Top 5 street food recipes you must try at home!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Eating street food on a rainy day is quite a treat for your taste buds, but not so much for your health. So we bring to you a bunch of street food recipes that you can easily make at home. Take a look at our top 5 picks this week!

Pani Puri

 If you are talking about Indian street food you just can’t miss pani puri. Here is the recipe to make the delicious meetha, khatta and teekha paani for this universal favourite chaat. Fill readymade puris with simple boiled mashed potatoes or sprouts, add these delicious spiced paani and let the feast begin!

Vada Pav 

Nothing beats the joy of biting into a garma garam batata vada on a cold rainy day. Dubbed as the common man’s burger this Mumbai style street food is a spiced mashed potato ball coated with gram flour and deep fried – sandwiched between chutney slathered pav. You can also make a healthier, baked version of this classic. Here is the recipe for baked vada pav.

Kathi Rolls 

Born on the streets of Kolkata, these delicious on the go food are now available everywhere across the country. There are several avatars of a classic egg roll – this one is refined flour rolls stuffed with a spicy chicken mixture. Simple to make and very filling too!

Ragda Pattice 

This one is an actual indulgence when it comes to calories and is also completely worth it. Golden fried potato cutlets served with piping hot chick pea curry, tantalizing teeka and meetha chutneys and a sprinkle of onions and chaat masala. IF you plan well, making these at home is a breeze. Here’s how.

Sev Puri 

Crisp flat puris topped with an array of condiments ranging from boiled potatoes, peanuts, chatapata chutneys, masalas, sev and fresh coriander. Sev puri is the perfect thing to make for a fun family gathering – especially on days when it is raining outside.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.