20 (Indian)

List by: anika854, created: 04 Jan 2017, updated: 14 Sep 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

List of traditional vegetarian fast food dishes that are sold at food stalls and cookshops in the streets of India.

1. Jalebi

Jilbi, Jilipi, Jilapi (Bangladeshi) (Indian) (Nepalese) (...)

It is also known as Zulbia, is a sweet popular in countries of South Asia, West Asia, North Africa, and East Africa. It is made by deep-frying Maida flour ,batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in South Asia during Ramadan and Diwali.

The sweets are served warm or cold. They have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized sugary exterior coating. Citric acid or lime juice is sometimes added …

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2. Imarti

Emarti, Jaangiri, Omriti (Indian)

It is an Indian sweet/dessert. It is made by deep-frying urad flour batter in a kind of circular flower shape, then soaked in sugar syrup.

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3. Kachori

Kachauri, Kachodi ,Katchuri. (Indian)

Kachori is a type of snack from India. It is usually a round flattened ball made of fine flour filled with a stuffing of baked mixture of yellow moong dal or Urad Dal , besan, black pepper, red chili powder, salt and other spices.

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4. Malaiyo


A winter dessert to Vanarasi. Made with cardamom and pistachio, it tastes buttery but feels foamy on the tongue, and it’s served in little clay pots which you smash on the ground when your meal is over.

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5. Chura Matar

Matar Poha,Chooda Matar (Indian)

An aromatic winter breakfast dish of beaten rice flakes with green peas and spices.

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6. Vada Pav

wada pav,vada paav,vada pao,wada pao (Indian)

Vada Pav is a vegetarian fast food dish native to the Indian state of Maharashtra. A simple creation involving a deep fried potato patty with some coriander and spices.

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7. Bhelpuri

Bhel Puri (Indian)

Bhelpuri is a savory snack originating from India and is also a type of chaat. It is made of puffed rice, vegetables and a tangy tamarind sauce, and has a crunchy texture. Bhel is often identified as a 'beach snack', strongly associated with the beaches of Mumbai, such as Chowpatty or Juhu. Wikipedia

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8. Pani Poori

Pani puri, Panipuri, Fuchka, Phuchka (Bangladeshi) (Indian)

Common street snack consists on a combination of a puffed fried crisp puri (hollow chip) filled with a mixture of flavored water (pani), tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion and chickpeas. Served in several regions of the Indian Subcontinent. In East India, it is known as Phuchhka

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9. Pav Bhaji

Bhaji-pav (Indian)

Pav Bhaji is a fast food dish from Maharashtra, consisting of a thick vegetable curry usually prepared in butter and served with a soft bread roll.The dish originated in the 1850s as a fast lunchtime dish for textile mill workers in Mumbai. Pav bhaji was later served at restaurants throughout the city.Pav bhaji is now offered at outlets from simple hand carts to formal restaurants in India and abroad. Pav Bhaji is a famous street food in India.


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10. Idli Sambhar

Idly Sambhar (Indian)

The most favorite south Indian dish, common as the breakfast item and served with a combination of chutney and sambar. Sambhar which tastes so good with idlis and vadas is made with tamarind and pigeon peas.

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11. Dosa


Fermented crepe made from rice batter and black lentils. It is a staple dish in South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil nadu, Kerala and Telangana. It is also popular in other parts of India, and other countries like Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Singapore. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…

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12. Vellayappam

Appam, Palappam (Indian)

A light, lacy pancake made with rice and coconut. It’s traditionally eaten for breakfast as an accompaniment to a curry.

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13. Aloo Tikki Chaat


Panfried potato cakes on a bed of chickpeas, sweet yogurt and sauces

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14. Falooda

(Bangladeshi) (Indian)

Falooda is a cold dessert popular in the Indian/Bangaldesh subcontinent. Traditionally it is made from mixing rose syrup, vermicelli, psyllium (ispaghol) or basil (sabza/takmaria) seeds, tapioca pearls and pieces of gelatin with milk or water. We can add ice cream or different types fruits in falooda also. Falooda is a yummy dessert.

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15. Momo

mog mog, dumpling (Indian) (Nepalese) (-Tibetan-)

Momo is a type of steamed bun with some form of filling. Momo has become a traditional delicacy in Nepal, Tibet and among Nepalese/Tibetan communities in Bhutan, as well as Sikkim state and Darjeeling district of India. It is one of the most popular fast foods in Nepal. Momos have also spread to other countries like United States (some parts), UK and India. A simple white-flour-and-water dough is generally preferred to make the outer momo covering. Meat, vegetables, cheese, mashed …

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16. Litti

Litti Choka (Indian) (Nepalese)

It s a complete meal originated and popular in Indian state of Bihar and Nepalese state of Madhesh; is a dough ball made up of whole wheat flour and stuffed with Sattu (roasted chickpea flour) mixed with herbs and spices and then roasted over coal or cow dung cakes or wood then it is tossed with lots of ghee.

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17. Puri Bhaji

poori bhaji (Indian)

Puri Bhaji is a South Asian dish made up of puri and aloo (potato) bhajji. Delicious deep-fried puff bread served with spicy curried potatoes.

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18. Sabudana Khichdi


Sabudana khichdi is an Indian dish made by cooking sabudana (tapioca/sago), potatoes and peanuts in a spicy masala. This dish is quite popular in Western Indian states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
Sabudana comes in the form of tiny white round shaped globules which are made from the extracts of the tapioca root or cassava plant. Sabudana khichdi is a dish which is simple to cook and delicious to eat. Sabudana Khichdi is popular as a street food that …

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19. Veg Manchurian


Veg Manchurian is a widely popular Indo-Chinese dish across India. This dish is made of deep-fried mixed vegetable dumplings tossed in Chinese sauces. Dry Vegetable Manchurian is a very popular recipe across India. It can be found in many Indian restaurants and is commonly served in parties. It is also very popular street food and spicier version of the dish are available on many roadside stalls.

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20. Bread Pakora

Bread Bhaji (Indian)

Bread pakora is an Indian fried snack. It is also known as bread bhaji. A common street food, it is made from bread slices, gram flour, and spices among other ingredients. The snack is prepared by dipping triangular bread slices in spicy gram flour batter and frying them. Stuffing such as mashed potatoes is common. Wikipedia

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