New Delhi, the capital of India is a place much renowned for the history and the culture ride that it takes visitors who throng there every year. The capital has some amazing monuments, top notch restaurants, shopping markets and some amazing lip smacking street food to offer! Below is a list of the best street food places in Delhi that make it one of the best places to make your taste buds craving for more!
Gali Paranthe Wali is the name of a narrow street in the Chandni Chowk area of Delhi, India, noted for its series of shops selling paratha, a fried Indian bread, and now a popular culinary destination that has been witnessed by huge population including foreigners.
Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar has plenty of Indian chaat delicacies to offer. This roadside chaat stall serves authentic chaat prepared in pure ghee and best fresh ingredients. It serves one of the best Gol gappas, dahi Bhalle, Samosas, Kachoris, Pao Bhaji, and tikkis. The food served is worth every penny that you spend. The freshly prepared fruit chaat is what Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar famous for.
Address: 77, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi, opposite McDonalds.
Bishan Swaroop, a roadside stall is lost in the chaotic by-lanes of Chandni chowk. It is referred to as ‘A gem lost in a heap of rag’. Bishan Swaroop only offers a few dishes which are Aloo Chaat, Aloo ke Kulle and the delicious Fruit chaat. It reminds you of the taste of the ancient era lost in modern times. The Aloo kulla which is a potato that’s boiled and scooped out and filled with chickpeas and garnished with spices and lemon is a must-try.
Address: 1421, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi.
Also known as Radha Swamy Chaat Bhandar, it is one of the oldest eateries in Chandni chowk. If budget cautious, one must not miss the deadly Papri chaat served at Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar. Crispy fried dough wafers, served with boiled potatoes, boiled chick peas, chilis, yoghurt and tamarind chutney are the best served items here. This place is highly popular among the locals for the traditional flavor that is not found anywhere else. A meal for two may not cost more than Rs 100.
Address: 1462, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi.
There is nothing better than munching on pakodas and sipping on tea during the winters. The Khandani Pakode wala in Sarojini Nagar Ring Road Market is heaven for those who love to gorge on some pakodas. The outlet dishes out 10 types of pakodas at any given time. The bread pakoda and the Paneer pakodas are the hottest properties at this outlet and the chutneys that come along are just an icing on them. The price for these lovely pakodas is in the range of 10 to 12 rupees only!
Exactly opposite Khandani Pakode wala is the Kulcha King. Serving some amazing Amritsari Kulcha and chole, the place leaves you craving for more! For people who want to have a look at the amazing stuff in store before you visit, the place also has its website, www.kulchakingfood.com . Ranging from 70 Rs. To 100 Rs. your taste buds will definitely be satisfied!
From spicy chaats to hot gol gappas, one will find every type of chaat in this small Prince Paan and Chaat Corner. The chaat joint has slowly become a popular hangout for visitors. This place serves hygienic food cooked with fresh ingredients. Golgappe, Chaat, special Butterscotch Paan, Strawberry Paan, Chocolate Paan and Paan Chaat are the popular dishes costing Rs 250 for two.
Address: 29, M Block Market, Greater Kailash I, New Delhi.
To have a culinary culture ride head to Dilli Haat in INA. One of the top places to taste dishes from all states of India, Dilli Haat is a treat to behold. From North-Indian thali to Rajasthan spicy dishes or from Hyderabadi Biryani to sea food from Lakshadweep, you name it and you will get it. Cuisines from Hyderabad, Kashmir, Maharashtra, Orissa, Bengal, the list is endless in Dilli Haat!
The most sought after place to gorge on non-vegetarian food, Khan Chacha’s located in Khan Market will serve the best rolls, kebabs, rotis and much more! Not just non-vegetarian food, the vegetarian fare on offer is also something worth trying. Prices are little on the higher end, but with such amazing taste, it is worth every bite!
Sitaram Diwan Chand serves yummy chhole bhature that you will never forget. Located in Paharganj, Sitaram Diwan Chand serves all the spices ever discovered in one plate which tastes awesome. Famous for Cholle bhature in India, this place is worth visiting for chaat lovers.
Address: 2243, Rajguru Marg, Chuna Mandi, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055.