Agra, the world-famous city and home to the majestic Taj Mahal is also home to many other delightful sites and things. One of them which brings tourists to the city of the Taj is FOOD. Agra’s food is one of its most famous and unique elements. People of the city leave their homes in the evenings and on the weekends. Various food centers, ranging from big restaurant chains to the more grounded food corners attract both the locals and tourists every day. Agra has some special dishes, breakfasts, sweets and street foods. These are peculiar to the place and form an integral part of the culture of the city. In this age of the internet, Agra has become a hub for travel bloggers, vloggers and influencers. Its food has become more and more famous with the advent of social media. Food travellers find the various mouth-watering recipes of Agra very alluring and document their reactions to the taste. As a native company, Team Owic Car Rental has found multiple times that the clients booking our cabs want to taste the food of Agra and want to plan their travel accordingly. So we have prepared a list of foods and dishes of Agra which you should not miss while visiting the city next time. Here are our recommendations:


If the first thing that comes to your mind while hearing the word ‘Agra’, is Taj Mahal, thew second one has to be the famous Petha Sweet. Petha is the most sold and famous sweet of Agra. It has various delicious varieties but the Saada Petha is the most iconic of all Petha varieties. These can be described as light green, translucent cubes. Other types include Gulaab Petha, Paan Petha, Orange Petha, Kesar Petha, Angoori Petha

Panchi Petha and Dalmoth• Sadar Bazar Outlet: 855A, Fatehpur Sikri Rd, Naulakha, Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
• Fatehabad Road Outlet: Shilpgram Road, Fatehabad Road, Agra – 282001 (Near Kalakriti)
• Sikandra Outlet: Opposite synergy Hospital NH-2, near Guru Ka Taal, Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
• Bhagwan Talkies Outlet: National Highway 2, Opposite Heera Talkies, Near Bhagwan Crossing, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282005
GopalDas Petha Wale• Mantola Outlet: Gopal Das Pethe Wale Johri Bazar, near lohar gali, Jama Masjid, Sheb Bazar, Mantola, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  • MG Road Outlet: Ground Floor Rajeev Plaza, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Shah Market, Civil Lines, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282002
• Fatehabad Road Outlet: Near ITC mughal, Fatehabad Rd, opp. Haweli Restaurant, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282006
Munnalal Petha Wale• Rawat Para Outlet: Daresi-2 T-Point, Rawatpara, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003
Pracheen Petha• Sikandra Outlet: N.H. 2, Gurudwara Guru Ka Taal, Sikandra Road, Agra • Fatehabad Road Outlet: Near JP Hotel Fatehabad Road Agra

Bedai Kachori

Exploring a city early in the morning is a delight of its own. Morning is also time for delightful food and starting your day with a treat to your appetite. Agra is known for its breakfast dishes and Bedai is the foremost of them. Bedai is a kachori or fried wheat bread served with very spicy potato curry. The bedai can be found in every nook and corner of the city. Stalls and streets are filled with bedai lovers in the morning. Bedai is a must recommendation from us!

Deviram Sweets• Nehru Nagar Outlet: Deviram Sweets, Nehru Nagar, Agra
• Shamshabad Road Outlet: Raja Kherah Marg, Police Chowki, Shaheed Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
Bhagat Halwai• MG Road Outlet: Shop Number 1, Suresh Plaza, Opposite LIC Building, Mg Road- 282002  
• Civil Lines Outlet: 13-14, Motilal Nehru Nagar Marg, Near Anjna Cinema, Nehru Nagar, Civil Lines, Agra

Dahi Jalebi

Jalebi is a famous sweet dish across India. It is twirly and forms a spiral sort of shape which gives it a very unique look and and taste. Agraites enjoy this utterly delicious sweet as their breakfast. Made of sugar syrup, it has inspired many idioms and proverbs in the region which forms an important part of the culture. Jalebi is often served with Dahi or curd/yogurt to maximize the taste of this “twisted treat”. Agra has a number of Jalebi food stalls and shops. It can both be devoured as a street food and cherished in a posh restaurant. But preferably it should be enjoyed as a street food.

Deviram Sweets• Nehru Nagar Outlet: Deviram Sweets, Nehru Nagar, Agra
• Shamshabad Road Outlet: Raja Kherah Marg, Police Chowki, Shaheed Nagar, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
Shree Ji Mishtan Bhandar• Fatehabad Road, near Zee Hotel, Agra, 282001


Parantha is a staple diet of Indians. It is a bread cooked in ghee or oil stuffed with a variety of tasty stuffings like spicy potatoes, cheese, paneer,cauliflower, coriander and various other mouthwatering. Paranthas are sometimes so big that almost four people can eat from one! Agra has this dish as its main street food. There are various shops in Agra which are famous for serving Paranthas with seasoning of love and Agra’s legacy. There are ages old addas where people gather to eat Paranthas or pack them back to their homes. Tourists usually cherish this dish and remember it as one of the most memorable

Rambabu Ke ParatheFatehabad Road: Rambabu Parantha, Near, Gopaldas, Fatehabad Road
Quality ParathaInfront of ICICI Bank, Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Chaat Gali

If one wants to explore the night life of Agra city, one has to pay a visit or visits to the Chaat Gali, not only for its tasty street food, colourful stalls and restaurants bit also in order to understand the culture and crowd of of the city. The Chaat Gali, Sadar Bazar, is one of the favourite spots of the locals and fascinates the eyes of the visitors of the city. It is an alley in the Sadar Bazaar where a number of food stalls and restaurants are present from start to the the end. The diversity of dishes and street food present there is simply tempting. One should visit the Chaat Gali for a complete experience of Agra, its food and culture.

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