Taking a walk in Apni Purani Delhi, can certainly give you an idea of the food Dilliwallas love!
You have heard of North Indian Food, South Indian Food, Chinese Food, Italian Food, etc. Now it is time you get acquainted with the ‘OLD DELHI FOOD’. It is a mixture of all the cuisines that you can imagine, but still offers it in its unique, spicy and delicious style.
Just turn around and you will find a Tikkiwalla with mouthwatering Tikkis, then take another turn and you will find the Bedmi wala sitting with his fellow, Halwa Nangori Walla with an inviting presentation of fare.
The point is, that once you enter the Purani Dilli (Delhi 6), you will be surrounded by people and by the food vendors. You will get baffled by the number of food venders in this place. This is because the people of old Delhi are real foodies. No matter how many numbers of vendors start selling their food fare on the streets and shops, they can never suffice the food lovers!!
The delicacies I am now mentioning are worth trying because…. they are worth trying!!!!
Delicious Kababs (@Karim’s-near Jama Masjid): These are really famous and a non-vegetarian’s delight.
Jalebis with rabri and Hot Samosas from Ghantewalan at the old fountain.
Karachi Halwa/ Shan halwa
@ Ballimaran- Bismillah
Afghani Pulao and Green tea
@Chandni Chowk Metro Station
@Chawri Bazaar main road
Kachauri with Aloo ki Sabzi
@ Kinari bazaar: famous for saari shops
Delectable Gol gappe
@ Nayi Sarak: Famous for book shops.
Parathans (@Paranthe wali gali) have them together with a tall glass of lassi. These parathas are deepfried in desi ghee and stuffed with spicy vegetables and what not.
Dahi wada/Bhalla (@ Chandni Chowk- Natraj). The chatni is delicious and the bhallas melt in your mouth.
“Vallawalley” aka “Japaani” samosas @across Moti Cinema, is Manohar’s Japani Samosa stall) This person is selling these samosas since last 60 years!!! Worth its price.
@ Daryaganj (near Gyani Icecream)
Now the food at Old Delhi is being enriched by a number of Chinese food vendors as well.
So put on some nice clothes and rush to Purani Delhi. I bet you will get tired of eating but the dishes would not end!!
(Sensitive stomachs – BEWARE!!!!)
Hotels in Delhi
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