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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Top Dosa places in Navi Mumbai

Dosa has been so popular in Mumbai that it has become an essential part of street food culture of the city. With the rise of Navi Mumbai, it has found itself a place even here. These are some of the best places to go for a good dosa.

Yummy foods

True to its name, the place serves you the yummiest dosas in Navi Mumbai. It is a favourite among college goers and is one of the go-to places for families and lazy strollers to grab a bite.

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Specials: Jini Dosa
Timing: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Landmark: ½, Indraprastha, Sector-29, Vashi

Prem Sagar Dosa Plaza

108 varieties of dosas! Yes, you read it right. A massive to choose from – butter cheese, paneer mushroom schezwan, makhani dosa, and even chocolate cheese dosas. You are not going to run out of choices here.

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Specials: Flavoured dosas, spring dosa
Timings: 9:00 am to 12:00 am
Landmark: Kiosk 3D &3A, Vashi Railway Station, Vashi

Dosa Plaza (Sies College)

This joint has a rags to riches story. It started as a small place but quickly gained popularity because of the amazing taste, innovation, and quality of dosas. The place can get a bit cramped with a maximum of 10 tables. While you’re at it, also try their idli manchurian.

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Specials: Combination dosa, Russian Salad dosa, Mexican dosa
Timings: 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
Landmark: 13, Paradise Apartment, Sector 3, Near Sies College, Nerul

Amar Fast Food

Although better known for chaat and paav bhaji, Amar Fast Food has equally delicious dosas and other South Indian offerings. Their chutneys will keep you licking your fingers.

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Specials: The house special chutney
Timings: 9:30 am to 12:30 am
Landmark: Satra Plaza, Sector 19D, Vashi

Navaratna restaurant

A typical Udupi (from South Indian state of Karnataka) restaurant, it is not only the most famous street food joint for Navi Mumbaikars, but is also popular for quick service and affordable prices. Must try: filter coffee with ragi dosas.

 

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Specials: Ragi dosa, Masala dosa, Filter coffee
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Nirman Vyapar Kendra, Sector-17, Vashi

Chhaya Sagar Juice & Snacks

The place is clean, hygienic, and serves excellent food. Finish off a dosa meal with sambhar and vada.

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Specials: Mysore masala dosa and medu vada
Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Landmark: 40/41, Sector 16, Moraj Residency, Palm Beach, Sanpada

Tirupati Dosa

This is a little tricky place to find in the wholesale market, but is worth the effort. Although there is no seating arrangement, the customers still keep coming for the taste.

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Specials: Mushroom cheese chilli dosa, cheese mysore masala dosa, dilkhush dosa, golmaal dosa
Timings: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Jalaram Wholesale market, Sector 19C, Vashi

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Evening Cravings? Vallabh Baug Khaugalli at your rescue

Situated in the pathway of Vallabh Baug Lane, Ghatkopar East, this khaugalli attracts major footfalls from the neighbourhood. The khaugalli opens in the early evening hours, around 4.30 pm and is open till mid-night. The khaugalli consists of only 7 vendors, all serving different kinds of food. The food here is slightly pricey; approximately Rs. 200 per person, however, the quality of the food makes it worthwhile. All the stalls are MCGM licensed.

Sai Swad Dosa

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This stall has the capacity of making ten dosas at a time! They offer almost 45 variants of Dosas. The recommended dosas at this stall are Manchurian Pasta Dosa (Rs.150), Paneer Chilly Dosa (Rs.150) and Jini Dosa (Rs.130).

Recommendation: Manchurian Pasta Dosa
Timings: 4.30 pm – 12 am
Landmark: Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

The Momo Factory

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To locate this stall, keep an eye out for a guy with a small table with a deep fryer and a momo steamer with pre-cooked momos. He sells five variants of this bite-sized snack. One must try the Cheese Veg and Paneer Achari Momos (Rs.60 each).

Recommendation: Cheese Veg and Paneer Achari momos
Time: 4.30 pm – 12 am
Landmark: Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

Mukesh Ram Jivan Rawat American Fast Food

Branch of WTC (World Trade Centre) pasta corner called Manoj Pasta, this tiny stall offers foods like Boiled Corn, Maggi and Pasta. Try the Pasta in Pink Sauce at Rs.150 (Macaroni) and Rs.250 (Penne)

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Recommendation: Pasta in Pink Sauce
Time: 4.30 pm – 12 am
Landmark: Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

Jai Durga Ice Cold Pani Puri Centre

This stall only sells cold Pani Puri for Rs. 30. It has been around for a while and that is why one will always find a large group of people, mostly patrons, waiting to eat these amazing Pani Puris.

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Recommendation: Pani Puri
Time: 4.30 pm – 12 am
Landmark: Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

Chat Centre

Another busy stall in this khaugalli offers chaat options such as Sev Puri, Bhel and Dahi Puri. The must-try chaats at this stall are Dahi Puri (Rs.30) and Sev Puri (Rs.25).

