Do you like travelling around the world and tasting the foods from the restaurants and licking your fingers with the yummy tongue lingering street foods? If yes, then its time that you get down to the streets of the city of dreams ‘Mumbai’ in India and try out top of our listed six mouth-watering foods that mumbaikars can’t do away with. Let your foodie tummy explore some more new varieties with our help.
Here’s the list of those mouth smacking top six Mumbai’s food that you must try
1. Vada Pav
A pre-hand warning before you explore what is this food and how does it taste? As this is something that has achieved the city’s food title that can fill your tummy at once. Confused? Don’t be, well when you get down to the streets of Mumbai, you will certainly come across the popular street food called Vada Pav. It is one of Mumbai’s widely available street food.
It is not your ham burger but not even less than that as it is also referred to as Mumbai’s vegetarian burger. It consists of mashed potato mixture and deep fried into a patty, packed into a fluffy bun, and garnished with a variety of chutneys and spices as seasoning.
Although it sounds very simple, believe it equally is, it’s one of the greatest tasting vegetarian burgers you’ll find in Mumbai.
2. Kebabs and Rolls
If you have not explored Kebabs and Rolls of Mumbai, then what have you explored, exactly would be anyone’s question to you. So, don’t forget to try on Kebabs and Rolls that is undoubtedly a non-veg food.
There are several restaurants in Mumbai that serve delicious Kebabs and Rolls, also do ask for ‘Bhuna Rolls’ that is made up of boneless chicken and wrapped within a freshly cooked Rumali Roti, which is a thin roti that’s very similar to a tortilla.
A bhuna roll is the perfect late night snack that you would crave to eat.
3. Sev Puri
‘Sev Puri’, also called as Chaat, a word that describes a huge variety of mostly savory snacks in India.
Sev puri begins with a flat puri which is like a small round chip, topped with mashed potatoes, onions, cilantro, sev, and a trio of garlic, tamarind, and chilli sauces to give it an incredible balance of flavour and then it is topped with a handful of sev.
You must take a full bite of sev puri, and the flavor explosion will overwhelm your mouth and who knows, it might end up being your favourite Mumbai street food snacks as well. Very much possible!
This one is another Mumbai’s favourite street delight that you’ll find throughout the city, especially along the beaches like Girgaum Chowpatty and Juhu. Although now it’s quiet common in India with many variations. The basic recipe includes puffed rice and sev, which are mixed together with potatoes, onions, tomatoes, again a variety of chutney, and it’s often topped with a handful of chopped cilantro.
It’s the type of Mumbai street food that once you start eating, you can’t stop, for sure, it’s a bet!
5. Pav Bhaji
When you are wandering round the city in the hope to find something mouth ravishing then nothing could be a better option than Pav Bhaji.
Pav bhaji, though, is a food, has an interesting history behind. It was originally a late night food that was made for workers out of leftovers. A combination of vegetables were mashed up, mixed with spices, and served with bread.
Today, the same common recipe is served with buttered toasted bread, it’s simple, and delicious, and it’s a street food you can’t leave Mumbai without trying.
6. Pani Puri
Only a serious foodie genius brain can come out with something like Pani Puri as who can think of adding flavored water to a chip that’s soggy? It’s an absolute stunner.
The little puris are poked with a hole, stuffed with potatoes and chickpeas, also fillings of chutney and flavoured water; the spice filled water will collapse in your mouth.
We know you will head up to the nearest food corner and try out these foods as you can’t control the desire our article has created in you for these mouth-smacking foods. Mumbai is the city that loves to eat and enjoy life.
There are dozens of Mumbai Street foods you can try out and go careless about your tummy being highlighted.