A Street Food Tour of Nagpur
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A wide variety of scrumptious Nagpur street food will satisfy your cravings and increase your appetite! From chaat and curries to orange barfi, Nagpur has a lot of wonderful gastronomic delights. Here are a few worth trying while in the city.

Tarri Poha

Poha, a popular breakfast choice in Nagpur, can be sampled at Ramji-Shyamji Pohewala in Sita Nagar. This tasty version of poha is enriched with tarri poured on top, which is made of chana (Bengal gram). The spicy tarri, pungent tomato, crispy onions, crunchy peanuts, and sev are all served with gently rolled rice to complement the flavors of this delectable meal.

Where: Beside Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Sneh Nagar, Square, Chatrapati Nagar

Price for two: Rs 150 

Timing: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Kulhad Chaat

The flavors in a desi Kulhad Chaat are so tempting that you'll start salivating the moment the aroma hits your nose. You’ll have to visit Sai Chat Center to savor delicious kulhad chat served with crispy sev, oodles of piping hot ragda, chutneys, and dahi in an earthen cup, or kulhad.

Where: New Sneh Nagar

Price for two: Rs 100 

Timing: 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Patodi and Kadhi

It is an authentic dish of Maharashtra, where patodi and kadhi are served with tantalizing flavors and aromatic spices. Patodi is a tasty pakora stuffed with coriander and coconut that is served with hot and spicy Kadhi.

Where: Badkas Chowk, Mahal,

Price for two: Rs 100 

Timing: 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Anda Pav

You have to visit Israel Ande Wale's tiny stall in Mominpura to experience the balance of soft and crunchy egg exteriors with juicy interiors. In addition to being delicious anda pav, it's also cheap and affordable to all.

Where: Mohammad Ali Rd., Bakramandi, Mominpura

Price for two: Rs 200 

Timing: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

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Saoji dish 

The Saoji food is a must-try in Nagpur. It is prepared with goat meat, chicken, prawns, fish, and egg curries that are served with hot puffed-up rotis (bread) and boiled rice in Saoji cuisine. There are some vegetarian options, but most of the food is meaty. Every part of the goat, including the brain and hooves, is utilized in various recipes. It can be found at various food stalls and bhojnalayas around the city.

Where: Saoji Jagdish Bhojnalaya, Gandhibagh, Nagpur

Price for two: Rs 400 

Timing: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Matka Biryani

Biryani is a popular dish in every city. Every city has its own biryani story. You should try the Nagpur biryani if you want to experience a unique experience. It can be found in every small restaurant, shack, or small food stall, no matter how small it is. The matka biryani is served in a sealed mutka (pot) with buttermilk and curry.

Where: Rachana Complex, Near Subhash Putla, Satranjipura, Bhandara Road, Lakadganj

Price for two: Rs 500 

Timing: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sheermal and Rott 

Hafeez bakery in Nagpur has been around since the 20th century and is famous for its scrumptious baked goods, including bread, biscuits, and other goodies. The yummy sheermal is a particularly beloved Nagpur street food that is fashioned out of rott, a large biscuit. You must try it on your next visit.

Where: Hafeez Bakery, Mohammad Ali Rd., Mominpura

Price: Rs 200 

Timing: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Orange Barfi

When you’re in Nagpur, the city of oranges, you have to savor an orange or santra barfi. It is made with fresh oranges, ash gourd, and edible silver foil, which is what sets it apart from other desserts. People from across India flock here to buy this delicacy or order it online. You can buy it from Shree Heera Sweets in Nagpur.

Where: Shop No. 127, Abhyankar Marg, Variety Chowk, Sitabuldi

Price for two: Rs 350 

Timing: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Nagpur's famous deep-fried sweet is made from whole wheat flour, sugar or jaggery, and saunf. It is served with chai here in Nagpur, is inexpensive, and fantastic to taste. Don't miss this one.

Address: Gulgula Hotel, Mominpura

Price for two: Rs. 40

Timing: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Strawberry Paan 

After you've eaten everything nice, paan is a treat for your mouth. It provides a wide array of flavors and enhances the flavor of your food. No matter what you wish to try, Nagpur's street food can satisfy your food cravings. From regular paan to strawberry paan, a wide variety of options are available here.

Where: Sunita Paan and Juice, Dhantoli, Nagpur

Price for two: Rs 70 

Timing: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.