Images of India : Delhi’s Street Food Festival…

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With foods from 25 of India’s 29 states spread across 120 stalls from Tamil Nadu to Jammu and Kashmir, from Gujarat to West Bengal – the food festival leaves one spoilt for choice. The National Street Food Festival showcases the unique diversity of India’s food culture. Organised by the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI), it is held in December every year in Delhi. The festival acquaints one with many lesser known dishes. Sesame chicken from Assam, Rajnandin Bhekti from Bengal, Chicken Tash from the Champaran district of Bihar and the state’s famous Chicken and Mutton Litti Chokha, the Galouti Kebab from Lucknow, Ludhiana-style Chinese Manchurian – Chinese dish with a pinch of Punjabi tadka. Uttarakhand’s Lumkum Soup, Chicken Rogan Josh, Mutton Yakni, Vegetable Pulao and Kahwa from Kashmir. Goa’s Kombadi Vada (fried chicken), Sagoti Vada, Zunkar Bhakari. Vada Pao of Mumbai, Mawa Kachori from Rajasthan, Dabeli from Gujarat, Telangana’s Double ka Meetha and Punugulu and Hyderabadi Biryani. For lovers of sweets, the festival offered ample options. From Halwas, Jalebis, Moong Dal ka Halwa to Kheer, Puli Pitha, Sandesh and more. With prices ranging from Rs.30 to Rs.200.