10 Mouth Watering Delhi Food You Must Try

Delhi, is  India’s capital territory, it is a massive metropolitan area in the India. . Nearby delhi there is famous place known as Chandni Chowk, a vibrant bazaar filled with food carts, sweets shops and spice stalls.Delhi is also the national capital region. Here are some of the famous street food in delhi you can find:-

If you ask the Delhi people a,what are the two things they like more .they will surely say there rich history and the wonderful dishes.delhi offers a wide range of foods to both Delhi people as well as visitors.,you will find the most delicious food From Chandni Chowk to Majnu ka Tilla, Delhi is replete with many culinary delights. So without any further information, I present to you my list of top 10 famous dishes of Delhi.

1] parantas

A paratha is like flatbread and mainly it is originated in Indian continent. It is also famous and liked throughout the countries like Pakistan, India and Myanmar, where wheat is grown and it is like  the traditional staple of the area. Paratha is an amalgamation of the words parat and atta which literally means layers of cooked dough.From being the perfect start to a “healthy” morning in most Delhi households, to a meal for hungry college students to office going men ,all love parantha.and also it come in the list of late night snackers.it is the favorite food of delhi people.. the options in front of them are from a plain one or select a stuffing of your choice..the best place to have paranthas in delhi is convergys dhaba, kake di hatti ,paranthe wali gali .

2] chaat

chaat is a common street snack in several regions of the Indian subcontinent. In East India, it is known as Phuchka while in North India, it is called Golgappa,pani puri.there is only one thing that makes the delhi different from another than I will say it’s delicious street food. Here you find the varieties of foods that is unmatched from other and eating on the street of the Delhi is like culture of this place. Chandni Chowk is undoubtedly the Street Food Capital of Delhi, and while no guide book can actually pinpoint the best places for Chaat, there are some landmark food haunts that really stand out.

3] butter chicken

Butter chicken is an Indian dish with is so delicious and served with sauce to it. It is served in India and abroad as well. The dish has its root in Punjabi cuisine and was developed by the Moti Mahal restaurant in Daryaganj Delhi, India.it is mainly found and famous on the places like Moti Mahal, Daryaganj; Havemore, Pandara Road which is the best place to try this dishes.

4] kebabs

Kebab are middle eastern dishes and roasted on the grills where various ingredents are added to it. There are mainly two best kebabs which are shish kebab and doner kebab.you can find the best kebabs near Alkakori Alkauser, R K Puram; Ustad Moinuddin Kebabs, Lal Kuan; Ghalib Kebab Corner, Nizamuddin; Salim’s Kebabs, Khan Market; Aap Ki Khatir, SDA.

5] biryani

Biryani, also has various name throughout the country such as biryani or beryani..It is popular throughout the subcontinent and among the diaspora from the region. This biryani is prepared in a earthen pot and various spices and ingredient were added to id and close with a lid so flavour of if should add in the biryani The experiences and taste of biryani is found and vary from small dhabas,small restaurant or five star rated hotels.this dish can be try on Alkakori Alkauser, R K Puram, Deez Biryani & Kebabs, Defence Colony.

6] Chole bhature

Bhatura chole  is mainly a combination of fried bread and chana masala called bhatura made from maida flour.this dish will be be enjoyed more on a empty stomach and it is mainly found and loved by the Punjabi peoples .it is very famous among the Delhi people You can find this amazing dish at all food joints in Delhi, be it local joints or rated restaurants, given its popularity with delhiites. It is generally accompanied with Lassi.

7] Nihari

Nihari  is a meat which is cooked very slowly, mainly beef or lamb along with bone marrow.As you enter Old Delhi and walk into the serpentine lanes, you can’t help but be drawn to the aroma of one of the region’s signature delicacies, the Nihari. This slow cooked meat taste so delicious and serve with tandoori roti to eat. The dish was a favorite within the royal families, who used to feast on it in the mornings.the best place to have this in Delhi is Bara Hindu Rao area; Karim’s near Jama Masjid.

8] kathi rolls

It is a skewer-roasted kebab wrapped in a paratha bread, many new variants were added over the year and all of which goes under the generic name kati roll.this dish is originated from kolkata,but Delhi has its own delicious variants. It is found in small stalls as well as restaurant where it is frozen and then serve as per order, Kathi rolls are a befitting food option for busy Delhiites on the go.the best place to get this rolls are Nizam’s, Connaught Place; Khan Chacha, Khan Market; Qureshi’s Kabab Corner


Momo is a type of steamed bun with some form of filling.It is one of the famous food in Nepal and now it is also famous in the countries like India,u.k,.These tasty dumplings are available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options and are enjoyed with the fiery-red sauce.places to momos in delhi is Kamla Nagar Market; Nagaland Food Stall in Dilli Haat;  Sikkim House,  Panchsheel Marg; Cafe Brown Sugar.

10] kulfi

Kulfi  is popular frozen dessert among all the Indian subcontinent and also as a popular name ‘Indian ice cream’.we are probably familiar with this line used across all Delhi households “Khaane ke baad kuch meetha ho jaye”.THE best place for kulfis, you can either visit their tiny lil. shop in Chandni Chowk, Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi Wale.They have some of the most innovative flavours of kulfis in Delhi ranging from Jamun, Sitaphal, Kewra, Blackberry Sharbat, Aam Papad .Check out the best foods in Pune here.


This top 10 dishes I found famous and most popular among the delhi people,you can have this tasty foods on above mentioned places.and also you can share your experiences and opinion regarding this.