Indian street food has a separate fan following all over the world. It has brought many tourists as well as natives to tears, but doesn’t allow anyone to stop. Each state has its own specialities and flavours incorporated by every vendor in their food items. There are stalls dating back to 1900’s serving the people with same food and still carrying the taste that makes it special.
Punjab in a way is synonymous to food and drinks, parties and night life. The Punjabi’s know how to ‘live life king size!’ Visiting the capital city of Chandigarh you are sure to realise that it is one of the most happening cities of north India. Food is of utmost importance to the people. The city is a host to a plethora of restaurants all over. Be it the dhabas on the highways or the best hotels in Chandigarh near airport, you are sure to have a great time satisfying your taste buds here!
Here’s a list of snacks you just cannot afford to miss on your next trip to Chandigarh:
This is the most loved street food in India. Despite its tangy flavour and spicy water, which often leaves you with tears, it is a treat that few can deny. With the filling varying from chickpeas, potatoes to dahi, chat masala and chutneys, they bring a burst of flavour in your mouth.
Where to eat: Krishna Chat Bhandar, Garg Chat, Shami Chat & Sweets
2. Chole Bhature
The staple food of every Punjabi household, chole bhature is a must have on your trip to Chandigarh. The rich spicy gravy combined with fluffy bhature taste heavenly paired with a glass of lassi. The bhature can be plain or stuffed with potatoes or paneer. It is one dish of north India which can be consumed for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Where to eat: Sodhi’s Zaika, Sai Sweets, Nukar Dhaba
A perfect way to end your food binging! Kulfi is an authentic Indian dessert that is consumed all year round. Made with condensed milk, raisins, pistachios, saffron and other dry fruits it is a delight that many appreciate.
Where to eat: Krishna Chat Shop, Sai Sweets
Apart from there, some of the places you must visit for street food include Ram Chaat Bhandar, Shankar the Chaat Shop and Raju Chinese Fast Food, one of the best Chinese restaurant in Chandigarh.
The city of Chandigarh is a foodie’s paradise and serves some of the best dishes. A trip to this place cannot be completed without spending a day gorging on these sumptuous dishes!