Pondicherry literally means “New settlement” which is 200km south of Chennai (Madras). Pondicherry is easily accessible from nearby metropolises such as Bangalore and Chennai. This city is one of the most mesmerizing destinations in South India. On the way to Pondicherry, tourists can see many typical sceneries, striking red soil, green vegetation comprising neem, and cashew plantations forming a stunning landscape. Here you can see some of the famous food in Pondicherry that you can taste and enjoy your trip in Pondicherry.

1. Sandwiches

Pondicherry famous food

Different varieties of Sandwiches with cheese, mayo, and other fillings of your choice are available in Pondicherry. The options here are plenty from pizza to grilled cheese and pasta paneer grilled mayo sandwich to double omelet mushroom mayo grilled sandwich, and tandoori chicken grilled sandwich. You can try some desi-style sandwiches on the beach road that are lip-smacking.

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2. Samosa (Pondicherry famous food)

A crunchy, delicious pastry commonly known as samosa. It is a fried triangular-shaped pastry with a savory filling such as peas, potatoes, chilies, carrots, and lots of spices. It is an Indian tea-time snack served with green and red chutney in almost all restaurants ad vendors. There are many types of samosa filling or stuffing but the common one is Potatoes(aloo).

3. Panipuri (Pondicherry famous food)

Pondicherry famous food

In the evenings, you will find lots of Delicious street foods. Many of the Bangalore people like Pani puri and Chat. Wide varieties of Chats are available right from Khattha Meetha Panipuri to Crispy Bhel Puri. A couple of Chat varieties to undertake are Dahi Puri, Aloo Chat, and Samosa Chat. Golgappa is an Indian snack. Potatoes onions, chickpeas, and coriander chutney are stuffed with round-shaped crispy puri and drenched with spicy, tangy water. It’s a popular street snack that will take your taste buds on a journey to heaven. Different flavored water and chutneys can be added according to your taste buds.

4. Mutton Rolls (Pondicherry famous street snack food)

Pondicherry famous food

Mutton Rolls are a must-try food in Pondicherry. This spicy roll is a scrumptious snack choice for many meat eaters in Pondicherry, it is common at many street vendors. The mutton pieces are cooked till tender then rolled in a freshly made wrap along with onions, green chilies, masala, and sometimes cheese.

5. Masala Puri

This delicious combination of Lentils and chickpea, cooked in spicy gravy, is served along with crispy masala puri that is made with wheat flour, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. This spicy combo is a perfect way to kickstart your morning.

6. Bouillabaisse

A classical fish stew loaded with flavors of a famous French dish often served with a rouille. A Provencal mayonnaise-style sauce. There are many variations of bouillabaisse. This stew contains a lot of fresh fish and local seafood like shellfish, crab, oyster, mussel, prawn, and so forth, available in Pondy.