11 Local Food Joints you must visit before Leaving Delhi

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5 most famous street food
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1 . Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar  

Being the best chaat shop in the city their spicy and delicious flavours in chaat are famous. Most famous is boiled potatoes served with green & tamarind chutney.

Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar is famous for:

Golgappe chat: Rs.50.00
Dahi Bhalla chat: Rs.50.00
Kachori chat: Rs.50.00
Papdi chat: Rs.50.00

Budget: 100Rs for two
Open hours: 11:00am -10:00pm
Location: 1462, Chandni Chowk Rd, Kucha Mahajan, Old Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India.

2. Jalebiwala

Jalebiwala’s shop located in the same place and is very famous in two snacks – Jalebi & Samosa. Who doesn’t Love Jalebi ? And guess what – they have got the best jalebi in the town which became really famous in overtime & both are made in pure Desi ghee. This has been in the bucket list of most of delhites.

Jalebiwala Chandni Chowk is famous For:

Samosa: 50Rs ;
Jalebi with Rabri: 75 (50Rs. Without Rabri).

Open hours: 10:00 am: 9:00 pm
Location: Dariba Kalan Rd, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi.

3. Kake Di Hatti – Punjabi Khana

Looking at the rush in this shop, one can’t ignore the fact that they are serving the best vegetarian food in Delhi. Famous for their Naans & Paneer, foodies are not able to stop themselves to extend their diet here.

You can’t believe, only one Naan is more than enough for a single person to have at a time.

Kake Di Hatti famous Dishes:

Stuffed Naan: 40Rs per Naan
Malai Chaap: 125Rs. per plate
Special thali­­: 120 Rs. per Thali
Mutton Shag: 280 Rs Per Plate

Open hours: 11:00 am: 11pm
Average Cost for Two: 500
Location: Shop No.13/2, Tikona Market, Asaf Ali Rd, Katra Chobey Lal, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India.

4. Jai Rabdi Falooda

This is the famous shop in old Delhi has proved to be heaven for Kulfi Lovers. They have a variety of Kulfi Flavours to offer.

Overall it is very good for your Tongue & Pocket. The shop is located near Fatehpuri Masjid.

Cost: 150 per plate
Open hours : 8am–8pm
Location: Shop No.452, Khari Baoli Road, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006

5. Roshan Di Kulfi

All the credit goes to Roshan Di kulfi for taking Kulfi’s status where it is today. Famous for its most Unique taste in Kulfi, it has Garnished with different toppings such as pistachios

Famous Kulfi Flavours at Roshan Di Kulfi:

Kulfi faluda badam pista -125Rs
Chocolate Oreo kulfi -125Rs
Pan Faluda kulfi -125Rs

Open hours: 9am-10pm
Average Cost: 200Rs for Two
Location:  2816, Ajmal Khan Rd, Block 34P, Beadonpura, Karol Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110005

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6. National Restaurant

Started as a dhaba a decades ago became the most famous restaurant in C.P topping our list of restaurant. This restaurant is hosting the generations of families and has set up a legacy in taste.

Known for its Mughlai Food offers the best Chicken Curries irresistible to eat with Good service.

National Restaurant is famous for:

Butter Chicken: 200Rs
Mutton Rogan josh: 250Rs
Spicy Chicken Curry: 200Rs
Dal Makhani: 160Rs
Pulao Satrangi Gravy: 150Rs

Budget: 600 for two people
Open hours: 11am – 11pm
Location: 82 & 83, NDMC Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi

7. Moolchand Parantha

Moolchand parantha shop is just located under Metro station offers a variety of paranthas. Has been favourite among Delhites for its uniques taste.

But most of the popularity it gained from its Chur Chur Naan they offer here.

Famous Paranthas at Moolchand Parantha:

Egg Parantha: 60Rs.
Chur Chur Naan Thali: 153Rs for Two Naans
Cheese Matar Parantha:100Rs.
Soya parantha: 50Rs.
Paneer parantha: 70Rs.
Mix paranth: 35Rs

Budget: 300 for two people
Open hours: 9:00am–11: 30pm
Location: 4, 5, 6 Lala Lajpat Rai Marg Moolchand Metro Station, Vikram Vihar, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110024

8. Om Corner

Chole Bhature is one evergreen dish that is going to stay forever. And the one shop which offers Delhi’s best Cholera Bhatura is Om Corner. They also have Rajma Chawal, Chole Chawal and many other food types. The quality of their food is very amazing, the taste is the original and the best in the city.

Budget: 100rs for two people 
Open hours: 7 am – 5 pm
Location: 5050/1, DB Gupta Road, Sant Nagar, Beadonpura, Karol Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110005

9. Al Bake

Al-Bake has earned its place from its Shawarma. They know the best how to fusion the chicken into the snacks. They started with Chicken Shawarma & then later on introduced full menu. Chicken & Paneer Shawarma are among their best seller dishes.

Famous Dishes at AL Bake:

Paneer Shawarma: 100Rs. per plate
Chicken Shawarma: 100Rs. per plate
Nizammi malai kofta: 340Rs
Kadhai makka dhingri: 340Rs

Budget: 600Rs for two people
Open hours: 12noon – 11 pm
Location: 21-23, Community Centre, New Friends Colony, New Delhi

10. Karim’s Hotel


Karim’s is the decades-old, shop is being run by the renowned family of cook to Mughals. They have reached into their fourth generation of operating this business. Karim’s are conserving secret formula of masala which they are adding into their dishes. That’s what making their menu delicious.

Famous Dishes at Karim’s:

Barra Kebab: 140Rs
Mutton Nihari: 410Rs
Chicken Biryani: 250Rs

Budget: 500Rs for two people
Open hours: 9am-1am
Location: 6, Urdu Bazar Road Infront of Jama Masjid Gate No.1, Gali Bhairo Wali, Kababiyan, New Delhi, Delhi 110006

11. Saravana Bhavan

Sarvana Bhawan is tremendously famous for its South-Indian Cuisine. However, you might have to wait in a queue. Dosa’s are served with delicious sambhar & idli’s are very soft.
The food is authentic & Scrumptious. Sarvana Bhawan is known to every south Indian lover.

Famous Dishes at Sarvana Bhawan:

Ghee vegetable Dosa: 190 Rs
Badam halwa: 100 Rs
Cheese veg dosa: 165 Rs
Dry fruits shake: 235 Rs

Location: 50, Janpath, New Delhi
Open hours: 8am – 10:45pm
Budget: 500 for two people

12. Kake da hotel

Kake Da Hotel is utmost famous for its North Indian, Mutton Dishes & Curries delicacies. Food is served pinging hot with thick & rich curries.

Famous Dishes at Kake Da Hotel

Brain masala : 260Rs
Murgh Tandoori: 180Rs
Paneer Tikka: 230Rs
Chicken Tikka: 180Rs

Location: 67, Municipal Market, Connaught Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Open hours: 12noon – 12midnight
Budget: 600 for two people 

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