Delhi, the food capital of the country, is no less than a heaven for foodaholics. Food here is as diverse as the people, varying from fine delicacies to street food, traditional cuisines to light snacks. A number of cultures and races inhabiting this region enriches its gastronomic range. From Chandni Chowk to Connaught Place, Delhi is full of culinary delights.
Read on and find out about the 6 top favourite dishes that Delhiites love to indulge in!
Aloo Kachori (Hanuman Mandir, CP)
Kachori, a crispy delight, is undoubtedly one of the few snacks that Delhi swears by. The spicy hot kachoris are served with aloo sabzi and mint chutney with a tangy flavour. Throughout the city, you will find a number of street vendors selling aloo kachori but if you are a true kachori lover, you have to visit the kachoriwala near Hanuman Mandir, Connaught Place.
Rate: INR 30
Location: Hanuman Mandir, Prem Nagar, Connaught Place
Delhi is well-connected to all parts of the country through airways, railways and roadways. If you are staying in major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, etc and want to eat delicious food, just visit this place and alsowant to cover your journey by flight, then Bengaluru to New Delhi, Pune to New Delhi, Mumbai to New Delhi flights are easily available from all the major cities.
CholeyBhature (SitaramDiwan Chand)
Spicy, tasty and heavy, cholebhature is among the most loved street food in Delhi. Though, it can be easily available at all food joints but don’t forget to try this delicacy at the renowned SitaramDiwan Chand kecholebhature. A lassi along this dish will add on to the overall flavour.
Rate: INR 70 per plate
Location: 2243, Rajguru Marg, ChunaMandi, Paharganj
Momos (Dolma Aunty)
Whether steamed, fried or tandoori, momos are the most popular snack in North India. From birthdays to cocktail parties, from roadside stalls to fancy pubs, you will find them everywhere. They are available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options and are served with spicy red sauce and mayonnaise. Try the steamed momos served at Dolma Aunty’s road side stall and you will never go anywhere else.
Rate: INR 60 per plate
Location: On Alankar Cinema Road, Lajpat Nagar II
Aloo PyazParantha (GaliParantheWali)
From a heavy breakfast to an evening snack, parathas can be eaten at any time of the day. If you are a foodaholic and planning to visit Delhi, don’t forget to visit the famous GaliParantheWali. You will be spoilt for choice with mind-blowing variety of parathas like rajma, cheese, dal, mirchi, keema broccoli mushroom and many more on the menu. Since ages, this food heaven is serving thousands of foodaholics, tourists and celebrities alike.
Rate: INR 60 to INR 200
Location: Shop No – 4-5-6, Moolchand Metro Station, Lajpat Nagar 4
Butterscotch Milk (Keventers)
Quench your thirst with the delicious milkshakes served at Keventers. Some of the signature flavours served here are strawberry, chocolate, butterscotch, Oreo and Kitkat. Also, the place offers delicious snacks such as sandwiches, burgers and spring rolls. You might have to stand in a long queue to place your order here.
Rate: INR 80 to 350
Location: A-17, Inner Circle, Connaught Place
Masala Dosa (SaravanaBhavan)
Love South Indian food? If yes, then, SaravanaBhavan should be your next spot for the most authentic South Indian cuisine. Founded in 1981, it is the largest vegetarian food chain in the world. Try the delicious ravadosa with buttermilk when you visit this restaurant. Usually, the waiting time at the restaurant is 15-20 minutes but trust me, it is totally worth it.
Rate: INR 150++
Location: P-13, Connaught Circus, CP
So, wait no more! Satiate your hunger pangs with one of these delicious delicacies when in New Delhi!