Top 16 Delicious Street Food Dishes You Must Try in Malad

On visiting Malad, you cannot imagine that this area was sparsely populated about half a century back and was mostly full of creeks and mangroves. This hilly area has now become an attractive residential and industrial area and is among the fastest growing suburbs in the city. Tall complexes and large malls dot the area now and recently, many food outlets have opened up as well.

Dine Among the Mangroves

Being a popular area nowadays, you may find yourself visiting Malad in the near future. Finding a place to grab a quick bite or some unique dishes can be a difficult task; so, to make your task easier; we’ve listed down the best places to eat in Malad.

1. Haphus – Happy Moments

This aam ras is the perfect way to beat the summer heat. We took a break here and got a chilled glass of aam ras made from the exotic haphus mangoes. The chilled ras with perfect sweetness is so good, that with each gulp you feel it cooling your body and killing off the summer heat.

Where: Near Vegetable Fruit Market, Opposite Malad Station, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹80
Rating: 4.5/5

2. Lassi – MM Mithaiwala

This chilled lassi is made to perfection and gives you the actual Punjabi feel. The rich creamy layer on top is smooth and the thick consistency of the lassi makes you an instant fan. This is the perfect drink for summers and even fills your stomach.

Where: Opposite Railway Station, Parekh Road, Vijaykar Wadi Industrial, Vijaykar Wadi, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹34
Rating: 4.5/5

3. Kairi Pudina Soda – Jai Shree Radhe

This soda gives you a hit right from the first sip; the sour kachcha mango and cooling mint along with the fizz of the soda make you an instant fan. It has a distinct taste of pudina, the mango’s taste lingers around in your mouth and jeera only adds to the overall flavor.

Where: Near Toyota Showroom, Chincholi Bunder Road, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹10
Rating: 4/5

4. Kebab Pav (Meat) – Street Side Stall

All kebab lovers will absolutely love this dish. Perfectly fried kebabs with a distinct taste of garam masala and properly cooked meat make it a pleasurable experience. Fresh coriander, onion, and cucumber pieces are added to the soft pav to give it added flavor and it’s served with pudina chutney that complements the whole dish. The quantity is very satisfying and this 25-year-old shop does manage to live up to its expectations.

Where: Opposite Noorani Masjid, Pathanwadi, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹10
Rating: 4/5

6. Dilkhush Dosa – R.P. Dosa Center

The dosa here actually makes your heart and stomach, both happy. The crisp dosa with a soft inner layer is simply perfect along with the tangy gravy that gives a hint of spiciness towards the end. Served with spicy and sour tomato chutney, traditional coconut chutney and cooling pudina chutney as well as flavorsome sambar that excites all your taste buds; this dish will become an instant favorite for all.

Where: Next to Saraf College, S.V Road, Malad West, Malad, Mumbai
Price: ₹100
Rating: 3.7/5

7. Cheese Sev Puri – Rashmin

Loaded with grated cheese, this sev puri is a hit. The owner makes sure that you get a great experience by adding lemon juice, tamarind chutney, and chaat masala to enhance the overall flavor. Coriander powder is also sprinkled for achatpata twist and lots of sev are sprinkled to give it a crunchy element.

Where: Dr. Suchak Chowk, Daftary Road, Near Railway Station, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹35
Rating: 3.7/5

8. Bhurji Pav – Street Side Stall

Soft and fresh pavs are pan fried in lots of butter to make this buttery delight. The dish has a distinct flavor of coriander and the onions used in making it are tender and juicy; the spicy element here is the garam masala that even adds to the overall flavor. This quick snack item is definitely worth a try.

Where: Near Infinity Mall, Opposite Lane of Paradign B Building, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹30
Rating: 3.5/5

9. Kala Jamun Kulfi – Sanjay Ice Cream

This unique kulfi has a distinct taste of kala jamun and has a slight flavor of cream as well. The best part about this kulfi is the small pieces of kala jamun that randomly burst in your mouth and give you an indulging experience. The sweetness is just perfect to make this kulfi a dish that is adored by all.

