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Must try pocket friendly restaurants in Bangalore

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1.Brahmin’s Coffee Bar – Basavanagudi.

The best in its class of traditional south Indian food can be found in the Brahmin’s Coffee Bar at Basavanagudi in Bangalore. It offers steamingly hot rice idlies which are quite soft and the crispy vadas that you just can’t stop at one plate. They also serve a variety of dishes here but nothing beats the Idly-Vada combo. Coffee, tea, and kesaribath are some of the other popular foods that are served here. Must try Foods: Filter Coffee, Kesari Bath, Idli Vada, Upma, Badam Milk, Kharabath, Tea

2.Central Tiffin Room  (C T R) – Malleshwaram

Serving utterly delicious Butter Masala Dosacontinuously to a huge number of customers is no child’s play. But CTR at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram has done this effortlessly and brilliantly for over six decades and is thus, a delight for Dosa lovers. Even to this day, this Tiffin Room is one of the best places to have South Indian Street Food in Bangalore. Apart from a variety of dosas they also serve idly – vada, kesribath and the poori sagu. There are also other shops which serve ice creams, chats and other stuff around the place. Must try Foods: Benne Masala Dosa, Filter Coffee, Chai, Butter Masala Dosa, Crispy Vada, Tea, Idli

3.Taaza Thindi - Jayanagar

Taaza Thindi is relatively a newer place, only 4 years old, It is a small food outlet which serves traditional South Indian meals and quick bites at very low rates. This place serves toothsome Chowchow bath, Kharabath, and Kesari bath. A cup of hot Coffee and Idli Vada is an ideal choice before college or office, to pull off a long day and to eat healthily. Must try Foods:  Masala Dosa, Vada, Healthy Breakfast, Idli Chutney, Kesari Bath, Crispy Dosa, Filter Coffee.

4.Vidyarthi Bhavan - Basavanagi

Vidyarthi Bhavan is more than just a vegetarian restaurant in Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, South Bengaluru Bangalore. It is an iconic landmark, a standing symbol of old "Bangalore" architecture and heritage, and a sentinel of Bangalore / Bengaluru's history. Apart from the famous crispy golden brown Butter Masala Dose, that’s available at all the times, we also serve other regular South Indian vegetarian snacks from our limited menu, that are available during the certain period of the day. These fulfill the cravings for ‘homemade’ food of our customers, who vouch for our traditional ambiance and flavor. We serve you the same authentic taste and flavor with the same quality that we have been serving for over seventy years. Must try Foods: Filter Kaapi, Filter Coffee, Khara bhath, Maddur Vada, Crispy Masala Dosa, Ghee Masala Dosa, Kesari Bath.

5. Veena stores - Malleshwaram

started as a condiment store in 1977 and morphed into a legendary eatery, serving consistently good South-Indian fare, especially idlis which melt as soon as they touch the tongue. Veena Stores is also famous for Khara Bhath and Bisi Bele Bhath. They serve their food with a delicious mint coconut chutney which is unlimited. Eating at Veena Stores is an experience in relishing superlative food standing on the pavement with your best buddies. Must try Foods: Khara Bhath, Bisi Bele Bhath, Idly, Vada, Coffee, Pongal, Lemon Rice, Puliogre, Kesari Bhath, Kashaya.

6.Shakes Theory - Jayanagar

A nice spot for quick hunger-busting, this joint has a quirky menu listing a wide range of shakes, in addition to a variety of FroYos and Mojitos. To go alongside, one can choose from three types of sandwiches, and all at economical rates. It is a small easily-accessible spot with seating space apt for small groups. Quick service further helps increase its appeal. Must try Foods: Sandwiches, Thick Shakes, Paan Shake, Brownie Bomb, Fries, Spinach Corn Sandwich, Paneer Peri Peri.

7.Mooch Marod - Whitefield

famous for our authentic Parathas, Lassi & their sizes. To accompany these there is plenty of side dishes like raita, chutneys, Pickles, Butter etc. All of our dishes are enhanced with our secret spice recipe. We have always had mixed the perfect spice combination in our kitchen. We make our Parathas as per order, ensuring our diners receive perfectly made Parathas every time. Having said that, when it comes to Indian Cuisine we prefer to keep it simple by only creating the best. Mooch Marod is as diverse as its culture, language, and region. Aromatic spices are the essence of Indian cuisine. Use of particular spices such as coriander, cumin, fenugreek, asafoetida etc., gives Indian food its distinct flavor. The cooking skill lies in the subtle blending of a variety of spices to enhance the basic flavor of a particular dish. Visit us today and experience the taste worth traveling for. Must try Foods: Tangdi Kabab, Paneer Parantha, Sweet Lassi, Mutton Seekh Kebab, Aloo Paratha.

8.Kedia's Fun Food - Jayanagar

Justifying the name, it is a joint specializing in street food. The menu includes delectable Indian street food and a couple of North Indian dishes as well. The restaurant provides great portions of delicious food at reasonable prices. There is no place to sit due to which you can either get your food packed or delivered, but that definitely does not compromise the taste of the food in any manner. Must try Foods:  Cheese Paratha, Jhal Muri, Poori Sabzi, Cheese Fondue, Rasgulla Chaat.

9.Hari’s Sandwich Zone – Jayanagar

The Chocolate Sandwich!! Yes you read it right, that’s what it is famous for. This place at Jayanagar is one of the finest street food joints in Bangalore for having sandwiches and tasty chats. They serve a variety of sandwiches and chats which are as economical as they are healthy. Located nearby is a Lassi Corner which serves you sweet Lassi to drink after you’re done having your food at the Sandwich Zone. Must try Foods:  Sandwiches, Chocolate Sandwich, Potato Twister, Corn Sandwich, Sev Puri, Cheese Sandwich, Panipuri.

