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Delhi food culture is a mixture of totally different traditions and cultures from the past. As individuals from totally different places came and settled in, they have left the style of their food behind.

The Mughals

The foremost famous being the Mughlai cuisines from the Mughal era. Mughlai cuisines were most popular by the royal Mughal Emperors. Probably The Mughalai cuisines are cooked in all parts of the country. The Kebabs, one among the foremost renowned Mughlai cuisines are most popular by a majority of individuals these days.

Likewise, the Mughlai cuisines, equally finger-licking foods create the Delhiites fall in love with the town in a like manner. Butter Chicken is one of the foremost pleasant dishes of the country.

Flavours Of Delhi

Paranthas, a crucial part of the normal Indian breakfast. Varies from plain paranthas to stuffed paranthas with potatoes, cauliflower, eggs, radish, etc. Many outlets are lined in Chandni Chowk selling best Parathas of the town .  Old Delhi serves us with a range of street foods and Chandni Chowk is known as the Street Food Capital of Delhi.The outlets in these areas are there for ages. Nothing will beat the type of chaat they serve us.

Delhi’s food culture is a mixture of its past, totally different cultures and traditions.  Also the city these days has returned to embrace the best of the international cuisines.

Delhi’s Street Food

Eating out on the streets in Delhi is not just a culinary experience it’s a crash course in history, sociology all into one, with the close-up look at the incredible diversity of people of the national capital.

The “gol gappa,” the tasty balls of fried dough filled with savoury water, tangy chutneys and an assortment of texture differentiators from tiny slices of boiled potatoes or peas to pomegranate seeds. Certainly, any vendor on Delhi’s streets will supply you with a plate, in some parts of the country, the Uttar Pradesh, you will get “batashas” – the same, yet subtly different. And in the newer parts and malls, you can even get the Mumbai version, “pani puri.”

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ALOO TIKKI

Another Delhi’s Street food is the mashed potato fried patties with a thin, crisp golden crust, stuffed with spiced lentils or peas, along with tamarind chutney and  mint and coriander chutney, sweetened curd, pomegranate, and finely chopped onions. There are a large number of stalls selling aloo Tikki in Delhi, for some of the best ones try one of the outlets of Bittu Tikki Wala or Prabhu Chaat Bhandaar in Khan Market, Triveni Cafe near Mandi House.

PARATHAS

Parathas, the, stuffed parathas, make a mandatory appearance in every chit-chat concerning eating out in Delhi. Of course, there is Chandni Chowk’s illustrious Parathe wali galli (this place single handedly represents the city’s love for parathas). You can feast here on parathas fried in desi ghee, stuffed with anything from okra and tomato to rabri and besan methi, typically served with curried potatoes and an assortment of chutneys.

Also, Moolchand Flyover to savor the Moolchand Parathewalah’s anda (egg) paratha (they crack an egg inside the paratha, flip it and let it is sizzle for a while). For more kind of Parathas, especially stuffed parathas made in the tandoor head to Kake di Hatti also in the Chandni Chowk area. They serve naans stuffed with aloo pyaaz, gobi and methi, Matar paneer, khoya, and cheese.

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CHOLE BHATURE

It is the must must-try dish of the Delhi. You can have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Every street corner has a stall, dishing out round baseball-like bhaturas, hot from the kadhai (wok). Delhi swears by Baba Nagpal Corner in Lajpat Nagar and Sitaram Diwan Chand in Paharganj.

RAJMA CHAWAL

The representation of Punjabi meal – steamed white rice,  generally tempered with cumin, served with curried kidney beans in spicy, velvety gravy – it’s a requirement try when you’re in Delhi. Also, most restaurants serving Indian food has it on their menu. Likewise, the foremost renowned stops for rajma chawal is that the modest Parashar Food Stall in Connaught Place. You get cold boondi side dish, pickles and papad, along with Rajma Chawal to make a cheap however delicious meal.

Famous Food Joints Of Delhi

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Dolma Aunty Momos

Natraj Dahi Bhalla Corner, Chandni Chowk

Dahi Bhalla is a north Indian snack which includes Curd, Red and Green chutney and Soaked Vada. This shop in Chandni Chowk offers the best Dahi bhalle in town. You will get the delicious Dahi Bhalla Under Rs 100

Dolma Aunty Momos, Lajpat Nagar

Momos are the lifeline of Delhities. Starting from steamed momos to the gravy, fried, afghani we are a fan of each kind of momos. Dolma Aunty Momos, serve the best momos.  8 pieces of veg momos are for 100 rs

Roshan Di Kulfi, Karol Bagh

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Daulat Ki Chaat

Roshan Di Kulfi in Karol Bagh is Famous for its Chole Bhature and Kulfi. Here you will get to eat the best Kulfi Falooda in the town. The kulfi is for around 150 rs. There is also a great variety of North- Indian snack to drool on.

Daulat ki Chaat, Old Delhi

Another dessert which is lighter-than-feather made by churning milk and cream with khoya, saffron, dried fruits and more.

Walk around the lanes of Old Delhi in winter mornings and you could spot a few vendors turning out the Daulat ki chaat.

Al Jawahar, Jama Masjid

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Chicken Tikka at Al Jawahar

Best place for non- veg lovers. The most liked dishes are Mutton Korma, Khamiri Roti, Mutton Stew. Famous for its Mughlai Dishes. You can fill up your tummy under 500 bucks. Their Chicken Changezi with Khameeri Roti a deadly combo.

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