Embark on a culinary adventure like no other with 5 of our quirkiest street food picks

From cheese on your chaat to exploring foreign street food delights, this list has everything

Embark on a culinary adventure like no other with 5 of our quirkiest street food picks

Long gone are the days when Govinda could claim ‘main toh raste se jaa raha tha, main toh bhel puri kha raha tha’. Should Govinda step out of his house today for some chaat, he’d probably witness a more evolved fusion version of bhel puri. In the world of food, culinary boundaries are shattered almost on a daily basis and honestly, that’s just the norm we are used to. From being inspired by TV shows and movies to the old school method of trial and error till you stumble upon a culinary gem, prepare to be hooked with just one bite as you explore the enchanting realm of fusion street food, where every morsel is a delightful surprise waiting to be savoured.

Scroll down to take a look at our top five quirkiest street food innovations (in no particular order) that are definitely worth your consideration.

Cheese Pani Puri at Sai Cheese Pani Puri
Sai Cheese Pani Puri, located in Vadodara, has revolutionised the iconic pani puri since 2002. Their popular choice, the delectable Cheese Pani Puri is filled with a burst of tangy, cheesy goodness. While it may sound unconventional, one bite is all it takes to be captivated. Experience the perfect fusion of tradition and innovation as you indulge in this appetising delight.

Kulhad Pizza and Pasta at Kullahadwale
Get ready to experience the ultimate fusion of desi flavours and Italian classics at Kullahadwale, with their mouthwatering menu sporting vegetarian kulhad pizzas and pastas, served in traditional kulhads for an authentic touch. And if you still aren’t full try their katora parathas, kulhad coffee shakes, and chilled mocktails as well. When your cheesy and flavorful cravings strike, remember this unique street food spot and get ready for a delectable adventure.

Ragi Dosa at Amrutam
If health and nutrition is what you are looking for even in street food, head straight ti Amrutam at Sector 31, for a protein-rich ragi dosa and tantalise your taste buds with the irresistible flavours. These nutritious chatpate street-style delights are in a league of their own, so if you happen to find yourself in Sector 31, Gurgaon, make sure to visit Amrutam and the other roadside stalls that serve some of the best street food in the area.

Tibetan street food at Zao-Shen (formerly Gyatso)
Indulge in the unique flavours of Tibet with a variety of momos, phaleys, thukpa, and more right here in Mumbai! Look out for Zao-Shen, a food truck located in Khar. This pocket-friendly food truck serves authentic Tibetan street food, a popular choice among youngsters and adventurous food lovers. If you're a true foodie, a visit here is a must for an unforgettable culinary experience.

Wafer Pav at Food Dudes
If you're a Mumbaikar, chances are you've savoured a variety of pav dishes like vada pav, kheema pav, and samosa pav already. But have you tried the sensational Wafer Pav yet? Discover these delight at Food Dudes, a street-side shack in Lalbaug, serving an array of pav delicacies stuffed with flavorful chips and an assortment of sauces. Don't hesitate to give this unique idea a try, because sometimes the most unconventional flavours turn out to be the most delightful.

If you, just like us, live and breathe street food then embark on a wild and wonderful adventure with these quirky snacks that defy culinary norms and redefine flavour.

Natasha Kittur

Natasha Kittur

Natasha Kittur is an aspiring writer. Her love for anything with cheese and spice is profound, but a white sauce pasta always tops her list. In her free time you will catch her reading or watching crime books and shows or go on and on about psychological experiments and theories. She aims to write a book in the fictional genre someday.

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