Street treats in India are popular with the locals, visitors and foreign tourists too. Made with traditional seasonal produce, the offerings are typical to a destination. Street food trails are fun!
The state of Uttar Pradesh boasts of delectable local sweets and savoury that is unique to its cities. You must try these for sure…
Petha & Bedhai: Agra, Firozabad and Mathura The crispy, deep-fried wheat chapattis (puri), with spicy curry based potato sabzi is a popular roadside treat and makes for a fine snack. Your trip to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal will be complete with a dash of Bedhai.
Agra ka Petha has found its bearing in Bollywood films too. Sardar Bazaar and Panchi Petha shops are spots where some delectable petha can be gorged on.
LET’S EAT TOGETHER: The food on the streets of Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Chennai and Mumbai will have your family and you salivating for more. Have a gluttony vacay! (©ImagesBazaar)
Jalebis, Moong Dal Halwa & Dal Kachori: Indore Indore has a cosmopolitan feel, thanks to the various communities including Marwaris and Maharashtrians who have made Indore their home. Gastronomicallylaced evenings often take locals and visitors to Sarafa Bazar, famous for various sweets. During the mornings, Sarafa Bazar’s jewellery market attracts scores of people but by the evening, the lanes turn into a hangout for foodies. Once here, take your pick of hot yummy jalebis, imartis, malpuas, rabdi, gulab jamuns, badam milk, kalakand and moong dal halwa.
A sweet trail here is a fine way to make the most of the offerings during traditionally-acclaimed fests too.
Tip: During Summers, ensure freshly prepared goodies (made with milk) are offered by street vendors.