Delhi, the national capital of India, is filled with some really fantastic historical and modern wonders to visit. A major crowd puller both domestically and internationally, you’ll find all sorts of tourist attractions to enjoy. Apart from all these frolic and and fun, the cuisine of the city is also something that pulls a lot of admirers. Let’s find out which are those gastronomical delights in the city, which you should definitely taste.
Along with the rich historical background, the one thing Delhiites and even the tourists are crazy about is its mouth-watering food. With a hugely diverse cuisine, Delhi is a fantastic place to enjoy North Indian, Mughlai, Continental, Junk and other tastes of the world. Delhi also connects other international destinations like Dubai, Singapore, and Thailand which are equally popular for their cuisine. You can find a Delhi toflight Dubai or Delhi or Singapore flight. Let’s check out some of the most wonderful dishes in the city, you should definitely try out.
Parantha – Probably being prepared in every household of the city, this delighting dish has probably all varieties you could think of. Giving a healthy start to the people, you can find a platter of parantha combined with butter and pickle at every street joint and popular snacking brands like Haldirams and Bikaner. The best part about having a paratha is that you can stuff with everything you can think of from potatoes, eggs, keema, bananas and even leftovers. Some of the best places to enjoy a large piece of parantha are the Paranthe Wali Gali in Chandni Chowk market area and Moolchand Paranthe Wala in South Delhi.
Chaat – A pioneer of Indian street food, just like parantha you can find several varieties of chaat in Delhi. Some of the best varieties of chaat can be tasted in the markets of Chandni Chowk. Outlets like Bittu Tikki Wala, Daulat ki Chaat, Natraj Dahi Bhalle Wala, and UPSC building are some of the best places to enjoy the tingling taste of chaat.
Butter Chicken – One of the most lip smacking dish of the city, the origin of butter chicken can be credited to the Moti Mahal Restaurant located in Daryaganj. Started in 1950, the restaurant has been stirring up the finest version of butter chicken in its several outlets. Though almost every other restaurant in the city offers butter chicken in their menu, the best is always offered by the first.
Chhole bhature – A local favourite, chhole bhature, made of fried pooris made of refined flour and yeast and spicy grams gives a stiff competition to parantha on breakfast table. A normal platter consists of heavy bhaturas, so it’s better to have it empty stomach or sip a cup of tea post consumption. One of the popular Punjabi dishes, you can easily spot street vendors, eating joints and even restaurants offering their version of chhole bhature. Sitaram Diwan Chand in Paharganj and Chache Di Hatti in Kamla Nagar market are some of the best places to enjoy a platter.