Mumbai is a gastronome's delight. The city has all the delicacies that the exotic India has to offer. However you can relish all the delicacies that a coastal region offers, along with the native fast food delicacies such as Bhelpuri, Pav Bhaji and Pani Puri. Bombay has a contagious influence of rich and mildly spicy styles of cooking from the peripheral states of Maharashtra and Gujarat region along with those of Parsis's delicacies.
Bhelpuri is a typical Bombay delicacy - a sweet and spicy combo of
puffed rice, onions, boiled potatoes, puri, coriander, mint, chillies
and chutney. Pav Bhaji is an assortment of cooked and soiced vegetables
such as peas, peppers, tomatoes, potatoes and onion along with a bread
bun. Pani Puri is another mouthwatering delicacy that is lightweight
puffed semolina or flour cakes, eaten with a filling of boiled pulses,
spices, tamarind chutney and spicy water.
Mumbai has many more exclusive cuisines on its delectably rich menu. A
typical Maharashtrian Thali /Platter consists of recipes such as
curries, rice, sweets, etc. As a complete and highly fulfilling diet for
a person the thali has 4 chapatis, pulses, vegetable, curd, rice, salad,
Dhan Sak is a well Known Parsi delicacy - Dhan means wealth and
this dish is luxuriously prepared with a mixture of mutton, tripe,
various kinds of lentils enriched by many vegetable. There is one Min
Vela Curry - a mixed fish curry made of pomfret, mullet and mackerel
with a dash of spices, tamarind and coconut. As a regional specialty
Bombay Duck comes high on the list of a foodie's menu. It is
strong smelling small fish, which is served in various ways, dried in
the Sun the bummelo is powdered and sprinkled over a curry. Fresh bombil
is wrapped in chili powder, saffron, and wheat flour and deep-fried till
it is crunchy on the exterior and mushy interior.
Another well known dishes of Mumbai include Bombli Batata Bhaji,
Kamag Kakri, Solachi Kadhi, Those with special fascination with
non-vegetarian food may well make rounds to Mohammad Ali Road, which
comes alive with the onset of fading Sun and the place is electric with
food buffs. Here you can savor delicacies like baida (egg) paratha,
boti kebabs, biryani.