Delhi is not just a city, it’s another word for Indian culture and the best place people go for FOOD. The variety of food you get in Delhi is infinite. From the worst of hygiene to the best of food and hygiene, Delhi is home to a lot of food. This highly populated city is also full of food loving people. No wonders then that the majority population is Punjabi. When it comes to food in Delhi, don’t just imagine fancy restaurants alone but also some street food. Old Delhi is heaven for all those who love spicy, tangy and street food. Where the food is not just eaten for the tummy but also for the soul. No comparison anywhere in the world. Foodgasm Alert!
Pehalwan Biryani Wale
701, Haveli Azam Khan, Chitli Qabar Chowk, Jama Masjid.
Once here, you won’t have to guess if you are at the right place or not. Mota Pehlwan Biryaniwala is the place where you can get the best of Biriyani. Specializing in Mirchi Biryani with ghee-mutton and long grain rice, this is certainly soul satisfying. Source
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112, Barshahbulla Chowk, Near Metro Station, Chawri Bazar
For all those who think breakfast is the most important meal of the day, this is the place. Selling the best of theirs and Delhi at the same time Bedmi poori and alloo ki sabzi is a big hit here. People tend to wait for the best of the Punjabi breakfast like this one. Note: You might not get the heavenly pleasure of bedmi poori afte 11am. Source
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Lotan Chole Kulche Wala
Barshabulla Chowk, Chawri Bazaar.
Yet another treat coming from Chawri Bazaar, is the Lotan Chhole Wala. The man who treats you with a bomb of spice and flavour. This guy is best known for the best chhole kulche you can have in Delhi. Add to it a fluffy kulcha is an orgasmic treat for spicy food lovers. Source
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Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar
77, Chandni Chowk, Delhi G.P.O.
If just one or two flavours is not your thing, then chaat is a great option. Chaat is something you will find in almost every corner of the country. But this chaat corner is something you will find nowhere else in the country. Prepared with fresh ingredients in the most authentic Indian way, this is one affordable and full of taste option. Source
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Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala
1104, Maliwara, Jogiwari, Gali Paranthe Wali, Chandni Chowk.
This Kachoriwala serves the best of the fresh crispy and perfectly spicy kachori in and around Delhi. Served with freshly chopped onion, coriander chutney and a blast full of flavours. This Kachori is so delicious that your tummy would be full but the craving would never end. Source
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Ustad Moinuddin Kebab Wale
1612, Gali Qasim Jan, Lal Kuan, Near Chawri Bazaar Metro Station.
If juicy, fresh, flavoured kebabs are what you are looking for, then this is your place. Yet another Chawri Bazaar delight, this food stop will take you to the experience of best food. Fresh kebabs are served with onion rings, green chilly and chutney. The shop’s name is Sangam Kebab Wale, founded by Moinuddin Qureshi. Source
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Pt. Gaya Prasad Shivcharan Paranthe Wale
34, Paranthe Wali Gali, Old Delhi.
Established in 1882 out of the 20 old shops of Paranthe Wali Gali, Pt. Gaya Prasad’s shop is still serving the authentic paranthe of Old Delhi. Serving the paranthas for decades, this place is mecca for all the North Indian parantha lovers. Just in 150Rs tummy full serving for two people is simply not a bad deal and that too with unmatched taste. Source
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If this doesn’t make you plan a food hunt to Old Delhi, you are not a true foodie!
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