10 Best Places to Taste Delhi’s Street Food




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Craving for 'street food' is something you don't have control over, especially when you're in a city like Delhi. From spicy gappas to sweet jalebis and from piquant aloo tikki to peppery parathas, the city offers numerous dishes to please your taste buds.

Yo foodies! Here, we have enlisted the top 10 street food joints in Delhi for you to indulge in the rich spicy and tangy taste.


Top 10 Street Food Joints in Delhi



1. Kuremal Mohanlal Kulfi


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Rating: 4.4 (based on 2115 google reviews)

Kulfi, the Indian ice cream is the best to beat Delhi's heat and when it comes to kulfis, one shop that tops the list is Kuremal Mohanlal Kulfi. Promising 100% natural ingredients, this kulfi joint in Delhi serves the most delightful kulfis.

Mr Kuremal started his business in 1906, from a small stall, aiming to sell kulfis to the residents of Chawri Bazar. The shop still sells delicious fresh fruit kulfis, stuffed in real fruit. They have a wide range of flavours for you to savour.

Nearest metro station: Mandi House
Cost for two: Rs. 200 (approx)
Location: Shop no.8, Bengali Market, near Mandi House Metro Station, Delhi 110001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 45 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Do try the stuffed kulfi here; it is served inside a fruit. And, don’t worry if you’re on diet at you can still eat kulfi Julpeps - a kulfi with no added sugar.



2. Sitaram Chhole Bhature


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Rating: 4.2 (based on 9234 google reviews)

Sitaram Diwan Chand's chhole bhature has been pleasing foodies since 1970. The first branch was opened in Paharganj, since then the legacy of the real taste of old Delhi is being passed on to generations after generations.

The chhole bhature here offers a delightful taste of experience and love. With uniquely mixed spices and some secret ingredients, they have always topped in the list of Delhi's street food. The food prepared here guarantees taste without compromising with hygiene. Just allow yourself to indulge in the taste of savoury chhole bhature and you will get the answer to why Delhi's heart is set here.

Nearest metro station: RK Ashram Marg
Cost for two: Rs. 250 (approx)
Location: 2243, Rajguru Marg, Chuna Mandi, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Not just the mouth-watering chole bhature you should also try the tantalising aloo sabzi here.



3. Pandara Road


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Rating: 4.1 (based on 2378 google reviews)

If you're wishing to have some rich Punjabi food or spicy non-veg dishes, then head straight to Pandara Road. Known as 'the food paradise', particularly for its butter chicken, the streets of the Pandara market bustles with people all throughout the day. Take a break from your shopping and indulge in the taste of butter chicken, chicken tikka, barrah kebab, dal makhani and much more.

The restaurants here offer North-Indian and Mughlai cuisines; some of the restaurants here also offer Indian-Chinese and Pan-Asian too in their menus.

Here are some of the best-recommended eateries at Pandora Road - Ichiban, Chicken Inn, Chor Bizarre, Pindi restaurant.

Nearest metro station: Rajiv Chowkaurant.
Cost for two: Rs. 400-600 (approx)
Location: India Gate New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 2 hours
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 12:00 PM-03:00 AM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: The road is full of restaurants serving non-veg delight. Do visit eateries like Chicken Inn, Chor Bizarre Havemore, Ichiban, Gulati and Pindi restaurant.



4. Khandani Pakode Wala


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Rating: 4.1 (based on 3881 google reviews)

Serving delightful crispy snacks for more than 55 years, Khandani Pakode Wala has a place in the heart of every food lover who has tasted pakode here. Crispy and crunchy pakora served with spicy and tangy chutney fits perfect with a rainy day or a cool evening.

Started in 1962, Khandani Pakode Wala is still the most popular joint for pakode in Delhi. The buzzing of people throughout the day to have their share of this crispy snack proves the same.

Nearest metro station: Sarojini Nagar
Cost for two: Rs. 250 (approx)
Location: Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia Marg, 11, Ring Rd, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi, 110023
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 09:30 AM-09:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Should you find yourself here, do try pyaz pakora,palak pakoda, paneer and mirchi pakoras to drool like never before.



5. Old Famous Jalebiwala


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Rating: 4.1 (based on 6319 google reviews)

Delighting food lovers with its mouth-watering jalebis since 1884, this shop is the most popular hub for Indian sweets in Delhi. Based in Chandni Chowk, this shop is famous for its hot, juicy and freshly prepared jalebis. Their special ingredient as they say is desi khandsari sugar. Jalebis made using desi ghee, cooked over coal-fire will please your taste buds for sure.

Watching the jalebis being prepared is a visual treat and then tasting the hot, juicy and fresh jalebis is a treat to your taste buds. You won't seem to have enough of it. Not just the special ingredients, their experience and love also add a special taste in their sweets.

Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk
Cost for two: Rs. 250 (approx)
Location: 1795, Dariba Kalan Rd, opp. Central Baptist Church, Dariba Kalan, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 45 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:00 AM-10:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Not just the scrumptious jalebis, you should also treat your taste buds with some spiciness by indulging in delicious Matar and Aloo Samosas.



6. Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala


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Rating: 4.1 (based on 2176 google reviews)

Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala is the most popular kachori joint in Old Delhi. Serving since 1940, they make the most affordable and tastiest kachoris. They serve kachoris in a leaf bowl along with the spicy and steamy aloo sabzi.

There is always a long queue here, folks waiting to taste this delicious, hot and crispy kachoris. If you happen to visit Kinari Bazar, do stop by Jung Bahadur's stall to taste this crispy snack.

Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk
Cost for two: Rs. 100 (approx)
Location: 1795, Dariba Kalan Rd, opp. Central Baptist Church, Dariba Kalan, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 45 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 10:30 AM-07:30 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: If you’re here do not miss trying Aloo Sabji, Kachori Sabzi, Aloo Kachori, Lassi, Daal Kachori and Crispy Kachori here.



7. Moolchand ke Parathe


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Rating: 4.1 (based on 5107 google reviews)

Running for almost four decades, Moolchand ke Parathe is another delight paratha joint in Delhi. The paranthe served here are fresh and crisp with a dash of butter on top. Even celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan have visited this place to indulge in the savory taste.

If you're in the mood for some North-Indian cuisine then visit Moolchand.

Nearest metro station: Lajpat Nagar
Cost for two: Rs. 400 (approx)
Location: 4, 5, 6 Lala Lajpat Rai Marg Moolchand Metro Station, Vikram Vihar, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110024
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 45 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:00 AM-11:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: If you happen to be here, do indulge in some delicious Cheese parathas, Aloo parathas and mixed Parathas. And, if you’re looking for some healthier options go for paneer and soya parathas.



8. Dolma Aunty ke Momos


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Rating: 3.9 (based on 1139 google reviews)

If one dish has to be tagged as Delhi's favourite street food, it would certainly be 'Momos'. Dolma Tsering took over an odious task of bringing momos into Delhi's street food menu in 1994 that were originally sold at well-off Chinese or South Asian restaurants. Dolma Aunty's momos is known to be the first-ever momos stall in the busy streets of Central Market in Lajpat Nagar.

The owner being a native of Tibet itself, the momos here have a taste of originality. The flavour of spicy chutney and steamed dumplings with a stuffing of your choice would make you want more and more. Veg, paneer, chicken, fried or steamed, are served here.

Nearest metro station: Lajpat Nagar
Cost for two: Rs 100
Location: 2-D1, Central Market, Lajpat Nagar II, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110024
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 20 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 01:00 PM-10:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Should you find yourself here, try some authentic Chicken Momo, Paneer Momos and Veg Momos.



9. Paranthe Wali Gali


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Rating: 3.8 (based on 107 google reviews)

People have linked old Delhi and Paranthe Wali Gali since forever. It's a one stop destination for steamy hot paranthas with a dollop of butter served fresh, straight out of the pan. Think of any possible stuffing in a paratha and the gali will offer you for sure. The peppery taste of these parathas will keep lingering on your taste buds to remind you of the delicacy you savoured.

The streets here feature crowds bustling in and out of the shops, calls from the shop owners, and the aroma of the spicy rich paranthas. The shops in Old Delhi are ruled by tradition. Dating back to the 1870s, it is said that Pt. Gaya Prasad Paranthewala was the first one to sell paranthe here. The legacy is being carried on by some of the old shops that have been running here for over 50 years.

The best recommended shops at Paranthe Wali Gali are: Pt. Kanhaiyalal Durga Prasad Dixit Parawthewala, Babu Ram Parantha and Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan Paranthewala. After having savoury parathas, you can also try sweets at Kedarnath Premchand Halwai or Kanwarji's.

Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk
Cost for two: Rs. 150 (approx)
Location: Katra Lehswan, Chandni Chowk Delhi, 110006
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:30 AM-10:30 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: The parathas here are deep-fried in desi ghee and are served with the sabzis like aloo-methi, kele-sonth ki chutney and kaddu ki sabzi making them distinctive than others. Must-try here includes Aloo parathas, dal,besan-methi and Paneer parathas,



10. Shree Prabhu Chaat Bhandar


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Rating: 3.7 (based on 1464 google reviews)

Foodies' obsession with chaat is unmatched; no foodie can ever say no to chaat. And, when it's about chaat, it has to be about 'Shree Prabhu Chaat Bhandar'. Shree Prabhu Chaat Bhandar, an eminent chat stalls in Delhi has been continuing its legacy for over 82 years. It is situated right opposite to the Union Public Service Commission building in New Delhi and thus, got a name as 'UPSC chaat'.

Several renowned celebrities like Rajesh Khanna and Manoj Kumar have also visited this place to taste its delectable chaat. The shop is crowded with people during the weekends and you may find it onerous to get your plate of chaat.

Should you find yourself there, don't skip savouring bhalla papdi, aloo chaat, gol gappa and kulfi faluda. The piquant taste of chaat will definitely lighten your mood and cheer you up.

Nearest metro station: Khan Market
Cost for two: Rs. 150 (approx)
Location: UPSC, Man Singh Road Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110069
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 11:00 AM-07:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Should you find yourself here, you can’t afford to skip the taste of tikki, lassi, chaat papri, gulab jamun, gol gappe, papdi chaat and panipuri.



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