5 Iconic Dishes You Must Try In Kolkata

by Kritika Kukreja

When in Kolkata, you can’t get away from Puchkas, chaat and iconic street food dishes, But if you’ve got limited time, here’s a list of 5 things you can’t miss at Kolkata –

1. Puchkas At Shri Thakur Pandit

Studded with Tollywood celebrities, this place at Sarat Bose Road is a heaven for puchkas. Try out the authentic Bengali puchkas made with spiciest pani (₹20) or try out the dahi puchkas (₹60). 

2.  Bhel Muri At Chandu Bhelwala

At Ballygunge, this joint sells the best chaat in the city. The Bhel Muri is a crispy chaat item is a favourite
amongst locals and is made spicy (₹70). Apart from that, the papdi chaat here (₹60) is also a crowd favourite.

3. Chowmein At Lazeez Fast Food Corner

Chinese cuisine in Kolkata dates back to 18th century & Chowmein here is most popular (₹40). This spicy, saucy noodle dish is found in every street of the city & is loved by locals.

4. Aloo Chaap At Pooja’s Stall

Aloo Tikka locally known as aloo chop is potato fritters (₹7). Making for a great tea time snack, it
is best enjoyed as a quick snack on the streets. 

5.  Momos At China Town

Momos are the most staple street food of Kolkata & there’s a variety in their selection. Try out the chicken momos with soup at China Town for a flavour burst! (₹30). 

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