In the recently released rankings by TasteAtlas, a global platform dedicated to exploring and sharing culinary experiences, the 50 Best Street Foods around the world have been celebrated for their unique flavours and cultural significance. Claiming the coveted first spot on TasteAtlas’ list of 50 best street foods is Goutie, a Chinese delight characterized by its crispy yet tender fried dumplings, often filled with savory meat or vegetable combinations, creating a textural and flavorful symphony that captivates food enthusiasts globally. Securing the impressive second place is Roti Canai, a Malaysian favorite that boasts flaky, thin layers of griddled flatbread, served with a side of delectable curry, offering a delightful combination of crispiness and softness that has earned it international acclaim on the street food scene. The diversity of street food is further highlighted with the inclusion of four classic Indian dishes, a medley of crispy fried dough, potatoes, and chickpeas, doused in tangy chutneys and aromatic spices. (Image: Shutterstock)
The TasteAtlas rankings recognise the global popularity of other delectable street treats, such as the savoury Turkish kebab, the Japanese takoyaki, and the mouthwatering Belgian waffle. Each dish on the list represents a delightful gastronomic experience and a reflection of the rich culinary traditions and innovations found in street food culture worldwide. Let’s take a look at the four Indian favourite snacks that have made it to the list of 50 Best Street Foods in the world. (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 23. Chicken tikka | On the 23rd spot is the tantalising Tikka, celebrated for its skewered and grilled marinated meats, delivering a burst of aromatic spices that captivate taste buds across various culinary landscapes.
Rank 31. Dosa | The esteemed 50 best street foods list also features the iconic Dosa at No. 31, a South Indian marvel known for its paper-thin fermented rice crepes, often paired with flavorful chutneys and savory fillings, creating a crispy and satisfying street food experience. (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 44. Paratha | The claccis Paratha makes its mark as a beloved street food, offering a delightful fusion of unleavened flatbread stuffed with various fillings like spiced potatoes, paneer, or minced meat, providing a hearty and flavorful snack enjoyed throughout India. (Image: Shutterstock)
No 49. Chaat | a quintessential Indian street food, earns its place with a delightful medley of crispy fried dough, boiled potatoes, chickpeas, and vibrant chutneys, showcasing the perfect balance of sweet, tangy, and spicy flavors that have made it a street food favorite worldwide. (Image: Shutterstock)