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Recommendation: Dahi Puri and Sev Puri
Time: 4.30 pm – 12 am
Landmark: Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

Sandwich Corner

If the Mumbaiya Sandwich is your go-to fix for all your meals, check out Sandwich Corner that offers sandwiches from a Sada Sandwich to Grilled.

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Recommendation: Veg. Cheese Grill and Masala Toast Sandwich
Time: 4.30 pm – 12 am
LandmarkL Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

Shreeji Corner

This tiny stall is run by a Gujarati woman, which sells authentic Gujarati food. Try dishes like Khichyu, Dabeli, Wati Dal Dhokla and Pav Pattice.

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Recommendation: Pav Pattice
Time: 4.30 pm – 12 am
LandmarkL  Vallabh Baug Lane, Jalaram Nagar No.2, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

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THE SHOPPERS FEAST AT BHULESHWAR KHAUGALLI

Known for its wholesale markets and thrilling prices, Bhuleshwar is known for one more thing – Khaugalli! This Khaugalli is dominated by the Mathura Group that has five different stalls under the name of Mathura Chat Center. The variety of food available is not only irresistible, but also affordable, where a meal for one would cost about Rs. 100. This Khaugalli usually attracts the shoppers in the area and operates throughout the day to tame the shoppers’ hunger pangs.

Mathura Chat Centre

This stall is situated next to the Pudla Sandwich Stall and offers Pizza for Rs. 40 and Dabeli for Rs. 15.

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Recommendation:Dabeli
Time – 10.30am-11pm
Landmark: Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

Shubham Khichiya

Two brothers run this little stall, where they dish out fresh and crispy Khichiyas by the street in this Khaugalli. Try their Masala Khichiya (Rs.50) and Cheese Masala Khichiya (Rs.65)

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Recommendation: Masala Khichiya and Cheese Masala Khichiya
Timings: 10.30 am onwards
Landmark: Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

Chat Centre

Chaat stalls never fail to be crowded in Mumbai. The one-man army (the owner) at Chaat Centre works with an unbelievable speed to whip up amazing Bhel and Sev Puri. It is the first stall located at the entrance of khaugalli. Try the Sukha Bhel over here for Rs. 15.

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Recommendation: Chaat
Time – 10.30 am onwards
Location – Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

Bhuleshwar Dosa Wala

Situated at the centre of khaugalli, this stall has amazing Idlis, Medu Wadas and varieties of Dosas. Must-tries at this stall are Masala Dosa at Rs.30 and Idli Rs.20

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Recommendation: Masala Dosa and Idlis
Timings: 10.30 am onwards
Landmark:  Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

Dosa Stall Opposite Shubham Khiciya

This stall has the capacity of making ten dosas at a time! They offer almost 45 variants of Dosas. The recommended dosas at this stall are Manchurian Pasta Dosa (Rs.150), Paneer Chilly Dosa (Rs.150) and Jini Dosa (Rs.130).

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Recommendation: Dabeli and Pizzas
Time: 10.30 am onwards
Landmark: Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

Mathura Chat Centre 2

Pudhla Sandwich. Heard of it? It is a sandwich stuffed with onion, capsicum, cheese and tomato. The exciting twist is that the bread is dipped in a gram flour batter and later toasted on the tava. This sandwich is very unique, as compared to the popular varieties of street food that one comes across in Mumbai.

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Recommendation:Pudhla Sandwich
Time – 10.30am-11pm
Landmark: Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

Gola Wala

Feel like a child while destroying your favorite flavor of Gola. It is the second stall from the entrance of khaugalli.

A must stop at this khaugalli when you are wandering in the area.

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Recommendation: Gola
Time: 10.30 am onwards
Location: Bhuleshwar Road, Bhuleshwar, Marine Lines, Mumbai – 400002

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KHAUGALLI AT THE JEWELRY HUB OF MUMBAI

Mumbai’s hustle-bustle can be experienced in its full glory in Zaveri Bazaar. From wholesale markets to roadside stalls, one will Spread across the 3rd Agyari Lane to Khara Kuwa lays this famous Zaveri Bazar Khaugali running whole day serving amazing and pocket-friendly food to the market people and few wandering shoppers. This khaugalli only has vegetarian eating options.

Agarwal Fast Food Centre

Among the most crowded stalls in this area, Agarwal Fast Food Stall does not disappoint. The must haves are Dahi Wada Rs.50 and Sev Khamni Rs.25. They also offer other chat options like Pani Puri and Sev Puri.

agarwal-chat

Recommendation: Dahi Wada and Sev Khamni
Timings: 10 am – 8.00 pm
Landmark:  1st Agyari Lane, Khara Kuwa, Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai – 400002.

