Alternative Street Food Near Infinity Mall,Andheri West

Shankar Paratha Stall

Are you short on money to go to some fancy restaurant to eat Paranthas? Then head to Shankar’s paratha stall where you will get two parathas, chole ki sabzi, pickle and green chutney. There are three varieties of parathas available here- aloo (potato), gobhi (cauliflower), and onion. Each one of them will cost just Rs. 60.

1.jpgA plate of half two parathas, aloo ki sabzi, chutney and salad

Recommendation– Aloo paratha
Timings– 10 am to 5 pm
Landmark– Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West

Rahim’s stall

Chicken biryani available at Rahim’s stall reminds many loyal customers of their home. He is popularly known as Biryani wala among the local people. The taste is such that it can beat the chicken biryanis of expensive restaurants. Head to biryani wala and have a half plate of chicken biryani for just Rs. 50 and full plate for Rs. 80.

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Recommendation- Chicken biryani
Timings- 12 pm to 4pm
Landmark- Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West

Sakshi Stall

Rishi at this stall serves people the perfect lunch of roti (chapatti), rice, biryani, daal, sabzi, and pickle. Imagine having this filling lunch for just Rs. 30. He operates only during the peak lunch hours of 1 pm to 4 pm.

2.jpgLunch special plate- Two Chapatis, rice, sabzi, and onion

Recommendation- Lunch special plate
Timings- 1 pm to 4 pm
Landmark- Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West

Mahalaxmi Dosa Centre

Even though this stall says dosa centre, one can get a plate of idli and vada also for Rs. 20 and Rs. 30 respectively. The reason that it is a dosa centre is because one can buy different varieties of dosa ranging from Rs. 30 to Rs. 70. If you are very hungry and want to satisfy your taste buds, then eat Chinese Mysore Masala dosa which is the speciality here. This will cost you Rs. 70, while a simple masala dosa will come for Rs. 35.

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Preparation of Masala Dosa

Recommendation- Chinese Mysore Masala Dosa
Timings- 7 am to 8 pm
Landmark- Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West

Maurya Super Frankie

Maurya has been making ‘super’ frankies for the past 6 years and recently with demand, he also started making vada pav, samosa pav and Manchurian pav. Yes, he makes manchurian pav also which is indeed a treat for just Rs. 15. But he is famous for his chicken frankie which comes for Rs. 50.

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Manchurian Pav

Recommendation- Chicken frankie
Timings-9 am to 9 pm
Landmark- Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West

Aman’s Egg Masala Centre

Aman’s special is egg masala which can be bought for Rs. 25. If you are an Egg Bhurji fan, then you must try Aman’s Egg bhurji which will cost you just Rs. 15. Other than that one also has options of egg roll and paneer roll.

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Omelette Pav

Recommendation- Egg masala
Timings- 10 am to 10 pm
Landmark- Opposite Infinity Mall, Andheri West

SK Yadav stall

SK Yadav came from Bihar 11 years ago and since then he has extended his street food business to various food items. Initially he served puri sabzi which is still the most popular and rice plate. The puri sabzi comes for just Rs. 25 in which you get 8 pieces of puri, sabzi and pickle. Later he started to make vada pav, samosa pav and bhajia pav with the help of his wife.

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Puri Bhaji

Recommendation- Puri Sabz
Timings- 10 am to 4 pm
Landmark- Opposite Citi Mall, Near Infinity Mall, Andheri West

Sanjay Sandwich

Is simple sada sandwich your taste? No ‘mirch-masala’ but a sandwich that is tasty and healthy? Then ask Sanjay to make a veg toast sandwich for you which will cost you Rs. 25. You can also get a veg sada sandwich and ask him to add anything if you like.

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Veg Toast Sandwich topped with sev

Recommendation- Veg sandwich toast
Timings- 9 am 10 pm
Landmark- Opposite Citi Mall, Near Infinity Mall, Andheri West

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Andheri Balaji Colony’s Street Food Market

Located near the famous Balaji Office and Yash Raj Studios, this place has become a hub for the creative crowd and provides good food.

Feast Of Momos

Come to this stall for perfect steamed momos. Their shape and size, with ample stuffing keeps attracting more and more people. Their specialty is chicken momos.

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Speciality – Chicken Momos
Timings – 9 am to 7pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

Nagori Tea Stall

This chai stall is a sensation amongst the working crowd from the neighbourhood, served with a yummy bun maska.

