For Delhiites, life is all about the city lifestyle and ‘food’. Being a mishmash of different cultures, the city offers a variety of lip smacking delicacies. But there is nothing in this world which can beat Delhi’s Street food. So, without any delay here is the list of must try delicacies of Delhi.
From gol gappe and papri Chaat to aloo tikki, you get everything to satiate your taste buds. Relish the salty, sweet and tangy flavours and that’ll keep you going back for an extra papdi.
Places to try: Bengali market, BTW, Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk.
- Chole Bhature
What is better than a bowl of chickpeas flavoured to perfection along with a side of fresh chopped onions and green chillies, and fluffy bhature?
Places to try: Paharganj, chandini Chowk, kamla nagar, gaffar market.
Whether kathi rolls, frankies or crisp paranthas wrapped with your desired filling, whatever you call them. Rolls are one of those delicacies that offer a great satisfying, appetizing and budget snack, of all time.
Place to try: Nizams, Karol Bagh, Khan market.
Hot and piping, savoury paranthas served with a bowl full of curd can be the best meal for your breakfast, lunch or dinner as you like.
Places to try: chandini Chowk, Moolchand paranthe Wala in South Delhi.
You will find a momo’s joint in every other corner of any city, but what makes Delhi stand out of all is the variety that you get to try here. Starting from the steamed and fried momos, you have other options like tandoori momos, chocolate momos and what not.
Places to try: Janpath, G.K Market, majnu ka tila.
6. Matar Kulcha
Whenever you hit the street, you will find at least five to six matar kulcha carts and all of them serving fresh baked kulchas along with steamed and delicious chickpeas topped with tomatoes, onions and green chillies.
Places to Try: Chawari Bazar, Old Rajinder Nagar, Haldiram’s, Bengali Market.
The list is incomplete without the most preferred dessert ie. Kulfi. An ice-cream purely made of milk is offered in a variety of flavours, and especially mouth-watering matka kulfi topped with kesar, pista and faluda.
Places to try: Roshan di kulfi, Dilli Haat, Chawari Bazar.
Delhi is the best place to make your taste buds crave for more! So come and take a plunge to see what “dilwalon ki dilli” has in store for you…