20 Dishes Under ₹50 From The Streets Of India That You Can’t Miss

by Akriti Seth
20 Dishes Under ₹50 From The Streets Of India That You Can’t Miss

India is the ‘land of food’. I personally feel there is no match to the food served in our country. From a Michelin starred chef hotel to a street hawker, food in our country is always full of flavour and delight.

Here, we are going to talk about how to find some fresh food in any corner of our country without quite burning a hole in our pockets. Street food offers you some of the most authentic flavours and let you live the culture of a particular place, Plus it’s usually very very affordable for those times in the month when we are looking at our phone in every 2 hours for a salary message.

We’ve jotted down a list of few dishes that are below ₹50 and also delicious AF.

1. Samosa (approx. ₹12) 

Samosa is fried/baked dish made of flour with a savoury filling of spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils etc. You also get meat stuffings.

2. Kachori (approx. ₹20) 

Khasta Kachori is serves with sweet tamarind chutney and also green chutney is delicious, spicy, fried puffy pastry.

Also Read: The 8 Best Places For Street Food In Bengaluru

3. Vada Pav (approx. ₹12) 

Vada Pav is a staple of the city of Bombay. This Mumbaiya snack is a batter fried spiced potato stuff between two buns.

Also Read: Borivali’s Hungry JD Restaurant Serves Cheese Burst Vada Pavs!

4. Pav Bhaji (approx. ₹40) 

With a huge dollop of butter over a spicy curry of mashed potatoes and vegetables served along with buns, Pav Bhaji has its roots in Maharashtra but is served throughout the Indian sub-continent.

Also Read: 8 Places In Mumbai That Serve Delicious Pav Bhaji For Every Budget

5. Khandvi (approx. ₹20) 

Made of gram flour and yogurt, Khandvi is a Gujarati local cuisine serves along with minty green chutney and also tamarind chutney.

6. Sabudana Khichdi (approx. ₹30) 

This fasting snack from North India is made of peanuts, potatoes and soaked sago.

Also Read: 5 Famous Street Foods In India

7. Poha-Jalebi (approx. ₹30) 

Poha-Jalebi is an eclectic combination amongst people of Madhya Pradesh, especially Indore.

8. Litti Chokha (approx. ₹20) 

This is a staple from Bihar, Jharkhand and UP. Chokha is made of roasted brinjal or also potatoes is served along with Litti along with slow-cooked dal.

Also Read: Food Crawl: My Top 5 Picks To Good Street Food In Mumbai

9. Idli Chilly Fry (approx. ₹30) 

Idli Chilli Fry is an Indo-Chinese snack served in many food joints in the southern states of India.

10. Ragi Mudde (approx. ₹35) 

A staple food amongst people in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Crunchy ragi bale with savoury tomato gravy is good for a quick snack.


11. Paddu (approx. ₹25) 

Paddus are mini dosas are served along with coconut chutney is a favourite breakfast option across the entire south. 

12. Ram Laddoo (approx. ₹20) 

Hailing from Jammu & Kashmir, Ram Ladoo can be found everywhere on the streets of Delhi and also in the North.

Rajasthani shahi Rajkachori

13. Jhal Muri (approx. ₹20) 

Jhal Muri is a spicy treat is made of puffed rice and chopped veggies along with other condiments and chutneys is West Bengal’s speciality.

Also Read: The 8 Best Places For Street Food In Bengaluru

14. Bhutte ki kees (approx. ₹30) 

Bhutte ki kees originated in the state of Madhya Pradesh and is an interesting take on corn.

15. Misal pav (approx. ₹45) 

The famous Misal Pav from the state of Maharashtra is staple and is the best breakfast food.

16. Akki Roti (approx. ₹30) 

Akki Roti made of rice flour and also coriander is another breakfast favourite from the state of Karnataka.

Also Read: 5 Famous Street Foods In India

17. Chura Matar (approx. ₹20) 

Chura Matar is loved in Varanasi and can be found in many areas of Uttar Pradesh.

18. Mirchi Bhajji (approx. ₹20) 

Mirchi Bhajji is batter-fried peppers are a favourite for evening snack along with some cutting chai. It is served in many stalls all over India along with green chutney and tomato ketchup.

19. Dabeli (approx. ₹30) 

Dabeli is an evening snack with a sweet-sour flavour which holds it’s roots in the state of Gujarat and can be found all over India.

Also Read: These 5 Places in Delhi NCR Serve The Best Macaroons Ever!

20. Dhokla (approx. ₹35)

Dhokla is a Gujrati dish made of fermented batter derived from rice and split chickpeas. It can be also eaten for breakfast, as a main course, as a side dish, or as a snack.


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