Delhi is a melange of culture and variety. This may be because you see people of all parts of the country, even world have come to this wonderful city and chosen it as their home. The cultural cauldron that it is, Delhi can embrace any type of person and any kind of cuisine. Food is a very great defining factor of a city and Delhi is no different. People who come to Delhi, even on a short day Delhi tour will remember the food that they have here.
Bengali, South Indian, Tibetan, Kashmiri, Maharastrian, Chettinad, Bihari, Rajasthani, Naga, Parsi and Gujarati, you name it, you will get it. The variety alone can make Delhi the most happening food junction in the country. From fancy restaurants to road side vendors, food tastes good anywhere in this city of foodies.
Here is a list of places that you can take a quick bite from if you are on a private tour Delhi –
Bikanerwala– This is a paradise for street food lovers. If you are craving for some pani puris or pav bhaji head towards the Bikanerwala.
Specialities – Samosa, vegetarian kathi rolls, chaats, pav bhaji, katchori, etc.
Kamal’s– It is a dhaba located in Sundar Nagar. You can get delicious chat and vegetarian tandoori items.
Specialities – Stuffed chaap and soya chaap
Moolchand Parathe Wala– The speciality of this place is, you will not find any boards to direct you to the place. The huge crowd will tell you that you are at the most yummy paratha making store. The shop makes hot piping parathas even after mid night.
Specialities – Egg parathas
Old Famous Jalebi Wala– As the name indicates, it is an old place where they sell the most famous hot, crisp, juicy jalebis.
Parathe Wali Gali – It is situated in the famous Chandni Chowk area of New Delhi. There are many shops that are lined one next to another, all serving mind blowing parathas. The parathas are vegetarian and extremely mouth watering tasty. They are also light on your pocket and hence you can see youngsters lining up to have a piece of heaven.
Lala Babu Chat Bhandar- If you want to have some authentic chats, then you must go to Lala Babu Chat Bhandaar in the Chandni Chowk.
Specialities– gobi matar samosa
Bishan Swaroop- Again in the Chandni Chowk region, this shop makes the best chats. The rates are also very low and you can ask for many helpings without worrying.
Specialities – fruit chat and aloo kulla
Amritsari Lassi Wala– You are in Delhi and you do not drink lassi? Not at all fair! Visit the famous lassi wala for a cool glass of lassi.
Specialities – malai lassi, mango lassi, illaichi lassi, strawberry lassi, etc.
Siddique’s Kheer Shop– People swear that this is one of the best kheer that they have ever eaten. No wonder the shop has been mentioned in books and TV shows.
So, the next time you are in Delhi, make sure you make your tummy happy by visiting these places.