The best 10 street food in Lucknow

Lucknow is the large city of northern India. Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh. the famous food of Lucknow are Tundey kebab, Biryani chicken masala Malai makhhan khasta kachori are some famous food. the best time go to visit Lucknow in Moon soon is from August and October. Lucknow has the best of everything from music, dancing, and culture to beauty refinement , and architecture . it is also one of the most popular tourist spots in the country due to its is also one of the most peace loving cities in the country.

The best 10 street foods in Lucknow are-


A crispy outer layer with a soft filling inside, these kebabs are cooked until they are tender enough to dissolve in your mouth. Best complemented with rumaali roti, one can also find veg options for this delicacy.

Best Place to try:  Kabab in Lucknow.

Average cost: ₹50 per plate.

2.Biryani –­

The mutton and chicken biryani to even veg biryani there are many options for you to try here. Veg handi Dum biryani, Awadhi Biryani and Mutton Biryani are a must-try famous for its aroma and flavours, the slow-cooked rice with spices, vegetables, and chunks of meat, will blow your mind as you take the first bite. From mutton to chicken to even veg biryani.

Average Cost: ₹100-150 per plate

3.Basket chhat

The best street food in Lucknow, basket chaat is a must-try if you are looking for a filling yet flavourful snack. Another famous food from the streets of Lucknow is Basket Chaat. A crispy potato shelling filled with mashed potatoes, tangy chutney, lots of vegetables, and peas.

Best Place to try: Royal Cafe or Shukla Chaat House in Hazratganj
Cost: ₹120 per plate.

4.Kulcha Nihari –

The food for all non-veg lover, kulcha nihari is a famous dish from the street of Lucknow. nihari is meat served in a thick ,Flavourful gravy with kulchas is soft Bread, unlike the usual Punjabi Kulchas. it is the best place to eat in Lucknow to get the test of this royal dish.

Best Place to try: Rahim’s
Cost: ₹60 for one plate.

5.Malai Makhan

Mostly served during the winter season, Malai Makhan is another one of the specialties of Lucknow. Best described as cream butter, this treat is made with unsalted butter which is hung in a bucket overnight and then beaten to get that creamy air-like texture. Winter in Lucknow is incomplete without Malai Makhan, it is definitely the best food in Lucknow. 

Best Place to try: Ram Asrey or Chhappan Bhog
Cost: ₹360/kg

6.Chole Bature

 A part of almost all the street foods, we can never get enough of them. Chickpea curry made with extra spices and served with crispy bature is something that is hard to resist. one can easily find them in every bylane of the city with a special taste. 

Best Place to try: Sardar Ke Chole Bhature
Cost: ₹35- 100 per plate


Famous for its Mughlai cuisine, Lucknow offers a variety of bread, each one with a slight twist to it. Sheermal is a sweet naan that is kneaded with milk or sheer, this sweet tasting naan is served with spicy curries to balance out and enhance the taste of the dish.  Sheermal Chowk is the best place to eat in Lucknow.

Best Place to try: Chowk
Cost: ₹10 onwards, depending on the variety of Sheermal

8.Kulfi Faluda

Best street food in Lucknowis Kulfi Faluda, perfect to beat the heat waves of summer. This treat is perfect to satiate your sweet tooth. It is quite famous amongst tourists and the locals and you can easily find it in every corner of the street. Kulfi is made with milk, with added nuts and flavors to it, which is then topped with faluda and other syrups to enhance the taste.

Best Place to try: Prakash ki Kulfi
Cost: ₹120 (half) and ₹60 (full)

9.Veg Kebab Paratha

One of the best foods in Lucknow, this dish can be enjoyed for breakfast or even with a cup of tea. Soft rumali roti stuffed with crispy kebabs with enriching flavors is something you will remember for a long time. Veg Kebab Roll and Kebab Paratha plate are 2 variants you can try here.

Best Place to try: Chappan Bhog or Kapoorthala
Cost: ₹25 one plate.


It is popular as a breakfast option amongst the locals and even tourists. The crispy Kachori served with deep-fried aloo sabzi and white chickpea sabzi is enough to fill your stomach and your heart. Ratti Lal’s in Aminabad is the best place to try these.

Best Place to try: Rati Lal’s Khasta Kachori
Cost: ₹14 per piece.

As per consumers are thinking that food in front of malls and beside educational institution is hygiene. as per changes in the life style of peoples especially among the demand of street food is also increased.