Old Delhi is a walled part of New Delhi
, founded by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 and originally named Shahjahanabad. The old Delhi offers a variety of food to the food lovers. Every gullies , every corner have something to offer to just sensitize the taste buds. When you enter the Old Delhi streets you will feel the aroma of samosas, the crispiness of fried jalebi, the different flavors and lassi and in winters lots of varieties of parathas. The shops listed below will take the food lovers to the journey of different tastes which will become an addition in their lifetime favorite street foods.
#Natraj Dahi Bhalla
Natraj is located near Bhai Mati Das Chowk at the turning to Chandni Chowk metro station. It was started in 1940 and is run by Inder Mohan. Their tempting menu has only two things dahi-bhalla and all-time favorite aloo tikki. Their dahi-bhalla and aloo-tikki both are superb in taste.
#Lala Duli Chand Naresh Gupta and Kuremal Mohanlal Kulfiwale in Sitaram Bazaar
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Visit Old Delhi is not completed without eating the flavored kulfi at Sitaram Bazar. They offer seasonal variants too like aam papad, kewda flavors. This is one of the oldest outlets of fruit-flavored kulfis. All flavors are at a part of the taste.
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Old Delhi to offers all-time favorite of all ages Aloo Chaat. There is a number of outlets for Aloo Chaat, but for mouth-watering experience, the visitors in Old Delhi prefer Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar stall in Chandni Chowk. Try their paapdi chat (served with boiled potatoes, boiled chick peas and chilies) and feel the masala mix explode in your mouth.
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Old Delhi has a narrow lane called Parathewali Galli, which houses four paratha shops. Among them is Pt. Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan paratha shop number 34 that has been serving parathas for decades now, and even claims to have served Indira Gandhi. They offer varieties of thick parathas with homemade butter and spicy chutneys. Visitors in Old Delhi
can try varieties of stuffed parathas from cabbages, veggies to minced meat.
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The must-try sweets at Old Delhi are Jalebi. This orange colored sweet dipped in sugar syrup has incredible taste in Old Delhi and the taste is irresistible. Old Famous Jalebiwala in Chandani Chowk has been making these irresistible sweets since 1884.
The Mughlai recipe lovers had another heavenly item to taste in Old Delhi is kebabs. To taste the best kebabs in Old Delhi the visitors need to walk through the crowded lane of Chowri Bazar to reach Lal Kuan Bazaar, and you will find the most delicate, supple and definitely the most delicious kebabs at Ustaad Moinuddin.
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The owners of Moti Mahal claim credit for introducing tandoori cuisine to India and the world, and through a happy turn of events, butter chicken as well. The taste the visitors find at Old Delhi
Moti Mahal is really amazing. They offer the marinated chicken in a good amount of cream, full of authentic flavors of the chicken.
After tasting the butter chicken, the must-try recipe at Old Delhi is the mutton nihari of Karim s. They prepare this delicious mutton at the slow pace and lots of spices. They are available of lamb and beef bone marrow cooked overnight so that the spices and flavors to be fused together.
#Lotan Chole Wala, Chawri Bazaar
The spice lovers have a good option at Old Delhi. They can taste the chole at Chawri Bazar. Been on the streets since 1977, the cholas are served with potatoes in red hot curry, garnished with coriander and green chilies.
#Shiv Mishthan Bhandar
The visitors at Old Delhi can start their morning in a classic style with bedmi-aloo. Crisp, puffy puris served with curried potatoes can make your day.
#Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala
It was started way back in 1971 and has evolved ever since. They serve better varities of dal kachori, pyaaz kachori, matar kachori, dry fruit kachori and others.#Hazari Lal Jain Khurchan WaleThe word 'khurchan' mean leftover scrap. The unique sweet that they serve here is only made with milk. This is a must try the recipe at Old Delhi.Old Delhi is famous for its delicious varieties of food items. They offer an incredible taste of India. So many items will excite your taste buds.Read more:-Extraordinary Destinations Around Delhi That No One Talks About