IPL 2024 Finale: Hyderabad And Kolkata Snacks To Munch
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The Sun is setting up the most awaited and popular cricket series, the Indian Premier League (IPL), that started on 22nd March 2024. After a long series of matches between the ten teams all across India, Sunrises Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders have made it to the finale that is to be held on 26th May 2024.

But what fun would it be to watch the game sitting in front of a screen while munching on the basic popcorn? To make the most of the finale, why don’t you make and relish traditional snacks from Hyderabad or Kolkata to support the team you have been rooting for all this season? Here are some authentic snacks you can make to make the IPL 2024 finale memorable.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Led by the Australian player Pat Cummins, Sunrisers Hyderabad has made it to the IPL finale. If you are supporting this team, it would only be fair to watch Travis Head and Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the nail-biting game with some Hyderabadi snacks. Don’t just stick to eating Hyderabadi biryani; here are some snacks you can munch on while watching the match.


Since Hyderabadi biryani is the essence of the city, supporting Sunrisers Hyderabad would only be logical by eating freshly prepared kebabs. The beauty of kebabs is that you can make them in any filling you like. From a wide range of vegetables like spinach, potatoes, carrots, peas, etc, to meat varieties like chicken, lamb, beef, goat, and so on. You can enjoy your favourite crispy kebabs with savoury green or red chutney.

Irani Chai

Make the most out of the “tea break” during the match and have a cup of Irani Chai in the name of Sunrisers Hyderabad. The classic cup of tea is made with the perfect blend of tea leaves, cardamom pods, and milk. You can find the Irani chai being served in small glasses in any Irani cafe located in Hyderabad.

Keema Samosa

Keema samosa is a popular street food in Hyderabad. Instead of the Punjabi samosa, which has potato-based filling, keema samosa has indulgent meat filling. While the spicy keema samosa is mostly made during Ramadan, you can make the deep-fried snack to munch on authentic Hyderabad treats during the IPL finale.


If you are looking for something sweet, you can make the traditional Hyderabadi dessert, phirni. You can make the dessert using rice, milk, sugar, cardamom, and saffron. Once you get a pudding-like consistency, you can garnish it with chopped dry fruits and nuts to make it even more indulgent.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders has truly come a long way after playing innumerable matches and managing to be on the top of the game chart. With Shreyas Iyer as the captain and outstanding players like Mitchell Starc, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, and more, the IPL 2024 finale would truly be exceptional. If you are supporting Kolkata, do it right by making these traditional snacks and watching in style.


Ghugni is one of the most liked street foods in West Bengal. To support the capital city, Kolkata, make a rich chickpea-based snack with chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander, boiled yellow chickpeas, coconut, and chillies as per your taste. Then, add the much-needed flavour with tamarind chutney and enjoy.

Aloo Chop

Aloo chops are a quick and easy-to-prepare speciality in Kolkata. To make the snack, all you need to do is take some boiled potatoes, mash them, and mix them with chopped onions, green chillies, ginger and garlic paste, and your favourite spices. Then, make a batter by mixing besan (gram flour), water and the usual spices. Coating small portions of the potato mixture in the batter, you can deep-fry them to make crispy aloo chop.


For a fun tea time while supporting Kolkata Knight Riders, don’t forget to make their authentic Cha. The masala tea is sure to give you all the flavours of West Bengal. You can make the traditional cha with crushed tea leaves, milk, sugar, and Kolkata tea masala for a great IPL season finale.


Puchka, also known as pani poori or golgappe, is one of the favourite snacks across the country. You can enjoy the savoury snacks with spicy and tangy water to fill in the puchkas along with an indulgent filling made with mashed potatoes, boiled chickpeas, chopped onions, and spices. Top it off with spicy chutneys and enjoy the match with these flavour bombs.