10 Mouth Watering Street Foods of CoimbatoreWhen it comes to food, Indians can’t resist it. We have always been a foodie population and most probably will remain the same for many years to come. Our country is full of varieties and to get the authentic taste of any place or city, it is must to try the street food of the same. Road side food is definitely not our meal, but it gives a fulfilling desire to our taste buds especially in the evening with a cup of tea or coffee. Here are some of the famous dishes from the street food corner of Coimbatore that one must try when here.
Parotta or Parathas are one of the most famous convenient foods of India, for which you don’t need to visit a fancy restaurant always. It is one of the dishes that you can easily prepare at your home with a lot of variations. However, you must try the delicacy of a place by its masters only before experimenting it by yourself in your kitchen. Main ingredients of the famous Kothu Parotta of Coimbatore include parotta, eggs and salna (chicken gravy).
It is no doubt the most famous and unique dish on the streets of Coimbatore. It’s a special fried spicy mushroom dish. It is usually prepared with mushrooms and chilies with other ingredients.
Don’t try to compare it with the renowned Mumbai Bhel Puri. Both of them varies in various ways including taste and the ingredients used in preparation. Main ingredients of the Coimbatore Bhel Puri include pani puri, sev, masala gravy, puffed rice, onion tomato carrot cilantro mixture, salt and lime juice.
It is another version of chaat prepared by pani puri. To prepare this dish, pani puris are filled with boiled peas and masala by making a hole in the same. Other ingredients involved in the dish include onion, tomatoes, grated carrots and cilantro.
Puchhka, Pani Pataka or Pani Patasha, whatever you call it, Pani Puri no doubt is one of the most famous street foods of entire India. Small round puris are served with spicy, sweet and sour water and boiled potatoes or chana.