Source with thanks from food.ndtv.com
Enjoying street food in India is one of our passions as it must be in many other countries. This extended lockdown has meant that your favourite street foods are just in yoir imagination and you are not sure when you are likely to be out there tasting the tasty delicacies being churned out by our street vendors. Never mind. There is a way to bring them home. Check out the recipes put together by the author of your favourite street foods. Team RetyrSmart
Bring Indian street foods home during the lockdown
- Pani Puri
This one has been all over our Instagram stories. Looks like people are not able to resist their craving for this age-old traditional street food, which we also fondly call ‘golgappe’. It is so easy to make at home; you might not go out on the streets again to eat it post lockdown.
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Not just aloo samosa, you can make matar samosa, paneer samosa, chocolate samosa or any other version of samosa you like, at home. With just a little practice, you’ll be able to make the perfectly-shaped triangular samosa in your own kitchen.
- Dahi Bhalla
You just need this one tip to make soft and squishy bhallas at home. Whip the batter as thoroughly as possible and you’ll get bhalla just like you get from your neighbourhood chaat stall. Finish with a flavourful dahi mixture with chutneys.
- Pav Bhaji
Making bhaji is easier than your regular sabzi, believe us! Just make sure you have pav bhaji masala and fresh pav buns at home. The best part about making pav bhaji is you can use any veggies of your choice, or whichever veggies you have in your pantry.
Ah! The Indo-Chinese delight we all love so much. Not many of you might know, but making momos is quite easy. You just have to knead dough with maida (or atta) with some salt, oil and water, and roll out thin small wraps. Just stuff it with your kind of filling and steam in idli maker or any pan on stove.
- Bhel Puri
You can easily get the ingredients for making bhel puri at your local grocery store. Assemble these, add chopped onions and tomatoes, some peanuts and flavour it with spices and chutney. It’s that simple.
- Aloo Tikki
Tikki is so easy to make that you’ll start wondering why you were not making it at home all this time. Potatoes, peas and some common Indian spices are all you need to make spicy aloo tikki at home.
- Vada Pav
It was so hard for people of Mumbai to ignore the craving for vada pav, which they used to get at every nook and corner of the city. So, they started making it at home, and you can too.
- Choley Bhature
This street food does the job of a heart-filling, satiating meal. You just have to soak chickpeas, and knead dough for bhature in advance, rest is a cakewalk.