5 Mouth-Watering Street Foods In India

Indian street foods chats

India is famous for its culture, tradition, and lifestyle all around the world. One of the most extraordinary things about India is its Street Foods. Indian food is loved by all and especially the street foods. Every state and city have it peculiar cuisine, specialty, and taste.

Street Foods in India

Here we have a list of some of the famous street foods in India. So don’t miss them whenever you visit these places.

1. Delhi – Famous for Chat

Chole Bhature
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Delhi, the capital of India, is famous for delicious and spicy chat including Punjabi food. Chole Bhature is the famous Punjabi snack that is easily available along the roadside in Delhi. Besides Chole-Bhature you will get aloo parathas, Gobi parathas and all sorts of parathas, Rajma Chawal, Pani Puri, Aloo chat on the streets of Delhi.

2. Mumbai – Vada Pav the Indian Burger

Vada Pav: Street foods
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Mumbai is famous for Vada Pav that you will get everywhere from streets to railway stations. Some other famous street foods in Mumbai are Pav Bhaji, Missal Pav, Masala Pav, Kanda Poha, Samosa, Bombay Sandwich and Pani Puri.

3. Patna’s Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha Street Chats
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Litti Chokha is the peculiar dish of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. It looks as dal batti of Rajasthan but tastes different. You will find this dish everywhere in Bihar. Litti is made of Sattu which is a kind of floor and Chokha is made of vegetables.

4. Ahmedabad – Delicious Dabeli

Dabeli: Street food India
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The most popular street food of Ahmadabad is Dabeli which originated in Kutch. It is found in other cities also but its special in Gujarat. Other specialty found there are Dhokla, Fafda Jalebi, and Khandvi.

5. Chennai – Famous Idli Sambar

Idli Sambhar south indian food
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This South Indian city Chennai is famous for its South Indian dishes such as Idli Sambar, Vada Sambar, and Dosa, various types of Chutneys, upma, and appum. These delicious foods you will find everywhere on the streets of Chennai.


These were only a few cities in India but there are many more famous street foods like Poha Jalebi in Indore, Aloo Tikki in Lucknow, kachori in Rajasthan, egg rolls in Kolkata, Kebabs and Biryani in Hyderabad, Momos in Jammu, and much more. Every Indian city has something or the other specialties so don’t forget to taste them but also keep the hygiene in mind when eating the street food.

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