Street Food Of Amritsar

“Street food, I believe is the salvation of the human race” Anthony Bourdain (celebrity chef of America). Whether America or Amritsar, street food is what most people prefer over restaurants and lavish cuisines. But the street food dishes of Amritsar are the most famous in the world.

Street food is way better than the expensive restaurants in several ways like-

  • They are more authentic.
  • Quite Pocket-friendly.
  • Generally, you can see them cook, and hence they use fresh ingredients. 
  • You have a vast pool of options to choose from.
  • They are prepared and served very quickly.

    And the list goes on.

When it comes to City Amritsar, each street of the city has a lip-smacking food to offer.
And we have tried to put the best street food dishes of Amritsar and there joints on the list. 

So brace yourself for a yummy read ahead.

Tikki, Golgappe and Chat 

These are a few of the best street foods you will find in every city of India, but amazingly all of them taste different in different regions. In Amritsar, you will get various kinds of Tikki like paneer Tikki, moong daal Tikki, aloo Tikki, etc, and is one of the best street food dishes of Amritsar and it is the best food of Amritsar.

Similarly, 5 or 7 pani Golgappe include – lemon, ginger, mint, hing, etc.

And even Papdi Chat is prepared in several different ways.

Tkki, Golgappe,Chat

Where to try –


Branch 1- Opposite Giani tea stall, Crystal Chowk, INA Colony, Amritsar.

Branch 2- Market Entry Rd, C Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar.

Rajasthani Chat Bhandar 

Branch 1- 45, Lawrence Road, Opp. BBK DAV College, Joshi Colony, Amritsar.

Branch 2- Mohindra Colony, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar.

Branch 3- Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar.

Aam Papad

Mango is the king of fruits for a reason. All the things prepared from mango are the best, and Aam papad is one of the most excellent examples of this statement.

The sweet and sour savory is a handmade delicacy that comes with several health benefits too, like can treat indigestion, bloating.

Aam Papad Amritsar

Where to try-

Ram Lubhaya Aam Papar Wala

Shop no—27, Near BBK DAV College, Joshi Colony, Amritsar.

Puni Lal Pan & Aam Papad Shop

29, Lawrence Road, Near BBK DAV College, White Avenue, Amritsar.

Chicken Tikka and Roasted Chicken

If you are a chicken lover, then our city has the most flavoursome chicken dishes you will ever eat in your life.

Chicken Tikka and Roasted chicken are the famous snacks on the list of non-vegetarian street food and are one of the best food at Amritsar.

Here are some outlets that serve the best chicken, fish, and mutton in the town.

Chicken Tikka and Roasted Chciken

Where to try-

Beera Chicken house

Shop – 100, Majitha Rd, opposite Bhandari hospital, Amritsar.

Makhan Fish and Chicken Corner Amritsar 

21A, Near Madaan Hospital, Majitha Rd, Amritsar.

Charming Chicken

Majitha Rd, Nari Niketan, Amritsar.

Bun Chole 

Another typical street food of India, Bun-chole is popular street food available in every city of the country.

A well-baked bun is stuffed with chole and chatpati chutney and then topped with some onions.

It is one of the cheapest street foods in Amritsar.

Bun Chole Amritsar

Where to try-

Anant Ram Ami Chand

Gali Number 7, Near Bagh Jallan Wala, Amritsar.


Freshly prepared ice-cream is the best kind of delight that people of every age group enjoy. Kulfa, also is known as Matka Kulfi or faluda is prepared with Khoya and Milk, and then garnished with Lacha.

It is a must-have thing when you are in Amritsar.

Kulfa Amritsar

Where to try-

A-one kulfa

3, Queens Rd, INA Colony, Amritsar.

King Kulfa Amritsar

Sultanwind Rd, Ajit Nagar, Sultanwind, Amritsar.

Aloo Wala Kulcha

This dish needs no introduction, Amritsari Aloo Wala Kulcha is already super famous all around the world. The red hot and crispy kulcha is served with flavorsome channe and chutney.

Aloo Wala Kulcha

Where to try 

Ashok Kulcha 

Sultanwind Rd, Ajit Nagar, Sultanwind, Amritsar.

Monu Kulcha Land

Gali No, 10, Loharka Road, NRI. Colony, Amritsar.


The best drink without a doubt, Lassi is prepared from fresh buttermilk and then topped with a refreshing scoop of Makhan. It is available in many different flavors like mango, strawberry, etc.

Lassi Amritsar

Where to Try 

Gian Ji Lassi

Katra Sher Singh, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar.

Ahuja Milk Bhandar

B.K. Dutt Gate, Dhab Khatikan, Amritsar

Gulab Jamun and Jalebi

Heavenly treat available in every city of India, Gulab Jamun is the best thing one can ever get for a sweet dish. In Amritsar, they are available in different shapes and sizes, yet the taste is fantastic. Little balls of goodness, melt in your mouth as soon as you place them on your tongue.

Gulab Jamun Jalebi

Where to try- 

Gurdas Ram Jalebi

Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar.

Sharma Gulab Jamun

Nai Sarak, Lawrence Road, Amritsar.


One of the most famous street food, momos, is available in Amritsar in different styles. You can get malai momo, fry momo, steam momo, chicken momo, paneer momo, veggie momo, tandoori momo, etc.


Where to try

Food Corner 

47, Lawrence Road, Joshi Colony, Amritsar, Punjab

Rehri Market

3, MM Malviya Rd, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Nagar, INA Colony, Amritsar.

Amritsari fish

When it comes to non-veg food, Amritsar has a lot to offer, especially the Amritsari Fish. They are marinated in finger-licking tasty native spices and then fried or barbequed to serve your taste buds with the best feeling ever.

Amritsari Fish

Where to try-

Makhan Fish and Chicken corner

21A, Near Madaan Hospital, Majitha Rd, Amritsar.

Bubby Fish & Chicken Corner Cooper Road, Near Crystal Chowk, Amritsar

Gajar ka Halwa

Another winter treat that will make your tongue lure for more, Gajar ka Halwa is available during the winter (October- February). It tastes best on the coldest winter nights.

Gajar Ka Halwa

Where to try

Novelty Sweets 

Novelty Mall, Novelty Chowk, Lawrence Road, Amritsar.

Goenka Sweets

 786, Chowk, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar.

Masala Chai (Tea)

Tea is a magical drink that can lift your mood and energy level instantly. Every city has the best “Chai-Adda,” and so does Amritsar. Here some spots where you will be served the best Chai.

Masala Chai

Where to try-

Giani Tea Stall

Cooper Rd, Crystal Chowk, Near INA Colony, Amritsar.

Puri-Chana (Puri-chole)

 Puri Channe is the best kind of street food that you can have at any-time the day. But we advise you to have it as your breakfast. It will be a fantastic start to your day.

Puri Channe Amritsar

Where to try-

Kanha Sweets

Opp. BBK DAV College, Dayanand Nagar, Amritsar.

Novelty Sweets

Novelty Mall, Novelty Chowk, Lawrence Road, Amritsar.

Nutri Kulcha

Another street food that you will get only in Amritsar is Nutri Kulcha. Kulcha is kind bread that is prepared from maida and yeast.

Nutri Kulcha

Where to try-

Ashok Nutri Kulcha Dav college 

Katra Sher Singh, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar.

Sabri Bathura Shop 

Near OBC Bank, Queens Road, Amritsar.