Where: 12, Valeram Darshan, Evershine Nagar, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹40
Rating: 3.5/5

10. Chicken Popcorn – Mumbai Zaika

This chicken dish is the actual Mumbai ka zaika. The chicken here absorbs the chaat masala very well and has a hot and spicy taste that irresistible. The crispiness and juiciness make the chicken an instant favorite and the black pepper added to it gives a better flavor as well.

Where: Shop No. 1, Near Bhaji Galli, Pathanwadi, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹60
Rating: 3.3/5

11. Mini Veg. Cheese Grilled Sandwich – Surbhi

This mini grilled sandwich is definitely not mini. It’s stuffed generously with 2 layers of vegetables, one consisting of onions and potatoes and the second one stuffed with tomatoes and capsicums. Loaded with lots of cheese as well, this sandwich a very cheesy affair and the chatpata chaat masala adds to the overall flavor. Served with hot garlic and cool pudina chutney, you’re sure to fall in love with it!

Where: Near Station Road, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹70
Rating: 3.2/5

12. Dahi Kachori – MM Mithaiwala

Crisp kachori with a distinct flavor of coriander seeds is filled with tamarind chutney and fresh dahi, to make for an absolute treat. A mixture of chutneys makes it sweet and spicy and the sev sprinkled on top adds to the flavor and gives it an added crunch; the spiciness lingers around in your mouth for quite some time.

Where: Opposite Railway Station, Parekh Road, Vijaykar Wadi Industrial, Vijaykar Wadi, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹16
Rating: 3/5

13. Sev Puri – Street Side Stall

These crunchy puris are topped with chana, pudina chutney, tamarind chutney and lots of sev. The flavors of the chutneys are powerful and give out distinct tastes as well. ( The surprise additions to this are kachcha mango pieces, which give you a great sour taste that makes this dish a favorite.

Where: Opposite Bank of India, Near Real Gold Shop, Nataraj Market, S.V Road, Malad West, Mumbai
Price: ₹25
Rating: 3/5

14. Butter Roll (Chocolate) – Bangalore Iyengar’s Bakery

This buttery roll is made from mawa cake of chocolate flavor. The cake is soft and has a distinct flavor of chocolate thanks to the chocolate cream inside it. These bakers are experts and have been in business for years now and you can definitely trust them to satisfy your cake cravings!

Where: Opposite Dhruv Heights CHS, Upper Govind Nagar, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹20
Rating: 3/5

15. Vegetable Stuffed Cup – Denesh

This cup is topped with grated cheese and sizzling fried vegetables. The bread used is milk bread, which enhances the whole experience. Stuffed with lots of noodles, paneer, carrots, and capsicums to give it the Chinese twist, this tangy dish is adored thanks to the spicy schezwan sauce used.

Where: Near Station Road, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹25
Rating: 3/5

16. Chicken Shawarma Bun – Zamzam Shawarma Roll

The soft bun here is a delight to eat. Mayonnaise is added to make the texture smooth and schezwan sauce gives it a spicy twist. The chicken used is juicy and well-cooked as well and has a distinct flavor of tandoori masala. The cabbage added to it is fresh and brings a crunchy element to the dish.

Where: Near Noor Masjid, Pathanwadi, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹30
Rating: 3/5

17. Chicken Samosa – Street Side Stall

The freshly cooked, the juicy chicken here is tender and used as filling in the samosa. The crisp covering complements the flavors of the chicken and the added masala makes the dish spicy and flavorsome as well. The people here really know how to make mouthwatering samosas!

Where: Opposite Naee Roshni Organisation NGO, Pathanwadi, Malad East, Mumbai
Price: ₹10
Rating: 3/5

We’d be surprised if you’re not already on your way to Malad to try some of these amazing dishes. Do let us know your experience in the comments below and share your photos on our Facebook page! If you do find some other delicious dishes out there, do let us know so that we can share them with our readers.

Image Credits: MMMithaiwala, Just Dial

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