Not just the financial capital of India, Mumbai as a city has marked its relevance in terms of offering commendable street food spice bombs as well. Most of us only know about Bhelpuri and Vada Pav as the famous Mumbai-recipes but this ‘City of Dreams’ has lots more to offer. Below are the 40 best foods in Mumbai that every foodie must relish to explore the traditional flavours of Mumbai:
This Jumbo Sandwich has healthy fillings as thin sliced Beetroot, Onion Rings, Boiled Potatoes, Cucumbers and Tangy Green Chutney. Grilled using white Butter, it tastes yummylicious with its each bite.
Kolhapur, a City in Maharastra is well known for its ‘Chappals’. But fewer of know that the place specializes in Mutton recipe as well. With its two versions, this delicacy is Coconut based Gravy as Tambda Rassa which is Red Chillies Extravaganza. And if you cannot handle that hotness, Pandhara Rassa is perfect for you which is crafted using Yoghurt, Cashew Nuts and Raisins.
Also known as Bombay Duck, the recipe has a key ingredient as Fish not a Duck. Fried using a Coat of Gram Flour Batter. It can be relished as a starter or even as a main course. This Fish-Dish is super-soft inside and crisp n Crunchy outside.
This common Street-Chat in Mumbai has an uncommon blend of puffed Rice, Papadi, Onions, Potatoes, Sev, Sweet & Sour Chutney and Raw Mango. It Tangy taste is best relished at your ‘Gupshup’ sessions with your loved ones.
Akuri On Toast
Prepared from Scrambled Eggs which are gently cooked Tomatoes, Onions, Red Chilli Powder and even seasonal Raw Mangoes could also be used. Topped with Coriander, this ‘,Mumbaikar’ version of Parsi Delicacy – Parsi Akuri is simple irresistible!
While this calorie counting delicacy has its traces of origin from Mughals, but foodies can’t give this delicacy a miss due to its splendid taste. Spice-mix marinated tender pieces of Chicken are Grilled or Fried and added to Rich Tomato and Butter Gravy. It tastes best when accompanied with Butter Naan or Lachcha Parantha.
Dhoklas & Farsaan
These dishes reminds one of Gujarat but Mumbaikars also love to indulge themselves in these mind-blowing recipes. Also known as ‘Khummum’ Dhokla is basically a fermented Chickpeas batter which is steamed and spiced up with Ginger and Green Chillies. Farsan is a deep-fried creation which is made out of gram flour.
This Indianized version of Pita Bread will set you drool for it. This Juicy Naan with a coat of Egg and Stuffed with Mutton or Chicken is consist of unique flavours of Masala. Not just tummy filling, soul-satisfying too!
Chicken Mayo Roll
With most of the bakeries at Mumbai showcasing their own versions, it is the most cherished munching option for Mumbaikars. A Bread Roll with tempting fillings of tender Boiled Chicken, irresistible Mayonnaise and a Celery Leaf works wonder for the city people.
Sauteed with Tomatoes, Green Chillies, Spices and Fresh Coriander, it is the most treasured ‘Goat-Brain’ for the Ardent Non-Vegetarians. Melt this recipe in your mouth by teaming it up with a Pav or Roti.