Delving into Delhi's 5 Delectable Street Food Delights

How is it possible that you come to Delhi and you do not try its street food? The capital city is also the heartthrob of foodies. The taste you get in Delhi's street food is unbeatable and one should not miss it if travelling to Delhi.

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There won't be any streets in Delhi where you will not get food stalls with gatherings of people standing and enjoying it. Though Delhi delights in a heap of ways the capital’s street food is delectable. There are fancy restaurants and cafes but the street food of Delhi is something to die for if you are a foodie.

From any cuisines in the world there’s nothing you won’t get on the street food of Delhi, be it Mughlai, Chinese, Pakistani, Punjabi or any other cuisines. The capital city has had certain street food stalls functioning for decades now which all have become a brand and people from all over India come to visit these iconic food stalls.

Moolchand Parantha

Paranthas which are a staple diet for delhites are served here. The Moorlands a brand running for more than 4 decades now is the best place to fill your late-night and early-morning cravings after having a workout. 

Moolchand Parantha is based near the Moolchand metro station and near to Moolchand flyover. Besides serving delicious parathas, the rates of parathas are economical for its customers. So if you are a Paratha lover then moorland paranthas is waiting for you!!

Jama Masjid

Jama masjid is the best place for someone who loves to eat non-vegetarian food. Highly influenced by the Mughlai food, Jama masjid sells the best non-veg, be it any dish. The whole jama masjid is lined up by street food and restaurants serving biryanis, kebab, tikkas and everything a non-vegetarian would want. 

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Besides serving these delicacies one more food item for which Jama masjid is the most famous is the shahi tukda which each person who comes to Jama masjid definitely tries after having their meal. During festival times like Eid, the crowd in Jama masjid is extraordinarily great in numbers. so next time you visit old Delhi do not forget the Jama masjid to have one of the best food.

Sita Ram Diwan Chand Chole Bhature

If you are a Delhiite then you may know sita ram chole bhature initially started on a cycle in 1950 by sita ram diwan chand. It has grown so much in popularity that over the years they have increased their number of shops. 

The main breakfast of a typical Delhiite is chole bhature on possibly every holiday and for that sita ram is the best spot. They still follow their unique recipe of chole and bhature which was discovered by Mr. Sita Ram and makes them apart from every other chole bhature corner in Delhi.

Many famous personalities like Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, TV actor Nakuul Mehta, Political leader Manoj Tiwari and News anchor Rajat Sharma have visited this iconic food place.

Dolma Aunty Momos

If you live in Delhi and don’t know about dolma aunty then probably you are an alien living on earth. Momos which is also called the heart of Delhi people is best served by dolma aunty. Who can sell the best momos other than a native of the authentic place? Dolma Aunty came to Delhi in 1994 from Tibet and was the first one to bring momos to Delhi. She initially started selling momos on the streets in Lajpat Nagar. 

The process of making momos is all done by her own hands, from kneading the dough to filling everything she does with her own hands. And apart from that the momos chutney without which momos are incomplete is also made by her.

Not only momos but you can try various varieties of Chinese food here such as chilli potato, Manchurian, noodles and whatnot. Be sure to visit Dolma Aunty next time whenever you crave momos!!

Wrapping it Up

So if you are someone who is planning to visit Delhi and explore the street food of Delhi, be sure to add these food delicacies to your to-do list and give them a try. 

From south Delhi to old Delhi from Lajpat Nagar to Pitampura the streets of Delhi are filled with the tastiest food you can ever have in your lifetime. It is often said that Delhi has the best food in the whole country with each variety of cuisine.

Written by - Tanya Aggarwal