While Mumbai has its vada pav and Kolkata has its roshogulla, none of them have multiple cuisines or street foods to boast about, right? So, where should a foodie like you go when they need plenty of amazing dishes on their plates and at a reasonable rate? Well, you head to Delhi. The centre for the best street food in India!
Not only Delhi has its rajma chawal but it has a plethora of different street foods as you stroll in the different lanes of this bustling city. Already tempted? Read on to know more about what you cannot afford to miss when you are in Delhi.
• Roshan di kulfi
Kulfi is like the dessert of Delhi which Delhites love more than anything. And when locals dote on something, you cannot afford to miss it. If you want to try the best kulfi in Delhi then go to Roshan di Kulfi in Karol Bagh. The chilled kulfi-faludas of karol bagh is just the thing you need in the blistering heat of Delhi. You can also spend the entire day here scavenging the streets for shoes, kurtis and junk jewelleries.
• Parathe Wali Gali
Old Delhi means parathe wali gali. If you are still not sure about this famous lane, then you should know that Bollywood stars like Ranbir Kapoor has himself eaten here to promote his films. The place serves variations of paratha along with aloo ki sabzi and some tangy salad. Yes, you can have lassi with your parathas as well. Bet you can’t have more than three parathas, they are that heavy and finger-licking good.
• Khandani Pakode Wala
If you are in Delhi and haven’t been to the thrift-store equivalent of western countries – Sarojini Nagar, then you haven’t seen anything. When it comes to street food, you will find the most famous pakodas here. They are made in all shapes and sizes and the spicy chutney that accompanies it is just what you need after a day of hauling the best buys.
• Sitaram Diwan Chand
Delhi has an old relationship with Chhole Bhature. While you can make this at home and have it everywhere in India, no one makes it better and spicier than Sitaram Diwan Chand. They are located in the streets of paharganj. While you are here, you can also try some amazing Korean food at Shimtur. You will love the market as it is known for knick-knacks and a great place for shopping as well.
• Khan Chacha
One thing that you will find on every nook and corner of Delhi is rolls. However, if you are looking for the best and mouth-watering rolls, then head to Khan Chacha which is located in Khan Market. The amalgamation of different spices won’t disappoint you.
If you are all about scrumptious and amazing kebabs, then there is no better place than Karim’s in Chandni Chowk. This place is generations old and is known all over the country for their legendary kebabs, especially mutton kebabs.