Old delhi has some amazing street food joints, each famous for its own special food it has to offer. Here is a list of ten best street food places delhi..
Best Parantha: Pt. Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan Paranthe Wale
Out of three shops in the Paranthe wali gali, Pt. Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan Paranthe Wale is most well-known shop in Delhi. Their North Indian paranthas are delicious and affordable. They’re open from 9 AM to 11 PM and serve only vegetarian.
Address: Parathe Wali Gali, Old Delhi
Best Biryani: Pehalwaan Biryaniwale
This biryani joint serves a special mirchi masala biryani perfectly cooked with tender pieces of ghee mutton. The biryani is made using age-old Mughlai cooking method. You’ll know it when you take a morsel and won’t ask for raita or chutney, because that’s how delicious their biryani is.
Address: Shop no. 701, Haveli Azam Khan, Chitli Qabar, Jama Masjid
Best Kebabs: Ustad Moinuddin
It’s like finding diamond in the rough for kebab lovers! From over 100 kebab shops in Delhi, Ustad Moinuddin serves the best kebabs. You can have beef and mutton kebabs served hot with onions and chutney, for just a few rupees.
Address: Lal Kuan, Gali Qasimjan, Near Chawri Bazaar Metro Station, Old Delhi
Best Chole Kulchey: Lotan Kulche Wala
This kulcha joint outside Arts Faculty has been serving since three decades and are best known for their spicy chole kulchey. A plate of kulcha is served with two fluffy greased kulchas sprinkled with coriander served with spicy chole. Tip: ask for some pickle to eat with the kulcha.
Address: Barshabulla Chowk, Chawri Bazaar, Old Delhi
Best Golgappa: Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar
Craving for some spicy street food? Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar is just the place to find authentic Indian version of street food. Their gol gappas are special as they’re dipped in jaljeera water flavoured with Harad.
Address: Opposite McDonalds, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
Best Poori Sabzi: Shyam Sweets
They have been in the business for 80 years and sell one of the best bedmi poori sabzi. A plate serves two fluffy, crispy bedmi pooris and a bowl of hot spicy aloo sabzi. Their bedmi poori sabzi is fast selling so be sure you reach here before 11 am.
Address: 112, Barshahbulla Chowk, Near Metro Station, Chawri Bazaar, Old Delhi
Best Jalebis: Old Famous Jalebi Wala
Fluffy crispy jalebis with thick rabri? This shop located at the inter-junction of Chandni Chowk and Dariba Kalan is known for their jalebis. They don’t sell ordinary thin jalebis but their jalebis are thick and rich in sugar syrup.
Address: Shop 1797, Dariba Kalan Road, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi.
Best Kachori: Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala
If you love kachoris, you should try some at Jung Bahadur kachori wala’s. Kachoris are topped with chutney, coriander, green chillies and served with aloo sabzi. And Urad dal kachori is topped with coriander, aamchoor chutney and chillies. One won’t suffice definitely!
Address: 1104, Maliwara, Jogiwari, Gali Paranthe Wali, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
Best Aloo Chaat: Bishan Swaroop
If you’re craving for aloo chaat, go try some at this stop. Not just their aloo chaat, but fruit chaat, shakarkandi chaat and aloo kulla are also pretty good. They use their in-house spices as core ingredients in most dishes.
Address: 1421, Near Ashish Medicos, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
Best Fruit Chaat: Jugal Kishore Ramji Lal
Halt for some refreshing fruit chaat at Jugal Kishore Ramji Lal in Chandni Chowk. The family running the shop has been in the business for four generations. Do try!
Address: 13, Dujana House, Chawri Bazaar, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
While on a street food stroll in Delhi, give these stops a try!