The Street Food Cuisine Of Kolkata

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Abhishek Neogi
Jul 09, 2019   •  17 views

The street food's of kolkata

ZAIKA, PARK STREET:

Maybe some of you don’t know thatthe now famous and palatable 'Kathi Rolls'were first invented in Kolkata. One particular shop calledZaika, located in Park Street owns the credit to the very delicious stuffing wrapped in lachha parantha that has now spread across every city in India . Though there have been quite some variations and twists as it found its way across different cities, yet the original and most authentic Kathi Rolls are still being served at Zaika. For some more lip smacking rolls, try theNizam's andBadshahin New Market, Esplanade andKusum'sHot Kathi Rollyet again in Park Street.

FAIRLIE PLACE AND STOCK EXCHANGE, BBD BAG:

Fairlie Placehas beenthe central business district of Kolkata for a long time and one can find people in formal attire moving or passing the street with a newspaper in their hands or sometimes even their mobile phones. This particularstreet is filled with a series of stalls selling almost everything from chats to even full meals. Despite of this, the most popular dish here is theLuchi - Alu Dom. Luchi also known as puris where on the other handAlu Domis the Bengali rendition of the dish called Dum Aloo, and Fairlie Place makes it the best in the entire city . But if you like you can also tryKachorisorRice and Fish curry. Name any sweet you prefer, most chances are that you'll find it there.

Apart from this The Stock Exchange roadis also a great place to findChilla orDal PakoriorDahi Chaat.

DACRE LANE OR DACRE STREET

Another amazing place of Kolkata,Dacre Street,also known asDecker's Lanehas everything one would want to try in their lifetime. Starting from Punjabi to Chinese , from Moghlai to Bengali dishes, you'll find it all there. Dishes like Chowmein, Schezwan chicken, luchi-alu dom, fish roll, Ghugni, and the list goes on and on .Eventhe WHO has rated the food here to be one of the Best Street Foods in the World. So what’s stopping you now.

ANADI CABIN, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ROAD:

Paranthas all stuffed with ample amounts of Chicken Kheema, onions and eggs, is the specialty ofAnadi Cabin, in Jawaharlal Nehru road .It’s true that you will find versions of the same in other places in Kolkata also but Anadi Cabin serves the best and also its very economical.These Moghlai paranthas adds a completely different flavor toKolkata’s street food cuisine.

CHINA TOWN, TIRETTI BAZAAR:

If you want to have the taste ofAuthentic and traditional Chinese, this is place you should visit. Fabulous foods made here lures people from all over the city maybe even different cities - especially during the New Year’s , when the entire place is decorated with all sorts of Chinesehangings , lamps and little dragons on the shops and houses around. Among all the restaurants there THE BIG BOSS is the best and the prices are quite affordable.

LORD'S MORE:

On the exact opposite of the South City Mall, are a group of eateries that will simply take your breath away. Doesn’t matter ifyou talk about the local phuchkas, chaat, momos, bakeries, or shacks selling Chinese food, there's nothing there that is not to be loved. One of their specialties are the dragon chicken.

RABINDRA SADAN METRO EXIT:

TheTibetan cuisinehas always been one of the favorite cuisine in Kolkata,and Rabindra Sadan Metro Exitis one of the idealplaces to enjoy these amazing dumplings. Momos made here are served with a hot and tasty vegetable soup along with the perfect sauce for accompaniments . The momos here are simply breathtaking, and the very cheap prices will make you crave for more and more.

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