Mumbai Street Food: Lip-smacking foods of Mumbai, straight from the street!

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By : Chef Tipti Kheria Aggarwal

Street food, we all love it and if I have to describe it in just two words, it would be “Super-Addictive”. I’m sure you would agree with that. I’m talking about Mumbai street food, which is known for its exclusivity, aroma, and after taste. Mumbai street food is very inviting and tantalizing with distinct culinary treasures brought by immigrants from all over the country. There are great options for snacks and meals that will blow your mind.

I will be taking you on a tour of Mumbai city, which includes delicious food joints which you may not have heard of. In this blog, I’m talking about a small food stall that serves some flavour some Dabelis. And believe me, it’s one of the best Dabelis. Mr Kaushik Joshi, a man serving dabeli since 14 years has immense fondness for his culture and food. Every day he makes a whopping 180-200 dabelis. Wow! He is truly passionate about his job of serving some Dabelis which according to me is absolutely praise worthy. So let’s move on and quickly get into other details.

About Dabeli: It originated in the Kutch region of Gujarat. It’s a hand snack with a burst of many flavours packed in one small pav. It’s grilled on a tawa, split open and stuffing made with spiced potato mixture or it’s also known as “Aloo kaPuran”, with an addition of special dabeli masala, putting the mixture in a pav, and served with sweet- tangy- spicy chutneys made from tamarind, date, garlic, red chillies, etc. It is garnished with pomegranate, onions, roasted peanuts and fresh chopped coriander.

Location: This Dabeli stall is located near Goregaon Station right outside a store called Jitendra Stores.

Address: Shop No 17, Hirnen Shopping Centre, S V Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai – 400062, Opposite Ratna Restaurant

Contact Details: 9820997113 | 9819961966

Variety: There are two types of dabeli – Jain and Regular; with butter & without butter

Taste: It has a genius blend of softness and crunch, sweet, spicy, tangy and salty

Time: 6 PM – 8.30 PM every day

Cleanliness: 3 Star

Parcel: Yes, no home-delivery service

One best pick: I loved the regular dabeli, this buttery bomb was packed with mixed flavours making it really enjoyable! I am sure now you know where to grab your dabeli from if you are somewhere around in Goregaon.


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