5 Mouth-Watering North Indian Street Foods That Will Make You Run For A Bite


The traditional mint chutney, garam masala, chaat masala, and sev are in nearly all street food dishes. However, different combinations and the other added ingredients make each dish unique from each other.

While pani puri is the one everyone yearns for, there are many other choices that will fit the bill. We can never decide which one to go for and please don’t make us choose.

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Here are 5 North Indian street foods you must try right now!

1. Momos

There is no way you can walk by a place that sells delicious momos. The glimpse or scent of it is enough to order a plate for yourself. This feeling is intensified on a cold day when all you want is to have a hot plate of momos with a spicy dip. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to the filling. With origins from Nepal, the main ingredients for the fillings are either chicken or vegetables. 

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2. Jalebi

Speaking of cold weathers and hot food, you can find jalebis made on every street corner in the north. This delicacy is served both hot and cold. The best and most authentic way to have it is with rabri. The sugary coating and the chewy texture makes it a very appetizing dish. You can order a plate for yourself and get it delivered to your doorstep in a jiffy.

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3. Papadi Ragada

Papadi in itself is crisp and delicious to eat. Its taste is amplified by adding a channa gravy and topping it off with a few spices. These spices bring the dish in sharp focus. Each element contributes to the dish in its way. Chaat masala, garam masala, and chili powder are a few spices that are added by most street vendors. The dish is finally garnished with onions, coriander leaves, and sev.

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4. Pav Bhaji

The warmly toasted pav with the lip smacking gravy is the perfect street food for a cold winter day. Or any day for that matter. The pav perfectly complements the flavorous bhaji that is filled with vegetables. It is, in fact, one of the healthiest street foods you can eat. So, the next time you order a plate for yourself, you can do it guilt free.

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5. Vada Pav

This dish from Mumbai has made its way to every heart and stomach in the country. It is a simple dish that you cannot have enough of. The secret lies in the stuffing used to make the aloo bonda. It has generous amounts of potato (as the name suggests) and the right amount of spices. The pav is then smeared with mint and sweet chutney after which the aloo bonda is kept inside.

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Aren’t these dishes already making you hungry? Well, it sure has our mouths watering. You can always get them delivered to your doorstep by ordering it through the Swiggy app.

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