There’s nothing that catches an Indian’s fancy like food. It’s an instant turn-on, hormone relaxer, and a pleasure that’s far ahead of anything else. Every waking moment of your life involves food and you’re proud of that. Hence, we recommend you never judge someone who calls themselves a foodie because food is everything. Food is life. And yes, you’ve seen a lot of people in malls or markets indulging in street food, but we don’t blame them. It’s not that easy to let go of that amazing thing street food does to your taste buds.
Yes, having a fine dine experience is a great ego massage for your personality. But nothing beats our desi street food stalls! It’s safe to admit that everything from pani puri to burgers to hot dogs can easily replace your staple diet.
We’ve compiled some of the most yummiest, drool-worthy and soul-satisfying street foods straight from India’s heart. Please make sure you read this with a tissue box to wipe that drool off your face:
Savour kanda poha with sev on the top, along with Jalebi at Chappan Dukaan, Indore which makes for one of the most scrumptious specialities of Madhya Pradesh.
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Head to Sarafa, Indore to relish this corn dish which is slightly simmered in milk and topped with Khopra and Jeeravan for an orgasmic expeience.
Deep fried in oil, this food item tastes like french fries, but only better. Add some spices, shake it well, squeeze a drop or two of lemon in it and serve it hot. Or, just head to Uttam Bhog, Indore to have the spiciest of the lot.
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Small dumplings of wheat, dipped in ghee and served with daal tadka and pyaaz that makes for a heavenly experience. Make sure you visit at least one of the dhanis in Bhopal to experience this mouth-watering dish.
Head to old Bhopal to savour this meat dish prepared from chicken topped with a lot of spices. In some dishes, mutton is placed instead of chicken.
Chatori Gali in Bhopal is famous for Rogan Josh, a Mughlai dish which roots back to the old Kashmir. It is made of lamb meat, onion, shallot, spices, cardamom, chillies topped with cloves to add to the flavour.
Move over your cliche Dal ki Kachori and savour Pyaaz ki kachori, Matar ki kachori, Aloo ki kachori at Lal Batti, Indore. Also, did you know there’s a sev ki kachori topped with pyaaz, a bit of dhaniya which is served here as well?
It’s a fried ball made from batter of gram seed flower and spinach topped with yellow peas, sev and some spices that you can only find in the picturesque city of Jabalpur.
So, if you call yourself an ultimate foodie, it’s time to dust off that backpack and take a trip to the land of food Madhya Pradesh, kyunki ek baar tum yaha aaye, toh apne dil chod ke hi jaoge!
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