The first place you visit when you reach a certain destination is generally a railway station. In between the crowd and honking of the train horns what Indian stations have is some delicious food at nominal prices. The taste of Indian food at certain railway stations is so popular that people specifically travel to the railway stations to enjoy the experience. So this food blog shall provide you with some travel tips along with a list of best Railway Station Food in India-
Chicken Cutlet, Howrah, West Bengal-
Whenever you step down at the Howrah station, the desirable smell of chicken cutlets will await you. The crisp chicken cutlets are served with green and mustard chutney which makes it even more likeable.
Dal Vada, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh-
This is one of my personal
Chicken Biryani, Shoranur, Kerala-
If you wish to explore an exclusive
Aloo Tikki, Tundla UP-
Born in a place very near to Tundla every time my train stops at this station I make sure that I do not miss the locally prepared Aloo Tikki served in leaf bowls. More than the crisp
Rabri, Abu Road, Rajasthan-
Rabri is famous in UP but if you get a chance to taste the Rabri at the Abu Road Railway station, you will enjoy the
Poha, Ratlam, MP-
Poha is considered not much of a rich food but here at Talam Railway station, that is not the case. Hot Poha served along with Ratlami Sev will change your perception of Poha. You can also try a little experimentation with the crisp jalebi served at the station.
Chole Bhature, Jalandhar, Punjab-
Punjabi’s are famous for their food and Chole Bhature seems to be their staple food. This delicacy is best served at the Jalandhar Railway
Vada Pav and Batata Vada, Karjat, Maharashtra-
While I was in Maharashtra there was not a single day that I missed the Vada Pav or Batata Vada while catching my local trains. They are handy delicious and sumptuous fast food that you can have even on the run. The chutney served along and the steamy hot Vada
Camel Milk Tea, Surendranagar, Gujarat-
Gujarati’s have small, like really tiny cups of tea but their tea is one that makes a difference. Made from camel milk this tea at the Surendranagar Station must not be missed.
Pazham Pori, Palakkad, Kerala-
Pazham is Banana Fritters served along with a local filter coffee at the Palakkad Railway Station. Before exploring the rest of Kerala, explore this amazing delicacy. It will be a perfect start to your journey.
Aloo Dum, Kharagpur, West Bengal-
Aloo Dum is a famous delicacy and you must have tasted it at a lot of places. What is different in the Aloo Dum served at the Kharagpur station by the local vendors are the added
Kozhikode Halwa, Calicut, Kerala-
Prepared with coconut, dry fruits and local spices, the
Onion and Potato Pakoras at Chittorgarh Railway Station, Platform No. 1-
Why I specifically mentioned Platform Number 1 because that is the place where you find the best pakoras. If you have the time, specifically go up to the platform 1 and the shop can be easily spotted as it is a crowded one. Do not miss it.
Maddur Vada at Maddur Railway station-
This cookie shaped fritter is served by locals at the Maddur Railway station. It is delicious and you can carry them and munch
Samosa with Tomato Chutney at Lgatpuri Station-
Samosas can be found in many cities of the country but the ones at the Lgatpuri station are just perfect with the correct proportion of spices and the self-prepared Tomato Chutney.
Ven Pongal and Uttappa at Guntakal Station-
If you love South Indian food, you must surely try the Ven Pongal and Uttappa easily available at the Guntakal Station. They are available at the small food stalls set up at the station.
Lal Sah at Guwahati station-
Lal Sah stands for red tea. This is a
Appams and onion-rich coconut milky stew at Thiruvananthapuram Station-
If you arrive at the capital of Kerala, by train, no matter what do not skip the Appams and
Ghee Onion Rava Dosas at the Chennai Central Station-
The best possible hygienically prepared Ghee Onion Rava Dosas are available at the Chennai Central station. You may have to step down from your train but it is worth the effort.
Fresh Flavored milk at Anand station-
While the list has so much of food items, here is an item that will soothe you on a hot day. The