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Top Indian Street Foods You Must Have

They say, "There is no sincere love than the love of food."

Well, in India you would find different kinds of food in every nook and corner of the country. it is diverse not only in terms of races and culture, but also in terms of food items prepared across the country.

Here is a small journey through the streets of India:

1

Chole Bhature:

Chole Bhature:

Chole bhature fever is seen in all of North India, especially in the capital city Delhi. Be it the streets of famous Chandni Chowk, or any other roadside, you would see vendors making and selling chole bhature instantly to people.
Chole is spicy chick peas which is combined with delicious, soft and fried bhatoora (bread made from flour).

2

Litti Choka:

Litti Choka:

A traditional dish of Jharkhand and Bihar, it is made of wheat and sattu in the shape of round balls which are served with chicken curry or any mixed vegetable dish.

3

Egg Rolls:

Egg Rolls:

Kolkata is famous for its egg rolls. It is basically made in the form of rotis (similar to pita breads) and rolled up with fried eggs, onion rings, chutney and tomato ketchup stuffed inside.

4

Akki Rott:

Akki Rott:

This is a form of bread made from rice flour and served with spicy/non-spicy coconut chutney. This item is integral to Bangalore.

5

Panipuri:

Panipuri:

You have not lived life if you haven't tasted panipuri at least once in your lifetime! These are fried, crispy, hollow 'puris' stuffed with mashed potato and boiled chickpea, served with tamarind water which also has chili powder and 'chaat' masala in it.

6

Gola:

Gola:

These are ice-creams actually made out of ice, by pressurizing crushed ice into a small vessel. It is available in many different flavors in the form of syrup added on top of it.

7

Dabeli:

Dabeli:

Originating in the region of Gujarat, this dish consists of sweet and spicy mashed potato mixture which is put into a small bun and topped with fresh chutney and pomegranate seeds.

8

Buddhi ke ball (Cotton Candy):

Buddhi ke ball (Cotton Candy):

Commonly known as Grandma's Hair, it is popular among both children and adults. Sugar is spun in order to create that and food color is also added to make it more attractive and colorful.

9

Momos:

Momos:

This food item, integral to the Northeastern part of India, has come a long way indeed. People all over the country savor this. It is dumplings made of flour, stuffed with vegetable/chicken/mutton/pork/cottage cheese and steamed. It is served with spicy chutney and soup.

10

Mirchi Bhaaji:

Mirchi Bhaaji:

It consists of large Green Chilies stuffed with potatoes and fried with a coating of chickpea flour, served with tamarind or mint chutney.

11

Idli Sambhar:

Idli Sambhar:

Famous in all South Indian states, especially in Tamil Nadu, this specialty consists of round, flat cakes made from crushed rice and black lentils which is steamed. It is served with sambhar - a lentil-based veggie stew.!