30 Street Food In Delhi That You Must Try

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Sonam Ghaengat

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‘Delhi’, is not just the capital of India but the most enjoyable place in India. Delhi is the heart of travelers across the country due to its historic places and mouth-watering street foods. 

If one is going to Delhi then he must be aware of the local street foods. Delhi is a heavenly treat to all the foodies as the dishes made here have a unique touch. This is the reason that Delhi’s street food is unmatchable.

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Street Food In Delhi

Every corner of Delhi offers a wide variety of fast food that leaves the people amazed in terms of taste. Whether it is North Delhi or South Delhi, all the corners of the city have stuffed with the delectable street foods.

So if you are planning to visit Delhi and are not much aware of what to eat and where to eat then this is an ultimate guide to help you out in experiencing Delhi to the fullest. 

1. PARANTHAS -

If you are in Delhi and have not visited the Paranthe Vali Gali then you will miss out on a great experience. Paranthe wali Gali is very famous as they have almost every variety of stuffed paranthas, an Indian shallow fried bread.

It is one of the best street food in Delhi that can be eaten at the time of Breakfast or lunch.

Where to eat- Paranthe Vali Gali, Chandni Chowk

2. CHOLE-BHATURE

Chole Bhature - Indian Street Food

Chole bhature is street food in Delhi made up of fried bread (called Bhature/Puri) and spicy chole. This ultimate dish originated in Punjab but still, Delhi’s Chole Bhature has its significance.

Where to eat- Sitaram Diwan Chand, Paharganj

3. GOLGAPPE

Pani Puri - Indian Street Food

There is no place where people don’t love Golgappas. The most famous Indian street food as it is a very popular street food in Delhi. The tiny crispy balls filled with potato filling and tangy water is everything for all street food lovers.

Where to eat- Prabhu Chaat Bhandar, Mansingh Road

4. KABABS –

Generally, it is made up for non-vegetarians but some changes in the recipe can make it for vegetarians as well. Kababs are small pieces of meat marinated with a mixture of different spices and flavors. In Delhi, you can find Kabab stalls on almost every street.

Where to eat- Qureshi Kabab Corner, Jama Masjid

5. DAULAT KI CHAAT –

After hearing the name a scenario of chaat comes to mind but it is wrong as the Daulat Ki Chaat is a dessert made up of sweet fluffy cream mixed with Mawa and Khoya. This heavenly-made street food in Delhi is not less than a treat to visitors.

Where to eat- Nai Sarak, Chandni Chowk

6. MOMOS –

Momos - Indian Street Food

Head to Delhi and didn’t try this street food then you must be making a huge mistake as Delhi’s momos are love for every food lover. Momos are small steamed dumplings filled with filling veggies.

Where to eat – Dolma Aunty Momos, Lajpat Nagar

7. CHOWMEIN –

Another Chinese food that took over the heart of food lovers of Delhi. This street food in Delhi is enough to attract visitors whether they are from any corner of the world.

Where to eat – China Town, Ramphal Chowk

8. IDLI SAMBHAR –

Not be surprised as we are considering Idli Sambhar as street food. In Delhi, you will find marvelous and flavorsome Idli Sambhar that can be eaten for breakfast.

Where to eat – Saravana Bhavan, Janpath

9. DAHI BHALLA –

Colorful and tasteful street food in Delhi is made up of soaked dal balls dipped in beaten yogurt and sweet and spicy red-green sauce. It can be easily found in the streets of Delhi.

Where to eat – Atul Chaat Bhandar, Rajouri Market

10. KATHI ROLL –

One more street food on our list of 30 street food in Delhi is Kathi Roll. Although Kathi Rolls have been originated in Kolkata it has a different place in the streets of India so as in Delhi too.

Where to eat – Nizam’s Kathi Kabab, Defence Colony

11. EGG ROLL –

The stuffing of veggies and sauces wrapped in flat and thin bread made up of egg and flour is just enough to give you a toothsome feeling. In Delhi, you can find egg rolls in mini stalls easily.

Where to eat – Taste Drive at Rajouri Garden

12. CHHOLE KULCHE –

The easily accessible street food in Delhi is a favorite food of many people. The butter-fried bread served with hot and spicy chhole is no less than a treat to your tongue.

Where to eat – Yadav’s Chhole Kulche at Saket

13. BIRYANI –

Can be considered the best street food for non-vegetarians. Biryani is made up of rice, cooked with some exotic spices, and pieces of chicken. There are many varieties of Biryani. You can enjoy its various tastes in different regions.

Where to eat – Andhra Bhavan, Connaught Place

 14. DABELI –

Gujarat's Dabeli | Topmost Indian Street Foods

The ultimate street food in Delhi for spicy food lovers. Dabeli was derived in the Delhi streets from Gujarat but by that time it has made a spot in the top street foods of Delhi. Stuffed Pav served with sauces, shapes the Dabeli.

