These 5 North Indian Street Foods Are Actually Healthy

by Vinita Jain
These 5 North Indian Street Foods Are Actually Healthy

Eating street food doesn’t have to be a taboo for health enthusiasts and proverbial dieters. Street food is always thought to be high in calories. Folks, it’s not entirely true. There are also plenty of healthy North Indian street foods. Make a note of these healthy street foods and start snacking them with the gang next time.

1. Shakarkandi Chaat

In winters you’ll spot every other street stall selling shakarkandi/sweet potato chaat in North India. Sweet Potato contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, B Vitamins, Potassium, and Iron. Sweet potato is also a good source of losing some kilos. So, in coming winters don’t miss relishing a hot bowl of sweet potato chaat.

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2. Bhelpuri

Bhelpuri is one of the healthiest street food items. Raw onions, tomatoes, potatoes, coriander, green chilies, and some raw spices are mixed with puffed rice and chutneys. To make bhelpuri more healthy you can ask the street stall vendor to skip the nylon sev and fried papdi.

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3. Paneer Tikka

The flavoursome paneer tikka is one of the healthiest North Indian Street food items. It is rich in minerals, proteins, and vitamins. Paneer tikka is definitely healthier than other fried street foods.

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4. Vegetable Paratha

It may be confusing how parathas are healthy but because fitness is trending, you can easily find places that serve healthy parathas made with olive oil, with a generous veggie filling. The loaded vegetable filling in the parathas can keep you full for a long.

5. Wheat Momos

A native of the Northeast, Momo has held a special place in the North’s street food scene. The steamed version is healthier than the fried one, but the heavy use of maida in the outer layer is not necessarily healthy for regular consumption. However, fitness is a trend you can easily locate places serving whole wheat momos. It may not taste like Maida, but it’s definitely a healthier switch. 5 best places to eat tandoori momos in Delhi

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