Looking for places to have delicious and authentic North Indian food in Bangalore? You are at the right place! Even though Karnataka is famous for many south Indian delicacies, but still it has some amazing dishes from the north Indian cuisines that will surely entice you.
Every year many young engineers from North India turn to jobs in Bangalore. Being away from their hometown, the one thing they miss the most is food! There is no doubt that Bangalore is famous for some out of the world-class dosas, idlis, vada, and a plethora of other south Indian dishes. But what about the north Indian dishes? Sure one wants to gratify the craving for the taste of Pani Puri, chat, paneer, chole kulche, and finger-licking sweets! Well, if you have been missing these things in Bangalore, then you are in luck. There are many north Indian restaurants, hotels, outlets, and even street carts in the city.
There is a lot of difference between the food of North India and South India. This is one reason due to which the North Indian youth seek the taste of their traditional food there in the streets of Bangalore. This problem was with me too. I have spent a lot of time in Bangalore. So I always kept searching for North Indian restaurants on Google. And to my surprise, I found a lot of north Indian restaurants here. That’s why today, I am going to introduce you to some North Indian food centers in Bangalore, where you can taste the best North Indian food.
1. Bun Nippat Masala
What is Bun Nippat masala? Is this something new for you? It was for me too. Think of this as the weird combination of Bhel puri and burger bun. But it is very delicious. This regular bun has the filling of chat loaded with chutneys. It will totally remind you of the chats of the streets of Delhi but with a southern touch of banana leaf. This bun Nippat masala is served on a banana leaf like an authentic south Indian dish. This is also a very common snack in Bangalore so if you see it at every corner of the street don’t be surprised. Just grab a bite and enjoy!
Address: Bun Nippat Masala, Cubbon Park near BSNL Office.
2. Shri Omshakti Corn Center
Another chat variant in Bangalore is corn chats. Shri Omshakti corn center has been serving all kinds of chats to its customers for a very long time. They have so many fruit chats to choose from. Pineapple corn, mango corn, banana corn are some of the chats from their menu. Served with spicy and tangy masala powder with chunks of raw mango, this healthy fruit chat will fill your stomach and heart with good taste.
Address: Shri Omshakti Corn Center, Vishweshwarapura, Shankarapura.
3. Hari Special sandwich
Everyone in Bangalore knows that Hari Special sandwich is the place to go to have a sandwich. Its immense popularity can be verified by the number of people you see in their shop every time. Just like their popularity, their menu is also very large. From the chocolate sandwich to the Gulkand sandwich and Hari special sandwich to masala sandwich, there is nothing that they don’t have. This is the most recommended place that you must visit for some delicious sandwiches.
Address: Hari Super Sandwich, Jayanagar.
4. Delhi Highway
A sophisticated place to have an authentic north Indian meal is Delhi Highway. They serve almost every north Indian dish you can think of. From gulab jamun to jalebi, dal makhani to paneer tikka, their restaurant has lots of amazing yummy dishes. Their huge Thalis are a great option if you want to try most of their dishes. Fun fact, they serve three welcome drinks with their Thali. Being awarded so many awards such as the times of India ‘Time Food Award’ and many notable mentions in media, you can just expect perfection every time.
Address: Delhi Highway, 951, 12th Main Rd, Hal Second Stage, Appareddipalya, Indiranagar.
5. Amritsari Kulcha and restaurant
It is safe to say that not only north Indians but local people of Bangalore also enjoy the north Indian meals. There are a lot of Punjabi restaurants and Dhabas that serve amazing Punjabi food. One such place is Amritsari Kulch and restaurant. Although it is a small place, but they serve some of the best Kulchas I have ever had. Their Amritsari kulchas are crisp on the outside but soft on the inside, loaded with butter, and have that smokey flavor. If you decide to go there, don’t forget to have the sweet lassi to complete your meal on a sweet note.
Address: Amritsari Kulcha Bite – Ulsoor, 41, Palani Mudaliar St, Someshwarpura, Halasuru.
6. Shri Krishna Sagar
If you are a fan of North Indian thalis, this placeis for you. You can get a Full Thali with 10 different food items at just Rs. 90. This Lunch Thali is extremely economical and hygienic in this price range. In one North Indian Food Thali, you get Dal, Chole Masala or Chana Masala, Rajma Masala, Papad, Tandoori Roti, Curd Rice, Salad, Tomato Soup, Gulab Jamun & Pickle. So many dishes don’t mean that it is not tasty. Everything is absolutely delightful.
Address: 510, 6th Cross Rd, 6th Block, Koramangala.
7. Asha Tiffins
Another Thali corner is Asha Tiffins. It is one of the most popular restaurants in Bangalore to serve authentic North Indian food. They mostly serve south Indian food with some of the notable North Indian food also. So if you like both the cuisines, you can easily have them both at the same time. A regular north Indian thali contains Roti, rice, dal, 2 sabzis, and sweet.
Address: Asha Tiffins, 1170, 5th Main Rd, Sector 7, HSR Layout.
8. Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba
Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba is a place that redefines and gives a whole new insight into a Dhaba experience. The food is reasonably priced and the ambiance gives a total feel of a typical North Indian Dhaba made from bamboos. You can even get the real feel of Punjab by sitting and having your meal on a Charpai. Their prompt service and appetizing authentic Punjabi food flavors will get you nostalgic for sure. Their special dishes include Missi Roti, Lahori Chicken, Punjabi Masala Chicken, Pepper Chicken, and Paneer Khurchan.
Address: Manjunath Colony, 2nd Phase, J. P. Nagar.
9. Masala Mandi
Masala Mandi gives you an extravagant experience of the north Indian food culture. Their scrumptious North Indian Buffet serves Kebab, biryani, chats, paneer tikka, chole, puri, and a lot of other dishes from the north Indian cuisine. To amplify the whole ambiance, there is also a Chat cart with a variety of chat options to choose from. You can get Gol Gppe, Dahi Bhale, Chat Papdi, etc. at these carts. The whole experience is great with tasty food.
Address: 2nd floor 82/8, Doddakenelli, Vartur hobli Sarjapur road, east, Taluk.
10. Punjab Mail
As the name suggests, it serves authentic Punjabi dishes like dal makhani, Kulche, palak paneer, lassi, etc. To get the real feel of a Punjabi Dhaba, one must visit this place and try their special menu. Their spicy and delicious dishes have won many loyal customers over the years who keep coming again and again.
Address: No. 147, Malleshwaram Arcade, Below Axis Bank, 7th Cross, Margosa Road.
So, there is no scarcity of north Indian food in Bangalore. The next time you are looking to go somewhere new, try one of these places. I am sure you will have a great time and enjoy your meal too. Let me know in the comments below if you know about a special place in Banglaore to have north Indian food. If you love the north Indian cusine so much, you have got to try these yummy street foods in Haryana.