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To Try: The yummy, spicy and palatable Street foods from Kolkata

Street food is easily accessible, quick to make, and affordable. Not only this, but it offers a vast variety of food culture and traditional dishes. It unites people and gives a sense of belonging to everyone. While consuming street food, keep in mind that you are helping many local families earn and make ends meet.

Let’s all face it: street food is better than modern junk food. You can eat your favourite food on the go, and that’s the beauty of street food in India.

Different states have unique and attractive cuisines and cultures. Street food depicts it all. The taste of the food is authentic and delightful.

Kolkata is known as a cultural state, and so is its street food. It is a heaven for delicious food and a vast spread of toothsome desserts. The tangy, spicy, and flavorful delicacies of Kolkata will definitely leave you awestruck.

Here are some of the most famous and appetising street foods from the lanes of Kolkata.


If you ever visit Kolkata, do try the best puchkas ever. The explosion of flavours in your mouth will make you eat them again and again. The tangy water and spicy potatoes make the perfect combination. The puchkas of Kolkata aren’t good; they are GREAT.

Kathi Rolls

Kathi rolls were invented only in Kolkata, so you get the most authentic and delicious taste ever. The spicy chicken stuffing is rolled into a thin roti. There are different sauces and chutneys used, which enhance the taste and make it even more luscious.


It is a snack that is loved and enjoyed by everyone. It is very quick to make, and the best part about this snack is that no oil is required in making this yummy food. It is a prefix of puffed rice, tomatoes, onions, coriander, peanuts, chillies, and a generous amount of lime. It is usually served in a conical newspaper wrapper.

Chanar Jilipi

It is not your basic jalebi. It is a luxurious dessert with the ultimate flavour. Known as kalakatan jalebi, it is prepared with cottage cheese, and the texture is similar to gulab jamun. It is thicker than normal jalebis. It is like enjoying the taste of two desserts in one.

Ghoti Gorom

The amazing and delish combination of chanachur with onions and tomatoes garnished with lemon juice and coriander It is one of the most popular and flavorful snacks you can get on the streets of Kolkata.

Enjoy all this street food and thank us later! Do tell us what your go-to meal is and your favourite snack. Needless to say, don’t forget to try the amazing mishti doi.

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