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When it comes to street food, one cuisine that dominates the genre is Indian. With an eclectic range of dishes that stems from the diverse geographical and topographical conditions of the country, you will never run out of options to try. As varied as the main courses in this cuisine are, the street foods are even more diverse, with each region producing and catapulting its iconic street food.

What is even more amazing is the fact that how vegetarian food is at the forefront of the street food genre in India. With everyday ingredients being part of experimental fusions that have resulted in mouth-watering dishes, they are even being celebrated all around the world in fine dining experiences.

Indian street foods in our veg restaurants in Dubai are known for their crunchy textures, perfect blend of flavors, and irresistible taste that makes you keep coming back to them.

10 Irresistible Indian Street Foods You Can’t Have Enough of

Although the list of Indian street food is endless, we are including the 10 most sought-after among them that have universal appeal. These are not only immensely popular in India but are often the most requested dishes in Indian restaurants in Dubai, owing to the multicultural aspect of the city.


A perfect amalgamation of crunchy texture and tangy flavors, Bhelpuri is one of the most beloved savory snacks in India which is made of puffed rice, tomatoes, coconuts, coriander leaves, and tamarind sauce, with Bhujiyas sprinkled on top. Although its popularity is most at the beaches of Mumbai, the North and Eastern regions of the nation also have their versions of it.


Known by various names such as Panipuri, Golgappa, Paani Patashi, Fulki, Pakodi, Gup-chup, and Puchka, among others, this is what you can call little balls of happiness with a zest of flavors that burst in your mouth like delicious food bombs. Essentially, a deep-fried bread filled with spiced mashed potatoes and chickpeas and dipped in tamarind water along with spices and chaat masala, this is one food you can’t stop having once you start.

Dahi Puri

A close sister of Panipuri, this exotic Indian street food is served with Puri shells with a filling of spiced mashed potatoes, tamarind chutney, and Bhujiyas, with an added layer of spiced or plain Dahi on top. A burst of sweet, tangy, and hotness together, it is an absolute delight that can make anyone go weak in their knees just with its appearance and garnishing.


Perhaps the most famous Indian snack that is known to the world, Samosa is the ultimate divine dish that is more than just a food. It is a mood-lifter that seamlessly blends into any occasion. Whether it is a regular evening after a day of hard work or the snack counter at a wedding celebration, you will find this savory pastry filled with spiced potatoes always by your side.

Bombay Sandwich

If you are hungry and want to snack on something healthy, you can never go wrong with the delectable Bombay Sandwich. Depending on your preference, you can opt for the toasted or untoasted version of this veggie-filled sandwich that is embellished with the iconic green chutney and a cheese topping along with the trademark spicy potato.


Few dishes can merge the sweetness and spiciness as perfectly as Kachori does. This deep-fried pastry that is made from flour, jaggery, and Ghee along with a spiced filling of Moong Dal is one of the oldest Indian street foods that has been at the top of its game for centuries now. The baked mixture of Kachori is something that will linger in your mouth for days and will make you come back to it time after time.

Pav Bhaji

A plate of Pav Bhaji brings two irresistible aspects of delicacies together – the soft bread roll smeared with butter and the hot spicy vegetable curry. An extremely popular lunchtime dish, it has emerged as an equally famous Indian street food, being served in countless outlets that range from hand carts in the city to fine dining restaurants around the globe. Just the aroma of the curry prepared with potatoes, chickpeas, bell peppers, tomatoes, peas, and chili on a flat griddle is enough to satiate your hunger.

Vada Pav

Often known to the rest of the world as the Bombay Burger, Vada Pav is the ultimate comfort food that is easy on the pocket and filling on your stomach. Prepared by placing a deep-fried potato dumpling inside sliced bread, it is served with boiled green chili and a platter of various chutneys. This is the most recognizable street food of Mumbai and is often a symbol to represent the daily economic budgetary food that resonates with the heart of the city.


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Aloo Tikki Chaat

Aloo Tikkis are anyways an extremely palatable culinary presentation that brings immense gastronomical delight. But when it is combined with a Chaat, its taste is enhanced to a multi-fold degree. A classic potato cutlet that is served with tamarind and coriander sauce along with Bhujhiya on top, with a dash of Dahi, this is extremely filling and bursts a million flavors in your mouth.

Papdi Chaat

A list of the best Indian street food will not be complete without the inclusion of the quintessential Papdi Chaat. With crisp fried dough wafers, known as the Papdis, being the hero ingredient, it is garnished with boiled potatoes, tomatoes, chickpeas, Dahi, Pudina Chutney, Tamarind Chutney, and a bunch of spices that give it the perfect combo of tanginess and sweetness along with a crunchy texture thanks to the crispiness of the Papdis.

Why MyGovindas is the Perfect Place to Experience Indian Street Food?

Our vegetarian restaurant, MyGovindas has become synonymous with authentic Indian delicacies in Dubai. With our uninterrupted dedication to presenting the people of the Emirate with traditional recipes, you know you are getting your favorite dishes in their most unadulterated and original avatars. Our food menu shows you an exemplary range of Indian street food that you can enjoy in a perfect ambiance with your loved ones.

Variety of Options

When it comes to Indian street food, the variations that you get to experience at our restaurants are unparalleled. From Papdi Chaat to Dahi Puri, from Samosa to Kachori, from Pav Bhaji to Bombay Sandwich, whatever you are in the mood for, it is ready to serve you at a moment’s notice. So, even when you are living in Dubai, you get the taste of the Indian lanes with its presentation of street foods.

Authentic Flavor

What makes the delicacies of our Indian street foods so special is its utmost dedication to paying homage to the age-old traditional methods of recipes that the expert chefs of the restaurant replicate to give you an authentic experience rich in aroma and flavor, ensuring you have a gastronomical experience that is the zenith of culinary delights.

Five branches in Dubai

Our veg restaurants are perfectly spread all across Dubai so that no matter where in the city you are from, you have easy access to delicious dishes. Apart from serving the best Indian street food, you can enjoy its Sattvic, North Indian, South Indian, and Chinese cuisines, among others. You will find its branches in Karama, JLT, Deira, Al Arjan, and Silicon Oasis.

Order Online

Don’t want to step out but still are in the mood to savor the taste of your favorite street food? We have got you covered with our online order option - you can get mouth-watering dishes in the comfort of your home within minutes. So, sit back and relax and treat yourself and your loved ones to the offerings of the street foods of India.

To Conclude

The legacy of Indian street food is built on the foundation of years and years of experimentation with aromas, flavors, and cooking methods. Despite most of them appearing simple, a lot of detailing goes behind their preparations which ultimately results in culinary art. Experience the best of the Indian street food in Dubai and live an enriching and delightful gastronomical journey.