When you visit Delhi, you need to keep one day from your itinerary specifically for going on a food tour in Old Delhi. These busy streets have lip smacking food that tell you stories about history. This area developed a relationship with the food since Moghul era. Here’s what you must not miss in Purani Dilli
Paranthe Wali Gali: Rabdi Parantha
Your dreams of having a piping hot paratha in Paranthe Wali Gali comes to life here. You might want to wait for a few minutes, but it will be all worth it.
Try a Rabdi Paratha and give a break to your regular aaloo ones. The not so sweet, yet flavoured condensed milk inside paratha which is fried in clarified ghee is enough to satisfy your taste buds.
Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala
Started in 1971, and still attracts a ton of patrons, that is Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala for you. The kachoris from here will let you remember them for years. Crispy crust, extremely spicy stew and green chillies to add up the spice level, make sure to grab a plate for yourself.
Daulat Ki Chaat
You must be living under a rock if you are an Indian and don’t know about this heavenly treat. Available only during winters in UP and Old Delhi, this cottony chat is worth all the hype. You need to taste it to know how good it is.
Al Jawahar: Chicken Changezi
Chicken Changezi is considered to be a preparation of Moghul art. Cubes of chicken cooked in rich tomato gravy using secret spices is all you need for a heavenly fiery meal. Try this dish at Al Jawahar near Jama Masjid.
Mutton Korma: Karim’s
Karim’s need no introduction. This joint is serving delicious Mutton dishes since decades. Enjoy the juicy and tender seekh kebabs and mutton korma with khameeri roti to know why this joint is called a legendary joint.
Old Famous Jalebi Wala
Located at Dariba Kalan Road, you will witness a tiny busy joint swirling up those sweet jalebis. The fragrance is enough to compel you to try a plate of hot jalebis.
Natraj Dahi Bhalla
Started in 1940, this joint has two options in their menu. Dahi Bhalla and Aloo tikki. Both are worth trying. Soft bhalla in sweet curd accompanied with sour and spicy chutneys brings all the flavours to the mouth
Also, Check out this video if you want to know much about Street Food of Old Delhi
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