7 Healthy Street Foods In Bangalore If You Are On A Diet

Street food has always been inviting, welcoming and we can’t resist when we walk by those street stalls whose aroma just pulls you in. When you’re on a diet, this can be particularly hard and it’s almost impossible to will yourself to tear away from that drool-inducing fragrance. 

But here are a few street food options that are low in calorie and will be a welcome treat even when you’re on a diet. 

Boiled Peanuts

These peanuts are often seen in moving cats piled high up. They are a protein-rich snack and you would do well to give in to your hunger pang. 

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Boiled or Roasted Corn 

Whether boiled or roasted on coal, corn is a fibre-rich snack that you can munch on anytime of the day.

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Steamed Momos 

Found on most of the street food areas in Bangalore, steamed momos are a good option for your evening snack. Yes, their outer cover is made of flour, but the stuffing is chicken and vegetables, so it’s great! 

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Milkshakes and Fresh Fruit Juices 

Perfect way to complete your evening run or jog. With the abundance of Juice stalls in the city, you can have a ready glass of cold freshly pressed juice. If you’re extremely conscious of the amount of sugar you ingest, ask the vendor to make it without sugar! 

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Baked Nipattus 

This is the healthier version of the delicious and heavy deep-fried nipattu. Ask the vendor to give you the baked version and you won’t have to feel guilty about your choice. 

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Masala or Potato Buns 

Potato buns or aloo buns are a favourite at HF. It’s a unique Bangalore dish that sees a bun stuffed with potato curry. Masala bun is your other option which is a bread batter mixed with onions, coriander leaves, green chillies and spices and baked. 

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These are boiled chickpeas mixed with raw onions, grated coconut and spices. An excellent protein-rich option that you are allowed to indulge in on your diet. 

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