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Kolkata Street Food – AMAZING Indian Vegetarian Meal on Decker’s Lane!

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Check out my Indian street food guide to Kolkata street food on my blog: https://migrationology.com/kolkata-street-food-guide-calcutta/

When I visited India, I went with a main intention to eat, of course. And as soon as I flew into Kolkata, I knew that I was in Indian street food heaven. Kolkata is a giant city, India’s third largest, and while it’s chaotic and busy in every way imaginable, this makes for an environment where street food is everywhere to be seen.

After doing a little research, I decided to go to a street in Kolkata that’s now known as James Hickey Sarani, but is better known by its former name of Deckers Lane. Mention Deckers Lane to most locals in Kolkata, and the most delicious selection of Indian street food will come to their minds. And that is exactly where I wanted to be, and where I found some truly wonderful Indian food in a very nice environment. The street is best during the lunchtime hour when many folks are out on their lunch breaks and hungry. Deckers Lane fills up with people devour plates of food, walking up and down, sipping on clay cups of chai, and motorcycles honking while passing by.

Having not a clue where to eat first, I settled upon a masala dosa stall and that’s what I ate (video later). But that was just warm up. After the masala dosa I couldn’t help myself from going to the stall that was receiving the most continual flow of customer – there was one stall where there was a huge crowd huddled around eating and waiting for their food and it looked the best. So that’s exactly where I went. I got in line, a line that didn’t really exist, and finally had the chance to talk to the guy taking order. I first got rice and then under his recommendation had the potato curry, some mixed vegetable curry, and a few pieces of tandoori roti to top things off. I was incredibly excited to start digging into my Kolkata street food feast. The meal was food influenced from north India, rather than local Bengali dishes. It was rich and creamy, and the curries were strong and absolutely flavorful. Using the rice and tandoori roti, I was able to scrape up everything and fully enjoyed every single bite of this meal along Deckers Lane in Kolkata.

The men eating at this street food stall along with me, were all pretty friendly too, particularly the man in the purple sweater who gave me some good tips and named the dishes I ate as he was eating too. You can just see the passion and intense love of the food he has on his face too! So anyway, this was one of my first meals in India, and it proved to be an absolutely delicious meal that I would eat over and over again if I lived in Kolkata. The entire Kolkata street food meal cost me 40 Indian Rupees, which is about $0.72, a pretty decent steal in my opinion!

Be sure to check out my full list of Kolkata street food here: http://migrationology.com/2013/02/kolkata-street-food-guide-calcutta/ and my Kolkat travel guide here: http://migrationology.com/2013/03/kolkata-calcutta-travel-guide-tips/

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31 Comments

  1. Gurchani Bano

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Mark you are so nice the guy he is so busy eating his food🤨 I wish I would had explained to you well.
    That is khadi make with yogurt with pakoras which is made by chic pea flour. 😊

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  2. Shreela Tambe

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Mark looks like a guest having buffet dinner at a crowded Indian wedding.

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  3. mahadi hasan2842

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    I like Indian food

    Reply

  4. Bidhya Basyal

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    I want to eat it ritnow

    Reply

  5. Micky Chhangte

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    nice viedeo0

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  6. bharti chauhan

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    i lv your videos

    Reply

  7. Rajarshi Sarkar

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    So Humble Person You are…

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  8. Rajat Chopra

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    plzz come in delhi.

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  9. Rajat Chopra

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    i love india…nd i love indian food…very much😘😘😘

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  10. Lalrinpuia Hmar

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    no meat no joy!!

    Reply

  11. UTSAB MONDAL

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Bokachoda no 1

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  12. Shuvadeep Biswas

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    The man in purple sweater looked unfriendly

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  13. Navneeta Cool

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

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  14. Navneeta Cool

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Just look your expressions….wow

    Reply

  15. Jalal Akonda

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    This bread made of traditionally middle East countries style. Why you all stupid Hindu say roti it's naan.😡

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  16. Jalal Akonda

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    This is not roti this is naan
    Mark Wien was right. That stupid Hindu doesn't know what that is. This is naan because it's made of like that the video shows .

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  17. Jalal Akonda

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    That stupid Hindu is eating food by standing.eating food standing not good for health. Muslim and other religious people like Christian and Catholic eat food sitting.

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  18. Alisha Seddon

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Hi Mark! I am from Kolkata and I enjoy watching your videos. Happy to know that you love Kolkata's food too. How about trying something different? Like the tribal cuisine, unlimited kebab buffet, or a fusion of Bengali and Continental delicacies? I too love writing and sharing about all that I eat in this city of joy. Hoping you would love reading my experiences and relish the same dishes the next time you are here! A few links to my blog have been mentioned below:
    https://www.hogenmogen.com/toothsome-treat/
    https://www.hogenmogen.com/gastronomic-delight-2/
    https://www.hogenmogen.com/aboriginal-gastronomy/

    Have a happy journey!

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  19. Pretty Paws

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    This is a good display of how incredible Mark Wiens’ capability to adapt to his surroundings really is. His english developed an Indian undertone during his stay 😆😻

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  20. Hecadoth TM

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Try chicken biryani next time ❤

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  21. Arun Kumar

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    osm

    Reply

  22. Jenisha Thapa

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    same expression here too

    Reply

  23. اميرة الحب اميرة الحب

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    CocoNuT, sHAkE

    Reply

  24. SRI SARU

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Mark I love u, keep going good job Man

    Reply

  25. Mainakh Banerjee

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Sir please pardon me but… Its Dacres's lane… Not Decker's lane. 🙂

    Reply

  26. subensia selvanayagam

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Indian street food r so delicious😋😋

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  27. Soumyadeep Roy

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    I used to have lunch from that guy every day. But he is no longer there now

    Reply

  28. RJ Travel Diaries

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Mark you have the best expression when you taste the food.

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  29. Gyani Baba

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    I realy love the expression after the bite on the food..reaky loved it..

    Reply

  30. All Rounder

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    i dont know but if he colours his hair into Blue or Green one He definately looks like NINJA

    Reply

  31. Simran Bhardwaj

    September 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Your reaction after first bite it's so cute

    Reply

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