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12 Authentic Asian Street Food Recipes That Bring the World to Your Kitchen

Craving a culinary journey through Asia’s lively street markets, where vibrant sights and irresistible aromas enchant every sense? From Bangkok’s savory skewers to Seoul’s sizzling specialties, Asian street foods deliver an unmatched experience. Dive into these recipes that celebrate a tapestry of flavors, each one a delicious tale from diverse cultures across Asia.

Mumbai Street Toastie

Mumbai Street Toastie
Photo Credit: Marion’s Kitchen.

Mashed potato in a toasted sandwich? Heck yeah. There’s spice in there too, plus curry leaves, fresh, sliced vegetables, a perky green chutney and even melty cheese. Based on Mumbai’s most famous street snack, this is one hefty sambo. In our house we call this ‘dinner’.

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Iced Coffee Recipe from Southeast Asia

Iced Coffee Recipe from Southeast Asia
Photo Credit: The Foreign Fork.

This Iced Coffee recipe is special because it’s made with a secret ingredient that is very popular in Southeast Asia– sweetened condensed milk! This drink is enjoyed often in Cambodia, but is so popular that it’s often called Thai Iced Coffee! It is made with one three ingredients (one of which is ice) and is the perfect way to liven up your morning brew.

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Chinese Egg Rolls Recipe

Chinese Egg Roll Recipe
Photo Credit: The Foreign Fork.

These Chinese Egg Rolls are a Chinese favorite that you can make at home! They are filled with Chinese bean sprouts, chicken, and bamboo and then fried.

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Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice with an Egg)

Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice with an Egg)
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This fried rice from Indonesia, called Nasi Goreng, is made with a few special ingredients that set it apart from the rest. It features some uniquely Indonesian flavors that you are going to LOVE!

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Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce from Brunei

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce from Brunei
Photo Credit: The Foreign Fork.

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce is a spectacular meal from Brunei. Chicken pieces are marinated in a Thai-flavored marinade and then grilled on a barbecue grill. They are then dipped in scrumptious peanut sauce to be enjoyed!

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Korean Street Toast

Photo Credit: Korean Bapsang.

This veggie-packed Korean street toast is easy and delicious! Experience the streets of Korea with a few ingredients you most likely have in your fridge.

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Instant Pot Pav Bhaji – Mumbai Street Food

INSTANT POT PAV BHAJI – MUMBAI STREET FOOD
Photo Credit: Profusion Curry.

Pav Bhaji is super popular Indian street food recipe. Originated by street food vendors of Mumbai, pav bhaji is a hearty vegetarian stew served with buttery crispy breads. Truly comfort food classic, it’s an iconic fast food recipe craved and devoured by millions on daily basis. Mumbai pav bhaji is a spicy preparation mixed vegetables, cooked and mashed along with fresh tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic and masala. You serve it with bunch of garnishes along with warm bread crisp fried in butter.. it’s heavenly.

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Taiyaki: Sweet Japanese Fish-Shaped Waffles

Taiyaki: Sweet Japanese Fish-Shaped Waffles
Photo Credit: Chopstick Chronicles.

Taiyaki will not only captivate your eyes but will satisfy your taste buds and sweet cravings. This delightful Japanese fish-shaped waffle has a crispy exterior, soft and fluffy interior with deliciously sweet azuki bean paste stuffed inside. You’ll find this little snack sold by street vendors and dessert specialty stores in Japan but if you’re an adventurous dessert aficionado then this taiyaki recipe will guide you through creating these adorable sweet fish in the comfort of your own kitchen!

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How To Make Vietnamese Pizza

How To Make Vietnamese Pizza: Best Street Food Recipe
Photo Credit: Authentic Food Quest.

Vietnamese pizza, a popular street food is made with rice paper topped with all forms of goodness – pork, shrimp, and egg. Extremely simple to make, this fun no-oven required savory and sweet Vietnamese pizza will become a new favorite.

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Easy Paneer Frankie (Paneer Rolls)

Easy Paneer Frankie (Paneer Rolls)
Photo Credit: Go Healthy Ever After.

This is a simplified recipe for paneer frankie with an easy paneer masala filling, fresh veggies and mango chutney. Learn the secret that makes these paneer rolls special!

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Easy and Delicious Homemade Hong Kong Bubble Waffles

Easy and Delicious Homemade Hong Kong Bubble Waffles
Photo Credit: Chez Lalonde.

These easy-to-make and delicious homemade Hong Kong bubble waffles have a unique twist on traditional waffles, with a crispy exterior and a soft, sponge-like interior. This easy-to-follow recipe will guide you in creating the perfect balance of crispy and chewy textures as close as you can get to the ones found on the streets of Hong Kong. So step out of your breakfast routine and give this unique-shaped waffle a try.

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Aloo Chop Recipe | Bengali Potato Fritters

Aloo Chop Recipe | Bengali Potato Fritters
Photo Credit: Speaking Aloud.

Aloo Chop is a deep-fried snack where a patty of spiced mashed potato is dipped in a batter before deep-frying. It is a popular evening snack, often served with a bowl of muri or puffed rice, sliced onion and a couple of green chillies. Similar to Batata Vada or Aloo Bonda, here mashed potato is fried with ginger and garlic to prepare the filling. It is mildly spicy and can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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Chinese Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing)

CHINESE SCALLION PANCAKES (CONG YOU BING)
Photo Credit: Caroline’s Cooking.

Chinese scallion pancakes are both a street food favorite as well as found in restaurants. They are easier than you might think to make at home with only a few ingredients. The result is a delicious mix of flaky layers, chewiness, crisp outside and tasty flavors.

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Pad Thai from Thailand

Pad Thai
Photo Credit: Kitchen Sanctuary.

Juicy king prawns and tiny little shrimp all fried together with rice noodles in a sweet and spicy sauce. Finished off with crunchy peanuts, fresh coriander and a squeeze of tangy lime, this Pad Thai combines BIG flavours to make a lip-smackingly tasty dinner that you can pull together in 30 minutes.

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Tanghulu Recipe

Tanghulu Recipe
Photo Credit: The Butter Half.

I love fruit and I love candy so combining the two is a huge yes from me! This tanghulu (candied fruit) recipe is one of my favorite things to make; it’s easy and fun, and as an added bonus – the candied fruit on a bamboo skewer is such a pretty sight.  You’re going to LOVE this recipe.

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