Popularity of street food has never been affected by the finest of restaurants. They serve our guilty pleasures, and are light on the pocket. Even as Mumbai has been the traditional mecca for good street food, Navi Mumbai has caught up fast, and how.
Here’s some of the best street food that you can ever try in the city.
Since 1994, this sandwich outlet has kept the Navi Mumbaikars hooked. Known for its lip smacking sandwiches and creamy faloodas, this outlet also serves a variety of pizzas, toasts, and ice creams.
Recommendation:Veg Sandwich Toast
Landmark: J.K.Chamber, sector 17, Vashi.
This shabby-looking little bhurji pav stall is the lifeline for a host of office goers of Navi Mumbai. Their egg bhurji is not for the faint-hearted – there is enough chillies to fire you up, but there are buttery pavs to much it down with. Great place for late night hunger pangs
Recommendation: Bhurji Pav
Landmark: Opposite Arenja Commercial Complex,Sector 17,Vashi
Bambaiyya Vada Pav
Navi Mumbai is catching up fast with Mumbai in some of the best vada pavs. The vada pav stall opposite Karamveer Bhaurav Patil College in Vashi is one of the oldest and the best. But you need immense patience to have a taste of this Bambaiyya dish, as the place is always teeming with people
Recommendation: Vada Pav
Landmark: On the footpath right opposite Karamveer Bhaurav Patil College, Sector-16, Vashi.
This quaint little frankie corner, right besides McDonald’s has been giving the multinational food chain a run for its money. From veg cheese frankies to the chicken mushroom schezwan frankie, there is nothing that will disappoint you ever.
Recommendation: chicken mushroom schezwan frankie
Landmark: Next to McDonald’s, Sector 17, Vashi.
Flavored Pani Puri
Have you ever tried lasooni pani puri? Or pudina masala puris? Or heard of the hajma hajam flavoured pani puri? No?
Surrounded by earthern pickle pots, this pani puri wala serves you five different flavours of pani puri, with the sixth puri of your choice. Relatively a new place, the stall has soon gained popularity in Navi Mumbai
Recommendation: Pudina masala puris
Landmark: Stall outside Fam Society, Sector-11, Koparkhairne, Vashi.
Momo’s stalls at Utsav Chowk
This place is truly a paradise for momo lovers. Offering an extensive range, from simple chicken momos to exotic mushroom, and even babycorn momos, all varieties are available steamed or fried. There is an entire lane dedicated to this hilly delight.
Recommendation: Babycorn Momos
Landmark: Utsav Chowk,Kharghar
Mughlai and Shwarma stalls of Nerul
Nerul offers some of the best street food options for non-vegetarians. On offer: some of the best shwarmas, kebabs, and tikkas. Apart from that, you can grab juicy chicken grilled in barbeque sauce, pita breads with the spicy succulent mutton kheema, baida roti, and boti kebabs.
Landmark: Stalls by the hill side of Nerul east
Located near the wholesale market of APMC in Vashi, this dosa stall attracts a major crowd. Although there is no seating arrangement, there are enough happy faces waiting in queue for their dosas. Known for its taste and quality, than a range of fancy dosas
Recommendation: Mysore Masala Dosa
Landmark: 2-6, Jalaram wholesale market, Sector 19 C, Vashi.
Content and Image Courtesy: Arshee Shaikh