Exploring street food of South Bangalore
Silicon Valley and the hub of IT in India, Bangalore is a city of people, colours and culture. It is also the city of sumptuous and mouth-watering delicious that you just can't say no to! Bangalore can be termed as a haven of food. This is because the city has numerous eateries, restaurants and pubs that serve anything from the humble idli to fancy sushi. People come from all over the world to have the best taste of these delicious foods. It's the street food in Bangalore that brings out the city's soul.
The city is called home by people from all over the world. People come from different cultures of food to share with the rest of the city. Some of the best street food in Bangalore can be found in tiny little carts or a little hole in the wall. Here are the most popular picks for the most famous food in Bangalore and where to find them.
Also called holige, obbattu is a flatbread dessert. Which is made from maida stuffed with (hoorna) it is a mix of sugar, ghee, coconut or lentils. This dish is made around festival time, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy this delicacy all around the year. You can pick them up at stalls and tiny joints all year around.
Where to find: V.V Puram food street, Holige mane Jayanagar.
Idlis, vadas and dosas
One of the most special foods of Bangalore is Idlis and dosas . Ask any South Indian what would be their ideal breakfast after a morning walk, they'll probably say dosa or Idli and vada. All these foods use a similar batter made from rice flour and urad dal. This mouth-watering South Indian breakfast can be found all over the city, from restaurants chains to local vendors in their street carts. You'll get a plate of steaming Idlis and crispy masala dosas with sweet sambar which is filled with vegetables and red chutney.
Where to find: Taza thindi 3rd block Jayanagar, 99 variety dosa cart, Pushpa darshini J.P.Nagar.
Chaats and pani puri:
Though chaat and pani puri are not native dishes, Bangalore has adopted the chaat culture. You will find many roadside stalls and carts which sells mouth-watering, khatta-meetha pani puri to hot masala puri. You'll find these delicious treats all around the city on cool evenings.
Where to find: V.V puram food street, 4th block Jayanagar.
Most North Indians and the young population of Bangalore is always looking for a quick bite that is filling, yummy and pocket friendly at the same time. Chaats, burgers, pav bhaji and more, sandwich are the best options. You can never get enough of the food carts in Bangalore. When it comes to serving sandwiches, they surprise us by offering their unique chocolate and gulkand sandwiches. The variety and taste is exceptional. The eateries that sell these quick bites has helped Bangalore. And made tons of memories and also the best street food in Bangalore at night.
Where to find: Hari super sandwich, Banashankari.
So there you have it. The next time you’re craving Khatta-meetha pani puri or crispy dosa, you know where to go.
-written by khavya.G