Street food in India has its own appeal & fame. Each state & city in India has its own famous street food which is not only popular among the dwellers of the place but also among chefs and world travelers. The list mentioned below is a lifelong collection of such dishes which are a must-try in India:
1. Daulat Ki Chaat
No this is not a savory dish, it is in fact a soft creamy frothy dessert dish which is available in winters in Delhi. It is made of the froth of the milk and is sweetened before serving.
2. Bhutte ka Kees
Savory Corn pudding from the state of MP. It’s a popular snack item and can be had anytime during the day throughout the year.
3. Dilwaala Shake
This is a coconut milkshake made with coconut milk, cream and icecream and all things rich and creamy. This is the specialty of a street juice vendor in Mumbai. You can visit this vendor at Mohammad Ali Road every night between 1 pm to 1 am.
4. Ros Omelete
A popular evening snack served in Goa streets. Its plain omelet dunked in a gravy served with warm rolls. Delectable and comforting dish specially after a day of binge drinking.
5. Chenna Poda
A baked sweet dish made from cottage cheese, a must have during festivities in the state of Orissa. Its caramelized crust gives that cake like texture which goes well with your evening chai.
6. Kuluki Sherbet
A cooling shikanji drink made with lemon and basil served by not stirring just shaking is a distinct sherbet available in Kerala everywhere. Various flavored kulukkis are also served in all touristic spots.
It’s a steamed gram flour preparation which is seasoned with butter, spices, coriander etc. It’s a favorite snack of Guajarati’s and is available throughout all seasons.
8. Kalmi Vada
An addictive fried vada from the land of Rajasthan. A mixture of al dals which is seasoned with different spices and served with green chutney.
9. Dibba Roti
This is a protein packed Andhra dish served mainly for breakfast. It is bread like and can be eaten with coconut chutney, tomato chutney or any other accompaniment that is spicy and tangy.
10. Bread Upma
Personal favorite and a very popular south Indian tiffin dish. Its usually made with stale bread and Is super comforting and tasty dish.