Namkeen Extravaganza: A Tasting Tour of India’s Favorite Namkeens

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Among Indian cuisine’s widespread variety of delicacies, namkeens take a special place. Several flavorful namkeens and snacks trace their inception to different parts of India and are famous for their lip-smacking flavors worldwide. So, let us take you on a tasting tour through some of the most-loved, popular snacks that never fail to win our hearts!

India’s rich history lies not only in its diversity of cultures but also in its treasure trove of culinary delights. Besides being renowned for its varied range of traditional, authentic delicacies, from non-vegetarian to vegetarian dishes, Indian cuisine also offers a plethora of lip-smacking, flavorful, and popular snacks that fill our souls with joy and satisfaction.

What makes Indian snacks and namkeens so special?

Desi snacks are closely attached to Indians all over the world and are an integral part of the culture. The deep-rooted Indian tradition of enjoying snacks during festivals or gatherings and quite commonly, during chai-time chitchats makes these snacks so special. Just like the diverse cultures, Indian snacks also have special features, such as places of origin in different regions in India, their taste, and their flavors.

Looking to taste these flavorful desi snacks? See where to find them! 

Bombay Kitchen, the most reputed and highly trusted Indian food brand in the USA, is your one-stop shop for authentic desi namkeens. So, if you are craving these tasty tidbits in their most authentic version, Bombay Kitchen is where you will find them all.

So, now that you know where to get these namkeens, let us take you on a flavorful journey through some of our most popular snacks and share some information about their origin and unique flavors.    

One of the most popular snacks in Madhya Pradesh, Fine Sev, is not just a standalone snack but also the perfect topping for all your chat dishes. Fine Sev is fried Indian noodles made with chickpea flour. It serves as one of the most exciting snacks due to its versatility.

The perfect crunchy and tasty tidbit for spice lovers, Extra Hot Mix is a wholesome spicy mixture of fried Indian snacks and spices. This snack is prepared with a hot mixture of sev, rice flakes, peanuts, and a whole lot of intensely flavorful and traditional spices that add the fiery kick to this all-time loved Indian snack.

When it comes to popular snacks in Indian cuisine, Chana Dal is a must-add. Its origin is Bikaner, a state in Rajasthan. Chana Dal is a spicy and namkeen mixture of split gram peas and spices. The popularity of this tasty snack lies in its simplicity and the wholesomeness of its lip-smacking flavors, which elevate every gathering with its irresistible taste.

As the name suggests, Bombay Mix is highly popular in Mumbai, also known as the ‘commercial capital of India.’ Prepared with a hearty, crunchy mix of snacks, peanuts, and a wide range of spices, Bombay Mix is famous for its unique tangy and spicy flavors that make you crave more. It is one of the most iconic and popular snacks that Indians all across the world indulge in.

One of the all-time favorite street snacks, Bhel Puri, is majorly famous in Mumbai, especially in the areas closer to the beaches. It is one of the most popular desi snack foods that people of all ages enjoy wholeheartedly. Prepared with a mix of Indian noodles, puffed rice, and spices, Bhel Mix is sure to tantalize your taste buds with its irresistible taste and flavors.

The above-mentioned desi snacks are some of the most popular snacks among several other authentic ones available in our product range. So, if you wish to stock up on them to serve during festivals or treat your guests to their unique flavors during a gathering, grab your favorites from a Bombay kitchen outlet or grocery store near you. You can also place your orders from your nearest Bombay Kitchen outlet via the apps Uber Eats, Door Dash, and GrubHub and receive these snacks right at your doorstep!