Where to eat – Singh Dabeli, Karol Bagh

15. RABDI FALOODA –

Rabdi Falooda | Street Food In Delhi

If you are a sweet tooth and looking for a dessert to relax your sweet cravings then Rabdi Falooda is only for you. Rabdi Falooda is made of rice noodles with flavored sugar syrups and rabdi.

Where to eat – Roshan Di Kulfi, Karol Bagh

16. BHELPURI –

Wanna have a sweet, salty, spicy, and tangy taste at one time then Bhelpuri is good-to-go street food in Delhi.

Where to eat – Bombay Bhelpuri, South Extension

17. BUTTER CHICKEN –

Any non-veg lover out here! Then this is the perfect street food in Delhi for you. The rich butter curry with pieces of chicken is just enough to get you mesmerized. There are countless dishes made of chicken but Butter Chicken tops the list.

Where to eat – Kake Da Hotel, Connaught Place

18. KACHORI –

Rajasthani Bikaneri Kachori | Topmost Indian Street Foods

Round balls of flour filled with a stuffing of Dal, Potato, or different spices and deep-fried in hot oil is enough to have quick bites at any time of the day. 

Where to eat – Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala, Chandni Chowk

19. BURGER –

After hearing the name Burger you might think of McDonald but trust me after tasting this version of desi Burger you will fall in love with this street food.

Where to eat – Gupta Burger, CR Park Main Road

20. SAMOSA –

Samosa - Indian Street Food

The triangular-shaped snack filled with spicy potato filling is not only famous street food in Delhi but is the most famous street food in India. It can be enjoyed with sweet and spicy sauce.

Where to eat – Kumar Samosa Wala, Moti Nagar

21. CHILLA –

Simply the light street food in Delhi to have for breakfast. Chilla is nothing but Indian-style salty and spicy pancakes that can be served with green or red sauce. There is a variety of chills such as Paneer Chilla, Besan Chilla, Moong Dal Chilla, and many more.

Where to eat – Chandni Chawk

22. CHANA JOR GARAM –

After trying this street food in Delhi you will believe that tasty food could be healthy also. Light and incredibly delicious mixture that will leave you amazed.

Where to eat – Yadav Namkeen, Kamla Nagar

23. LACHHA TOKRI –

Another amazing street food in Delhi is interestingly made or served. Lachha Tokri is a bucket kind of crispy mold filled with various sauces and potatoes, onion, and chilies.

Where to eat – Prabhu Chaat Bhandar, Shahjahan Road

24. PANEER TIKKA –

The marinated cubes of Paneer roasted in tandoor along with onions and capsicum are a treat for every paneer lover out here.

Where to eat – Naresh Paneer Tikka, Paharganj   

25. DOSA –

Although it is a South Indian food it still has a place in heart of every food lover whether he is South Indian or not as Dosa is a light and healthy food and is a perfect pick for your breakfast.

Where to eat – Saravana Bhavan, Janpath

26.  AALOO TIKKI –

Aloo Tikki Chaat - Indian Street Food

Another street food in Delhi to give you a mouth-watering treat.  Aaloo Tikki is a small cutlet of potatoes served with gravy of chickpeas and sweet, salty, and tangy sauce.

Where to eat- Prabhu Chaat Bhandara, Mansingh Road

27.  AALOO CHAAT –

Delhi’s Aaloo Chaat, The most famous street food in Delhi. Potato cubes marinated with various spices and sauces give shape to the very famous aloo chaat.

Where to eat- Pappu Chaat Vala, Janpath

28. NAN KHATAI –

You must have eaten a lot of varieties of cookies but if you have not tried Nan Khatai then you should give a chance to these buttery soft cookies to give your taste buds a never had before taste.

Where to eat – Local Bakeries

31. RAM LADDOOS –

The name sounds like a dessert and must be explained here but no… Ram Laddoos are not a sweet dish but are deep-fried Dal pakoras. This street food in Delhi has come from the Kanpur but has made the spot in the list of top street foods in Delhi.

Where to eat – Lajpat wale Ram Laddoo, Lajpat Nagar

30. SOYA CHAAP –

Soya Chaap is one of the best street food not only in Delhi but in India. It is made with soya chunks bound together through a stick and later marinated and roasted.

Where to eat – Sardar Ji Malai Chaap Wale, Subhash Nagar

The food list can never end and especially if it is of Delhi food but I have to end it here the love for the street food in Delhi will be immense for all the people who have tasted the ultimate food legacy of Delhi. This list will help you out in finding the best food while your trip to Delhi.

It is a bye for now will meet soon with another one…. till then happy surfing!!

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