If you are a fervent foodie, your food trip to Delhi will serve you well, as it did to me. Whether you love street food, traditional Mughlai food, or you want to relish International cuisines, you’ll get everything kind of meal on its menu. From luxury restaurants at 5-star hotels to the street food vendors in different areas, I had the best of all. It was really worth trying the perfectly flavored meals in Delhi prepared. So, here I share my food diaries from Delhi that will surely make your mouth water.
Traditional non-vegetarian delight
I wandered along the labyrinth old Delhi lanes and filled my platter with a variety of irresistible non-vegetarian meals. It’s not just about authentic Mughlai food such as Biryani, tandoori chicken, and Chicken Changezi to drool over. You’ll even find other delectable foods like Afghani Malai Chicken and Kashmiri Rogan josh; I couldn’t have enough. The heart of the city is rightly famous for its tasty victuals. Moreover, all this comes at pocket-friendly prices that is the highlight of the food trip in this region.
Where can you go? Karim’s, street shops at Jama Masjid area, Zaika Darya Ganj.
Punjabi by Heart
Punjabi cuisines immensely influence Delhi’s food cultural scenes. I found every Punjabi food with the right blend of spices and taste here.
So, you can order for lunch meals like Chole Bhature, DaalMakhani, Amritsari Machli, Sarson Ka Saag Aur Makki Ki Roti, various stuffed parathas, along with lassi, or Chanch.
Where can you go? Chandni Chowk, Moolchand’s Parantha Shop, Chache di Hatti in DU, Bikanervala at Rajouri Garden
Street Food for Evening Hunger Pangs
There is a vast variety of street food, or as it’s famously known as chaat, in Delhi. Get ready to satisfy your gastronomical cravings with delicious Aloo Tikki, Golgappe, Dahi Bhalla, or Kachoris when you hit the Delhi lanes in the evening. Besides, you must have heard of the famous Samosa of the capital city but ever tried them with chole? You’ll find this mouthwatering combination only here.
Where can you go? Daulat kichaat at Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazar, Lajpat Nagar, and Karol Bagh
Where to go? Giani di Hatti, Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfiwala, Chandni Chowk; GhantewalaHalwai, Chandni Chowk, Big Chill Cafe, and Khan Market.
Distinct International Cuisines
Delhi doesn’t discriminate when it comes to food. It isn’t merely about local and traditional meals, but you will discover every kind of International cuisines from all across the border. While here, relish the most famous Momos brought here by Tibetans. Further, visit luxury restaurants at various food hubs of Delhi to savor Italian, Chinese, European, Thai, or Mexican cuisines. You can say that you get here, whatever your heart desires!
Where to go? Connaught Place, Hauz Khas, Mehrauli, Hudson Lane, and Khan Market
Concluding your meals on a sweeter note never goes wrong. Well, and Delhi has got the best for you in this sector as well. I ate some really commendable delicacies, as this city has an extensive range of desserts. So, to satiate your sweet tooth, you can try delectable Rabri Falooda or Kulfis. Visit famous and old Jalebi Wala in Chandni Chowk to eat piping-hot Jalebis, where popular personalities like Indira Gandhi and Late Raj Kapoor also devoured this sweet delight. Also, you must purchase Motichoor Ladoos prepared from pure desi ghee for loved ones back at your home. For international flavors, go for Blueberry Cheesecake or cinnamon rolls at any of the lavish cafes!
From local cuisine at budget-friendly eateries to international cuisines at fancy luxury restaurants – Delhi served me whole-heartedly. No doubt, Delhi is about food and a lot of food! Think no more and book your ticket to food heaven now.