Ultimate guide to best road-trip snacks you must carry!

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Whether you are doing a road trip this summer or planning to do one, you must be well prepared and carry the right snacks along with you to keep yourself and others energized during the trip. While keeping in mind other travel essentials you also need to pack some good travel snacks along with you. So, you don’t have to struggle while deciding what to munch on while on the road. But don’t you worry we are here to help you find the list of snacks to carry on your next road trip.

Nothing beats eating some yummy snacks on road trips. Don’t you agree? Almost everyone prefers to take along some snacks when they are going on a road trip somewhere.

Packing food for travel is an essential part of a road trip and can make your journey more enjoyable. We believe that snacks are to be enjoyed, savored and shared so always pack some road trip snacks just in case you or anyone is hungry. In addition to that, you must stock up for the longer road trips that you might be taking this summer with the best snack foods that will keep everyone happy.

Packing food for traveling is a great idea for many reasons. One of the reasons is that you will be saving up time by not stopping after every few hours to grab a bite. That way you can enjoy the beautiful view and don’t have to stress about it anymore! You can also save up your money by not eating fast-food every time. You surely need to carry snacks as it adds more flavor to the entire trip and also because you might not find the right snacks that you would want during your journey. 

Here are our top picks for the best road trip snacks that you will find on Bombay Kitchen.

These are some of the best travel snack ideas that you can try out while on a road trip this summer. All these are authentic Indian snacking options which are quite popular and liked by everyone. The travel snack ideas suggested are very convenient to carry and won’t take up much of your space.

Bhavnagri Gathia

If you are looking to grab some crunchy Indian snacks then you must try the Bhavnagri Gathia which is a deep-fried strands made from chickpea flour. Bhavnagri Gathia is a perfect blend of spice and crunchiness that makes it the best tea-time snack for your road trip.


This is a great snack that people like to bring with them on their trips. These crunchy gram flour round balls are a must-have. They’re tasty and spicy, and they’re quite easy to carry and you can have them anytime you want.

Chana Dal

Chana Dal is yet another salty, spicy, and crispy snack which is made from fried split gram beans. If you’re someone who loves spicy snacks, then you must definitely pack for your road trip. This is one of the best road trip snacks that you can pack in your bag easily along with the other options and you are good to go.

Chewda Mix

Chewda Mix is one of the delicious snacks to bring on a road trip. It is a famous Indian snack combination prepared with flattened rice and split gram peas. This has to be one of the best travel snacks you can pack without a doubt. Chewda comes in different textures and flavors  that is packed in one snack and goes well with a cup of chai. Try this if you want a variety and want to bring a snack that the whole family will love. You can also try out the Corn Chewda which is available along with the Chewda Mix.

Masala Chick Peas

Another road trip food is the crispy and flavorful Masala Chick Peas sprinkled with a variety of spices that will give you a burst of Indian flavors. You must give the Masala Chick Peas a try when you need something crunchy and spicy to nibble on during the evening as it is a protein-packed snack.

Now that you know some of the best road trip snacks to pack when going on a road trip with your friends, family or your loved ones. You can buy these authentic Indian snacks from a Bombay Kitchen outlet near you and relish them with everyone.