List of Indian cities and their favourite food

India is a diverse and rich country, with every state and city having its own amazing cultural and food traditions. Here we are presenting a list of Indian cities and their favorite foods.

Delhi: Chole Bhature, Chaat – There is no doubt that Delhi is the capital of India as well as the food capital of India. This is heaven for food lovers. Apart from the famous Chole Bhature, it is also known for its street food. Chandni Chowk area is a heaven for food lovers, as here you get to enjoy many dishes including Golgappa, Tikki, Raj Kachori, Dal Chilla, Pakora, and Bhel Puri.

Kolkata: Rasgulla and other Kolkata traditional sweets – As soon as the name of Kolkata comes, we remember these famous sweets of the city. Kolkata is synonymous with Rasgulla, but did you know, that Kolkata cuisine also has many other delicious traditional sweets on its menu? The best sweet shops in Kolkata are Mauchak, Hindustan Sweets, Mithai, Nalin Chandra Das & Sons, Chittaranjan Mishthan Bhandar, and Gupta Brothers.

Patna: Litti Chokha- Litti Chokha is one of the most famous dishes of Bihar and is a type of street food consisting of baked sattu cake filled with potatoes and spicy brinjal. Its popularity is such that it is also widely available as street food in other states.

Agra: Petha– For starters, the “Taj Mahal” city is also famous for its signature petha. Indians call it the “Petha of Agra”. It is cooked milk, a soft translucent candy, made from gourd vegetables and sugar syrup. It is available in different varieties and flavors, like aam papad, saffron, angoori, paan petha, and other such flavors. Panchhi Petha is the most famous name that sells this dish in its most authentic taste.

Mumbai: Vada Pav– Mumbai is the hub of food lovers. The famous street foods of Mumbai are something that no one wants to miss. Everyone likes Mumbai’s world-famous Vada Pav. spicy potato cutlet stuffed into a pav. Furthermore, Sev Puri, Pani Puri, Dahi Puri, and Batata Vada are some of the most delicious dishes served in Mumbai.

Chennai: Idli Dosa– The most important dish in Chennai cuisine is Idli Sambar. In a way, this dish represents all the cultures of South India where Idli, Dosa, Vada, and Sambar are the main dishes.

Kochi: Kerala Paratha and Meen Fry– Meen (fish) fry is a dish you won’t find anywhere else in the world, while the soft Kerala Parotta is best enjoyed with the iconic chicken curry. Together, these two dishes make a wonderful combo, something any foodie would be proud of.

Hyderabad: Hyderabadi Dum Biryani– Hyderabad and Biryani are synonymous with each other. Hyderabadi Dum Biryani is the best example of Mughlai and Awadhi cuisine. This ancient city offers one-of-a-kind cuisine. No foodie is unaware of this delicious dish. You can also try the different types of kebabs served here.

Jaipur: There are many tales associated with Dal Baati Churma – the authentic thali served to royalty. Spicy and flavourful Dal Bati Churma with rich ghee is known as the specialty of Rajasthani thali. It includes many things in the thali, sweet, salty, and spicy, all these things together make a complete meal.

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