Top Street Food Spots in Bangalore

Top Street Food Spots in Bangalore for your Hungry Tummy

Bangalore is a vibrant city, which has built its name over the years as the Silicon Valley of India promoting plenty of startups, but it isn’t just famous for its tech industry and bustling urban life. It’s also a gastronomical paradise for food lovers and enthusiasts, especially for those who crave mouth-watering dishes that provide authentic flavors and a flavorful experience.

Today we will discuss about ” Top street food spots in Bangalore”, from crispy dosas to delectable masala chaats, Bangalore’s streets are packed with exquisite flavors that is sure to satisfy your hungry stomach. The best part is that these street food options won’t be breaking your bank and are very budget friendly. So whether you are a local or a visitor from another place , these food havens are sure to leave you wanting more with every bite.

1. Uncle Egg Rice Corner

the place of uncle egg rice corner while the chef is cooking

Why are we suggesting it to you? Well, because this street food stall is not just a famous cart for selling egg fried rice with hard boiled egg curry, but has become so well-known through out the city that whenever your approach this street food cart, you will notice some or the other food vlogger approaching uncle to cover the amazing story of how he created this delicious dish.

Coming back to the food uncles begins by adding oil to his hand-held wok and adds the basic ingredients such as garlic and ginger paste, onion, tomatoes and other spices, we loved his bell pepper cutting skills as always probably the best highlight of his cutting skills. Uncle can be seen smiling while he enjoys cooking for his customers. The favor of the dish is like an explosion of taste buds in your mouth, every grain of the rice is coated with egg and spice thoroughly. Although, there isn’t a place to sit, enjoy the quickly served dish while standing and you are sure to left awe-struck with its intense taste.

Location: 80 Feet Road, SBM Colony, Banashankari 1st Stage, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560050

2. The Rameswaram Cafe, Ghee Podi Idli

a chef cooking ghee podi idli at the rameswaram cafe

This cafe under the famous banner” The Rameswaram Cafe ” which is quite popular among the locals and residents of Bangalore. The cafe can usually be seen with quite a bit of crowd surrounding it who are deciding on what to eat, while others in line purchasing the famous Ghee Podi Idli of the Rameswarm Cafe, why is it so famous? Probably because it one of the first establishments which catered to the Bengaluru people in terms of quality of food and affordability. Which is also the reason for its immense success through out the years as it kept on growing out more branches.

The cafe is different from the other regular cafes as it focuses on providing dishes which are related to the food served in a town known as Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. The Ghee Podi Idli consists of Ghee and Podi Powder (which is a mixture coconut, cinnamon, urad dal, red chilies and curry leaves) which give it the unique umami taste when added on top of the Idli along with ghee. Oh! and don’t forget to try their filter coffee, which will surely wake up your senses.

Location: Ground Floor, No 2984, 12th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka

3. Raja Gobi, Gobi Manchurian

a person making gobi Manchurian

When it comes to something that is a mix of tangy, sweet, spicy, Indo-Chinese vegetarian street food, The Gobi Manchurian rules on the hungry tummy of Bengaluru residents. The owner is Raja of Raja Gobi, who began his gastronomical journey of making the delectable Gobi Manchurian using the his own twist to cater to the taste buds of non veg lovers and his close friend (Yellapa)’s recipe that creates an epic plate of Gobi Manchurian.

The astonishing thing is that, Mr. Raja never learnt this dish elsewhere, as he was a cook for a non vegetarian hotel before he began his own culinary journey by setting up his Manchurian food stall. He cooks roughly about 120 to 140 plates a day, that leaves him busy through out the day. If you are in Bangalore and want something as a non-veg substitute, we recommend going for this humble dish.

Location: 17th cross Rd, 5th Phase, J P Nagar Phase 5, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078

4. VP Bakery, Khara Butter Congress

plenty of sauteed peanuts over a bun with some butter

VP Bakery is not your another ordinary bakery of Bangalore and supposedly date backs to almost 65 years which also became one of the initial ones to start off the trend of the developing bakery shops in Bangalore. The bakery has about more than 44 items on their menu to serve its guests, but this is not what your here for! You are here for its amazing, and tasty Khara Butter Congress Bun that is sure to give the best flavorful experience.

The Khara Butter Congress Bun is who’s insides are smeared with loads of butter, and peanuts which have been tossed in a black-pepper curry that give its unique spicy taste. Unfortunately, nobody knows the exact reason to why this is called the Congress bun. Although there, is one theory that the split peanuts within the bun reflect on the separation of the Congress party in India decades ago.

Location: 20, V.V. Puram, Sajjan Rao Circle, Shankarapura, Bangalore

5. Madhavan Park Bajji Shop, Capsicum Bajji

Courtesy: Food Lovers TV/ Madhavan Park Bajji Shop

You might have had onion Pakodas, Aloo Pakodas, Samosa, Chili Pakodas and maybe even deep fried banana chips but welcome to a new dish in town which is the Capsicum Bajji served at the Madhavan Park Bajji Shop. This Bajji Shop is about almost 33 years old, which has been even visited by one of the most famous food bloggers of Bangalore, Kripal from Food Lovers TV. The owner of this Bajji cart is Rajamma and along with her family members who help her out in this food business of hers.

It is truly a splendid sight when you get to see Rajamma covering the Capsicum with a mixture of gram flour and other seasoning, which then later goes into piling hot oil to be deep fried. After deep frying, the capsicum is cut open sprinkled with carrot, onion and tomatoes, masala and a hint of lime juice to give a bit of citrus note. If you love deep fried, you have to try this street food spot in Bangalore.

Location: 10th main Road, Jayanagar East, Jayanagar 1st Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011

6. Shree Vasavi Condiments, Avarebele Dose

A type of Dosa known as Avarebele dosa being cooked by the cook

If you are in Bagalore and are headined to VV Puram Food Street, then You cannot miss the famous Avarekai Dose at any cost. They are also popular and well known for hosting the Avarebele Mela every year which is dedicated to the farmers and celebrates the Hyacinth beans by serving it in variety of snack preparations. The Person who started this store and festival was Mrs Geetha Shivakumar which allowed her give the people something new while combing a festival where farmers and food entrepreneurs meet up together to create something unique and distinctive.

The most famous meal to try here is the Avarebele Dose which is known for its uniqueness as it is sprinkled with mix of covered Avarebele (Hyacinth beans) in pre-cooked spices, coriander and onions to give it the lip smacking taste. If in VV Puram, do not forget to taste this is incredible traditional snack.

Location:  2, Old Market Rd, Vishweshwarapura, Shankarapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

7. Karnataka Bhel House, Masala Puri

A signage of Karnataka Bhel house

The final one making to our list of ” Top Street Food Spots in Bangalore” is Karnataka Bhel House, which is famous for in Bangalore since its humble beginnings in early 1975. With many chaats on the menu, you will notice that the Masala Puri has captured the hearts of millions in Bangalore, and can be seen being enjoyed by the folks on a daily basis. The Karnataka Bhel House was founded by Mr Prabhulinga Linga Dev who switched to chaat house from a provisional store.

The Masala Puri is a mix of peas, puri, chana churr, onion, chill, sweeet sauce, and sev which give it an overall delicious taste. If you are planning to visit Bangalore, don’t forget to try this savory dish to make your hungry tummy happy.

Location: Karnataka Bhel House, 2, 3rd Cross Rd, beside jain college hostel, Kamalanagar, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka


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