Srinagar is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir as well as the largest city of it. It’s also famous for sceneries like gardens, water boats on lakes and waterfronts. In Srinagar, traditional Handicrafts and dried fruits are also quite famous. It’s just a heaven to travel there and explore it. If there’s any Heaven in this World, Srinagar is the only place. In this Article, we will show you the best street food items of Srinagar to try after seeing the beautiful Jannat of Hindustan.
1. Tujj or Kashmiri Kebabs
If you want to try the street Food of Srinagar as an insider, then start with Tujj or Kashmiri Kebabs. If you never tried this, then I can bet that you would be mesmerized with its smell only. And the taste of it is just another Heaven.
2. Chicken Kanti
It’s a famous dish of Kashmiri Cuisine. Chicken Kanti is made up with lots of almonds and cashews to it. It tastes very amazing and if you are a Non-vegetarian than you shouldn’t give a miss to it. It’s one of the most famous street food items of Srinagar.
3. Kashmiri Naan
If you are planning to visit to Srinagar, than make sure that you will going to eat Kashmiri Naan. It is prepared with highly rich stuffing’s like milk, yogurt, almonds, melted ghee, sugar and importantly glazed cherry. You must try this street food item of Srinagar.
Gushtaba is a dish of minced mutton balls cooked in curd with all the spices. Its gravy is yogurt based served with lamb meat balls and trust me, its deadly combination while eating with Naan. One should try Gushtaba to explore the real food of Srinagar.
5. Kashmiri Pulao
If you want to eat the finest Pulao, then Srinagar is the best place and Kashimiri Pulao is the best item to have. In Srinagar, you will get so yummy Pulao that you want to eat that everyday again again without getting tired of it.
6. Kashmiri Saag or Haaq
Kashmiri Saag or Haaq is commonly made up by every household and mostly at special events and functions too. If you have tried the Saag of Punjab, now it’s time to try the Saag/Haaq of Kashmiri cuisine. You must add this to your list of Best of Srinagar street food.
7. Noon Tea
It’s very different from regular Tea as its Salty. It’s very popular tea in Srinagar, made with green tea, salt, milk and Soda Bicarbonate. The color of Noon Tea is pinkish. It sounds weird that tea is salty, but it’s very popular among the locals.
8. Kashmiri Aloo Tamatar
Kashmiri Aloo Tamatar is very appetizing dish of Kashmiri Cuisine. Aloo and Tamatar are mixed with spices and vegetables and then how it’s prepared. It’s very simple and time saving recipe which can be cooked at home too.
It’s one of the finest desserts of Srinagar and my personal favorite too. The sewai’s are prepared in milk with coconut on it. Sewai is very delicious and you will never forget about your trip to Srinagar because of amazing Sewai’s.
10. Kashmiri Shufta
It’s the most famous dessert of Kashmir and especially made on festivals and marriages. Kashmiri Shufta is a mixture of Dry fruits and spices coated with sugar syrup. Dry fruits are soaked in water and then mixed with Ghee, not a hard task to make but it’s just amazing Dessert.