Indian street foods are famous worldwide for their cheap prices and varied taste. Every Indian region is famous for its own food items. For example, Punjab’s famous street foods are Gol Gappe, Dahi Bhalla and Gujrat’s famous street foods are Dabeli and Khaman.

Aloo Tikki

The most popular dish Aloo Tikki is served at the roadside of every Indian city. It is served with sweet and spicy red and green chutney, curd, namkeen and pomegranate seeds on the top.

aloo-tikki

Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha is the famous dish of Bihar, Jharkhand, and UP and is also called the Bihari version of Dal Batti of Rajasthan. This is made up of sattu, ground gram nut and served with chokha which is made from potato, brinjal and tomato and a bowl of desi ghee.

Vada Pav

Vada Pav is the most famous dish in Mumbai which is also known as Indian burger. It is the delicious and ultimate food item served with the fried potato dumplings in a bun which is called pav with fried green chilies and green and red chutney.

Momos

Momos are the famous dish of Nepal and Tibet. Hot dumplings stuffed with the mixed vegetables and chicken are served with tangy spicy red sauce.

PaniPuri /Gol Gappe

Gol Gappe is the famous street food of Punjab. It is known by various names like Pani Puri and Puchka. The crunchy balls made up of wheat flour or Rava are filled with aloo, chana mixture and served with sweet, tangy spicy water is delicious.

Dabeli

Dabeli is a popular snack of Gujrat and becomes the favorite street food all over India. It is prepared with pav which is stuffed with mashed potatoes, namkeen and green chutney, imli chutney and garnished with pomegranate.

dabeli

Raj Kachori

Raj Kachori is also known as the king of all kachoris is popular chaat snack from north India. Poori is prepared from wheat flour same like as gol gappa but this is bigger than gol gappa. This poori is stuffed with Bhalla, Dal, potato, papri, Chana, masalas, Curd, Sweet tamarind chutney, Cilantro Chutney and topped with thin sev, julienned ginger, Pomegranate and finally served.

raj-kachori

Bhel Puri

Bhel Puri is famous in Mumbai. It is made with puffed rice, tossed with vegetables and tangy chutneys. Garnishing is finished with boiled potatoes, diced onions, and tomatoes. Some people also like to add diced cucumber and sprouts.

bhel puri

Dahi Bhalla

Dahi Bhalla is popular North Indian street food. Vadas are made from urad dal or moong dal mixed with curd. Vadas and papdi are served with sweet and tangy chutney, curd, pomegranate seed and coriander leaves for garnishing.

dahi bhalla

Papdi chaat

Papdi chaat is a popular north Indian street food and made with boiled potatoes, papdi, pakories, chickpeas and curd.

papdi chaat

Kulche Chole

Kulche Chole is a famous dish of Amritsar, Punjab. Kulcha bread is made with maida and served with spicy chole. Chole is made with a mixture of potatoes, onion, tomato and garnished with green coriander leaves.

kulche chole

Samosa/ Pakoda

Samosa is a famous street food of India from the nineteenth century. A samosa consists of fried dough, traditionally filled with vegetables (peas, potatoes, carrots onions and a lot of spices). There are several versions but the vegetable samosa is the most common version. However, you will also find meat samosas, chicken samosas, noodles samosa.

samosa
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Khaman

Khaman is popular in Gujrat and also known as Dhokla. Khaman is prepared from besan and served with green chilies on the top. It is spongy and tastes super-delicious and served with green coriander chutney.

khaman

Chole Bhature

Chole Bhature is popular in Punjab as a Punjabi version of butter and bread. Bhature bread is made with maida and chole is made with chickpeas, potatoes with Punjabi tadka style.

chole-bhature

Soya chaap

Soya chaap is popular in north India. Soya chaap is served in different kinds like Malai chaap, Masala CHaap, Afgani Chaap. Chaap is prepared with soya and served with the green and red chutney.

soya chaap

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