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10 Railway Stations That Serve The Best Food Ever!

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Train journeys are memorable, aren't they? HolidayIQ Travellers share the most iconic dishes that every passenger must have at these particular railway stations.

10 Railway Stations That Serve The Best Food Ever!:

  1. Karjat (Maharashtra)
  2. Sirohi (Rajasthan)
  3. Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh)
  4. Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh)
  5. Lakkidi (Kerala)
  6. Mandya (Karnataka)
  7. Kolkata (West Bengal)
  8. Jalandhar (Punjab)
  9. Kozhikode (Calicut) (Kerala)
  10. Palakkad (Kerala)

1. Batata Vadas & Vada Pav At Karjat Station

Batata Vadas & Vada Pav At Karjat Stationsource: media1.sailusfood.com

Batata Vadas are a must have in a station called Karjat about midway between Bombay and Pune. Karjat Batata vadas are really famous. The enticing smells of the vada wafting in from the vendor’s stalls will surely drool you. HolidayIQ Traveller Tariq Mh shares, “Vada-pav is best at karjat the midway technical stop between bombay and Poona. All puneites daily die for their breakfast and evening snack.”

2. Rabri At Abu Road Station

Rabri At Abu Road Stationsource: 40kmph.com

Rabri at Abu Road station is a must have. Relish the lip-smacking rabri whenever the train stops at Abu Road Railway Station. The delicious rabri is only Rs. 20 a plate. HolidayIQ Traveller Narendra Singh shares, “Try rabri at Abu Road station on Ahmadabad Jaipur route.” HolidayIQ Traveller Rakesh Mp from Mumbai says, “ Rabri was really tastier down there, one can enjoy the feast down there. I brought rabri from abu road railway station.”

3. Aloo Tikki At Tundla Station

Aloo Tikki At Tundla Stationsource: sodelhi.com

Tundla station in Uttar Pradesh is known for the variety of food stalls. But once you arrive at the station, it’s difficult to choose between the various food that they serve. It’s a race against time, the train would not stop for more than 10 minutes and there are so many vendors. The best is to play safe and relish the aloo tikki. HolidayIQ Traveller Manjunatha says, “Vendors are there from whom you can buy snacks and food. Everything was good. Whenever you plan to make a long journey in train, don't forget to carry water.” 

4. The Humble Poha At Ratlam Station

The Humble Poha At Ratlam Stationsource: thebakingbud.files.wordpress.com

Of course, you must have watched Jab we met and seen the Ratlam station! The poha at Ratlam station is a must. In Ratlam, the poha is topped with Ratlami Sev and raw onions served with jalebis. The poha at the station is unbeatable.  You can also try the sweetened petha.

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5. Chicken Biryani From Shoranur Railway Station

Chicken Biryani From Shoranur Railway Stationsource: blogspot.com

The chicken biryani at Shoranur railway station is definitely one of the best ones in Kerala. HolidayIQ Traveller Manag shares, "The quality of the food at the station was good."

6. Maddur Vade At Maddur Railway Station

Maddur Vade At Maddur Railway Stationsource: aturquoisecloud.files.wordpress.com

Maddur vada’s from that station is a must have. The vade on Mysore-  Bangalore train and highway is a hit among the passengers. You can spot many enjoying the vade with a cuppa. HolidayIQ Traveller Kalyana Sundaram from Chennai says, “One can get famous maddur vada on the train near Maddur station. Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Abhijit Nayak, “Maddur vada is a special dish that you get in the train on your way to Mysore.”

7. Aloo Dum At Kharagpur Junction

Aloo Dum At Kharagpur Junctionsource: magicfreebies.org

The Aloo Dum is heavenly at this station. The vendors are obliged to serve extra Masala(gravy). Forget about the calories for once and indulge! Finger-licking yummy! HolidayIQ Traveller Debanjan Paul from Kolkata says, “Kharagpur breakfast is really good with puri and aloo sabzi.”.

8. Cholley Bhature At Jalandhar Station

Cholley Bhature At Jalandhar Stationsource: foodspotting

Jalandhar always reminds one of those white poories and cholley, served at abundance on Railway station. People wait for those poori cholle while moving in train. HolidayIQ Traveller Chandrachud A shares, " Jalandhar is known for its authentic punjabi style food."

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9. Kozhikode Halwa At Calicut Station

Kozhikode Halwa At Calicut Stationsource: justkerala.in

You can’t leave Calicut Station without buying the famous banana chips (from Kumari’s) and the legendary Kozhikode halwa. HolidayIQ Traveller Vinod shares, " Temple is very pleasant at railway station and halwa is my favourite." Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Aneesh, "I took an chair car to Calicut. The train was on time with regular snacking and service all throughout the journey. You can also have payampori from shornur as it's famous for. From Calicut you can buy good chips and variety of halwa."

10. Pazham Pori At Palakkad Station

Pazham Pori At Palakkad Stationsource: pbs.twimg.com

Whenever you go to the Palakkad railway station, pazham pori is a must. Ripe plantain fritters are known as Pazham Pori in Kerala. This is one of the important marking snack at railway stations in all seasons though it’s more oily but you can't resist. HolidayIQ Traveller Sriman shares, "The food, especially savouries like Pazham Pori ( Banana Fritters ), Chakka Varuthathu ( Jackfruit Chips ), Neimeen Porichathu ( Seer Fish Fry ) were awesome to taste."

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