Five Delicious Street Foods Near Mumbai Domestic Airportby Manish Kumar Marketing Head
Mumbai is known as the city that never sleeps and is the financial hub of India. While you’re in this city, you can see the famous Gateway of India here and explore their amazing nightlife. This entertainment capital of India is home to many famous Bollywood actors and many go to this city with a dream of becoming an actor.
Mumbai is famous for its street food which is a must-try for every traveller. Book your stay at one of the hotels near Mumbai domestic airport and try their wide variety of scrumptious street-foods.
Here are four street foods that are popular in Mumbai and is a must-try-
- Vada Pav:
Vada Pav and Mumbai go hand in hand. This vegetarian food was originated in Maharashtra. It is one of the most common street foods of Mumbai. Due to its affordable price, it is also referred to as the Poor Man’s Burger. While you have accommodation in Mumbai, you’ll find a lot of shops selling this popular snack. It is widely sold outside schools and colleges as well.
This delicious street food is made of bun bread which is called Pav and fritter which is referred to as Vada. This fritter is stuffed with mashed potato. This delicacy is served with spicy and sweet chutneys which are usually red and green in color. Some even serve it with fried green chillies and garlic powder chutney.
- Paav Bhaji:
This is another common street food of Mumbai. This dish was also originated in Maharashtra. It was originated as a quick lunchtime food word for the textile mill workers during the 1850s in Mumbai. You can find this popular dish in a lot of places across Mumbai. Gradually, restaurants across Mumbai started serving this delicious dish.
The Bhaaji is made up of mashed vegetables which include potatoes, onions, capsicum and cauliflower. It is also enhanced using spices and seasonings which add to the flavour and the taste of the Bhaji. The bun bread or the Indian bread is heated on a pan after which butter is applied to the bread and served. Even if you’re hungry late at night, you will find a Pav Bhaji stall which is open and you can fulfil your midnight cravings. So when you have booked your accommodation in Mumbai and visit this vibrant city, do not forget to try this street food.
3. Bhel Puri:
This street food is a mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavours. Bhel Puri mostly was originated from the beach stalls of Mumbai in Maharashtra. The origin can also be traced back to Western Maharashtra. This Indian snack is very common and can be found across restaurants and roadside stalls.
Bhel Puri consists of puffed rice, chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies, peanuts, coriander leaves and potatoes. All of these are mixed with the sour tamarind chutney and spicy red chutney as well. The red chutney enhances the taste of this dish making it even more delicious. This dish is made on the spot by mixing all the ingredients. Do give this street food a try when you’re in Mumbai. Book a stay at one of the hotels near Mumbai domestic airport for your convenience and try Bhel Puri.
4. Bun Maska:
This popular bread dish originated in Mumbai with the establishment of Irani cafes. It became popular during the 1800s and early 1900s when plenty of Irani cafes started to get popular in the city.
This soft bread served with butter and sweet cream will make your taste buds tickle and you’ll want to eat it again. Have this dish along with a hot cup of tea and experience how the bread melts with a sip of the tea. There are a lot of restaurants in Mumbai that serve this dish along with Irani chai. You can also find street-side stalls serving this snack.
So when you’re in Mumbai don’t forget to try these four street foods. There are many other popular street foods like sandwiches, Idlis, Dosas and Dahipuri which you should try while you are staying at one of the hotels near Mumbai domestic airport.
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