Kolkata is a state in India which is a capital of West Bengal. It is founded as an east India company trading post, it was India’s capital under the raj of British from 1773-1911. Today it is known for it grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s population is approx 45 lakhs. The temperature of this place is around 30 degree Celsius. It is one of the best tourist place because of its grand architecture as well as for its famous and delicious food. Now let’s take to tour towards its delicious and tasty food.

10 Street Food in Kolkata


When you are travel to here, then you must have to try puchkaas there. They are made up of flour and stuffed with mashed potatoes, spices are sprinkled over it, and filled with tamarind chutney, pickled water, pudina and lime. Basically, they are belong to golgappa family.

Kathi Rolls

Kathi rolls are first invented in Kolkata and thus it becomes the special street food of Kolkata. Now, they are found everywhere in India. A delicious stuff is wrapped in a thin roti which is named as kathi rolls. The stuff are of any kind like- egg, paneer,etc. whichever stuff you demand they will made for you. They are very delicious and popular among street food.


It is well known among other parts of India and it is named as Samosa also. It is a triangle shaped fried snack which is stuffed with mashed potatoes and spices are also mixed in it. This stuffing is not limited to potatoes only, they are also stuffed with mutton, chicken, moong dal, etc. You can try this with a cup of tea which makes a perfect companion and also makes your evening delightful.


It is fried snack which is famous for every occasion. They are well suited during rainy season or when you are looking for something hot and spicy. This delicious food is made by mixing all together i.e. besan, onion, spices, corn flour. This dish is very popular and you can find it everywhere on street in Kolkata.


It is famous and delicious snack which you can found it at any time and where ever you want in the city to satisfy your craving at any time. It is easy to make and also known as go for snack. It could be best companion for munching. It is a mixture of different varieties of namkeens, puffed rice, peanuts, onion, chilly, spices, lemon, etc. It can be a healthy food also because it is oil free and doesn’t require to cook.


Every street food lover have one favorite food in his/her mind and that one is bhelpuri. It can be regarded as the king of street food because in every city where you go you will definitely find it everywhere. Now if we are talking about kolkata’s bhelpuri then it a perfect mixture of different muris, papris, bhujia which is well mixed with spices. It is also easy to make and can also be regarded as healthy because it doesn’t contain any oil or also not a cooked item.

Aloo Kabli

It is fried hot and spicy snack which is made up of potatoes. It is one of best form of potatoes. It is made by boiled potatoes which are tossed with tamarind pulp, onions, tomatoes, chilies, etc. When you visit to Kolkata then you must have to try this to experience the best street food there.

Keemar Doi Bora

It is also one the famous food of Kolkata and also known as Dahi Bada in other states or cities of India. But in Kolkata it is a meat dahi bada which is dipped in sweet dahi and sprinkled with cinnamon, red chili powder, cumin, black mustard seed, etc. It is the best dish for North Indians and definitely a famous street food for them.

Ghugni Chaat

Have you ever tasted Mumbai’s Ragda?  If yes, then you will definitely know about what I mean by Ghugni Chaat. It is somewhat like that. This food have all the right reasons to be famous among street food. It is made up of healthy ingredients i.e. white and yellow peas which is well mixed with onion, tomato, spices, coriander and chilies. When you visit to Kolkata then it advisable to try it must.


It is a another variety of golgappa family. Thus, it is similar to Puchkaas. It is perfectly blended with spices which makes it more delicious and spicy. You can find it everywhere in the city and it on e of famous street food. You should have to try this.

Famous Food of Kolkata

Every city have its own specialty and its own tastes. So, the kolkata’s special food is:-

  • Bhapa Dol
  • Rosgulla
  • Daab Chingri
  • Fish Fry
  • Macher Jhol

Top 10 Restaurant in Kolkata

Baan Thai

  • Type of food serves:– Asian, Thai,  Vegetarian Friendly, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1000 for two

La Cucina

  • Type of food they serve:- Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1200 for two

Peter Cat, Park Street

  • Type of food they serve:- Vegetarian Friendly, Kebabs and Sizzlers, etc
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1000 for two

Barbeque Nation

  • Type of food they serve:- Chicken, Indian, North Indian, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1000 for two

West View Restaurant

  • Type of food they serve:- European, Vegetarian, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1000 for two


  • Type of food they serve:- Indian, Italian, European, Non-Vegetarian, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1500 for two


  • Type of food they serve:- Indian, Asian, European, North Indian, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1200 for two

Cafe Mezzuna

  • Type of food they serve:- Indian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 800 for two


  • Type of food they serve:- Indian, Italian, European, Turki, etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 1000 for two

Abcos Food Plaza

  • Type of food they serve:- Indian, Asian, Chinese, International. etc.
  • Cost:- Approx INR 2000 for two

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