Delhi, the capital of India is a mix of modern times and the old charm. It has always been one of the most preferred destination for food lovers. It adds up multiple cuisines along with delicious delicacies and exotic tastes. And this may or may not be food that you will find only in fancy restaurants. Sometimes, the best dishes may be discovered by following the local crowds into the side of the lanes.Below are the best street food places of Delhi which every one staying in Delhi should try.
1. Paranthe Wali Gali
Paranthe Wale Gali is a narrow street in Chandni Chowk in Delhi.From being the perfect start of the morning in many houses paranthas are all time favourite with different stuffings in it. As the name suggests , this Gali is famous for many different cuisines of paranthas at a very reasonable prices. These paranthas are purely vegetarian.
Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk
2. Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar
Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar is . One of the best chaat places in Old Delhi, Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar is popular amongst everyone. The array of snacks is quite extensive and at an average cost RS. 80 for two, this place is just too good. The papri chaat is a must try for everyone who visits here .150 for two people (approx.)
Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk
3. Khadani Pakodewala
As the name itself suggests that this place is linked with a heritage. Khadani Pakodewala is famous for its crispy batter covering with the soft filling. With the common filling like potato, cauliflower and onion pakodas they have paneer, lotus and baby corn pakodas. They use green chutney with pakodas is also very delicious.
The place is very popular and generations of the family have been involved. The place has no seating and even very less space for standing. It’s better either to eat quickly or get your order packed.
Nearest Metro Station: Sarojini Nagar
3. Bishan Swaroop
Bishan Swaroop, a shop in Chandni Chowk is located in the unruly side streets but finding this place is totally worth. The place is famous for its Fruit Chaat & Aloo Kulla which is scooped with boiled potatoes and filling of chickpeas in it and garnished with spices and lemon. The average cost for two is Rs. 150 for two people!
Nearest Metro Station; Chandni Chowk
4. ATUL CHAAT
This place is famous for its Aaloo Chaat and Tikki Chaat. It is the Gol Gappas and their sheer size that has every chaat lover craving for Atul Chaat. This is also known for its Paav Bhaji which everybody must try. The average cost for 2 people is Rs 150.
Nearest Metro Station: Rajouri Garden
5. DILLI HAAT
Dilli Haat is a place where one can get different food tastes of India. It is famous for its different states food which gives different cuisines of various places. There are 17 different states food available here. A must visit to this place is suggested to all the food lovers. The meals served are easy on the pocket and so one must atleast carry INR 300 to 700 until and unless you don’t plan to shop.
Nearest Metro Station: INA
6. KHAN CHACHA
In the 60s, Haji Banda Hasan came to Delhi from Kanpur and met Haji Yusuf, which was famous for its food culture. Here he learnt how to make traditional muslim foods like kebabs, Halwa, Parathas. In 1972 Haji Banda Hasan came to Khan Market. With a normal shop he became very popular as ‘KHAN CHACHA’ among students and youngsters because of his taste. ‘KHAN CHACHA’ has become a legacy now. The average cost is rs 800 for two people.
Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market
7. SITARAM DIWAN CHAND
So, here we have a punjabi dish to eat which can be eaten on an empty stomach, a heavy dish which Sitaram Diwan Chand is famous for. Chole Bhature of here is very tasty and a must try on. The try on for two people here is Rs 100.
Nearest Metro Station: Ram Krishna Aashram Marg
8. Laxman Dhaba, Qutab Industrial Area
It is an evergreen dhaba popular for its Chicken and Mutton dishes. Also for the people who love parathas. It is served at its super size. Easy on the pocket, this place is generally frequented by students. The average expense for two people is 700.
It is located at Opposite Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Qutab Institutional Area