Food is considered as the basic necessity of life. In today’s world, food has taken numerous affordable forms and is easily available on the market streets. Moreover, travelers usually discover their true happiness by enjoying the famous cuisines of different countries. And, in order to enjoy the authentic tastes of different cultures, one must try out the cheap yet spicy street food items available in the market. So, here are some of the mouth-watering inexpensive food items and snacks which is found in different parts of the world.

 Vada Pav

Vada Pav is regarded as the home food of Mumbai. It is also known as the Poor Man’s Burger because of its affordable ingredients which are bun bread and a potato stuffed fritter. The Vada Pav is usually served with sweet and spicy chutney, garlic powder and some red and green chilies.


Biltong is an inexpensive street food found in South Africa. It is basically a saltier version of beef jerky and is eaten as a snack. Moreover, this dish is made of a wide variety of dried, cured and spiced meat such as ostrich and beef. Not only this, many local restaurants add muffins, potato chips and cheese spreads to the biltong.


Pho is the popular street food originated from Hanoi, Vietnam. This dish is a simple yet appetizing as it comprises of a bowl of soupy rice noodles and beef or chicken pieces in it. Hanoi offers the best pho and is quite cheap costing $2. This soup is usually offered with chopsticks.

Meat Pie

Meat Pies are the most common pies available in Australia. Although, Australians consume millions of different variants of pies yet meat pies are their favorite ones as they are easily available in the café. Moreover, this pie includes a basic pie with meat filling. It can be served with a topping of chilly tomato sauce to add some flavor.

Deep-Fried Olives

Although Italy is famous for its iconic pasta and pizzas deep-fried olives are also one of the delicious snacks which are mainly originated from the town of Ascoli Piceno. This dish is available in different stuffing such as ground beef stuffing or prosciutto-stuffed. It is quite a cheap yet exotic taste to enjoy the Italian dish in the local street market.


Poutine is a famous snack that is easily available on Canada’s streets. It is nothing but a combination of gravy fries with cheese curds over it. There are many restaurants in Canada offering 100’s of variations to it. Poutine is the cheapest savory concoction which is also found in parts of the United States.


Goulash is the basic dish that is found in Hungary. The word Goulash refers to Herdsman in Hungarian who are the main originators of this during the harsh conditions in cattle drives. This dish includes meaty Turkish stew along with paprika in it. There is a famous Goulash festival celebrated every year in Szolnok.


South Korea is the founder of the Bulgogi dish. Bulgogi refers to fire meat as it has a mixed flavor of sugar and soy marinade in the meat. The United States has several Korean restaurants offering is a famous dish at an affordable price. Also, this dish is easily available at the high-end restaurants and some pan-ready local markets.

Milk Chocolate

Chocolate is the most delicious sweet snack which is available all around the globe. But, the milk chocolate of the Cailler factory in Switzerland is the king of all. Although Switzerland is famous for its wine and cheese variety, the chocolates here are just so silky and mouth-watering that you will keep on enjoying its rich taste of sweetness and milky flavors.

Amritsari Kulcha

As the name suggests, Kulcha is basically a maida baked bread in a tandoor which is originated from Amritsar, Punjab, India. Amritsari Kulcha is quite affordable and is available in different parts of India. This dish has a perfect finger-licking taste because of its rich healthy ingredients such as potato and cauliflower stuffing loaded with a bunch of spices and butter. These are usually served with chana, tamarind chutney, and some sliced onions.