Food and Cuisine Of Delhi
Food of Delhi makes it one of the best places to fall for gluttony in India. Delhi's delicious food mirrors the city's rich culture. From Chinese, Thai, Mughlai, French, Italian, Moroccan, Lebanese, Israeli, Indonesian and Swiss- the city brings to you a melange of flavours. All of these delectable dishes can be found at any of Delhi's traditional restaurants. The locals of Delhi are so fond of eating that food remains a popular part of all their wedding functions, festivals and other events.
Almost all the star rated hotels in Delhi have Chinese, Italian, Tandoori, South Indian, Punjabi, Gujarati and Rajasthani food in their menu list. Punjabi and Mughlai remain the best options for an experience of traditional spicy food of India. Be it vegetarian food or non-vegetarian, Delhi's Punjabi and Mughlai dishes win over the hearts of all. Mughlai cuisine takes you back to the time of emperors. Old Delhi/Chandni Chowk is a renowned area to taste these dishes. Even today, the area is popular for tasting all kinds of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Karim's, Paranthey Wali Gali, Haldiram's, Jalebi Wala and Ghantewala are some of the renowned eating joints of Chandni Chowk.
Also, places like Bengali Market, Sunder Nagar, Greater Kailash and Chanakyapuri are known for tasting mouth-watering Chaats, Bhelpuri, Gol Gappas and other fast food items. Besides this, Dilli Haat is another tempting outlet that has a number of food stalls serving food items from different States at reasonable rates.
Give a perfect end to your food trip by tasting Kulfi-Faluda and Paan. Though Delhi offers a number of Punjabi, Rajasthani, Bengali and South Indian sweets, Kulfi-Faluda remains the most popular sweet dish. Kulfi is a chilled thickened milk served with nuts, cardamom and rice noodles called Faluda.