Things to Eat in Varanasi

Things to Eat in Varanasi

Street food is an essential part of Indian culture and cuisine. There are a number of street foods in the country that are famous, but nothing can beat the hot and crispy kachoris and samosas from the Gallis of Varanasi. The holy city is located on the banks of the river Ganges in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Its food is defined by its culture and tradition. The food of  Varanasi is influenced by people. Here you will find Marwari traders and people from nearby states including Bihar and West Bengal in the city who have added their own regional touch to the local cuisine. The vegetarian food is majorly prepared in desi ghee and mustard oil, no matter if it is spicy, sweet or sour. Most Varanasi sweets have milk and ghee base such as Magdal, Sankat Mochan ka Laddoo, Parval Mithai, Kheer Mohan.

Below is the list of Food items that you should definitely try on your trip to Varanasi.

  1. Kachori sabji ( You will find it at Ram Bhandar, Thatheri Bazaar, and Kachori Gali)
  2. Choora Matar ( You will find it at Gopal Mandir Gali)
  3. Dahi Chutney Golgappe ( You will find it at Deena Chaat Bhandar, Gol Ganj)
  4. Baati Chokha ( You will get it at Puran Das Road)
  5. Tamatar Chaat ( You will get it at Deena Chaat Bhandar, Dashaswamedh Road )
  6. Malaiyyo ( You will get it at Neelkanth and Kachori Gali )
  7. Thandai ( You will get it at Blue Lassi Shop, Kachori Gali Chowk. And it is a must to try during your visit)
  8. Paan ( You can get it at Rajendra Chaurasia Paan, Chowk Thana, and Deepak Tambul Bhandar, Dashashwamedh Ghat)
  9. Rabri Jalebi ( You’ll want to come back to Banaras for this one)
  10. Deena Chaat Bhandar
  11. Blue lassi
  12. Brown Bread Factory
  13. Laaiya Chana

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