Desi Indian Mobile Food Truck Huge Hit on NYC Streets

Hot and fresh Indian snacks are served under the awning
Satisfied customers enjoy the authentic atmosphere of the NYC food truck

Desi Food Truck and owner Al Elahi recently announced the unveiling and grand opening event dates for NYC’s first ever original style Indian Cuisine mobile food truck.

If you’ve ever tramped through the streets of New York City, you might be familiar with street vendors and curbside cuisine. But you may have never experienced something quite like the Flatiron District Desi Food Truck, NYC’s first ever original style Indian Cuisine dining mobile. Complete with 100% handcrafted metal fringing, a free WiFi connection, and even a television showcasing snippets of select Indian music, the truck provides sensory appeal for all customers who happen across this much anticipated little treasure. Perfectly affordable prices, charming culturally driven atmosphere and most importantly the mouth watering menu sets this culinary experience on a whole new level of urban Halal food carts. It’s easy to see how this bright new addition has quickly grown into a hotspot for the wholesale market with its surrounding Indian subcontinent community and bumping nightlife. Not to mention the attention garnered from the local office and university crowd.

“I wanted to introduce something different, something that’s never been done before within the vendor community of NYC”, proclaims Owner Al Elahi “Life in NYC is defined and fused together by great entertainment, good friends and amazing food. Our goal is to create a lasting memory through incredible taste, our originality, affordable prices and convenience to the NYC population.”

Current dishes from the menu include Kati rolls with a flaky buttery crust that might just bowl you over. They choices range from chicken to vegetarian. There are a number of different meals to tickle the palate such as the Chicken Tikka Masala, chicken with curry over rice, Aloo Masala, Dal and rice, Paneer Masala and plenty more. The prices are made recession affordable and range anywhere between $4.00 and $8.00 depending upon the size of your snack.

You can find the already wildly popular Desi Food Truck on 27th street and 5th Avenue in NYC, Monday through Wednesday from1:00 am to 2:00 am and Thursday through Saturday from 11:00am to 5:00am. The truck also has immediate plans for expansion to add additional locations throughout the NYC area. So if the distance is daunting, have no fear, for the lavish yellow Indo-Pak truck with original art may be moving to a street near you.

And don’t forget, when placing an order if you say the classic Aladdin words “Khul Jaa Sim Sim,” that translate to “open the secret door,” you will receive a free desert with your order.

To learn more about the Desi Food Truck please visit the location on 27th Street and 5th Avenue in NYC, or call (212) 961-6193. For media and press inquires please contact 877.841.7244. You may also follow the Desi Food Truck on Twitter at or become a fan on Facebook