Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles - Alright, check it out guys. It's Trevor James. We're in the backstreets of Mumbai, India. It's so good to be here and I'm so excited cause today we're gonna have a ton of delicious street food and go for a full on street food adventure. Let's check it out. This is Mumbai, India. The bustling street food heaven that's full of delicacies around every corner. You can feast on both elegant delicacies and street food delights all throughout the city. And today, we're gonna go for a full on Indian food adventure. Trying some insanely delicious food that's worth flying in directly to eat for. And then, we're taking you to the back lanes of the Muslim neighborhoods of Mumbai for a full on Indian dessert tour for Ramadan. Let's eat. Just something about Mumbai that makes you wanna keep coming back for more. There is such a street food culture. Everything you do feels like an adventure. And the people here are so friendly. We are going to have a ton of delicious street food today. First up. We're starting the day with a gigantic naan veg thali. A huge platter full of tons of different curries, desserts, breads and drinks. Absolute curry heaven. Alright, first up we are gonna be having a monster thali. This is one of the biggest thalis in Mumbai and it's just right up here. We're gonna try it out and then afterwords we're gonna go for a ton of delicious street food. Hi. - Hi, how are you? - Nice to meet you, Nishant. - Welcome to Mini Punjab. - Thank you so much. And I'm really excited to see this monster thali. - Yes, the Dara Singh Thali as we call it. Let's go. - Okay. Monster thali, hi. Good morning. Wow, hi. - The preparation that is going on. - Oh yeah. Hi. Good how are you? Thank you. - Welcome, welcome. - Thank you so much. What're we making here? - [Arun] Okay, this is the tomato bharta. - [Trevor] Tomato bharta. - Exactly. - Okay. - [Nishant] Made with tomatoes, yeah. That's arduous to the Dara Singh Thali. - Just one of the gravies here. And it's gonna have, you said 40 plus? - [Nishant] Items. - [Trevor] Items. - [Nishant] So in terms of food, you can see more than 30, 35 dishes. - 38 Dishes - 38 Dishes as the chef said. - 38 Items on thali. - 38 Items on the thali? - Yes. - Very nice. - So, now I'm making butter chicken. - Oh, okay. - [Arun] Little tomato gravy here. - [Trevor] And we're gonna make butter chicken here. So, is this tomato? - [Arun] Yeah, tomato. - Tomato puree and chili. Kashmiri chili. And then in goes tandoori chicken. - [Arun] Yeah. Roasted. - [Trevor] Oh, okay roast chicken. Oh, that is so beautiful. So, we've got chili and tomato puree and roast chicken. More butter. Oh, it's called butter chicken for a good reason. And starch. - [Arun] We add Cream. - Cream. - Yes. - Oh okay. So butter and cream. - [Arun] Yeah it makes sweet and sour butter chicken. - Mmm. Sweet and sour. Oh, it's ready? - [Nishant] Yes, it's ready. - Oh. Thank you, chef. - You're welcome. - It doesn't get any more fresh than this. Let's try out this butter chicken right out of the pan. Whoa. - Good? - Yeah. Real flavor. The burst of flavor. It's creamy and buttery. And the tomato puree is so smooth and just a little spicy. Wow. That is amazing. This is just one of 38 dishes on the massive thali platter. And after watching chef cook up more and more delicious curries, like cashew nut paste creamy and buttery chicken, mutton keema pure minced mutton curry, dal makhani lentil curry, a huge selection of different breads like rotis and naans all right out of the tandor oven, Tandoori chicken and Afghani creamy chicken, the huge thali was ready for eating. The biggest assortment of flavors you could ever need all on one plate. Steaming hot and absolutely delicious. Oh, that is gonna be so delicious. Thank you, chef Arun. Here we go. Gigantic. I can't believe what we've got here today. Just look at this beautiful, monster thali. And they also just served us some beautiful desserts. There were just so many delicacies here like butter chicken, fish curry, keema minced mutton with egg, amritsari chicken, mustard leaf curry, pickles and chicken, a few different types of dal lentil curry, wheat flour with sugar and crisps with lentil, chicken biryani with fried shallots and coriander, Murgh masala steamed chicken with creamy cashew nut, dalcha curry lentils with rice and vegetables like mushrooms and carrots and peas, chicken soup, tons of different chutneys like garlic chutney, beet root chutney, mint chutney, ghee, plain onion, sweet jaggery, onions with curd, plain curd and even more. With tons of different breads and meats to go with it. All absolutely flavor packed and delicious. Oh, that is just. That is just so big. I have no idea how we're gonna finish this. There's also all of these drinks. So, we got a lassi, and we've got butter milk and then we've also got a couple mint refreshments as well. I don't even know where to start. But, I have a feeling I want to go right in for this beautiful curry here. Let's try that out. Oh yes. Mmm. Whoa. Wow, that is so flavorful. And the paratha its saturated with ghee and butter and coriander. And then that creamy cashew chicken. And after tasting a ton of different curries it was time to enjoy desert. And now we've got desserts. Look at these beauties. There were so many beautiful desserts too like gulab jamon, jalabi, and malpua fried dough. All of which are covered in saffron syrup. Along with saffron pistachio ice cream, lentil dessert, brebree cream and more sweet milk as well. I just love gulab jamon. That's what we're gonna go for first. Look at that, totally saturated with syrup. Mmm. That is ultra sweet, rich, decadent. This is just way too much food here. But, what's really nice is, this is actually meant for four people but if you can't finish it they donate it to an NGO and they give it to people in need. Thank you so much. - How you enjoy? - So tasty. I'm stuffed. (laughing) Well see you next time. - Thank you. - [Trevor] And after that amazing thali platter we kept moving on for more street food. And found a super special Mumbai pav bhaji made with tomato, bell pepper, green peas and potato mash. Except, here it was offered in two versions. The classic red version with chili and butter and also the specialty black version. Made from their special black masala. Made of black pepper, cinnamon, star anise and over 20 other spices. Awesome, guys. Next up, we're gonna go for an iconic Mumbai street food the pav bhaji. Right here, there gonna be cooking it on the grill. Hi. So we are gonna start making the black pav bhaji. - Yeah. - Yeah. Look at those knife skills, super fast. One after another. And look at this over here. Lots of coriander. Yeah. So this is gonna go for the pav bhaji. Pav bhaji. Mumbai special. - Mumbai special. - Mumbai special. Oh, and lots of salt. Oh, and green peas. We're gonna add in green peas. Oh, adding potatoes. Boiled potato. Nice. What's this? - [Cook] Black masala. - Black masala. Oh and here comes the real magic. Look at this. Oh, just a huge brick of butter. That's where the flavor is, right there. Oh, garlic! We're adding in garlic. Ton's of garlic and butter. This is just pure buttery goodness. And when you watch the whole process you'll see why the pav bhaji is so delicious. Cause the butter and the spice scooping never seems to end. And we're adding in more butter. More butter. Ho ho ho. That's where the real heavy joy comes from. This to me is what India is all about.