur of food shares his views about various must-visit places on to help people satisfy their taste buds. Hope you have a wonderful street-food experience! Best of luck!


  1. Hey, very nice site. I came across this on Google, and I am stoked that I did. I will definitely be coming back here more often. Wish I could add to the conversation and bring a bit more to the table, but am just taking in as much info as I can at the moment. Thanks for sharing.
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