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Speciality – Tea with Bun Maska
Timings – 8 am – 8 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

Barbecued Rolls

Hot barbecued paneer or chicken pieces are rolled in a wheat or maida based roti (Indian bread). The chicken tikka roll is the most wanted item on the list. Other varieties served are paneer tikka roll, chicken seekh roll, chicken tandoori roll.

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Speciality – Chicken tikka roll, Chicken seekh.
Timings – 12:30 am – 10:30 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

Snacks And Chai

Want to go for some light bites? Snack on a variety of bhajiya and samosa, with a cup of chai. The place is famous for their samosas.

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Speciality – Samosas
Timings – 7 am – 9:30 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

Shree Balaji Dosa Centre

This South Indian street food stall is no less than any posh restaurant in town, when it comes to taste. You get the best food at reasonable prices. Its specialities are jini dosa, gravy dosa, pizza dosa.

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Speciality – Jini Dosa, Pizza Dosa
Timings – 9 am – 8 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

Chaas Vala

Make your hot summer day a little less punishing with the cold chaas at this place. He uses a special masala and indeed his chaas stands apart from the crowd. There’s also lassi, nimboo paani, jal jeera, etc.

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Speciality – Masala Chaas
Timings – 9 am – 7 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

The Chaat Corner

For an extensive range in chaat and paani puri, this is the place to go. Although best known for its paani puri, the place also offers sev puri, dahi puri, etc.

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Speciality – Paani Puri, Sev Puri
Timings – 3:30 pm – 7 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

Radhe Shaam

It’s the most famous stall around the corner. Radhe Shaam serves aloo parathas with a variety of vegetables. The parathas are well stuffed and fulfilling. Their anda burji is also a must try.

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Speciality – Aloo Parathas
Timings – 7 am – 8 pm
Landmark – Balaji Office

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5 Best street food stalls on Linking Road.

For those looking for inexpensive joints during shopping trips, here is a guide to some of the best eateries in and around Bandra.

Quality Picnic

Don’t let the big red sweets banner or the grocery look confuse you, Quality Stores is synonymous with frankies. If you are a franky-lover, you need to drop by and taste the various options and combinations on offer. Fastest selling items on the board are their Paneer Schezwan Cheese Franky and Chicken Franky.

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Recommendation: Chicken Franky
Landmark: Linking Road, Bandra

Jai Jawan

Jai Jawan has just seven options on the menu, but each worth trying. The fish fry is crisp from outside and juicy inside, their prawns masala has prawns done just well enough, and the bright red chicken tikkas are tender and succulent . Each plate comes with a complimentary side of spicy green chutney and onion salad. The portions are generous and you will most probably need the help of a friend to finish a plate.
They are priced at Rs 170 per plate , but you can order the dishes weight wise as well for big parties and get-togethers

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Recommendation: Chicken tikkas, Fish Fry
Landmark: Linking Road, Bandra

ELCO Veg Restaurant

Although popular with Hill road shoppers for its chaat, Elco’s pani puri and the sugarcane juice are the real deal. The eatery is so famous that the area is now popularly known as Elco, rather than Hill Road. They used to have outside seating on the footpath earlier, which had to go because of BMC rules. The staff is friendly and efficient, which adds to the experience.

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Recommendation: Pani Puri
Landmark: Linking Road, Bandra

Eataeria

Although there are a number of joints on Carter road offering shawarmas, Eataeria tops the list with the juiciest and the best of all. The price range is also quite reasonable, starting from Rs 90.Although Eataeria offers many more options , shawarma is what gathers the most amount of crowd. Just off the shopping hub, the place also gives you a break from the chaos.

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Recommendation: shawarmas
Landmark: Carter road, Bandra

Nature’s Nectar Van

The area has recently flooded with many food trucks, but Mrs Thakkar has been around for the past 18 years. All the food on sale is homemade, prepared by Mrs Thakkar, and is particularly delish. The variety of soups that are served are a combination of ingredients prepared either for diabetic patients, blood pressure or other ailments; costing Rs 50 per bowl.  Many ofher customers happen to visit after their morning or evening walks for a glass of bitter gourd juice which claims to have a good effect on the body if consumed in the morning. The juices  (pomegranate, green apple, kiwi juice, lime juice, etc.) are priced at Rs 60. However, if you still need that little sweet at the end of the day then they do serve you with Brownies and Cookies as well.

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Recommendation: pomegranate juice
Landmark: Carter Road, Bandra

Content and Image Courtesy: Shrishti Menon