Street food is not only cheap and authentic but tasty too. It is diverse and colorful that varies from country to country and we take the greatest pleasure and pride in it. Food and travel, are one of life’s great experience junctions. Must try these roadside delights.
#1 Aloo Chaat (South Asia)
Aloo chaat is the famous street food of South Asia. Aloo chat is made with boiled and fried potatoes mixed with spices and chutney, it is eaten as a snack, a side dish, or a light meal, aloo chaat can vary by region in terms of specific spices and chutneys used.
#2 Currywurst (Germany)
Currywurst is a fast food dish of German origin it is simple street food, and consisting of steamed, then fried pork sausage typically cut into bite-sized chunks and seasoned with curry ketchup, a sauce based on spiced ketchup or tomato paste topped with curry powder, or ready-made ketchup seasoned with curry and other spices. This dish is often served with French fries. Average meal cost: INR 160
#3 Jerk Chicken (Jamaica)
Jerk chicken is famous for its pungent marinade, marked by allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers, which are similar to habanero chili peppers. Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica, in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice.
#4 Mollette (Mexico)
Mollette is the best traditional sandwich from Northern Mexico consisting of a halved bolillo bread roll that is topped with refried beans, cheese, and tomato salsa.
#5 Tacos (Mexico)
A Tacos is a traditional Mexican dish consisting of small hand-sized corn or wheat tortilla topped with a filling that can include beef, chicken, cheese, pork, seafood, and vegetables and topped with avocado, chili pepper, cilantro, guacamole, lettuce, onions, salsa and more. . Tacos are a common form of antojitos, or Mexican street food, which have spread around the world.
#6 Yakitori (Japan)
Yakitori is a Japanese dish, chicken meat is cut into small pieces of skewered chicken, Its preparation involves skewering the meat with Kushi, a type of skewer typically made of steel, bamboo, or similar materials. Afterward, they are grilled over a charcoal fire. During or after cooking, the meat is typically seasoned with tare sauce or salt.
#7 Anticucho (Peru)
Anticuchos are popular and inexpensive meat dishes that originated in the Andes during the pre-Columbian era, specifically in the Antisuyu region of the Tawantinsuyu. The modern dish was adopted during the colonial era between the 16th and 19th centuries and can now be found in Peru
#8 Banana Cue (Philippines)
In the Philippines, the banana cue is a very popular street food made with saba bananas, a variety of bananas popular for cooking in the island nation. The bananas are deep-fried and coated in caramelized brown sugar before being skewered on bamboo sticks.
#9 A Hot dog (United States)
American classic street food is the hot dog, Chicago, Detroit, and New York, all of which are particularly well-known for their hot dog culture. A grilled or cooked sausage is served on a steamed hot dog bun and garnished with whatever the eater pleases, ketchup, mustard, relish, onions, coleslaw, cheese, and chili being some of the most common condiments.
#10 Pommes Frites (Belgium)
Pommes Frites in Belgium or what we know as french fries. There’s quite a bit of dispute between France and Belgium as to which country invented this beloved and delicious snack, but we can say the Belgians know what they’re doing with their fries. Fried twice and served fresh in a paper cone, the piping hot, crispy-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside Belgian fries are served with an impressive variety of Belgian sauces in addition to the expected ketchup and mayonnaise.
#11 Pad Thai (Thailand)
Ubiquitous across the whole of Thailand as a quick and filling meal, this is one of the originals when it comes to street food from around the world. What’s most fascinating about Pad Thai, however, is that it probably isn’t even traditionally Thai. Noodles, stir-fry, and, especially, ‘noodle stir-fries’ are quintessentially Chinese…oo-err. Whatever the origins, this is one street food dish you must not miss when you visit Thailand.
#12 Churros (Spain)
Churros is one of the naughtiest but also one of the tastiest street foods from around the world, churros are a must for hungry backpackers traveling through Spain. As if these freshly fried donut sticks weren’t delicious enough, they come served with the most divine melted chocolate, either drizzled on top or in a pot for dunking.
#13 Kottu Roti (Sri Lanka)
Kottu Roti is famous in Srilanka. Kottu Roti (meaning chopped bread) has its origins in Batticaloa, in the east of Sri Lanka, and is created by mixing flatbread, egg, meat, and spices with two blunt metal blades to a rhythmic beat. Entirely mesmerizing to watch, just as satisfying to eat.
#14 Shawarma (Middle East)
Shawarma is an inexpensive meat dish popular throughout the Middle East. Shawarma is usually topped with ingredients such as hummus, tahini, or amba (a mango pickle condiment) and eaten with cucumbers, tomatoes, tabbouleh, or fattoush.
#15 Arepas (Colombia)
Arepa is a patty made out of cornmeal and water. They can be baked or fried and then eaten plain or with fillings. Arepas originally began as just a plain snack that is eaten on a daily basis in Colombia and Venezuela. Eventually, the fillings are evolved into more elaborate and creative combinations.