What to Eat in Delhi?


Delhi is the best place for enjoying delicious cuisines which are from different parts of the country. It may be national or international cuisines. Delhi locals are proud of their food. Besides being the capital of India, it is well known for art, culture and history, is also well known for food lovers. Delhi is not just limited to North Indian dishes but is also well known for Chinese, South Indian and Continental. Restaurants offering speciality cuisine like Parsi, Korean, Kashmiri, Bihari and many others are found in small corners all over the city.

Here is the list of cuisines you must taste in Delhi:

1. Kebabs:

Kebabs are originally originated from Turkey but it is famous in Delhi as well. Whoever thought pieces of grilled meat or fish marinated with aromatic Indian spices could not give you should think again a joy. Whether kebabs delivered to your car, typically experience Delhi, with food stalls and fine restaurants across the city, try this popular dish and you’ll be hooked forever.

2. Butter Chicken:

Butter Chicken is originated from Delhi and it had a crazy story. It was first made at Moti Mahal, Daryaganj.In the creamy soup of tomatoes, a chicken piece was dipped by mistake. This lead to the originated of this dish and is popular among the non-vegetarians even today. The ultimate version of this dish can be found in Moti Mahal but there are other places where the butter chicken is famous. If you are travelling in Palace on Wheels India which also serve the Indian dishes.

3. Chole Bhature:

Chole Bhature is the must taste the dish in Delhi. You can have it as a snack, lunch or even breakfast. Hot from Khadai you can find this delicious dish from every corner of the city. Delhi swears by Sitaram Diwan Chand in Paharganj and Baba Nagpal Corner in Lajpat Nagar. However, if you happen to be in Noida or its whereabouts, do try Sagar’s Special Paneer Wale Chole Bhature.

4. Momos:

Momos are one of the popular snacks in Delhi. It is famous in cocktail parties, birthdays and complexes. Almost every market place, office buildings and house area have vendors of momos in Delhi. Its delicious dumplings are available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian and enjoyed with sauce fiery-red. Nagaland Food stall in Dilli Haat, Kalam Nagar Market, Cafe Brown Sugar is the best places for momos in Delhi.

5. Biryani:

There are a lot more variations in biryani from roadside dhabas and commercial chains, 5-star hotels and Sufi shrines. Biryani is the food originated from Mughals and it will be enjoyed throughout India. Poultry or meat-based dishes prepared in an earthen pot and the lid is sealed with dough so spices, flavour and aroma are immersed in.

6. Dal Makhani:

Dal Makhani is the noblest of all the foods in Delhi. You are sure to find all the menu restaurants that serve food north of India, however, if it is typical that you want, look no further than the slow-cooked 18 hours Daal Bukhara is served. The brand is special, but accompanying with excellent crusty bread and some Naan Paneer or Chicken Tikka and you have the most popular food combination that people like to eat.

7. Paan:

Paan is the great mouth freshener and is also considered as better for digestion. It is a small packet which is filled with herbs, areca nuts, tobacco, other sour and sweet condiments. This is normally considered as a stimulant but is also available in other healthier variations. Prince Paan in Greater Kailash is the best place for tasting paan.

You can also view the Palace on Wheels photo gallery before planning your trip to Delhi.

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