From Raj Kachoris To Phuchkas & Ghewar: This Bazaar Is Awesome For Vegetarian Street Food

Ashis posted on 19 March

A lot of people would have eaten at Begum Bazaar but not much has been written about this food paradise in Hyderabad. If you love vegetarian food then you must definitely head to Begum Bazaar. Hyderabad has always been projected as a city ideal for meat lovers. When the city is known world over for its biryani, you can’t really blame that notion. But a sizeable portion of people flock to Begum Bazaar for its amazing vegetarian street food.

Scoops Tiffin Center

Located right on the main road of Siddiamber Bazaar beside the Masjid is the famous Scoops Tiffin Center. The idlis here are soft, fluffy and delicious. The dosas here come with quirky monickers. From Namo Dosa to Tan-Tan Dosa, there are no dosas that will bore you here.

Fast Food Restaurants

Gole Masjid, Siddambar Bazaar, Begum Bazaar, Hyderabad

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Prahlad Tiffin Point

As you walk into the lane beside Scoops Tiffin Center, there is no missing the huge crowd that’s usually gathered in front of Prahalad. The serve a huge selection of dosas, idlis and lots of other fried goodness.

Casual Dining

15-9-342/2, Maharaj Gunj, Jam Bagh, Hyderabad

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Sri Jodhpur Mithai Ghar

Located right opposite the Aziz Plaza is the Jodhpur Mithai Ghar. The size of the Raj Kachoris here are astonishing and the paneer pakodas and bread pakodas are so delicious. They make some decent sweets too. Do not miss out on the Raj Kachoris though, they are an absolute must-have.

Sweet Shops

15-8-520/3, Opp. Aziz Plaza, Begum Bazaar, Feelkhana, Hyderabad

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Shyam Singh Chat Bhandar

This particular outlet serves some amazing chaat, and they are also known for their dahi wada and puchkas. It is located right at the end of Begum Bazaar Chatri.

Sweet Shops

14-6-435, Nagar Khana Hanuman Temple Road, Begum Bazar Chatri, Chudi Bazaar, Hyderabad

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    Kamalabai Ka Kalakand

    This is just a small bandi of sorts with absolutely zero branding. Yet when you ask about Kamalabai Ka Kalakand in Begum Bazaar, everyone will know it. He changes the location of his stall every other night but can be mostly found near the Hanuman Temple. The homemade, white Kalakands are one of the best you’ll ever have in the city. He also makes Ajmeri Kalakand, Rabdi, Gajar Ka Halwa and Doodh Peda.


    Shakar Bazaar, Chudi Bazaar, Afzal Gunj, Hyderabad

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      Ghevar at Begum Bazaar Chatri

      The Begum Bazaar Chatri road is lined with sellers of Ghevar. Do pick up this decadent Rajasthani sweet for home to be eaten in peace later. 

      The post first appeared on the blog Food Drifter. Read the full post here


      Begum Bazar Chatri, Shah Inayat Gunj, Chudi Bazaar, Hyderabad