Top 5 Street Food In Kolkata | Best Street Foods In Kolkata

Undoubtedly, Kolkata is one of the top most city in India where you will find tasty and best street food. Along with other famous cities, ‘The City Of Joy’ will provide you with some simple but ecstatic street foods which will surely make you fall in love with this City.

Kolkata is not only famous for history, heritage or culture. Food also plays an important role to make this city famous. So let us find out the top 5 street food in Kolkata with minimum pocket pinch.

Phuchka (ফুচকা)

Without any doubt and hesitation, Phuchka is the best street food one can have in Kolkata. The combination of smashed potato and tamarind chutney with the touch of different spices, makes it more desirable. Phuchka usually falls under the family of Pani Puri, but unique and different flavor of Kolkata Phuchka makes them different from the others.

Phuchka, Pani Puri

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Churmur (চুড়মুর)

This particular dish falls under the category of Phuchka family. Mixture of crushed phuchka and smashed potato mixed with different spices and touch of tamarind creates this simply tasty dish. With minimum amount of pocket pinch, you will get to taste this amazing street food.


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Aloo Kabli (আলু কাবলি)

Pieces of boiled potato mixed with chopped onions, tomatoes and with different spices creates this flavorsome dish. This spicy and tasty dish is must try in Kolkata. If you are going out for street food tour then do not forget to try this dish.

Aloo Kabli, Alu Kabli

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Ghugni Chaat (ঘুগনি চাট)

This dish is mainly made out of boiled white and yellow peas, mixed with chopped onions, tomatoes, tamarind pulps and other spices. This is a popular street food in Kolkata.

Ghugni Chaat

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Jhalmuri (ঝালমুড়ি)

Jhalmuri is a simple and appetizing street food which can be found in every corner of the city. This snack is made out of puffed rice, peanuts, coriander, onions, tomatoes, chillies, and mixed with spices. This is  a simple and quick to find street food in Kolkata.


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So, if you are looking to go out for a street food tour then do not forget to taste these delicious and chatpata dishes. For more such food tours, you can also visit the Facebook page of LetUsGo and get to find some important additional details.

Author: Aurosish Chakraborty

” You have only two ways to survive in this world. Conquer or get Conquered.”
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