Need a snack in the middle of a labouring day in Delhi NCR?
The question is easily answered by the various street foods available to satisfy your hunger. From all-time favourite Chole Bhature to a perfect breakfast of Idli sambhar, Delhi has a lot of delicious snacks to offer.
Here’s a snack checklist one should follow while being in Delhi-
One of the most popular dishes in the northern area of the Indian Subcontinent, Chole Bhature is often eaten as a breakfast dish, accompanied by lassi, onions, pickles, or green chutney.
The Chole Bhature in Delhi is a class apart. Being one of the best street foods in Delhi, it is prepared with utmost love and care.
Places to try- Sita Ram at Paharganj, Kwality Restaurant in CP, Chache di Hatti, etc.
Price- 80 to 150 rupees.
One of the most popular snacks in Northern India, especially in Delhi and Punjab. It has a perfect blend of its sweet and tangy flavour, it’s one of the top pics to satisfy one’s hunger. Adding a bit of Aloo Bhujia escalates the taste to a completely unmatched level.
Places to try- Natraj Chowk, Haldiram’s at Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Dahi Bhalle Corner at Karol Bagh, etc.
Price- 50 to 120 rupees
Next up is the popular food snack named Ram Laddo. Usually, they are made from moong dal and chana dal batter fried in oil. Originating from the streets of Kanpur, Ram Laddo has made it to the list of one of the top dishes of Delhi.
Places to try- Local Vendors at Central Market, Janak Puri, Evergreen, and UPSC Bhawan.
Price- 40 rupees. I
Call it Jalebi or zalebi, whichever suits you, the sweetness of it can’t be matched by another dish. These are prepared by deep frying maida flour batter in a pretzel shape. Later on, they are soaked in a sugar syrup commonly known as Chashni. A personal tip for increasing its flavour would be to eat it with Rabri.
Places to try- Jalebi wale in Chandni Chowk, and Bangla Swirls in CP.
Price- 200 to 250 rupees per kg.
Originating from Mumbai, this dish has made the hearts of the Delhites in no time. Bhaji is a spicy gravy prepared by mashing vegetables. Along with it, white bread is served seared with butter. Other ingredients which accompany the dish are chopped onions, chilli, and lemon.
Places to try- Model Town, Vaishno Chat, Kamala Nagar, etc.
Price- 250 rupees for two people.
Who doesn’t love Momos? Originating from Tibet, now one of the favourites of Delhites, momos are steamed small dumplings having fillings. The fillings usually consist of chicken or vegetables.
Momos are served along with Momo soup, mayonnaise, or red-colored momo chutney.
Places to try- Bungalow Road, Kamla Nagar, etc.
Price- 40 to 100 rupees for one plate.
Need a quick breakfast? Idli Sambhar to your rescue.
Originating from the southern part of the Indian Subcontinent, Idli Sambhar has become one of the most munched breakfast snacks.
Idli’s are rice cakes steamed to be cooked. Sambhar consists of vegetables cooked and served with curry. There are different varieties of Idli served in Delhi like Rava Idli, Masala Idli, Button Idli, etc.
Places to try- Chennai Point, Saravana Bhavan.
One of the most craved street food by the Indians whether it be in Delhi or any other part of the country. It’s also known as Panipuri, Puchka, etc in different parts of the country.
The puri is made by frying flour to form balls and later on, it is filled with spiced water, chickpeas, onions, tomatoes, etc.
Places to try- Chandni Chowk, Lajpat Nagar Market, Om Sweets, Bikano outlets, etc.
Price- 30 to 100 rupees.
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