Delhi is food heaven for foodies and Chandni Chowk is a place of delight to your senses, where you can’t resist yourself from savoring it’s delicacy. Chandni Chowk has variety of foods to serve your taste buds like paranthe from Paranthe wali gali, Chicken Changej or Mutton Murra from Karim Hotel, Fruit Chaat , Dahi Bade, Papdi Chaat, Jalebiyan, Rabdi Falooda,Gol Gappas and a lot more. It’s streets have variety of cuisines. These tempting foods will make you desire more. So let’s have a food journey through Chandni Chowk.
Paranthe Wali Gali
Paranthas are very famous in north India and in Chandni Chowk they serve a variety of Paranthas that this particular street got its name after it. Paranthas are vegetarian bread stuffed with vegetables and soaked in ghee. Not More then Half Century they served aloo Parantha, gobhi Parantha, muli Parantha stuffed with potato, cauliflower and reddish respectively but nowadays they have lime Parantha, papad Parantha, dry fruits Parantha , paneer Parantha, and a hundred types of Paranthas. I love the aloo and gobhi Paranthas. But you can order whatever you like or want to experiment with. It will cost around 100 Rs. for one plate.
Old Famous Jalebi Wala
Old Famous Jalebi Wala is located at Dariba Khan Road in Chandni Chowk. It is really old as its name depicts, Serving delicious jalebies since 1884. Jalebi is a must sweet to savoir in Chandni Chowk and specially from Old Famous Jalebi Wala as they are known for their quality and service. It is a spiral shape sweet made of wheat flour fried in ghee and soaked in sugar syrup. They use Khandsari sugar and home made desi ghee so it is a healthy pleasure and at a reasonable price one Kg will cost you around 400 Rs.
Karim Hotel is best culinary destination for non vegetarians. it is well known for its Muglai Food. Karim hotel located at Gali Kababiyan Jama Masjid was established by Haji Karimuddin in 1913, with two dishes aloo gosht and rumali roti nowadays it has become favourite destination for food lovers especially for non-vegetarians its Biryani Mutton stew, paaya nihari curry, korma, barra kabas, chicken tikka,Chicken Changej and curries with rumali roti will delight your senses. However people complain about the arrogant staff at Karims. One full diet may cost upto 800 Rs.
Natraj Dahi Bhalle
Natraj was established in 1940 and it is very famous for its delicious Dahi Bhalle. Dahi Bhalle is a chaat in which vadas are served with thick curd and special chaat masala(spices). They also serve aloo tikki but Dahi halle is lip smacking delicious. This place is very crowded as locals and tourists don’t take a chance to miss its delicacy. Reasonable price, it cost around 80 Rs. for two people.
Kake Di Hatti
Kake di Hatti is known for its stuffed naans, paranthas and dal makhani. They called the naans by very interesting names like Dhurandhar or dhuandhar as per their stuffing. Stuffed naan with daal makhni and a kulhad(earthen glass) of lassi will complete your day. If you are a lover of panjabi food, naans and rich paranthas also at pocket friendly rates then it worth a visit.
Amirtsari Lassi Corner
Lassi is one of my favourite beverage. After a full glass of Lassi you will feel satiated and its healthy too. Amritsari Lassi Wala serves Lassi in many flavoures, in which you can try kesar badam lassi, mango lassi, jira lassi but their basic malai lassi is the best one.
Jung bahadur kachori wala located at 1104 Maliwara Jogiwari Chandni chowk is famous for its delicious kachories, serves variety of kachories as daal kachori, pyaadj kachori, dry fruit kachori and many more. Hot, spicy and crisp kachories are serve with equally spicy aloo ki sabji. It is a small road side shop but the taste of its kachories is really tasty and also at very reasonable price will cost around 100 for 2 people.
Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi Wale
Kulfi is a dessert made of thicken milk and lots of dry fruits. Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi wale located at Kucha Pati Ram Sitaram Bazaar in Chandni Chowk serves best kulfi in Delhi. After having one, this lip smacking dessert will make you desire more . Kulfi is always in demand no matter it is winter or summer as tourist from different parts of India can’t resist themselves from savoring it. Kuremal Kulfi walas has many flavours for your taste buds as kesar, pista, badam, kewara and others at a resonable cost arount 100 Rs. Must try if you are in Delhi.
Giani’s Rabdi Faluda
Rabdi Faluda serves at Gianis is a sweet dish. They also have gajar ka halwa, moong ka halwa and flavoured milk but rabdi faluda is best to savor here. It is a molten form of kulfi with noodles of rice. One glass of rabdi faluda is enough as it is rich in calories. Due to high demand this place is very crowded.This Rabdi faluda worth a taste.
Location:651/52 Church Mission Road FatehPuri, Chandni Chowk New Delhi
Haji Tea point’s Puri Halwa
Haji Tea Point is a breakfst and snacks corner. Hajis has suji ka halwa, puri, sabji and omelette-toast for breakfast in the morning and shahi tukda(dessert) in evening in the menu, they also known for their tea with pure milk call it doodh ki patti. Hajis point is a where you can have a brunch at less than 50 Rs.
Ashok and Ashok Meat Dhaba
Ashok and Ashok meat dhaba is a happening place for non vegetarian mughal food. They serve mutton only on wednesday and saturdays between 1 and 3 pm and closed on tuesdays. To find out the reason why they do not serve the mtton on other days you need to pay a visit. Food at Ashok is really delicious and pocket friendly too. You have to shed only 250Rs. for 2 people.
Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar
Shree Balaji chaat Bhandar is known for its chatpati papri chaat in chandni chowk. Crisp maida papdi soaked in blended curd, yummy chuttnies, and masalas. They specially prepare kachaloo chutney in place of usual tamarind chutney makes it more desirable. You can get one plate of Papri Chaat around 80 Rs.
Bishan Swaroop and Jugal Kishore Ramji Lal’s Fruit Chaat
Bishan Swaroop and Jugal Kishore Ramji Lal’s locateda at 13 Dujana House Chawri bazaar Chandni Chowk are well known for their best fruit chaat in Delhi also serve aloo ke kulle. Juicy and crunchy fruits are serve with tangy chaat masala makes healthy and tasty fruit chaat. One plate of fruit chaat for 60 Rs.
Khemchand Adarsh Kumar’ daulat ki chaat
Khemchand Daulat ki chaat is not an ordinary chaat. In fact this a creamy sweet dish, made by churned milk left in open in winter night and the dew drops deposited on it make it very soft and cottony foam, garnished with saffron and khoya, will melt in your mouth and give you an impeccable taste. You can get this only in winters it takes 6 hours in preparation then you will have a chance to get daulat ki chaat in your plates and relish it only at 20 Rs a plate. You can find it at dariyaganj, kinari bazaar, nai sarak.
Kabab’s at Moinuddin Kabab Wale & Baba Kabab
Gali kababiyan in chandani chowk is the best place to find chicken kababs and mutton kababs. Moinuddin Kabab & Baba Kabab wale are famous for soft creamy kababs. Here kababs are roasted on coal-fire makes crunchy from outside but soft and juicy from inside. Fan of kababs, must try them in Delhi