India, a country which is famous in all over the world due to many reasons. Whether you talk about culture, tradition, lifestyle or Food, India stands in a unique queue that’s why we call it as Incredible India.
One of the main reason for which India is very much popular across the globe is its delicious and cheap street food. Commonly these foods or drinks are ready to eat and are sold by hawkers or vendors with a portable stall. Every city in India has an own speciality of their tasty street foods.
Bangalore, known by many names such as Silicon Valley of India, Garden City and IT capital of India is also famous for its yummy South Indian, Chinese foods in Indian flavour and Northeast street foods.
Nowadays, the safety of street food has become one of the major concern that’s why stall keepers are using certain means like wearing plastic gloves while serving, covering the food properly to promote food safety and that’s why now days eating street food is becoming quite hygienic.
Here are some of the best street foods which I love to eat on a regular interval in Bangalore.
Lemon Rice: This is one of the famous recipe also known as Chittrana which is made from rice in South India. The mesmerizing aroma of ground nuts along with smashed coconut mixed while cooking rice along with some spices along with lemon juice is enough to get your taste buds tingling. It is mostly served as breakfast or sometimes as lunch in most of the South Indian restaurants and food stalls. You will get groundnut or coconut chutney with it.
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Dosa: Dosa is the famous South Indian delight “also my favourite” served with chutney and sambar. It is prepared using a batter made up of soaked urad dal and rice. There are many types of Dosa made with the same batter. You can easily find stalls named 99 varieties of dosa on the streets where you can get various kinds of dosa such as masala dosa, set dosa, paneer dosa, cheese dosa, baby corn dosa, Mysore dosa and much more. Also, you can eat varieties of uttapam such as cheese uttapam and veg uttapam. These street foods are healthy, hygienic and tasty. You can get dosa starting at a minimum amount of Rs. 25 in Bangalore. Considering the taste, this is a Paisa wasool street food.
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Idli and Vada : Again, these are one of the popular south Indian street food that is made up of battered soaked rice and urad dal.
Idli is prepared by steaming the thick batter in a reticular pot while vada is made by moulding the thick batter of urad dal in a shape of a doughnut. Idli and Vada are mostly served with sambar and Chutney.
There are many genres of Idli and vada such as Rava Idli, rice idli, masala idli and oats idli. Also, there are many types of vada such as dal vada, Dahi vada, and medu vada. Commonly Idli and Vada is served as breakfast or snacks and can be found in most of the south Indian food stalls. It is one of the cheapest south Indian street’s food which costs Rs. 20 per plate.
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Puri Sagu: This is a dish made up of maida or atta. First, a dough of atta or maida is prepared and later it is fried in oil. It is similar to Poori in North India.
Sagu, which is popularly known as curry or sabji in other parts of the country made up of boiled potato and several spices including curry leaves.
At stalls you can get a plate(3 pieces) of Poori Sagu at Rs. 30.
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Momos: It is one of the famous Nepali cuisine which is highly popular street food in Bangalore. This food is mostly sold by people from North – East India and Nepal.
It is made up with dough of white flour or maida, stuffed with vegetable or chicken.
Momos are generally served with red chili chutney, green chilly chutney and mayonnaise.
The best momos that I’ve eaten in my life is from the momo stall near Sobha Hyper Market, near Horamavu Signal bus stop in Bangalore. The guy who is the owner of that stall is luckily my building mate.. Their unique taste made them number one momo stall in the locality. Here, you can get Momos starting from Rs. 40 per plate for veg. momo and Rs. 50 per plate for chicken momo.
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These are the top five street food that I love to eat in Bangalore whenever I get a chance.
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