Anybody who knows of Mumbai would also be aware of Versova. Situated near the ocean shore, Versova is a resort with plenty of rich villas, the fort, and the Versova beach. But along with its beauty, this part of Mumbai also offers lip-smacking street food, some of which are listed below:
This Seekh kabab is a delicacy of the Mughals flavored with onions, garlic, ginger, green chili peppers, herbs, and spices, which make it a must-try for non-veg lovers. Try this at Seekh Paratha Inn, Mangal Orchid, Off Yari road in Versova. Seekh kabab can be eaten as a side meal but serving it alongside green chutney and paratha doubles up its flavors and leaves you craving for more.
This mouth-watering tasty chat, which consists of fried lentil dumplings dunked in thick yogurt flavored with spicy green coriander chutney, and tangy tamarind chutney, definitely calls you for a treat. This street food is a perfect balance of sweet, sour, savory, and spicy flavors which, melt in your mouth with every bite. You can try it at the Shiva Shankar Chat Bhandar, Lokhandwala Complex.
3.Chilli Cheese Toast
The Chilli Cheese Toast is a recipe with savory flavors that melt in your mouth with every bite. Consisting of spices blended in milk, and then the bread is cooked in cheese, which may add some calories to your day but is worth the try.
The hot and humid climate of Mumbai asks for an ice cream treat, doesn’t it? And what would be a better treat than Malai Kulfi while you’re enjoying yourself with your friends at Versova Beach? This creamy and savory Kulfi is packed with dried milk solids, cardamom, and nuts.
How could one be in Mumbai and not try the most infamous Pav bhaji? It is the best street food of Mumbai, with a bhaji that is steamy, spicy, and tangy eaten along with a fluffy, tender bread known as pav, which melts in the mouth. Khurshid Pav Bhaji Centre offers one of the best Pav Bhajis of Versova.
6.Pani Puri Sorbet
If you are a Pani puri lover, you will love this Pani puri sorbet even more. This absolute and refreshing treatment of the summer is doused with crushed Pani puri, which gives it a crunchiness, and is flavored with mint or coriander.
7.Tea At Sharda Tea House
Lunch breaks in the office relied upon stress and tiredness indeed, ask for a refreshing Tea. If you are in Versova, you should try the Tea at Sharda Tea house, along with Biscuits or Street food to make up for your day.
Vada pav is made of soft fluffy buns, which are stuffed with a potato dumpling laced with sweet, spicy, and tangy chutneys and onions. All Mumbai people would agree that Anybody who visits should at least try the Vada Pav.
Frankies, also known as Bombay Burritos, come in exciting flavors, whether Veg or Non-veg frankies. This roadside dish of Versova can be found at all places, and you would view a crowd in front of a roadside store that sells these delicious frankies.
This taste bud-tingling royal kabab, with its rich aromas and softness, will win your heart once you try it. It consists of a mix of Indian spices like coriander seeds, black cardamom, mace, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, and cumin which made it worthy for the Mughals to add it to their cuisine in ancient history. You can easily find this near the Versova Metro station.
11.Batata Sev Puri
This is one of the most popular chaats in India. The combination of crispy flat puri, sev, mashed potatoes, moong, and onion with an assortment of tangy chutneys makes it irresistible. You may try this with your college friends, and it will leave you craving for more next time.
12.Butter Chicken Pav
The chicken marinated with yogurt and spices dipped in a velvety red bath of flavors along with butter, onions, ginger, and tomatoes with a mixed aroma of the garam masala dressed in a pav is a worth trying street food in the menu of Pack a Pav, Shop 3, Meera Apartment, Versova Link Road.
13. Aaloo Tikki
Who doesn’t love eating Aaloo tikis off the roadside stands and laughing and cracking jokes with their friends? This snack made of boiled potatoes, peas, and various curry spices is served hot along with different types of chutneys, including green coriander-mint chutney, tangy tamarind chutney, and sometimes yogurt or chickpeas.
14.Paneer Tawa Pulao
Who must not have eaten Pulao? But this paneer tawa pulao, with its aromatic smell, can light up your weekend when served with raita and Manchurian balls. The added paneer and vegetables also make it a healthy street food that is worth the try on a rainy day in Versova. You can get this pulao at Saathi Fast Food, Nirman Cottage, Off Yari Road, Versova.
15.Samosa With Chhola
Anybody who loves to experiment with street food should try the infamous Samosa with Chhola street food of Mumbai. This is the most famous Samosa in Mumbai. Served with sour chickpea gravy, garnished with onions and coriander, this street food can make up your lazy afternoon when served with a glass of Lassi.
16.Chocolate Sundae Dosa
Chocolate lovers, here you go! Whoever experimented with Chocolate on Dosa did a great job. As appealing and delicious as the dish looks, it is more delightful and savoring when you try it. It is peppered with lots of Hershey’s Chocolate spread and garnished with Chocolate chips.
17. Pizza Sev Puri
Who doesn’t crave pizza? And if you love pizza, why don’t you give the tangy Pizza Sev Puri a try? It looks like the weirdest combo, but this fusion street food is the one which should be praised. So why don’t you surprise your taste buds with this utterly delicious mouth-watering recipe?
The people of Mumbai love experimenting with Pav. Another prevalent dish is a pav served with minced meat cooked in various Indian aromatic spices. It is served along with lemons, onions, and pickles.
19.Spaghetti Grilled Cheese
If you are not afraid to add more carbs to your diet and want to enjoy something delicious, then spaghetti grilled cheese made with garlic bread might seem like one of the best options. The bread has the perfect crispy, cheesy, garlicky crust, which is soft and easy to bite into.
How can we not talk about the sweet and savory Falooda of Versova? This dish which is presented in a glass, consists of flavored milk, vermicelli, tapioca pearls, and chunks of gelatin. It is garnished with rose syrup. As the people of Mumbai refer, the Falooda is a delightful chilled glass of heaven with sometimes even an ice cream scooped on top of it. If you’re on a date, do not miss the fantastic opportunity of trying the Falooda.