Indore- A City that eats Well and Hosts Well!

May 05, 2020

Blog :: Culture

Scrumptious is the word delightful to every foodie soul. It's an expression which brings in mind a great food and truly all the emotions associated with it! Well. you will find the same emotions rushing to the fore when you step into Indore's market to satisfy your hunger pangs. The street food of Indore, to be specific is extremely popular across and the food culture has a blend of Rajasthani, Gujarati and Maharashtrian influence.  Let us tempt you with a list of best Indore street food for your next visit to the city:


What to eat where in Indore?

Sarafa

Joshiji ka dahiwada 

Relishing on a dahiwada here is not just about the taste, but it's also about the experience of watching its preparation by the person at the shop. The one preparing it is surely a performer as he flips the dahiwada with the curd without spilling a drop. After pouring some curd into the bowl, he will sprinkle five spices using just one finger without allowing them to mix together. Of course, you must make it there before 11pm, otherwise there is no way you will get a dahiwada. As the number of people outweigh so are the number of wadas.


Saawariya ki sabudana khichdi

Yummy and unique, this shop has its own style of making the sabudana khichdi.


Saawariya ka Bhutte ka kees

This Indori unique concoction is made of corn dana that is boiled, fried in ghee and then mixed with besan, heeng, jeera, dhaniya and their own unique spices.


Vijay ki kachori

A must try is Vijay's special Matar kachoris that, of course, finishes by 10pm. Grab a plate of yours before it ends.


Indori Khopra Patties

Satiate your cravings with Indori Khopra patties. Fried to perfection potato patties with a coconut filing and good helping of tangy chutney's is what these khopra patties are all about. Vijay Chaat House, Chhapan Dukan, New Palasia is a go-to shop where you can enjoy this snack.


Fried Garadu Indore style  

This is Indore's version of the crispy and tangy Aloo ki chaat. A yam-variant, Garadu, is diced, fried to golden brown and then sprinkled with a good helping of the special masala (yes, in Indore there's a special spice mix for every dish!) and lots of lemon juice - the perfect recipe for yumminess in a platter. Several shops at Sarafa Bazar serve them fresh.


Also, a visit to Sarafa is not complete without having Nagori ki Shikanji, Anna ka paan and your pick of sweets that include the best jalebis, gulaab jamuns, kulfis and rabris.


Please take a note that on just one visit of yours you are sure to put on some extra pounds as whatever comes to your plate is served with lots of love and ghee for sure!


56 shops (chappan dukaan) 

This unique stretch of 56 shops is famous and is an extremely popular hangout joint in Indore. The city is known for its poha-jalebi combination.  


Indori namkeen

 Speak of Indore and you do not try out on the famous Namkeens then your visit to the city is incomplete.The city hosts several namkeen chains and countless varieties as the staple is famous Indori khatta Meetha.


Unique about the food culture in Indore


One thing that will impress you during your visit to Indore is that when you ask any one where you get the best Poha or any other snack, people will be more than happy to guide you to other shops, even though they may be selling the same themselves. The food shop owners are extremely welcoming and hospitable and most importantly, very honest. They leave you impressed as no one ever shares a competitor's name usually.


That's Indore for you folks. Explore the regions strikingly rich street food culture which guarantees you to give a mouthwatering food trek and a stomach full of love!