Delhi’s winters hit differently, and that too in historic and culturally rich Old Delhi. From chilly days to cozy nights, Delhi always has something unique to offer. If you want to experience the authentic taste of Delhi, make your way to Old Delhi. The lanes of Jama Masjid are filled with shop stands that serve lip-smacking dishes throughout the year, and in the winter everything just gets better. The aroma of dry fruits, milk, and some wonderful delicacies fills the air, and you can’t miss the feeling of this pure bliss.
We tried to make a list of all the yummy flavors that make the winters of old Delhi even more special and luscious.
Here are a few dishes all the way from Purani Dilli ki Galiyan for you.
- Kulhad ka doodh
Every street in old Delhi is incomplete without kulhad ka doodh. In a large vessel, milk is simmered for hours until it becomes a little tanned and thick. Seves with plenty of dry fruit and a silver lining called “warq” make this dish a pleasant sight.
It is served with malai, which makes it richer and more delightful. The earthen kulhad gives the milk a taste that is unimaginably unique.
- Shahi tukda
Jama Masjid is famous for its heavenly shahi tukda. A dessert made from bread and milk is a popular dish among Delhiites. It is topped with nuts, tutti frutti, and rabdi. Rabdi acts like a cherry on top and brings everything together. You can’t resist your taste buds if you have it once. The drool-worthy Shahi tukdas are a must-try if you visit old Delhi.
- Rabdi jalebi
Satisfy your cravings with some toothsome rabdi jalebi and enjoy the best flavors ever. The delish combination of rabdi and jalebi is a kickass and appetizing dessert. If you want to taste the authentic flavor, head toward Chandni Chowk for the old and famous rabdi jalebis.
If you are a dessert lover, then Old Delhi is like a paradise for you in the winter. Try out the amazing dishes and keep following Snackfax for exquisite recommendations.
Come and visit!