Delhi, also regarded as “Dil Walon ki Dilli”, is famous for its ancient heritage. From Qutab Minar to Red Fort, Mughalai Parantha to Chhole Bhature, Lajpat Nagar to Rajouri Garden, this city holds cosmic tourist spots, ethnic diversities, a large populace, and, of course, delectable and flavorful food. Being rich in culture, Delhi is also rich in its food, and the best thing about this city is that you can enjoy delicious dishes at a very reasonable price. People love food, and Delhiite’s relation with food is on another level. Butter chicken, Kathi rolls, kullad chai, lassi, chur chur naan, Pani puri, Dahi Bhalle all the mouthwatering food served with love, without digging a hole in your pocket. So tie your food belts and let’s see.
1 Bhang Kulfi – INR 50
At Dulichand Naresh Gupta Kulfi Wale in Chawri Bazar, one can find different kinds of delicious kulfis. Moreover, their best seller is Bhang Kulfi which gives instant Holi vibes.
2 Jalebi at Chandni Chowk – INR 50
At Dariba Corner near Chandni chowk, the 100-year-old jalebi wala serves piping hot pure desi ghee jalebis. Additionally, the place is most crowded on Fridays and Sundays.
3 Lotan ke Chole Kulche – INR 50
Chole kulches give primary food goals, and if one can get fresh kulche with the strong Punjabi flavored choley. Then, what else is needed in life. Additionally, this place is situated near Krishna Nagar, East Delhi.
4 Momos Dolma Aunty – INR 40
Dolma aunty is India’s new sensation. Moreover, her stalls are not only operating in Lajpat Nagar but across many venues in Delhi. The momos are stuffed with carrot, cabbage, onions, and other vegetables and are served with red chili garlic chutney. Additionally, there are other mouthwatering options available in the menu too.
5 Ram Ladoo – INR 40
Ram Ladoo at the central market in Lajpat Nagar is a must-have. Drenched in tamarind and coriander chutney, topped with finely chopped onion and turnip is a people’s favorite snack to binge on.
6 Tom Uncle Maggie – Rs 40
Maggie is an Indian snack, which is not Indian but is loved by everyone. Tom Uncle Maggie point near Ramjas College, Delhi University has touched customers deeply. They even started giving their names to the options on the menu. Every variety of Maggie is remarkable here, but Masala Maggie is preferred by all.
7 Shahi Tukda – Rs 40
Shahi Tukda is shahi in its preparation too. Bread is soaked in rabdi with heavily topped dry fruits. It is available in entire Delhi but if you want to taste delicious shahi tukda at a reasonable price, then Jama Masjid shahi tukda is the best and most affordable choice.
8 Aloo Puri at Nathuram Caterers – INR 40
Aloo Puri is North India’s staple breakfast, but if you want to taste the best Aloo Puri in Delhi, then you must visit Nathuram Caterers in Chandni Chowk. This dish is served piping hot with some carrot pickle.
9 Moolchand’s Aloo Parantha – INR 45
Mool Chand’s shop near Mool Chand metro station serves thick aloo stuffed parantha with coriander chutney and curd on the side. They serve two pieces per plate. This dish is filling yet affordable and the best thing is that it is delicious.
10 Dahi Bhalle – INR 35
Soft Bhalla soaked with fresh curd and sweet-spicy chutneys topped with onion, pomegranate, and bhujia. This dish is available at all venues in Delhi, but Atul Chaat Bhandar is most loved.
11 Aloo Chaat – INR 45
If you want to enjoy the goodness of crispy potato with a spicy blend of Indian masalas, then to satiate your cravings try Prabhu Chaat Bhandar’s aloo chaat in Khan Market.
12 Chana Zor Garam – INR 30
“Health with taste,” this Indian crackling snack is seen all over streets of India. It is high on health and taste. If you want something on the go, then look around every nook, and you will find it.
13 Lachha Tokri – INR 50
It doesn’t look very easy on the outside, but it is mouthwatering, tasty inside. Crispy tokri is filled with crunchy kachori and seasoned with lots of delicious goodness. Lacha Tokri is the most interesting and satisfying street snack to munch on. The best of this dish is served under INR 50 at Shree Bhagatram Vasant Kunj.
14 Chache di Hatti de chole bhature – INR 30-50/per plate
If we are talking about Delhi street food, we sure can’t miss the soul of Delhi street food which is chole bhature. Additionally, Chache di hatti is an iconic food joint with a limited menu, but one has to wait in a queue to grab this most wanted dish.
15 Daulat Ki chaat – Rs 50
Daulat ki chaat is known for its heavenly taste and is made with raw cow milk mixed with ice and mawa, topped with khoya. Also, this dish is even tempting to look at and Khemchand’s Daulat ki chaat is the most popular stall in Delhi.
16 Gol Gappe at Padam Chaat Ke GolGappe – INR 25
The wider you’re your mouth opens the crispier your Golgappa tastes and is known by many names. Further, Golgappe might make you addicted to them. Additionally, in Kinari Bazar, operating for many years, Padam Chaat ke Golgappe are a bit too hot to handle.
17 Paneer Pakora at Sarojini Nagar – INR 15
At Ring Road market near Sarojini Nagar, Khandani Pakora serves fresh and comforting paneer pakoras at only INR 50 per piece.
18 La Ping – INR 30
This Tibetan dish is slowly rising on the taste buds of Indian folks. And, Majnu ka Tila is a one-stop for all Tibetan cravings.
19 Chuski at India Gate – INR 20
Served with Cola, Kala khatta, rose and other flavors, this flavor-filled ice ball is a must-try.
20 Masala Soda at all over Delhi – INR 15
After enjoying all the tasty, spicy, and yummy delicacies, our stomach needs an emulsifier; what can be better than masala soda? Moreover, it relishes all the childhood memories and gives your stomach a tint of refreshment so that you can eat more.