Popular dishes in Delhi are collected and furnished here:
What is the first thing that pops in your mind whenever you hear about the place Delhi? Except Arvind Kejriwal of course!! YES, food!! Best Dishes In Delhi Since is famous for its palatable, luscious, mouth watering, food. Here are some of Delhi’s must have dishes.
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A Classic Indian breakfast for atleast half of Delhi’s population on a typical Sunday morning. It is one of the most famous and well-known Punjabi dish every Indian has heard about.
PLACE: OM BHATURE WALA, KAROL BAGH
Any sea food lover would love to get his hands dirty in a spicy plate of fish fry. The most famous place to try the dish is in Karol Bagh, at a 50-year-old restaurant which goes by the name of Ganesh.
PLACE: GANESH RESTAURANT, KAROL BAGH
Made all over, ranging from North India to Pakistan and even Bangladesh, this dish is often made at every household in evenings and eaten with chai. Made with boiled potatoes and then shallow fried in oil, it’s a dish when taken limited does not cause health problems.
PLACE: NATRAJ CAFE, CHANDNI CHOWK
Most famous out of all other chaat’s is the Papri chaat, a traditional north Indian recipe, it’s made using potatoes, topped with curd and various spices and variety of other ingredients.
PLACE: OUTSIDE UPSC BUILDING
Every kebab lover should try this dish, once in the life-time. Often in the top 100 must have dishes before you die list, this is one dish you should not miss eating while you are in Delhi.
PLACE: AAP KI KHATRI, KHAN MARKET
Chicken Tikka Rolls
A popular dish among chicken lovers, it is a roll made up of spicy chicken tikka, a combination of different types of chutneys. This dish is available everywhere you see a food stand. This is one of the Best available Chicken dishes in Delhi.
PLACE: KHAN CHACHA, KHAN MARKET
A little expensive but a must have this dish is available at the Embassy, one of the oldest restaurants in Delhi. Their most famous and well-known dish is the dal meat, or also known as dal gosht. It is mostly enjoyed with a juicy bite of romali roti.
RECOMMEND PLACE: EMBASSY, CP
Kachori And Aloo Ki Sabji
This famous dish is enjoyed by everyone, a combination of kachori and thick aloo gravy, generally a spicy dish, is a tummy filling one within budget and one of the most popular dishes in Delhi.
PLACE: NAGPAL’S, AMAR COLONY, LAJPAT NAGAR
Rice With Podi And Ghee
Although this dish can be found anywhere, but having it in suburbs or Delhi with a bunch of childhood friends, takes it to a whole different level. Enjoyed with hot rice, pudi/podi and a generous amount of ghee considered as one of the best dishes in Delhi.
PLACE: ANDHRA BHAVAN, PATEL CHOWK
Bisi Bele Bath
Although this dish origin is from Karnataka, by travelling everywhere around, this dish has made it’s way to the streets of Delhi with transformation. It’s a rich dish cooked with tamarind and a whole bunch of spices. It is a delight to have.
PLACE: KARNATAKA FOOD CENTER, KARNATAKA SAGAN, RAO TULA RAM MARG
Murg Makhani or what every Delhi person like to call it Butter Chicken, it is a traditional north Indian dish, a combination of chicken and a sweet or sometimes slightly spiced curry. A Best dish in Delhi that everyone has at least tried once in their lifetime. Nothing beats a good plate of butter chicken.
RECOMMEND PLACE: HAVEMORE, PANDARA ROAD MARKET
Chicken spiced with turmeric, takes its inspiration from the traditional dish of chicken kebab. This dish is best enjoyed with dhania chutney and onions. Cooked with the heat of charcoal, for several minutes, gives it the taste that many will agree to die for.
PLACE: COLONEL’S KEBABS, DEFENCE COLONY MAIN MARKET
Who comes to Delhi and does not go to Jama Masjid and eat non-veg dishes like crazy? You have to have this dish and you have to have it at the world famous restaurant of Karim’s. People from all over the globe come for this particular dish and only to this particular restaurant to enjoy it. Mutton stew cooked for a minimum of 8 hours on slow burning fire, is a dish that is really a must have and one of the most spicy dishes in Delhi.
PLACE: KARMI’S, JAMA MASJID
Pakistani chicken biryani, need I say more? Any biryani lover would understand. Right from the kitchen of Pakistan comes this dish to India but of course with some tampering here and there, and with little traditional changes.
PLACE: DEEZ BIRYANI AND KEBABS
This dish which has a pretty tongue twisting name, has a completely awesome taste to it. An authentic mutton curry dish is a spicy one prepared with several vegetables and best enjoyed with a proper kulcha. Originated in Bengal and one of the popular dishes in Delhi, it is a dish to try atleast once for the non-vegetarians.
PLACE: OH! CALCUTTA, NEHRU PLACE
If you can afford a minor hole in your pocket then ITC Maurya, Diplomatic Enclave is one of the places you have to go to have this spectacular and awesome dish. It is marinated for several hours at a stretch, which helps it give a rich and juicy flavour.
PLACE: ITC MAURYA
Come on!! Who does not like a good juicy piece of pizza?
PLACE: FLAVOURS, UNDER MOOLCHAND FLYOVER
Originated from Burma, it found its way to India, and thus landed here with minimal changes. It’s a noodle dish served with nice hot curry and can be tampered with adding few of your own things.
PLACE: THE KITCHEN, KHAN MARKET
Patrani Mekong Bosa
This elegant and innocent looking dish is not what it seems to be. The proverb ”Appearances are Deceptive” is apt for this dish. But it comes at a steep price, if have the bucks and want to try something new, please do so.
PLACE: INDIAN ACCENT, THE MANOR, FRIENDS COLONY WEST
Black Cod With Miso
Again a lip-smacking dish, a bit expensive, is rendered at the Oberoi, 360 Degree.
PLACE: 360 DEGREES