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Pamper Your Taste Buds With These Best Street Food In Mumbai

By Anubha Das

Updated - Dec. 31, 2021 4 min read

Vada pav, Batata vada and more… Mumbai is the city of a million hawkers. It's true when they say that a city's pulse can only be felt on its streets and while all Indian cities are bustling, Mumbai's pulse is racing (literally). Popular street food stalls at road junctions or narrow lanes add the much-needed masala in our lives.*Imagine a rainy day at campus without cutting tea and the oh-so-good vada pav, or a busy day of street shopping without quick on-the-go munchies like the lip-smacking pav bhaji. Unimaginable, isn't it?*

 

That’s why we curated a list of the best street food in Mumbai. We are sure after reading this your craving will reach its peak.

 

1. Vada pav

Ubiquitously popular, Vada Pav is the best street food in Mumbai. It is a bun stuffed with mashed potato complemented with sweet and spicy chutney, making it a perfect breakfast delicacy or a snack for the evening hunger pangs.

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Where To Try: Anand Vada Pav Stall, Parleshwar Vada Pav Samrat

Also try: Samosa Pav, Kheema Pav, Dabeli

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here. 

 

 

2. Bhelpuri

Bhelpuri is a mixture of flavors made with puffed rice, vegetables, and tangy tamarind sauce. No doubt it is the best street food in Mumbai to be lost in the Indian flavors. So, a must-try dish that will woo you with its own style.

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Where To Try: Gupta Chat Centre, Jhama Sweets

Also Try: Dahi Puri, Pani-Puri

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here. 

 

 

3. Ragda Pattice

An unusual combination of soft and spicy, rugged flavored chickpeas. Ragda is jumbled up with pattice, garnished with some finely chopped onions and dipped in tamarind sauce. One can't resist this wonderfully delicious food after trying it once.

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Where To Try: Kailash Parbat

Also Try: Chole Bature, Pay Bhaji

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here. 

 

 

4. Baida Roti

Baida Roti is one special Parsi addition to the list of the best street food in Mumbai. It is a square shape fried patty stuffed with spiced meat with the flavors of whipped eggs. Sounds too great not to miss, right?

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Where To Try: Bademiyan

Also Try: Chicken Bhuna Rolls, Kebab, Rumali Roti

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here. 

 

 

5. Mysore Masala Dosa

We know that whenever we think of dosa, South India comes to our mind. But Mumbai street food takes the humble South Indian Mysore Masala Dosa to a different level with the addition of various masalas and vegetables. And the way they play with the ingredients by mashing them between the dosa is incredible.

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Where To Try: Arya Bhavan, Bhagwati Veg Restaurant

Also Try: Rasam Vada, Masala Pav

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here.

 

 

6. Frankie

Within a short interval, Frankie has successfully become the most popular street food in Mumbai. Surprisingly, the popularity has reached a level that it has reserved its place in the best street food in Mumbai. The reason lies in their decadent rolls where you start from crazy to spicy. It has variety for all!

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Where To Try: Food Joint all over the city

Also Try: Mutton Frankie, Chicken Tikka Frankie, Tawa Chicken

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here.

 

 

7. Batata Vada

Bata Vada is a mashed patty draped with deep-fried chickpea flour. Salt, turmeric, and red chili powder are the special ingredients that make the food easy to prepare. The combination of Batata Vada with green chutney and fried green chilies is considered best for an evening snack.

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Where To Try: Shri Krishna Batawada, Sapre& Sons

Also Try: Sabundana Vada

 

For those who want to try making it at home, here is the recipe. Click here.

 

 


So try out all the best street food in Mumbai and be a real Mumbaikar!


 

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