Indian cuisine has many facets which are more globally popular like kebabs, curries, naan and tikkas but if you survey the Indian crowd of foodies you will find there is one part of this cuisine that wins hands down ' Chaat. Chaat is what we call our street food which is quickly devoured and then taken a second helping of. The street food is famous all over the nation and have found a way of adapting where ever it goes so the food that you find in Northern India streets are very different then what you will discover in Southern side. Mumbaikers adore their plates of chaat adorned with spicy crunchy bhels, soft wholesome vada-pav, flavour bomb pani-puri and ofcourse pav bhaji. Borivali area of Mumbai proudly owns two fantastic low key joints that have mastered the skill of chaat. For those living near Borivali, make sure you go and explore these places today with a posse of foodies.
Tucked away in the by lane at Venus apartments just opposite renowned joggers park is 'Jai Matadi Fast Food Corner'. On the outside the food joint doesn't look like much but when you sample their chaat you will swoon in delight. A small shaded open food stall packs quite a flavour punch. Ignore its humble surroundings and focus entirely on the food. Located under a residential housing and opposite busy joggers park the food joint receives a never ending flow of peckish punters. Many office goers en-route picks their delicious sandwiches for breakfast. Jai Matadi Fast Food Corner has a superb mouth-watering menu featuring sumptuous dishes like, sevpuri cheese toast sandwich, alu bhel, ragadapuri, paneer cheese masala toast sandwich, Punjabi bhel, ragadapettice, dahipuri, cheese samosa bhel, cheese sevpuri, alu slice and samosa bhel.
Situated in Yogi Nagar on Eksar Road, 'Poot Pooja' is a blessing for those with shoe-string budget. Under 150/- bucks you can get a fulfilling satisfying meal for two. The small food stall specializes in street food and south Indian food too. If you move past its simple surroundings you will find Poot Pooja an unexpected delight. Menu reflects the Maharashtrian heritage fully and showcases local delicacies like vada-pav, sabutdana khichdi, missal pav, methi laddoo, kachori, chakli, rice plate, batata sukhi, gwar batata, pav bhaji, batata chiwda, tikhat sev and bhakarwadi. For a very cheap prices you can quench your hunger with a quick snack at Poot Pooja.=