Whether it’s end-of-the-month cash crunches or pocket money too low to support your food cravings. We know how food and Indians go hand in hand but it is not always possible to follow this passion owing to financial restraints. But what if we say there are food joints where one can get mouth-watering delicacies for a price as cheap as Rs 20. Sounds impossible? Well, we have got proof.

Here is a list of some popular and tasty meals in India that you can but under Rs 20.


The chances of you not having momos being an Indian are low, but never impossible. Well, if you are one of those unfortunate few who haven’t tasted this heavenly bliss, today is your lucky day.

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Momos are steamed dumplings sold in almost every part of the country at reasonable prices. There are varieties too- Paneer, Veg, Chicken, Soya and several others. You can buy a plate of momos served with tangy red chili chatni for Rs 20-40 depending upon the quantity and type.

Litti Chokha

Litti chokha is a traditional Bihari dish made of baked wheat or sattu balls paired with spicey baingan ka bharta, another popular Indian delicacy. This dish is served for Rs 20 and sometimes even less in parts of Bihar, UP and Delhi.

Vada Pao

Extremely popular in Maharashtra, especially in Mumbai. Vada Pao is the ultimate street snack of all time. In a nutshell, it is fried pakora stuffed inside crispy bread served with green chilli and coconut chatni. 

One Vada Pao cost around Rs 12-15 in Mumbai. While in Delhi, you can buy it for not more than Rs 20-25.


Whether you are a working professional who takes small tea breaks from time to time every second hour or a student who chit chats and mimics professors. Your one-stop destination will undoubtedly be Maggi point around your office or coaching center.

A well-cooked, maggie is sold at Rs 15-20 n almost every corner of the country.

Desi burger

You can’t call yourself a foodie if you haven’t come across these desi burger stalls that sell two burgers for Rs 20 and were enticed by the aroma and could never come back from that.

These desi burgers are sold at every corner of the country and the tomato and laden snacks are an absolute delicacy.