Monsoon is around the corner. Even though it rains a lot during these months of the year, it is not the worst, especially for the food-lovers. A variety of snacks are enjoyed by the native of India in Monsoon.
Make your Monsoon special with some of the best snacks in India:
1. Pakoras with Chai
Pakoras and Chai are the perfect combos to have in the monsoon. Imagine you watching the raindrops rinsing the specks of dirt from the earth with a piping hot cup of masala tea and crunchy pakoras. Feels quite amazing, right?
Pakoras, also well known as Bhaji, is a popular snack all over India. You can find street vendors selling these in almost every corner of the country. There is a variety of Pakoras, including Peanut Pakoda, Moong Dal Pakoda, Paneer Pakoda, Chicken Pakora, and more. Moreover, the recipe is simple. So. You can make it at home easily.
2. Samosa & Jalebi
We all know Chai and Samosa go well together. But have you tried Samosa with Jalebi? Spend your monsoon munching on the crispy hot samosas with potato stuffing with succulent, crunchy Jalebi.
The hot snacks wrapped in paper will take you back to your childhood. Preparing Samosa and Jalebi is not a very hard job. The ingredients are also easily available. Try making these and surprise your family members with these mouthwatering evening snacks.
3. Egg Roll
The fried dish Egg Roll is one of the perfect snacks to nibble on during the Rainy Season.
The savory roll with tomato sauce, onion, and spices are a treat for taste buds. Apart from the classic egg roll, you can add several stuffings, including meat, paneer, cheese, and more.
This native dish of Nepal. Momo has also made a demand in several states of India like Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, and others. A piping hot bowl of soup with the steaming momos tastes quite good on a rainy day.
The stuffing used in momo can be both veg and nonveg. Apart from steaming, you can deep fry or pan fry. So what are you waiting for? Order your favorite momo and enjoy.
5. Khichdi and Hilsa Fry
Khichdi and Hilsa fry are one of the classic Bengal dishes to have on a rainy day full of clouds. Although it is not a snack, but rather lunch, you can have one or two hot fried pieces as a snack.
Even though you can Hilsa almost the whole year, it tastes the best during the Monsoon. There are also several recipes you can make with this. If you have not tried Khichdi and fried Hilsa, you can try these the next time it rains.
The freshly fried, crunchy, fluffy Kachoris with tea is not just food but emotion. This famous street food of India lures more foodies than you think.
This snack of Rajasthan has gained popularity all over the country. Apart from the authentic Rajasthani recipe, there is a variety of Kachoris you can find, including Paneer ki Kachori, Hare Chane ki Kachori, and more.
7. Pav Bhaji
Monsoon in Mumbai has a unique charm in it. If you take a long walk on the Marine drive, then try Mumbai’s special Pav Bhaji on your way back. You will love it for sure.
You can find many people having Pao Bhaji during this time of the year. The mixture of spicy mashed vegetables in a thick gravy with the Pao tastes delectable.