Situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga, Varanasi is a spiritual destination and a culinary paradise. The bustling streets of this ancient city are decorated with food stalls and vibrant carts, offering a variety of mouth-watering street food that tempts the tastes of locals and tourists Let us embark on a culinary journey to explore the street food of Banaras in the famous.

1. Kachori Sabzi:
A quintessential breakfast option in Banaras, Kachori Sabzi is an aromatic delight of crispy, deep-fried kachoris served with a spicy potato curry (sabzi) The crunchy texture of the kachori paired with the intense spicy flavors of the sabzi Gives the sweetness match exactly.

2. Banarasi Pan:
No trip to Benares is complete without indulging in the amazing Banarasi Paan. Wrapped in betel leaf and seasoned with ingredients like betel nuts, sweet fennel seeds, and sweet syrup, Banarasi Paan delivers a burst of flavors that cleanse the palate and provide a refreshing aftertaste

3. Tamatar Chaat: 
Banaras is known for its unique take on Chaat, and Tamatar Chaat is a prime example of this new cuisine. This savory dish combines rich spicy tomato sauce, chickpeas, and crispy sev (fried chickpea noodles), adding a rich flavor and texture to every bite.

4. Malaiyo:
Malaiyo, a winter specialty in Benares, is a melt-in-your-mouth milk-based dessert. Made with milk and cream sprinkled with sugar, saffron, and cardamom, Malaiyo is garnished with fruit and served cold, making it a pleasure to beat the winter chill

6. Bati Chokha: 
Coming from the rural streets of Benares, Bati Chokha is a delicious and nutritious snack that satisfies hunger. Bati is a baked dough ball made of fried eggplant, tomatoes, and potatoes that is combined with a spicy roasted vegetable sauce and chokha for a delicious native dish

7. Lassi:
Enjoy Banaras’ refreshing drinks – lassi and thandai – to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. Lassi, a traditional curd-based drink, is available sweet and savory, while Thandai, a cooling pot of milk, walnuts, and spices provides instant relief from the scorching heat

8. Cream Toast:
Malai Toast is a popular street food and a sinful indulgence enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Generous slices of crispy bread are made with crispy malai (clotted cream) and topped with sugar, nuts, and saffron for a decadent dessert that satisfies the appetite.