Aren’t we all tired of Ghar ka Khana and are missing our street food? The Lockdown has made drastic changes in our lives, and we miss our Panipuri wale bhaiya.
Especially during this season, Mumbai’s Monsoon. We all are hoping to enjoy our times with our friends by the Marine drives with something to munch over along some hot chocolate. Only this time around, things are a lot different than usual. And we miss our street foods more than ever.
Since you cannot enjoy the season, you can compromise with the delicious street food in your homes itself. So, it is time that you get dressed up with your aprons and make some street food and enjoy with your family and friends, maybe over a video-call. Let’s dig in, shall we?
Wiping this Mumbai street spicey delicacy is so easy now.
How to make it? Just a few simple steps.
- Make the garlic coconut chutney along with green and tamarind chutney.
- Make the potato balls, aka your favorite Vada filling.
- Make the batter to dip those vadas
- Now fry them in hot oil
- And heat the pav (optional)
- And keep a friendly chili on the side (optional)
As you may wonder, how would one make all these chutneys in one day, so a suggestion makes them in advance. And store them in your refrigerator.
One of the most missed street foods. Making this one is a family affair but not that difficult.
All you need is
- Puris or Golgappas (Ready-made or Homemade)
- Prepare the Khata Pani using coriander and mint leaves and Meetha pani using
- Coming to the masala filling of the Puris:
Take Potatoes (boiled) and mash them along with Kala chana, red chili powder, cumin-coriander powder, chaat masala, coriander leaves and finally salt to taste.
- Also, don’t forget your suka puris!
Forgetting your diet-sheet and binge on some Dabeli. All you need to do is
- Combine Dabeli masala along with sweet chutney in a bowl with a little water.
- Take this mixture into an oil heated pan and stir it well on a medium flame.
- Mash some potatoes and add in some salt along with little water and mix this along with the previous step.
- Sprinkle some pomegranate, coriander, and coconut on top. (Optional)
- And voila you’re done. Have it with heated up pav.
The classic Mumbai Street food we all are missing during monsoons! You can finally go ahead with
- Green, Date Tamarind Chutneys
- Boil some potatoes
- Mix all the dry ingredients, Puffed rice, Papdi puri, Anardana powder, Roasted peanuts, Chaat masala powder and salt to taste.
- Now in a huge bowl, mix the dry ingredients with chopped vegetables of your choice (onions, tomato, Green Chillies, Cucumber, Potato, Raw Mango and Coriander Leaves) and finally top it off with the Chutneys.
- Mix it well
- Keep a bare Papdi puri ready and start digging in the bowl.
And here, the street food has already devoured you into the sweet dreams of authentic Pav Bhaji.
- Begin with adding vegetables along with one tablespoon of butter. Cook and mesh well.
- Then add in some chili powder, turmeric, Kasuri methi, pav bhaji masala, and coriander leaves.
- Don’t forget ginger garlic paste.
- And continue cooking until you have the desired consistency.
- Serve Bhaji with heat up pavs or not.
- And enjoy
We have a long way to go without all these auspicious delicacies. So, you might as well learn them. You can try other variants like Momos, Street noodles, Chhole Bhature, Aloo Tikki Chaat, Papri Chaat, and our all-time monsoon favorites, the Pakodes.
Try them soon before the monsoon season vaporizers.