Little India Food Walk in Old Dubai

14 Ratings
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  • 4 hr

Our signature Indian food tour takes you into the vibrant alleys of one of Dubai’s oldest Indian neighbourhoods in Bur Dubai. Visit our trusted “chaat” haunt for puffed rice and tart mango street-style snacks, a fast-selling fritter stall for pudgy potato and mustard seed patties and one of the oldest Punjabi restaurants for unimaginably tender chicken tikka. Watch how South Indians conjure up ethereal dosas, tender idlis and spongy vadas, and then dunk it all into an array of lentils and chutneys. Throughout this Indian food tour glean tips on how to eat the real ‘desi’ way, from the art of cooling South Indian filter coffee to the daredevil technique of popping “pani puri.” But above all, learn to feast with your fingers and a bottomless stomach.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Bur Dubai

Meet our friendly Frying Pan Adventures tour guide in one of Dubai’s oldest Indian neighbourhoods in Bur Dubai.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bur Dubai

Indian Street Food Counter: Visit our trusted “chaat” haunt for Three types of popular Indian street snacks: chutney-filled crisp ‘puris,’ puffed rice & mangoes; spiced yogurt, potato and chutney over crunchy dough spheres.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bur Dubai

Street-side Fritter Stall*: Grab the go-to fried snacks for locals in the neighbourhood: mashed potato patties fried in chickpea flour batter and crisp onion & green pea samosa with green chutney. *Excluded during May to Sept.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bur Dubai

South Indian Restaurant: Learn how South Indians conjure up ethereal dosas, tender idlis and spongy vadas, and then dunk it all into an array of lentils and chutneys. We’ll teach you how to skillfully cool your filter coffee like the locals.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bur Dubai

1960s Punjabi Restaurant: Discover unimaginably tender chicken tikka at one of the oldest Punjabi restaurants in Dubai. We’ll also try a round of paneer tikka, spicy layered papadums, chana masala and Indian bread. Wash it all down with fresh-pressed sugarcane juice.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bur Dubai

Lassi Stop: Cool off with a glass of thick frothy lassi (D) made at our favourite lassi shop in the city. We’ll also treat you to India’s version of a spiced nutty ice cream, aka kulfi, set in traditional clay pots

Duration: 20 minutes
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