If you think Kolkata is all about those heavenly roshogullas then you are clearly mistaken, my friend. Kolkata, a city which allows you to see the heart-warming confluence of traditionalism with upbeat modernism, you should totally check out the lip-smacking snacks and street food that the city offers to their visitors!
If you are wondering to save your pennies and try the most amazing street food at the same time then hang on! From sweet to salty, we have an entire list prepared which is going to let you know the best street food to try in the beautiful capital city of West Bengal. Let us look at the list without wasting any more time, shall we?
1. Nankuram’s Stall’s Gol Gappae:
With so many theli’s these days claiming to serve the tastiest goll-gappaes ever in the world, it gets tough to decide which one to go for! But in a city like Kolkata, it is not that difficult. You must try the Nankuram’s Stall Gol Gappe which are heavenly delicious for those who likes to add some notches of spice in the snack.
Where? – Nankuram’s Stall, Russell Street, Kolkata.
2. Jhalmuri at Triangular Park:
If you are fond of Bhelpuri’s then there isn’t any scope of doubt that you are going to absolutely love this one as well. Jhalmuri is one of the specialties of the city which is served across various lanes in Kolkata. If you want to try the best, visit Triangular Park and taste the amazing Jhalmuri yourself.
Where? – Opposite to Triangular Park, Kolkata.
3. Nizam’s Kathi Roll’s:
Trust me when I say this, you cannot leave the city without tasting the delicious Kathi Rolls from Nizam’s in Kolkata. With a calculative amount of spices, crisp, and of course the veggie-stuffings, you will be going to love those amazing Kathi Rolls. Also not, they are fairly affordable too.
Where? – Nizam’s Rolls, New Market, Kolkata.
4. Maharaja Chaat Centre’s Churmur:
If you are Bhelpuri fan, you must love this snack popular in Kolkata. Churmur is prepared by mixing Pani Puri crushes, potatoes, tomatoes, onion, spicy and sweet chutneys, and a lot more delicious “chaat-ingredients” enough to make your mouth watery.
Where? – Maharaja Chaat Centre, Southern Avenue, Kolkata.
5. Telebhaja at Kalika Mukhorochak:
The delicious Telebhaja is a reward for the spicy food lovers! When you are in the city of love, Kolkata, make sure that you try this one out. Talking about the recipe, this one is quite easy to prepare which mainly just involves frying of potatoes and other veggies and also adding just the right spice.
Where? – Kalika Mukhorochak, Surya Sen Street, Kolkata.
6. Ghugni Chat:
They say it right, once you travel along some kilometers in India, not just the dialect changes also names of the most common food sold in India. Ghugni Chat which is basically known as Ragda in Mumbai, is one of the best sells’s of the city of Kolkata.
Where? – Opposite Menoka Cinema, Lake Temple Road, Kolkata.
7. Keemar Dohi Bora at Burra Bazaar:
When it comes to Non Vegetarian delicacies, the Keemar Dohi Bora in Kolkata is one of the tastiest things to try out and you wouldn’t stop thanking us. The preparation is however very simple – just add the Keema to the regular Dahi Bara recipe and it is done.
Where? – Burra Bazaar, Kolkata.
Jilip, a special kind of recipe is just a perfect end to a hearty meal. You must try the special Channar Jilipi in Kolkata which you will be able to get at various street food stalls. Made out of a cottage cheese the jalebis are usually heavier than the normal jalebis.
Where? – Golpark, Kolkata.