Top 10 Mumbai street food items

Top 10 Mumbai street food items

Oct 12, 2016, 10:45 AM IST
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Indian street food is as delicious as India’s mainstream cuisine. Each city in the country has its unique food preferences and that reflects in the kind of food that is popular among the dwellers.

In this slideshow, we will take a look at India’s financial capital- Mumbai’s TOP 10 food items:

Vada Pav:

If you are in Mumbai, and if you haven’t eaten Vada Pav, then you are no foodie. Vada Pavs are a must for people who love to gorge on food. Vadas are made of mashed boiled potatoes that are dipped in gramflour batter and fried until golden brown. Vadas are then sandwiched between two halves of a pav and served along with chopped onions and green chillies.

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Indian street food is as delicious as India’s mainstream cuisine. Each city in the country has its unique food preferences and that reflects in the kind of food that is popular among the dwellers. In this slideshow, we will take a look at India’s financial capital- Mumbai’s TOP 10 food items: Vada Pav: If you are in Mumbai, and if you haven’t eaten Vada Pav, then you are no foodie. Vada Pavs are a must for people who love to gorge on food. Vadas are made of mashed boiled potatoes that are dipped in gramflour batter and fried until golden brown. Vadas are then sandwiched between two halves of a pav and served along with chopped onions and green chillies. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Pav Bhaaji actually makes up for a meal. It’s rich because it has many vegetables finely mashed and served with a dash of lemon. The bhaji is coupled with Pav, a form of Indian bread.

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Pav Bhaaji actually makes up for a meal. It’s rich because it has many vegetables finely mashed and served with a dash of lemon. The bhaji is coupled with Pav, a form of Indian bread. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Bhel Puri tastes irresistibly good. Finely chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies, boiled potatoes and puffed rice along with puris form the main ingredients of this food item. It is served with sev and garnished with a dash of lemon juice and finely chopped coriander.

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Bhel Puri tastes irresistibly good. Finely chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies, boiled potatoes and puffed rice along with puris form the main ingredients of this food item. It is served with sev and garnished with a dash of lemon juice and finely chopped coriander. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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If you love the sweetly tangy taste, then Sev Puri will magnanimously satisfy your taste buds. Finely chopped boiled potatoes are spread on Puris. Sweet and sour chutneys (some garlic flavoured too) is sporadically poured. Salt and chaat masala are sprinkled and Sev Puri is served with freshly chopped coriander.

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If you love the sweetly tangy taste, then Sev Puri will magnanimously satisfy your taste buds. Finely chopped boiled potatoes are spread on Puris. Sweet and sour chutneys (some garlic flavoured too) is sporadically poured. Salt and chaat masala are sprinkled and Sev Puri is served with freshly chopped coriander. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Puri’s stuffed with boiled white peas are dipped in tangy flavoured water and served. You may ask for a potato stuffing too!

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Puri’s stuffed with boiled white peas are dipped in tangy flavoured water and served. You may ask for a potato stuffing too! (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Made of Sabudana, this light crispy fried food item tastes yummy. Peanuts form an essential ingredient. Sabu Dana vadas are served with sweetened curd.

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Made of Sabudana, this light crispy fried food item tastes yummy. Peanuts form an essential ingredient. Sabu Dana vadas are served with sweetened curd. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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People who love spicy food mustn’t miss Misal Pav. Farsans form the main ingredient. A very spicy watery curry is added to the farsan and garnished with finely chopped onion and lemon juice. Misal is coupled with Pav.

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People who love spicy food mustn’t miss Misal Pav. Farsans form the main ingredient. A very spicy watery curry is added to the farsan and garnished with finely chopped onion and lemon juice. Misal is coupled with Pav. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Dabeli or double roti is another food item with Pav as one of the main features. Spices of various kinds are added to mashed vegetables and cooked until a thick paste is formed. This is sandwiched between the two halves of a pav and garnished with roasted peanuts.

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Dabeli or double roti is another food item with Pav as one of the main features. Spices of various kinds are added to mashed vegetables and cooked until a thick paste is formed. This is sandwiched between the two halves of a pav and garnished with roasted peanuts. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Kanda Poha is an ideal breakfast item. Onions, green chillies and coriander are the important ingredients in this delicious sumptuous dish.

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Kanda Poha is an ideal breakfast item. Onions, green chillies and coriander are the important ingredients in this delicious sumptuous dish. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

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Sugar Cane juice is one of the city’s most loved food items. It’s refreshing and rejuvenating. Don’t forget to grab your glass of ganne ka ras.

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By Gayatri Sankar

Sugar Cane juice is one of the city’s most loved food items. It’s refreshing and rejuvenating. Don’t forget to grab your glass of ganne ka ras. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos) By Gayatri Sankar

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