11 dishes every foodie should try in Indore

By Famous India

Poha Jalebi

A quintessential breakfast combination in Indore, Poha (flattened rice) is seasoned with spices, herbs, and sometimes peanuts, served with crispy and sweet Jalebi (deep-fried syrup-soaked batter). 

Indori Bhutte ka Kees

This dish is made from grated corn kernels cooked with spices like mustard seeds, green chilies, turmeric, and garnished with coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Indori Sabudana Khichdi

A favorite during fasting days, this dish is made from soaked sabudana cooked with peanuts, potatoes, green chilies, and seasoned with cumin seeds and curry leaves. 


A winter specialty in Indore, Garadu is made from yam (elephant foot) pieces that are deep-fried until crispy and then seasoned with chaat masala, lemon juice, and sometimes green chutney. 

Indori Namkeen

Indore is famous for its variety of savory snacks collectively known as "Indori Namkeen." From Ratlami Sev to Aloo Bhujia, these crispy and spicy snacks are perfect accompaniments to tea.

Indori Pattice

A popular street food snack, Indori Pattice consists of mashed potato patties stuffed with a spicy masala mixture, coated in gram flour batter, and deep-fried until golden and crispy. 


A traditional Indian dessert, Malpua is a sweet pancake made from flour, milk, and sugar, deep-fried until golden brown, and then dipped in sugar syrup.

Sabudana Khichdi with Dahi Puri

This unique combination brings together the light and flavorful Sabudana Khichdi with the tangy and crunchy Dahi Puri (pani puri filled with yogurt, chutneys, and spices). 

Indori Shikanji

Shikanji is made from lemon juice, sugar, salt, and flavored with roasted cumin powder and mint leaves. It's a perfect thirst-quencher on hot summer days.

Indori Poha Samosa

A creative twist on the traditional samosa, Indori Poha Samosa is stuffed with a spicy and tangy Poha filling, deep-fried until crispy, and served with green chutney and tamarind chutney.

Indori Bhajiya

These crispy and spicy fritters are made from gram flour batter mixed with chopped onions, green chilies, and spices, deep-fried until golden brown. 

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11 dishes every foodie should try in Indore