Top 20 Spiciest Food Items To Try In Bangalore


India is known for its spicy and flavourful food. Do you like spicy food? Do you think you have what it takes to tackle the top 20 spiciest foods in Bangalore? If you’re a spice lover, here are the top 20 spiciest food items you can try in Bangalore!

1.Donne Biryani

Donne Biryani is a popular dish all over Karnataka and Bangalore. The biryani is made using short-grain rice rather than long-grain Basmati rice. The rice is cooked in a blend of coriander, plenty of green chillies, mint, onion, and various spices as masala bases. It is named Donne Biryani because it is slow-cooked in large copper vessels over firewood, giving a smoky flavour to the rice. The biryani is spicy, smoky, and delectable.


2.Nati Chicken Curry

Nati Chicken Curry is a Karnataka-style chicken curry. The curry cooked made using a farm or free-range chicken. Since the chicken is small, the meat remains tender. The Nati Chicken Curry has lots of onion, coriander, and green chilis as the masala base. The use of green chillis gives this curry a strong spice. The Nati Chicken Curry goes well with roti. It is also commonly eaten with Ragi Mudde (Finger Mullet Balls)


3.Chicken Ghee Roast

Ghee Roast Chicken is a very famous and delicious Mangalorean delicacy. Converting a authentic recipe and creating a biryani was really challenging for me, the out come was amazing we want to prepare this recipe again.


4.Andhra Gongura Mamsam

Andhra cuisine is known for the spice used in their dishes, making the Andhra style of food very spicy and hot. Gongura Mamsam is an Andhra style of mutton curry. The main ingredient in this dish is the Gongura leaves, which come from the Hibiscus family. The Gongura leaves give this curry a unique flavour. The meat is cooked in spicy gravy with the Gongura leaves, making it a delectable dish you cannot miss.


5.Chicken 65

Chicken 65 is a popular snack item or entrée or appetizer dish. The chicken pieces get marinated in a spicy masala of chilli powder, ginger and garlic and are then deep fried. This dish is called Chicken 65 because it originated from Hotel Buhari in Chennai in 1965. This dish is crispy, spicy, and juicy and goes well with biryani.


6.Pork Vindaloo

Pork Vindaloo is famously known for being spicy, red, and hot. This is a popular dish originating from Goa. Pork Vindaloo gets its signature deep red colour from using lots of dry red chillies. Vindaloo is considered one of the spiciest and hottest curries in the world.


7.Schezwan Momos

Schezwan momos are a popular street snack. Adding Schezwan sauce to the momos takes the simple momo to another level. This is a popular Indo-Chinese dish. The Schezwan sauce is prepared by blending lots of red chilis, garlic, and other spices, making it super spicy and red.


8.Vada Pav

Vada Pav is a popular street food and snack. The Vada is made using a mixture of spicy potatoes, chilis, coriander, and spices, which are battered and deep-fried. The Vada is served on a bun with more spicy green chutney made with green chilis, mint, and lime. It is given with fried chilli on top. This is a deliciously crunchy, and crispy snack and is perfect for your afternoon cravings.


9.Masala Puri

Masala puri is another yummy, mouth-watering street snack from Bangalore! It is made with a tangy and spicy green peas curry. This curry is poured over crushed puri or padapi and garnished with more spicy chutneys, onions, tomatoes, chopped coriander, and some sev. This is a crispy, spicy, and delicious snack.


10.Andhra Style Chili Chicken

Andhra Chili Chicken is the most mouth-watering spicy chicken dish. It is great to eat with biryani and the spicy gravy is addicting, making you want to eat more. This dish is cooked with a lot of green chilis, garlic, and other spices. It is cooked and made into a semi-gravy and served hot and spicy!


11.Peri Peri Chicken

Peri Peri chicken is becoming widely popular. Peri-Peri means ‘pepper-pepper’ in Swahili, meaning hot pepper. Chilli pepper is the main ingredient in the sauce for this dish. Lots of dried red chilis are used for the sauce, making it extremely hot. Along with lots of lime, vinegar, garlic, and paprika. This sauce is tangy, spicy, and addicting, and will want you asking for more.


12.Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese dish and is a great starter or appetizer. It is made using cauliflower, which is deep fried until crispy and tossed in a red, spicy sauce that uses lots of chilli sauce, chopped chilis, and garlic and served. It is indeed an addicting and perfect snack!


13.Chettinad Egg Masala Curry

Chettinad Egg Masala Curry is a spicy egg curry that is widely popular. The base for the curry is onion, tomato, and lots of chilli paste. This gives the curry that spice kick and red colour. This dish pairs well with ghee rice and even roti or paratha!


14.Paya Soup

Paya soup is a spicy soup made using the leg bones of a lamb or goat. The broth is hot and spicy, using lots of red chilis and various spices. This spicy paya soup is a great immunity booster and a great source of minerals and nutrients.


15.Mirchi Bajji

This Mirchi Bajji is a great rainy afternoon snack that pairs perfectly with a good cup of tea. This snack is made using long green chilis, which are fried whole in a crispy batter. These Bajji are crispy and spicy from the chillis used.


16.Madras Chicken Curry

Madras Chicken Curry is a spicy curry using lots of red chilis and tomato as the curry base. This curry uses a lot of red chilli powder, giving it a red colour and spice, along with various spices like nutmeg, ginger, cardamom, clove, etc.


17.Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is a curry originating from Kashmir. It is made using red meat, with either lamb or goat. The curry is slow-cooked with a variety of spices and aromatics. The Rogan Josh gets its signature red colour from Kashmiri red chilis. These chilis are generously used in the Rogan Josh, giving the curry a deep red colour and an irresistible heat to the curry.


18.Andhra Fish Fry

This Andhra Fish try is a finger-licking dish. It is made with kingfish (seer fish). You can also make it with Salmon, Tilapia, or Pomfret. The fish is coated and marinated in red chilli powder, turmeric, black pepper powder, lime and ginger garlic paste. The red chilli powder gives these fish fry their spice and red colour. It is delicious when fried and pairs well with plain or ghee rice.


19.Ghost Pepper Pickle

Bhot Jolokia or Ghost pepper is the hottest chilli pepper in the world. It rates about 1 million on the Scoville heat scale and originates from the Northeast of India from places like Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland. The Bhot Jolokia pickle is eaten on the side to give your food an extra kick of spice.


20.Phall Curry

This curry is very spicy and lives up to its name. It is also considered one of the hottest curries in the world. What makes this curry special and so spicy is that it uses the hottest chilli in the world as the main ingredient – the Bhut Jolokia, also known as the Ghost Pepper. The Bhut Jolokia is ground into the masala base of the curry along with tomatoes, cumin, ginger, garlic, and other spices and aromatics. If you enjoy spicy food, try eating this curry!