10.The Flying Cup - Sarjapur Road

Tucked into a small street near Big Bazaar, this cafe is known for its perfect brewed cup of Kadak Chai/Filter Kaapi. With key focus on hygiene and a no-compromise policy on quality, every cup of Chai/Kaapi is freshly-made using the choicest of ingredients. Do not forget to miss out on the lite eats that go very well with your beverage. Onion Pakodas and Samosas are a thing to crave for together with their Sandwiches and select bakery stuff such as their Chocolate Brownie and Banana cake. Must try Foods: Coffee, Sabudana Khichdi, Sandwiches, Samosa, Onion Pakoda, Khichda, Ginger Tea.

11.Podi Idly - Koramangala

In operation till as late as 11:30 PM, this is a great spot for quick bites. It offers a variety of preparations on the menu from multiple cuisines at economical prices. It is one of the best-recommended restaurants of the area and manages to attract family diners, which helps increase the place's appeal. Must try Foods: Podi Idli, Pongal, Coffee, Masala Dosa, Mini Idlis, Appam, Raagi Dosa.

12.Mavalli Tiffin Room (MTR) - Basavanagudi

It is the oldest South Indian eatery of the entire town. They have been serving foodies from many generations and the consistent good quality remains the same. Breakfasts are their specialty. The dining area is quite small but there are very thick sofas, well-furnished furniture and pleasant ambiance to welcome you. Must try Foods: Rava Idli, Filter Coffee, Ghee Masala Dosa, Badam Halwa, Upma, Raita, Vada.

13.Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall – Jayanagar

Pani Puri – Gol Gappa – Puchka or whatever you call it, this joint gives you every reason to love every name and the essence in its taste. And street food in Bangalore is incomplete without it. Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri is a small stall located at Jayanagar 3 Rd block in Bangalore exclusively for Chats and Pani Puri. Taste the delicious Pani Puri here and I’m sure you will become a regular here. Must try Foods: pani puri, dahi puri, aloo chat and paapdi chat.

14.Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls – Indiranagar

Located at the ground floor of the Sri Shiva Sai Complex in Indiranagar, this is one of the best street food places in Bangalore to have delicious and crunchy rolls and grills. Both vegetarian and non–vegetarian street foods are served here and the prices are extremely reasonable. Some of the famous items served are Mixed Vegetable tikka Roll,paneer mushroom, babycorn tikka roll, mutton buna and many others with exclusive add ons like kathi wrap, single eggroll, etc. Must try Foods: Rolls, Beda Roti, Veggie Roll, Chicken Seekh Roll, Chicken Kalimirch, Kathi Roll, Mutton Kebab Roll.

15.Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice – Malleshwaram

Be it the famous Sai Ram’s Special or the mouth-watering Dahi puri, this chat stall at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram has everything more to offer than you can ever expect. The person serving here always has a warm and heartily smile to add a bit of extra flavor to your already delicious food.They serve a numerous variety of chats which includes wafers chat, chips masala, disco chat, crazy masala and a lot more. It now also sells specially prepared home-made chocolates from Ooty. Ans yes, you miss the extra whole bunch of fun if you forget to ask for a plain puri soaked in paniand the sweet mixture at the end. Must try Foods: Chaat, Dahipuri, Chips, Masala Poori, Bhel Puri, Jal-jeera, Sev Puri.

16.Puchka’s – Marathahalli

After some desi South Indian dishes and some delicious chats, its time to head to taste some lovely Indori food. This stall is located near the Purva Rivera Apartments at Silver Spring Layout in Marathahalli, Bangalore. The price here are relatively high compared to the ones told before but, it is in no match to the wonderful taste of the food served and the hygiene maintained here. Some of the famous dishes served here are the hot dogs, puchkas and many more. Must try Foods: Chaat, Panipuri, Jalebi, Paratha, Vada Pav, Samosa, Gol Gappe.

17.Karnataka Bhel House – Basavanagudi

Hop into this purely vegetarian and outdoor seating famous chat stall located at Uma Theatre Road, Chamarajapet in Basavanagudi during the evening to enjoy the warm sunset with some utterly delicious street food in Bangalore. The pricing here is economical and pocket-friendlyMust try Foods: Masala Poori, Bhel Puri, Panipuri, Chaat, Dahipuri, Sev Puri, Dahi Aloo Puri

18.Iyer mess - Malleshwaram 

56 years old, Iyer Mess is a legendary joint that hasn’t changed much since its start. It serves simple banana leaf meals for lunch and dinner. Must try Foods: Masala Vada, Buttermilk. 

19.Maa Bhook Lagi - Whitefield

Maa Bhook Lagi is a casual dining restaurant serving North Indian preparations. A highly-rated place in Marathahalli, it is praised for its timely service and is a nice joint to visit when one is looking to satiate hunger pangs with tasty, hygienic food at pocket-friendly prices. Must try Foods: Kheer, Raita, Churma, Custard, Rajma Chawal, Gulab Jamun, Aloo Paratha.

20.The Paratha Company - Koramangala

The Paratha Company offers a variety of preparations on the menu from multiple cuisines at economical prices. It is one of the best-recommended restaurants in the area and manages to attract family diners, which helps increase the place's appeal.  Must try Foods: Litti, Sattu Paratha, Liti Chokha, Dal Makhani, Cheese Paneer Paratha, Kheer, Aloo Pyaz Paratha.

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