Well, let's admit it, if there's something that we actually miss right now, it has got to be street food. They may not be the healthiest of foods but they sure are absolutely delicious. Pav bhaji, chaat, piping hot vada pavs, spicy momos and more, you name it and we're craving it.
While they may not be accessible right now, it's time for you make them in your kitchen. To help you get started, we've got you our top five favourite street food recipes that you can try out at home.
Synonymous to the state of Maharashtra, the vada pav is a snack loved by many. You can find a vada pav stall located at almost every corner in the city. This recipe from Hebbar's Kitchen is going to help you make the best homemade vadas ever.
For the potato mixture:
2 tsp oil, ½ tsp mustard, pinch of hing, few curry leaves, 1 inch ginger(crushed), 2 clove garlic(crushed), 1 finely chopped chilli, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander, ¼ tsp turmeric, 2 boiled & mashed potatoes, ½ tsp salt, 1 tbsp lemon juice.
For the batter:
¾ cup besan, 1 tbsp rice flour, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder, pinch of hing, ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp baking soda, ½ cup water, oil for deep frying.
6 pavs, 7 green chillies, 6 tsp green chutney, 3 tsp tamarind chutney, 3 tsp dry garlic chutney.
For the method, follow the step by step instructions in the video below:
This recipe by Saritha Kumar gives you all the details on how to make the perfect puris for your all time favourite chaat snack. You can then make your sweet and spicy chutneys as per your taste.
1/2 cup moti sooji or rava, 2 tablespoons maida, 1/4 cup boiling water, oil for frying, salt to taste.
Follow the step by step video below to learn the process:
Street Style Momos
Given a choice, we would love to eat spicy hot momos all day long. If you're a momo fan, this recipe by Rasoi Masala is perfect for you.
For the dough:
Maida - 1 cup, salt - 1 tsp, oil - 2 tbsp, water as needed
For the filling:
Cabbage - 1 cup finely chopped, onions - 1/2 cup finely chopped, (other vegetables such as carrots, cauliflower, capsicum, sweet corn can be used as well), salt - to taste, ginger grated - 1 tsp, garlic finely chopped - 1 tsp, pepper - 1/4 tsp, soya sauce - 1/2 tsp, sesame oil - 1 tsp
For the spicy sauce:
8 to 9 red chillies, 2 small tomatoes, vinegar - 1 tsp, salt to taste
For the method, watch the video below:
Have it for lunch, dinner or even as a snack, pav bhaji is an all time favourite food. It's nutritous and super delicious too. This recipe by Hebbar's Kitchen will hep you recreate this super tasty dish.
2 tbsp butter, 3 tomato, finely chopped, ¼ cup peas, ½ capsicum, finely chopped, 2 potatoes, boiled & mashed, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp + ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp + ½ tsp pav bhaji masala, 1 tsp + 1 tsp kasuri methi, 2 tbsp + 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 onion, finely chopped, ½ lemon juice, 3 drops red food colour, optional, water to adjust consistency.
For the instructions, follow the video below:
Originating from the region of Kutch in Gujarat, the dabeli is a sweet, tangy and spicy potato filling inside a bun or dinner roll. If you love it, this is how you can make it at home with this easy recipe from Home Cooking Show.
For the masala:
Coriander seeds - 2 TSP, Cumin Seeds - 1 TSP, A piece of Cinnamon, Cloves - 4 NOS, Red Chili -3 NOS
For the filling:
Oil -2 TSP, Ground Masala Powder , Boiled Potato - 4 NOS, Salt - 1/2 TSP, Grated Coconut, Tutti Frutti, Coriander Leaves, Pomegranate
For the Dabeli:
Pav Bun, Red Chutney, Tamarind Chutney, Filling, Roasted Peanuts, Chopped Onion , Butter, Sev.
For the method, follow the instructions in the video below:
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