Mokshkaari Doodhpaa

A small shop in the 1st Agyari Lane, adjacent to Raut Indian Dosa, which has over 10 varieties of milk based beverages. From Masala Thandaayi to Cold Cocoa or from Mango Lassi to Fruit Salad, everyone who enters this tiny shop will come out happy.

mokshkari juice centre

Recommendation – Mango Lassi and Fruit Salad
Timings: 10 am – 8.00 pm
Landmark: Shop no. 7, Khara Kuwa, 1st Agyari Lane, Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai – 400002.

Khichiya Stall

The very second stall by the entrance of the 3rd Agyari Lane, sells freshly roasted Khiciyas. Try the Masala Khichiya (Rs.30) and Khichiya (Rs.10). The prices of Khichiyas are the same in all the stalls in the khaugalli but there was something different about this stall and the khichiya’s taste that everyone must experience.

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Recommendation – Masala Khichiya and Regular Khichiya
Timings: 10 am – 8.00 pm
Landmark: 3rd Agyari Lane to Khara Kuwa, Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai – 400002.

Raut Indian Dosa

Located opposite Agarwal Fast Food Centre, this stall has 7 varieties of Dosas and Uttapams. One must try the Mysore Masala Dosa (Rs.50) and Mysore Masala Uttapam (Rs.70) with two creamy chutneys that compliment the Dosas and the Uttapams amazingly!

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Recommendation – Mysore Masala Dosa and Mysore Masala Uttapam.
Timings: 10 am – 8.00 pm
Landmark:  Khara Kuwa, 1st Agyari Lane, Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai – 400002.

Pani Puri Stall

The first stall at the entrance of the 3rd Agyari Lane sells cold Paani Puris for Rs.20. One can choose between the ragda and sprouts filling for the Paani Puri. The Paani Puri here is definitely worth a try.

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Recommendation – Paani Puri
Timing: 10 am – 8.00 pm
Landmark: 3rd Agyari Lane to Khara Kuwa, Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai – 400002.

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Chakala’s Tiny Food World

The best part about working in Mumbai is that one will always find eateries around the offices. These eateries are on the most office goers’ speed-dials. One such KhauGalli is located below the Chakala/J. B. Nagar Metro Station, in Andheri East,which is the go-to place for breakfast, lunch, snack or even a cutting. One stroll & you will find endless options to satiate your hunger.

1. Om Sai Juice Centre

The Lemon Jaljira is a must have at Om Sai Juice Centre.Be it Nimbu Paani or Jaljira, Vijay Dev will whip-up juices to quench your thirst,every time.

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Recommendation: Lemon Jaljira
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

2. Raju Dosa Corner

Any KhaauGalli is incomplete without freshly made Dosas. One of the most crowded eateries here, Raju Dosa Corner serves varieties of dosas – sada, masala, mysore, schezwan, etc. The Mysore Masala Dosa (Rs 40/-) served with 2 chutneys is recommended, followed by a sada dosa to finish off the masala.

Raju-dosa

Recommendation: Mysore Masala Dosa
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

3.Saraswati’s Stall

Spot a big tawaand make a wish -and a masala, anda bhurji, anda pav, omlette, etc. and you shall have it! The omelet pav (Rs 24/-) is a mini meal to curb your evening hunger pangs

saraswati

Recommendation: Omelet Pav
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

4.Samiksha Fast Food

Samiksha Fast Food is your one stop shop for breakfast, lunch or snacks. Enjoy Poha, Sheera, SabudanaKhichdi for breakfast. For lunch they serve a complete meal with Rice, Roti, Dal and Sabzi. The Veg Lunch (Rs 50) is recommended & Non-Veg LunchPlate is for Rs 75. Biryani can also be an optionat Rs. 60 (Veg) /Rs. 70(Non-Veg).

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Recommendation: Veg Lunch Plate
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

5.Ram Kumar Sandwich Stall

Neatly arranged slices of bread, smeared with butter, topped with sliced veggies is almost art to hungry eyes. Ram Kumar Sandwich Stall serves amazing Sada, Toast & Cheese Sandwich starting Rs 25/-

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Recommendation: Sada Sandwich
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

6.Rajesh Parathas

Basic home-style Parathas, made fresh and served straight from the hot tawa on to the plate. Aloo Paratha priced at Rs 20/- is the bestseller.

Rajesh

Recommendation: AlooParatha
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

7.SahebRao’sVada Paavs

How can one not find a VadaPav stall in a KhauGalli! On the menu here one can findbhajjipav, missal pav, cutlets, etc.but without a doubt the VadaPav is the bestsellerhere, especially when teamed up with their chai (Rs 5/-).

Saheb-rao

Recommendation: VadaPaav
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

8.Jai Maa Tea Stall

Tea stalls have always been witness conversations across sports, politics, entertainment, etc. Thesteaming cup of a cutting at Jai Maa is a must have.

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Recommendation: Tea
Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Below Chakala/J B Nagar Metro station, Outside Vodafone Store

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