Great Indian Snacks : 20 Best Indian Street foods

Gems Gems, June 10, 2016

India is truly blessed with diversity in all ways and means. Let us see what Indians  savour during their Teatime.Lets start our  journey in search of Great Indian snacks from the Southern state of India Kerala
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Pazham Porzi / Ethakka appam from Kerala
Ethakka Appam

Ethakka Appam

An all time favorite of malayalees across state otherwise known as banana fritters. Its ripened banana dipped in batter and deep fried which has a sweet taste. In some areas there bananas are filled with different fillings ranging from honey to sweetened coconut. A must have delicacy.
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Verkkadalai or Groundnut Masala from Tamilnadu
Groundnut Masala

Groundnut Masala

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This is a street food you come across in most parts of the Tamilnadu. This is delicious as well as easy to cook and an healthy option which is rich in protiens. Verkkadalai is boiled ground nut which is mixed with onion, coriander leaves and other local vegetable mixes to give it a rich taste.
Ulundu Vadai or Medu Vada from Tamil Nadu
Ulundu Vadai

Ulundu Vadai

 A Tamilnadu traditional snack. tasty and crunchy Medu Vada can be found in any of the teashop in  Tamilnadu. It grinded urad daal mixed with green spices and deep fried with crispy outer covering and fluffy center. Eaten best with coconut chutney.
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Mysore Bonda or Mysore Bajji from Karnataka
Mysore Bonda or Mysore Bajji

Mysore Bonda or Mysore Bajji

 Its  a traditional Mysore cuisine which is popular in local tiffin centers and Uduppi restaurants. Made of maida, mixed with little rice flour and leavened with yogurt and deep fried.Slightly sweet in small balls of leavens taste good with chutney.
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Khara Avalakki from North Karnataka
Avalakki

Avalakki

A popular evening snack of Karnataka.Made of Flattened rice and flavored with spices and coconut.This hot and spicy recipe is easy to cook and savored best during rainy seasons(although this is and all time favorite.)
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Chegodi from Andhra Pradesh
Chegodi

Chegodi

 One of the best addictive and irresistible Andhra snack.This ring shaped snack is made of rice flour and has a golden color speckled with sesame and is crunchy.This is specially prepared during festivals.
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Janthikalu from Andhra Pradesh 
Janthikalu

Janthikalu

 This is a classic traditional savory snack.Made of rice flour this is prepared during festival, picnic or a family get together. I still remember during my hostel days,my Andhra friends brings tin full of Janthikalu which we were eagerly waiting for.
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Bhelpuri from Maharashtra
Bhelpuri

Bhelpuri

A Marathi street snack made up of puffed rice is available in every street corner of Mumbai.made up of onion coriander leaves, potato and big lot of spices and sauces. Bhelpuri  has a spicy and tangy taste which is a healthy low fat and a nutritious  of street food.
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 Vada Pav from Maharashtra
vadapav

vadapav

  Vada Pav is a vegetarian Maharashtra snack again you will find in any street corner of Maharashtra. It is also known as Indian burger which is made up of spiced up mashed potato deep fried and served between a pav( similar to bun) with green chilly and garlic chutney. Very tasty and I am a fan of vada pav.
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Masala Khakhra from Gujarat
Masala Khakhra

Masala Khakhra

 This is a traditional Jain cuisine of Gujrat.Kakhra is made of mat bean and weat flour chrisp and light brown in colour.Kahhra can be best served with curd or chutney.
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Shakarpara from Gujarat
Shakarpara

Shakarpara

Again a traditional snack of Gujrat. Prepared during Diwali. Shakarpara is made of milk Ghee and sugar in maida and fried. This crunchy sweet stay fresh weeks if stored in tight container.
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Ratlami Sev from Madhya Pradesh
Ratlami Sev
Ratlami sev is a famous savoury snack from the city of Ratlam in Madhyapradesh.. Ratlami sev  is a spicy crisp savoury made with gram flour, pepper clove and other ingredients. Ratlami sev is used as a snack as well as aside dish during meals.
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Jhala Mudhi
Jhala Mudhi

Jhala Mudhi

 Jhala Mudhi is a popular sanck in Orissa. Jhala Mudhi is made of puffed rice, Onions, Mustard oil, coconut slices, corriander leaves, green chilly other spicy ingradients. Very tasty and healthy snack option. Ingradients can be carried seperately and can be easly cut and mix even during a train travel.
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Litti Chokha from Bihar 
Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha

 Litti Chokha is used as a snack and are used more of a meal originated in the Indian state of Bihar and Jkarkand and Nepalese state of Madhesh. Wheat balls stuffed with sattu(roasted chickpea flour) mixed with spices and  herbs and roasted over coal with lot of ghee. Litti Chokha is served best with pickles or yogurt. Gaining popularity in India as many celebrities endorsed the taste of the Litti Chokha.
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Samosa from Utterpardesh
Samosa

Samosa

Samosa is fried dish with potatoes, onion peas and other ingredients vary across different parts of the country. Samosas can be stuffed mainly with potato in most parts of UP, but can be filled with chicken, noodles or even vegetables. Meat samosas are famous during Id and are available in many parts of the country. Crispy fried hot samosas with green chutney is a treat to the taste buds that can never be forgotten.
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Paneer pakore from Punjab
Paneer pakore

Paneer pakore

Paneer pakora is a teatime snack made of marinated cottage cheese covered in batter and fried. Served best with green or garlic chutney.
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Dahi Bhalla from Delhi 
Dahi Bhalla

Dahi Bhalla

 Amoung the street foods of the Delhi, Dahi Bhalle is a typical snack of Delhi. The vada is made of potateos and chick peas in a mix if spices and are deep fried.The yogurt for Dahi Bhalla is very thick, creamy, chilled and slightly sweetened with sugar and poured over the soft vadas.
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Channa Madra from Himachal Pradesh 
Channa Madra

Channa Madra

Channa Madra is a thick yougurt base d gravy that is a popular dish in Himachal pradesh. A mild spicy treat that can be treated as a side dish rather than a Snack.
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Seekh kababs from Kashmir
Seekh Kebabs

Seekh Kebabs

Made of either minced meat of mutton or chicken. Traditionally seekh kababs are prepared mild spicy and are grilled in a charcoal choolah
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Kathi Rolls from Kolkata
Kathi Rolls

Kathi Rolls

 A mix of cooked meat or vegetables blended with onion, green chutney, tomato sauce and other spices blanketed with mughalai paratha. There can have a layer of egg too in between for a rich taste.
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Dumplings from Assam
Dumplings

Dumplings

Dumplings  are small pieces of dough wrapped around vegetables or meat and is either fried or boiled. Fillings can be either pork, beef, chicken mutton or vegetables and are served with sauce, chutneys or stews.
The list is endless.
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