Delhi is well known as a popular tourist destination and a massive bustling metropolis that is home to over 11 million people. The eating seance reflects the capital`s melting pot image with people from all over the country and the world setting up shop to woo palates of citizens and visitors alike. These dishes we tried are just a selection of the delights that delhi has in store for you.
Top Famous Dishes of Delhi and Places to Eat Them List
Jalebi is a popular sweet originated from Iran or India. It is made by deep-frying maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup.
Jalebi: Where try this Dish :- Old & Famous Jalebiwala, Dariba, Chandni Chowk
Apart from being a household start and breakfast option for Delhiites parathas are also a street specialty. From a plain salt base to stuffed options. The popular Delhi dish comes in various vegetarian and Non-vegetarian options such as Keema Parantha, Chicken parantha, Aloo Parantha, Onion Paratha and more.
Paranthas: Where try this Dish :- Paranthe Wali Gali in Chandni Chowk
The lip smacking roadside delight is a musty in Delhi. Street food is extremely popular in Delhi and can be found in various outlets. The best Chat option include Gol-Gappe (Paani Puri), Papdi Chaat, Aloo Chaat, Moong dal ladoos with Chutney and radish and fresh fruit chaat.
Chaat: Where try this Dish :- UPSC Building, Shahjahan Road Delhi – Bittu Tikki Wala, Karol Bagh – Daulat ki Chaat, Chandi Chowk – Natraj Dahi Bhalle Wala
4. Kulfi Falooda
A frozen Indian dessert, Kulfi is a creamy chilled dessert served with different accompaniments in different places. The most popular version id served with falluda (glass noodles served with the sweet) that marries well with the kulfi despite their contrasting flavor bases.
Kulfi Falooda: Where try this Dish :- Rodhan Di Kulfi Karol Bagh New Delhi, Krishna Di Kulfi, Pandara Market India Gate New Delhi
5. Aloo Tikki
Aloo Tikki is a snack originating from the Indian subcontinent in North Indian. it is made of boiled potatoes. It is served hot and warm along with a side of saunth, tamarind and coriander-mint sauce and sometimes dahi.
Aloo Tikki: Where try this Dish:- Natraj Cafe, Chandni Chowk
A popular snack in Delhi momos are one of the most loved evening bites of the Delhiites. These days serve Tandoori momos that present one of the best fusion examples of food.
Momos: Where try this Dish :- Kamla Nagar Market, Nagaland Food Stall in Dilli Haat, Sikkim House, Pancheel Marg, Cafe Brown Sugar GK market, Chanakya Puri, Majnu Ka Tilla, North Campus
This Delhi favorite is a flavor explosion fueled with delicious meat, Indian spices and a traditional method being followed by ages to prepare this delicacy called the dum process. The biryani is kept with a minimal amount of water where the utensil is sealed with a dough paste.
Biryani: Where try this Dish :- Dum Pukht in ITC Mauya, Al Kakori Al Kauseri, RK Puram, Deez Biryani & Kebabs, Defence Colony
8. Chole Bhathure
Chole Bhature is a chickpea – based Punjabi dish that is essentilly a combination of chana Masala and Bhatura. It can also contain onions, green chutney and pickled vegetables.
Chole Bhathure: Where try this Dish :- Sitaram Diwan Chand, Paharganj, Chache Di Hatti Kamla Nagar
As you enter Old Delhi and walk into the serpentine lanes you can`t help but be drawn to the aroma of one of the region`s signature delicacies, the Nihari. This rich, spicy broth of slow cooked meat is served alongside hot tandoori rotis or preferably khameeri rotis.
Nihari: Where try this Dish :- Bara Hindu Rao Area, Karim`s near Jama Masjid
A dosa is a cooked flat thin layered rice batter, originating from the south India made from a fermented batter. It is somewhat similar to a crepe in appearance. Its main ingredients are rice and black gram ground together in a fine, smooth batter with a dash of salt.
Dosa: where try this Dish :- Sagar, Defence Colony Market
11. Kachori Aloo Sabzi
Kachori the filling fast of South Asia is prepared in different variations. Khasta Kachori is served with aloo ki sabzi. It is an integral part of the street food.
Kachori Aloo Sabzi: Where try this dish :- Amar Colony Lajpat Nagar
Delhi has its own delicious variants of rolls, to supermarkets stocking up on frozen option and even the posh Delhi restaurants, Kathi rolls are a befitting food option for busy Delhiites on the go.
Rolls: Where try this Dish :- Nizam`s Connaught Place, Khan Market, Khan Market, South Extension -II
13. Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken is one of the most popular dishes of the capital. Polularly known as Murg Makhani by tourists, this creamy delicacy blends in just the right notes of spice with cashew nut paste to bestow the food lovers with one of the best curries.
Butter Chicken: Where try this Dish :- Moti Mahal, Daryaganj, Havemore, Pandara Road
Kababs is the collective term for various cooked meat dishes from the middle east that are now popular around the world. The most popular forms of Kababs are Tikkas, Seekh Kababs and Galouti Kabab.
Kababs: Where try this Dish :- Alkakori Alkauser, RK Puram, Ustad Moinuddin Kebabs, Lal Kuan, Ghalib Kebab Corner, Nizamuddin, Salim`s Kebabs, Khan Market – Aap ki Khatir