Top 20 Dishes to try out for a Complete Connoisseur

Top 20 Dishes to try out for a Complete Connoisseur

1. The Bombay Sandwich

The Bombay Sandwich is one of the most popular dishes in Mumbai. It comes under the famous ‘Mumbai Street Food.’ If you are a person who lives to eat, and whose first love is food, then this is a must try sandwich. The combination of green chutney, tomato ketchup, cucumber, onion, and the bread roasted in butter is just delicious.


2. Bhel Puri

It is a snack you all must have tried for sure. If not, then go and try this dish. It is made from puffed rice, tomato, onion, and potatoes. The tamarind sauce which goes on it makes this bhel puri mouth-watering. And not to forget the crispy puri.


3. Ragda Patties

It is a well-known street food. The patties are fried potato patties (aloo patties), and it is topped off with the ragda, that is, gravy of dried white peas. A dash of tamarind sauce on the ragda patties makes this dish delicious.


4. Manchurian

It is an Indo Chinese dish. It can be made in many different ways, but typically, its stuffing consists of vegetables like cabbage and carrots. You can eat it with or without the gravy. If you feel like eating something that is not much spicy, then you can try this dish.


5. Sabudana Vada

It is also called sago vada. You might think of avoiding it since it is a deep-fried snack. Yes, it is oily, but still, worth a try. It tastes best with curd and mint chutney or tomato ketchup. This is the most common food item people eat when fasting.


6. Falooda

It is a cold dessert, traditionally made from mixing rose syrup, sweet basil seeds, vermicelli, that is made from wheat or sago, and pieces of jelly with milk, and topped off with a scoop of ice cream. It is a very refreshing drink, and a must try in the summers.


7. Puran Poli

It is a sweet Maharashtrian dish. It is a flatbread, and is served with what they call ‘katachi amti,’ that means the gravy. Instead of the curry, it can be served with plain milk also. A layer or a little bit of ghee on this flatbread makes it mouth-watering.


8. Dhokla

This dish originates from Gujarat. The main ingredients are – split chickpeas and a fermented batter of rice. This dish has many variations in it. One of the best is the sandwich dhokla. It has a layer of mint sauce and tomato sauce.


9. Modak

It is a very famous sweet dish, consumed mostly in the time of the Ganpati. You will find a lot of variety in the types of modak available in the market. So much to taste! This sweet dish is a must try.


10. Vada Pav

It is a well-known fast food or snack in Mumbai. It consists of a deep-fried potato dumpling placed in a bread bun. It tastes yummy with the green or mint chutney. Its taste depends on the chutney it is served with. The chutney is an essential part of the dish.


11. Pav Bhaji

In this dish, the bhaji is mashed potatoes and other (mixed) vegetables. You can have it with a bread bun roasted in butter. The bhaji is also topped off with some butter. This makes the dish yummier. It tastes best when served hot.


12. Samosa

Again, the main ingredient here is potato. It is a crispy snack but can be a bit spicy; depends on the way it is prepared. It is mostly triangular, though its size may vary. It is had with a chutney, which can be the tamarind chutney or the mint chutney.


13. Sizzling Brownie

This dish is for your sweet cravings. It is a delicious dish, and it looks pretty amazing. It is a chocolate brownie presented with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on top of it. It is served hot. Once you have this dish, you are bound to fall in love with it.


14. Sarson ka Saag aur Makki ki Roti

It is a very well-known Punjabi dish. Once you taste it, you will become its fan. It is made from maize flour and green mustard seeds or leaves. People mostly have it as a main course. It is topped off with ghee or butter.


15. Basket Chaat

This dish has many variations. It looks great and taste even better. The basket is made up of fried shredded potatoes. The stuffing used may vary. You could top it off with pomegranate arils (seeds) which makes it more delicious. The curd is also a main ingredient used in a basket chaat.


16. Kachori

The best place to have this dish is Gwalior. The kachori you get there is just awesome, and the tamarind and date chutney they serve with it makes it more mouth-watering. It tastes best when served hot. The main ingredients used are gram flour and moong dal. It is a perfect snack to have in the evening.


17. Jalebi Rabdi

The combination of jalebi and rabdi is luscious. The crispy jalebi and the sweet, perfectly made rabdi, when eaten together, is just so yummy. The perfect sweet to try. Again, MP, or more specifically Gwalior is the best place to try this dish. You should eat it when it is hot. It tastes awesome, specially when eaten in winters.


18. Mawa Bati

A famous sweet dish in Indore, which is similar to Gulab Jamun. It looks same, but mawa bati has nuts (dry fruits) in it which makes it so tasty and unusual. The main ingredient used here is khoa. It complements the chaat.


19. Dal Bati

It is a well-known dish in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh. It is topped off with ghee or butter. It tastes best when served hot. The dal is made from the pulses and the bati by wheat flour. You should surely try this dish if you have never had before.


20. Chole Bhature

We are all familiar with this dish. It is a Punjabi dish, made from Chickpeas and maida flour. It tastes amazing with the tamarind chutney. It is the main course or breakfast dish, and a pretty awesome one. It will keep you full.