HERE IS THE LIST OF 5 DELICIOUS VARANASI FOODS WHICH ARE MUST TRY
Varanasi aka Kashi is one of the ancient city of the world which is around 3000 years. It is said that the place is blessed by Lord Shiva, therefore, thousands of devotees visit the place every year in search of spirituality and peace. Apart from the spirituality and devotion, there are many other factors which makes Varanasi famous. The city is well known for its street foods, with authentic flavor and aroma which is enough to attract you. Varanasi is well equipped with modern eateries but if you want to enjoy the real taste of street foods, then you have to explore the old part of the city. Most of the food sellers in the old part of the city are selling Varanasi foods from generation to generation; hence they are much better in taste and preference. So, check out the famous street foods in Varanasi.
Malaiyyo- Malaiyyo is found only in Varanasi and is one of the most popular street sweet desserts. It is also known as Nimish and is made up of milk froth which is flavored with cardamom, almonds etc. Malaiyyo is found in old part of Varanasi especially in the area near to Temple Kashi Vishwanath temple. It is seasonal dessert which is usually found in the winter season and usually costs around Rs 25-Rs 30 per Kullhad. If you are in Varanasi in winter season then don’t forget to taste Malaiyyo, you will surely like it.
Tamatar Chaat- Varanasi has its own unique flavor of chaat which cannot be found elsewhere. The peoples who are from Varanasi or have visited once in life are well aware of the real taste of Varanasi chaat. If you want to grab the real taste of tamatar chaat then don’t forget to visit Kashi Chaat Bhandar which is in Godowalia. Tamatar chaat is made up of tomatoes, potatoes and green chilies with a pinch of Indian spices red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala powder etc and is garnished with coriander leaves and Namakpara.
Kachori Sabzi- Kachori Sabzi is the most preferred breakfast of Varanasi people. It is the unique combination of two food items, from which one is Kachori which is made from stuffing of Black gram dal (urad dal) and other is sabzi which is usually of tomatoes, potatoes, and grams. In Varanasi every morning you will find the number of people eating Kachori Sabzi on small stalls and even in big eat-outs.
Baati Chokha- The popularity of Baati Chokha is not limited only up to Bihar; it is now becoming a popular street food across the country. Baati Chokha is also another famous food of Varanasi, where Baati is prepared from wheat and is cooked from cow dunk over fire and Chokha is made up of potatoes, tomatoes and Brinjal with are flavored with species. During your next trip to Varanasi, don’t forget to taste Baati Chokha, it will really satisfy your hunger.
Choora Matar- Choora Matar is another famous breakfast of Varanasi, which is made up from soaked rice and is flavored with species along with green peas. It tastes best when served with hot piping tea.
The popularity of Varanasi foods is not limited only up to Uttar Pradesh. Eating street food is not always bad, especially if you find it a specialty of a city. So, during your next visit to Varanasi don’t limit your trip only up to exploring the temples, Ghats but also extend it in enjoying the true taste of Varanasi food.
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