Aside from Kolkata’s colonial architecture, history and street culture, Kolkata is city with heart and one of its biggest hearts is its street food. Making it easily one of the top street foodies capital of India. You find food hackers line side walkways is like walk down in a buffet line, for a few rupees you will have a mouth-watering feast.
Top 10 street food in Kolkata
GHOTI GOROM (Princep Ghat)
An awesome union of Chana Chur, lemon juice & onion. A must have snack when you are at Princep Ghat.
Cost: 20 INR
FRUIT KULFI (Near Pantaloons , Camac Street)
Kulfi is kolkata’s very own ice cream! Speciality: Mango,Sitaphal and cheeku.
DOODH COLA (Balwant Singh’s Eating House)
Cola married to milk in a most joyous union. Kolkata’s culture of Tea can be aptly observed here.
Cost: 160 INR for 2 People.
MOMO (Lord Sinha Road)
Served with a piping hot soup & Perfect Sauce. Speciality: Veg Steamed Momo’s
Cost: 20 INR Per Plate
CHOWMEIN (China Town, Tiretti Bazaar)
Served traditionally cooked authentic Chinese food.Best Time to Visit : Chinese Newar
Cost:40 INR Per Plate
GHUGNI (Dacre Lane)
Packed with protein and nutrients. Also tastes amazing with Puri or Paratha
JHAL MURI (Triangular Park , South Kolkata)
A burst of flavours in your mouth immediately. Sells 10 different varieties of muri.
Cost: 20 INR
KATHI ROLLS (Jabbrr Afghani)
Perfect 9 inches fully customizable Rolls. Speciality : Cheese Chicken Roll.
Cost: 85 INR
PHUCHKAS (Alipore, State Bank)
Sells 17 Varieties of Phuchkas. Uses mineral water. He has even made Phuchkas in Australia!
Cost: 85 INR for 17 varieties of Phuchkas.
CHILLA, DAAL PAKORI (Vardaan Market)
Served with a mint coriander and garlic chutney. Best time to eat: Monsoon