Famous Mouthwatering Street Foods in Varanasi

Whenever you make a plan to visit Varanasi. Try the street food of Varanasi. Today, I am going to tell you some important places, shops for street foods in Varanasi.Varanasi is also known as Banaras. If you are landing here then you can try here lots of variety of street foods.

Kachori – Sabzi

Kachori Sabzi is the morning breakfast of Varanasi. Everyone starts the morning with Kachori sabzi. it’s too Delicious food of the Varanasi. You have to try it at Budhiya Dadi ki Dukan Lanka(samane ghat). This is a very old shop here. An old lady make this delicious dish.


Launglata is sweet. This is the dish which you can only eat in Varanasi. The taste of the Launglata is too good, it’s fill with Mawa (khoya) and Dip into seera. You have to try it at Budhiya Dadi ki Dukan Lanka. Laung Lata, manly prepared at holi but in Varanasi, You can enjoy this sweet dish throughout the year. In Varanasi, you can find one shop of Launglata in each street.


One of the famous and most delicious street foods of Varanasi. In the summer season, a glass(clay glass) of chilled lassi with lots of cream and dry fruits makes your day. You must try to test it at Pahalwan Lassi Bhandhar Lanka.

Thandai and Bhang Thandai

Thandai is one of the sweet milk drinks of Varanasi. You can also say it is sweet flavored milk. One more thing is also very famous in Varanasi which is Bhaag. At the festival of Holi, people like to drink bhang thandai and bhang lassi. Bhang lassi is commonly taken by shiva devotees on special occasions.

Banarasi Paan

Banarasi paan is very popular all over India. You can try it anywhere in Varanasi, just you can go to the shop and ask for the paan or meetha paan at the paan store. If you go bananas and not try Banarasi paan then it is not worth. A famous shop of Paan – Keshav Tambul Bhandhar Lanka.

Banarasi Paan

Baati Chokha

Bati Chokha is one of the famous and Delicious foods of Varanasi. This is the all time favourite food of banaras vasi. You can find it nearby Sigra or Mahmoorganj.

Baati chokha


Malaiyo is one of the most popular delicious deserts of the Banaras. It’s also prepared from the milk’s cream. It’s available on the street of Varanasi in the winter season only. Malaiyo is basically made from the foam of milk(chilled milk). The whole process takes 8 to 10 hours.

Malaiyo in Varanasi

Tamatar chat 

Tamtar chat is like evening snacks of the Varanasi; you can taste it everywhere in Varanasi but a famous chat shop at Dashashwamedh road.

DEENA CHAAT BHANDAR – You can go there and taste it.


This is one of the famous morning breakfast of the Banaras vasi. You can take this with rabri also. A famous shop of jalebi at LANKA – Budhiya Dadi ki Dukan.

Chooda Matar

Chooda matar is also very famous in varanasi. Specially in winters people likes to eat this dish. It is prepared with seasonal fresh green peas and with chooda.

Chai and Pakora(Bhaji) 

A famous Chai Wala is at Assi ghat, The name of the shop Kashi tea stall. You can go there and enjoy a cup of tea. You find there on the street shop different type of Bahzi like Pyaz pakora, Gobhi pakora, Palak pakora, Aloo pakora and shopkeepers serve it with green chatni which make it taste delicious.


Idli dosa is also famous in Varanasi, you can find the best street shop on Assi ghat. You can go there and enjoy the morning breakfast Idli and dosa. In Varanasi, fried idli with chutney is also famous.

Blue lassi Bhandhar 

This one is also a famous lassi shop in Varanasi which is at Banagli Tola inter-college. You can go there and enjoy the taste of lassi. Blue Lassi Shop in Bengali tola, serving lassi from more than 90 years. The shop is very famous, you can order blue lassi or any other lassi also. They have lots of varity.Here you can also try banana coconut lassi which is highly recommended by reviewers. When you visit Kashi, then you must try this place.

Blue Lassi Shop in Varanasi

If you like to more sweets then try and taste here. You can go for famoust Sankat Mochan ke Laddoo, Parval Mithai, Kheer Mohan also. These mouthwatering flavoured of street foods of varanasi, will remain a remarkable flavour in your mouth and mind.


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