Chip Butty at Theobroma
Rain or shine, there’s always something irresistible about French Fries. Switch things up with the chip butty — thickly cut French fries slathered in mayonnaise with vinegar and cheese with slivers of garlic and chilly sandwiched in a bun. If you’re looking to indulge, throw on a fried egg and some salty bacon!
Deep Fried Oreos at Howra
Rather than dipping your favourite Oreo cookies in milk, fall in love with its decadent deep fried version. After batter frying them, they’re served with a drizzle of condensed milk and transformed into a sinful snack. Looking for some extra comfort factor? Have it with a dollop of ice cream.
Deep Fried Chicken with Apple Slaw at Indigo Deli (reserve now)
Does anyone really need an occasion for fried chicken? It’s so good in every avatar. Perhaps one you can try on a rainy day is the crisp, succulent fried chicken with sweet apple slaw. Chewy, crunchy, fresh and flavourful, it’s a gastronomical delight, indeed!
Bacon Fries at Between Breads
Weather’s got you down? Take a look at this carb-loaded appetiser. Crisp French fries tossed with bacon bits and served with a generous dose of heavenly bacon. We call it ‘sunshine on a cloudy day!’
Crackling Prawn and Fried Corn Curd at Ling’s Pavillon
Here’s a nice place to spend a rainy weekend. With quirky walls and Chinese accents, it’s like a world of your own inside Ling’s Pavillon. A knockout appetizer you need to order are crackling prawns. Beautiful golden fried prawns are wrapped in bacon and deep fried. Served with lip smacking corn curd, this crunchy, juicy snack ticks all the right boxes.
Deep Fried Butter Garlic Chicken at Fat Kong
Yet another stellar chicken dish, this crispy appetiser is one that’s perfect when you’re curled up in front of the TV as the clouds burst. Crispy fried chicken in sticky butter-garlic sauce makes for an addictive snack. Slightly burnt and fragrant, we guarantee you’ll be licking your fingers.
Kabiraji Cutlet at Kolkata Calling
The street food of Kolkata is a food lover’s delight so it makes perfect sense that this one be included in our list. Egg and chicken is spiced with ginger, cumin, chillies and garlic and immersed in whisked egg. They are then crumbed and fried into crisp, soft goodness!
Cheese stuffed Bhavnagari Chillies, True Tram Trunk
Craving a little spice with your hot brew? This desi snack has an indulgent twist that’s just so right for a rainy day. Chillies stuffed with cheese, bread crumbs and drizzled with sauce — a perfect example of fried street food that had a cool makeover.
While oily, fried food can be frowned upon during the rest of the year, it’s ok to cheat and sneak some into your diet occasionally. And with the rains finally having arrived, give in to those temptations, maybe?