11 Must Try Mouth-Watering Nagpur Street Food

There are some must-try local delicacies like Nagpuri Samosa ,Poha, Saoji, Patodi etc. The food of Nagpur is mostly known for its spicy dishes. It has some great dishes which might not attract one but its taste would surely act as a riddle for even the biggest buff.

Here are some of the “MUST TRY” dishes in Nagpur:


Egg Burger/ Bun

This delicious and mouth-watering Anda Pav is served with sweet and spicy chutneys at a tiny stall of Israel Ande Wale at a very nominal price.

Must Eat At: Haji Mohhamad Israel Ande Wale ,Mohammad Ali Rd, Bakramandi, Mominpura, Nagpur.

Timings: 5:30 pm to 12 midnight.



The Nagpuri samosa (as it is popularly called) stand out amongst the rest in its mixture of Ingredients used to cover up its flavour and give out an attractive and delightful taste. It is served with tangy tamarind or pudina chutney.

Must Eat At: Samosawala, Near Big Hanuman Mandir, Telengkhedi, Vayusena nagar, Nagpur.

Timings: open at 11:00am – 11:00 pm.


Poha with Boiled Chickpeas Gravy

Poha is a core breakfast for Nagpur, and this savoury is best enjoyed with pouring tarri (Kala Chana Sauce) on it. Poha is a dish made from an arrangement of flattened rice, finely chopped onions, tomatoes, diced potatoes and curry leaves. Lemon juice is used for garnishing this dish.

Must Eat At : Ramji-Shyamji Pohewala , Beside Santaji Mahavidyalaya,Sneh Nagar, Square, Chatrapati Nagar, Nagpur.

Timings :Opens at 5:00 am – 2:00 pm



Strong Indian spices mixed with paya and chicken make up this dish. This dish can be tried at various shacks or bhojnalayas in and around Nagpur.

Must Eat At : Jagdish Saoji Bhojnalaya,54, Subhash Rd, Ganeshpeth Colony.

Timings :11:00 am – 10:30 pm


Pot Biriyani

Nagpur serves one of the finest biryanis in the country.

Must Eat At : Babbu Biryani Centre, Ravindra Nath Tagore Marg, Civil Lines,Nagpur.

Timings :10:00 am – 11:00 pm.


Water Balls / Puchka

This crispy and crunchy street food in Nagpur is a favourite amongst millions. The city serves the most fragrant pani puris in the country. It is eaten by dipping these puris in either tangy tamarind water or cold pudina water.

Must Eat Try : Chennai South Indian Restaurant ,Ahabab Colony, Jafar Nagar, Katol Road, Beside Bank Of India.

Timings : 7:00 am – 10:00 pm


Sweet Indian Betel Leaf

Paan is a must-try if you are visiting Nagpur. Right from regular Paan to strawberry Paan, whatever your heart desires, it is fulfilled with the street food of Nagpur.

Must Eat At : Mishra Paan Shop No 1 Sai Regency, Amravati Road, Ravi Nagar, Nagpur – 440001, Opp Prasanna

Timings : 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

8. Khoya Jalebi

Rounded Sweet And Funnel Cake

Jalebi is a sweet delicacy which is a very popular dessert. This hot and sweet savoury is enjoyed by all alike.

Must Eat At :Burhanpur Jalebi Centre, 37, Ring Rd, Tatya Tope Nagar, Pratap Nagar.

Timings : 11:00am – 10 :00pm


Milk Rubbed Rott

Sheermal is a saffron-coloured bread whereas rott is nothing but a large biscuit .It is a very popular street food in Nagpur. You must have this on your next trip to Nagpur.

Must Eat At : Indiya Oye Radisson Blu ,7, Wardha Rd, New Sneh Nagar .

Timings : 7:30 am – 11:30 pm


Gram flour Curry

Patodi and kadhi is a widely popular Maharashtrian Besan curry. This curry is served in spicy gravy and is eaten with roti or bhakri (A Round Flat Bread /Roti ). It must- try Maharashtrian dish which offers you the true taste of Nagpur with its range of spices.

Must Eat At : Patodiwala’s Joint, Near Nagpur Tehsil Office.

Timings : Opens at 10:15am – 6:45 pm

11. Tandoori Chicken

Roasted Chicken

If you want to get a bite of the spiciest and juiciest Tandoori chicken, then this street food in Nagpur is perfect for you! This dish is served red hot along with an collection of chutneys to choose from.

Must Eat At : Hyderabad Tandoori Chicken, Chandni Chowk.

Timings : Opens at 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm (Differ on Saturdays and Sundays)


Orange Flavoured Milk Based Sweet

This dessert is orange in colour hence the name, Santra burfi is a kind of fudge also known as Orange barfi, it is the trademark delicacy of Haldiram. It is creamy, tangy and oranges sweet. It’s the best pick for the sweet tooth.

Must Eat At : Shree Heera Sweets in Itwari.

Timings :10:00 am – 9:30 pm

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