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13 Famous Indian Street Foods You Can Try at Home

Street food is the ultimate love of all Indians. Whenever we see street foods, it is nearly impossible for us to control the urge to dig into these delectable foods. Well, the good news for you all that you can make almost every street food items at your home by your own. Here are the 13 super easy and delicious street foods items that you can prepare at your home.

Samosa

A perfect tea time snack, Samosa is a potato stuffed deep fried and crispy triangle shaped snack. It is popular throughout India and now in many other countries too. This is a very easy and simple recipe to make at home.

Idli Sambar

Idli Sambar is the staple food of South India which is a steamed rice cake served with hot and spicy Samabar, prepared with many vegetables. Idlis are prepared with fermented rice and lentils batter hence, it is called as one of the best breakfasts in the world.

Poha

Like Idli sambar is the traditional breakfast of southern part of India, Poha is the traditional breakfast recipe of western part of India. Prepared with flattened rice topped with onion, potato, tomato, salt and some spices and served with chopped coriander leaves, sev and onions.

Dosa

Dosa is one of the most popular dishes from South India which is popular in all over India. This is a cooked flat thin crispy layer of fermented rice and lentil batter which is filled with potato masala. Dosa is also served with hot and spicy sambar and some delicious chutneys.

Vada Pav

If you want to know that how the Indian burger tastes then you can eat Vada Pav. This is the most popular street food from Mumbai. It is basically the Batata Vada sandwich. The Batata Vada is placed between the slices of the pav with generous amount of sweet and spicy chutneys. This is a perfect evening snack that you can try at home.

Egg Roll

Well, Egg Roll is certainly Kolkata’s popular street food item, which is almost famous in all over India. This is also a simple and easy to prepare street food item which you can easily prepare at home.

Noodles

Whether a breakfast or a proper meal, you will see people having Noodles at streets in India. Of course! Street style vegetable Hakka Noodles make a great weeknight meal especially when it is served as chili paneer or chili Manchurian. Boiled noodles tossed with vegetables and sometimes eggs or chicken pieces, tomato ketchup, vinegar, chili sauce, soya sauce and some spices. So, you can have this delicious fusion dish at your home at any time.

Jhal Muri

A very famous street food snack from Kolkata and Bihar as well, Jhal Muri is one of the very popular street food of India. It is made with puffed rice and other tidbits like roasted peanuts, sev, onions, tomatoes, boiled potato cubes, green chili, coriander leaves, lemon juice, etc. Basically jhal means spicy and muri means puffed rice.

Chole Kulche

One of the main or most famous street food items in North India is Chole Kulche. It is the concoction of white bread known as Kulche and yellow peas Chole. Though preparing the kulche at home seems tough sometimes yet with the right recipe you can make it very easily at home.

Chole Bhature

Straight from the Punjab’s kitchen Chole Bhature is one of the most famous and almost everyone’s favorite street food item. It is the combination of spicy curried peas (Chole) and a white puffy fried bread which is served with pickles, chutney and onions. This is an easy yet so delicious food item you can try at home.

Pakode

Your best partner for the monsoon season served with hot tea, Pakode are the quintessential Indian snack, which is prepared with flour, salt, spices, and the main ingredient onion, potato or any other vegetable. It is very easy and takes very less time to prepare.

Ghugni Chaat

The very famous street food item straight from the West Bengals’ Kitchen, Ghugni Chaat is easy to prepare Indian street food items. It is prepared with yellow peas topped with onions, green chili, tamarind chutney, and served with coriander leaves and sev.

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada is a famous snack originating from Indian subcontinent and popular throughout South Asia. It is usually made in special occasions of festivals but, you can prepare it at home whenever you want to. Dahi Vada is actually the fried Urad dal dumplings that are dunked in white creamy yogurt topped with sweet and spicy chutneys.

If you think you can’t make these at home then you can visit any nearby restaurant to have these delectable items. There are many street food franchises in Delhi that sell street food items prepared and served with proper hygiene.

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