Dig in to some of the delcicious food which can't be found anywhere into the world- Mallaiyo, Blue Lassi
Varanasi is the city of spirituality and architecture, but those who live there and have been there also know that it is also a city of gastronomy. On this tour, celebrate the awesomeness of food at the right place- Streets, and the right time- late afternoon. Right from a hot lemon tea, served on the ghats, to the Aloo Chat, from a popular food joint in the old city, you will not be disappointed. You'll be slurping some of the food which you won't find anywhere in this world like Blue Lassi, Mallaiyo, and Tomato Chaat. A guide will accompany you, which will take you to the famous food joints. Also, he will narrate the history of the food and the city. Enjoy the stories of the past and present of the food culture of Varanasi as you wander through the ghats, markets, and narrow streets in the evening when everything lights up.
Duration: 3 hours
2:30 PM- We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the ghats (riverfront) and take a stroll in the old streets and markets which are filled with food joints. The food tour will include but not limited to:
Kachori Sabji- A round flattened ball of flour filled with a stuffing of lentils, gram flour, peppers, chilies and spices, and is served with potato curry.
Jalebi- Deep-fried batter, made in pretzels or circular shapes and soaked in sugar syrup
Poori– Deep fried bread made with wheat flour, either atta (whole wheat flour), or maida (refined wheat flour), which is eaten with vegetable curries
Potato Chat- A spicy mixture of potato pieces with crispy fried bread pieces, with yogurt chickpeas, and spices, with a sweet, savory sauce.
Malliayo- A flavored sweet milk foam/froth served in a small earthen bowl, garnished with pistachios and almonds.
Blue Lassi– Blue lassi is a very famous lassi in Benaras city. It’s very delicious
Tea- Enjoy lemon tea in an earthen pot on the ghats.
2:30 PM - 5 PM
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Modest clothing that covers your knees and shoulders are advised.