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About Street Food

 

Indians especially Delhiites love street food, which is quite popular in Delhi. Streetfoods refer to as Chaats, Momos, Aloo-chaat and a whole lot range of finger-licking stuff. All those who really want to enjoy Delhi’s street food shall go to Old Delhi around Chandni Chowk. It's really worth trying some just to taste the different flavors and spices of India.

 

 

The entire Chandni Chowk area also known as ‘food capital of India’ and is famous for the food and a frequent destination among foodies. The streets always remain fragrant with the rich aroma of food. The variety of snacks presents a great range of flavors, with ‘Chaat’ being most popular of all. If you wish to enjoy it, forget about your everything and indulge into a delicious journey taking you to the tastiest of destinations. The usually resembles an everyday fair. The streets are lined with Halwais, namkeenwallahs and paranthewallahs.

 

Here’s where to get hygenic and delicious Delhi street food.

 

Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar: If the sign of a good place to eat is its popularity with the locals, then this shop has to be one of the best places for chaat in Old Delhi. Its decor is average but it serves up an incredible variety of delicious snacks. Adventurous eaters must try it.

Address: 1462, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. Ph: 23280579
Opening Hours: Midday until 10 p.m.
Speciality: Papri chaat  with lots of yoghurt and tamarind chutney.

Bishan Swaroop:Bishan Swaroop can be difficult to locate but is worth the search till you finally locate it.Address: 1421, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. Ph: 9818364070 (mobile).
Open Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Speciality: Aloo Kulla (A Kulla is a scooped out potato filled with spicy peas or pomegranate seeds or any other stuffing. Lots of lemon juice is squeezed over it to make it tangy n mouth-watering).
Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar:Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar serves authentic range of chaats. The service  is quick and friendly at value for money price. Address: 77, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi (opposite McDonalds). Ph: 23282806.
Open Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Speciality: Gobi matar samosas.
Prince’s Paan & Chaat Corner:This up-market place is perfect for those who want to sample Delhi’s delicious street food but aren’t keen on venturing into the depths of Chandni Chowk. It’s got a great following of expats owing to its posh residential and shopping location, and strict hygiene standards.Address: 29, M Block Market, Greater Kailash I, New Delhi. Ph: 29236364.
Open Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Speciality: Exotic Paans and tangy gol gappas.
Jugal Kishore Ramji Lal:This place is popularly known for its refreshing  fruit chaat. Address: 13, Dujana House, Chawri Bazaar, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. Ph: 9811353076 (mobile).
Open Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Speciality: The fruit chaat (fruit salad with a twist).
Sultan’s Kulle:Kulle (scooped potatoes, tomatoes, sweet potatoes and bananas filled with roasted vegetables and fruits are available in Roshan Pura, Nai Sarak, Delhi. These completely veggie snacks are a spicy treat to those who are fond of spicy snacks.
Address: 1716, Roshan Pura, Nai Sarak, Chandni Chowk, Delhi -110006
Phone Numbers: 9813736207, 9873035275, 9213736807
Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala:It is perhaps the most famous for its Urad Dal Kachori, which is served  with Aloo Subzi. This place is surely worth the visit if you really wanna go snacky.
Address: 1104, Chhatta Madan Gopal, Chandni Chowk, Delhi – 110006

Giani di Hatti: It has now become an ice-cream parlor specializing in exotic and unique flavors like Litchi and Bubblegum. Apart from standard ice creams, they also serve milkshakes, fruit shakes, ice-cream shakes and sundaes.

Location:  near Fatehpuri Mosque, Delhi – 110006

Siya Ram Nannumal Kulfiwale: What you get here is kulfi as kulfi should be yummy, scrumptious and soul-satisfying. You can order from a range of flavors like Kesar, Pista, Rose, Kewra, Banana, Mango, or Pomegranate.

Address: 629, Gali Lodan, Ajmeri Gate; 7am to 4pm


You can also enjoy Jalebis at Jalebiwala as you enter Dariba Kalan. You can go crunch-crunch on this golden Indian dessert which is made by deep-frying batter in a kind of pretzel shape and then soaked in syrup or Sheera or Chashni.
Ghantewala: Ghantewala at Chandni Chowk serves sweets prepared in pure desi ghee and is more than 200 years old.
Specialities: Sohan Halwa Papdi, Pista Samosa and Badam Burfi
Dilli Ki Chai: Delhi is a destination for tea lovers as well as its soothing aroma spreads all over the streets when street tea vendors pour in this magical potion prepared magic cuppas. While sipping this potion you sure will feel a unique feel-good taste that is definitely different from that available in big restaurants and cafes.
Delhi’s Punjabi Speciality, Butter Chicken: When you name ‘Butter Chicken’ the place for you to be in definitely is Moti Mahal in Darya Ganj that has been serving this since 1950s. This special Punjabi cuisine has been hot favorite not only among Delhiites but also among tourists who fall into love with the rich, thick gravy that stays slightly sweet as it is cooked in butter or ‘Malai’. Today the cuisine is popular worldwide and known to be one of the most exotic of Indian delights.