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Top 10 Street Foods in Delhi 

Many people go crazy after street foods as its ready to eat and delicious and variety of options are also available like food from different cuisine or regional super hit recipes.  Street foods are also cheaper in rates then from what u get in restaurants.

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Right from fast foods to Indian foods to Chinese food to chaat items all are available at reasonable rates to attract the customers. Delhi has many streets selling various foods and many are famous for their taste and rate especially the streets in old Delhi are well known for their traditional tasty food that the food lovers can’t stop them from going there.  Here is a list of top 10 street foods in Delhi with the best places to have them.

1) Paratha

Aaloo Ka Paratha : Top 10 Street Foods in Delhi

Paratha Wali Gali is the name of the long lane in chandni chowk where many paratha shops are there. Babu Ram parathe wale is the first shop as you enter inside this lane. Surprising amazing varieties of stuffed paratha can be tasted in this lane like aloo paratha, gobhi paratha, paneer paratha, mooli paratha, rabdi paratha, kishmis paratha, bhindi paratha, matar paratha, papad paratha etc.

2) Kulfi

Lala Duli Chand Naresh Gupta Kulfi
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Lala Duli Chand Naresh Gupta and Kuremal Mohanlal Kulfiwale in Sitaram bazaar both are quite a competitor in selling kulfi. They use the best quality ingredients to make a tasty and flavourful kulfi which no one can knock. The seasonal mango kulfi of duli chand is very famous and blissful to beat the summers. Kullhad rabri and matka kulfi are classics that are sold at this shop.

3) Chaat

Daulat ki Chaat
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Khemchand Adesh Kumar’s Daulat ki chaat is sold in winters. It is made up with gallons of milk which are churned/whisked for hours and then left to set overnight. It is set hard enough to be cut into pieces and then it is garnished with rabri, saffron, nuts, pistachio, rose water  and sugar. It is so soft and fluffy that it melts in the mouth. Daulat ki chaat is located on Nai Sadak of Delhi.

4) Chole

Lotan Chole Wala

Lotan Chole wale located at Chawri Bazaar sell the tempting chole mixed with potatoes and garnished with red chillies, chutney/sauce and coriander has mouth watering unique taste. They sell kulchas as well but since the kulchas are in high demand so almost all of them get sold by afternoon.

5) Kebabs

Karims Kebabs

Karim’s at Jama Masjid is a very famous Mughal cuisine shop which was established back in 1913 and is the hub for all meat lovers. Best seekh kebabs are sold here. Chicken, mutton, korma, kebab, biryani, kheer all the items in the menu are perfect and legendary in taste. The dishes of this place are famous all over India and no one can eat just once!

6) Nagori & Moong Dal Halwa

Moon Dal Halwa

Shiv Mishthan Bhandaar, Chandnii Chowk is a well known sweet shop known for its nagori halwa, moong dal halwa, gulaab jamun. All the sweets that are served here are the awesome in taste. Bedmi aloo is extremely delicious aloo curry served with crispy pooris. Nagori halwa is soozi ka halwa served again with pooris. Lassi, flavoured lassi, jalebi, kachori all are must try from this shop in old Delhi.

7) Khurchan

Hazari Lal Khurchan Wale

Hazari Lal Jain Khurchan Wale is a popular spot for having khurchan. Gauri Shankar Jain came from Uttar Pradesh and established this shop almost about 90 years back and named the shop after his son’s name. Sweets here, as the name ‘Khurchan’ suggests, are made from scratch of milk from earthen pots. Layers and layers of scratched milk make the sweet super tasty. Other sweets here like coconut barfi, bondi burfi, Parimal mithai are all yummy and just perfect in sweetness.

8) Jalebi

Old Famous Jalebi Wala

Old famous Jalebi Wala at Chandni Chowk is the Best place to fulfill the craving for sweets. It’s a very old and small shop and has no seating place also. Mostly you will have to stand and eat outside the shop or just get it packed for everyone at home. Jalebis served here taste like heaven. They are very thick and big in size but still very crispy and amazingly delicious in taste.

9) Dahi Bhalle

Natraj Dahi Bhalle Wala

Chat items are liked by all and Natraj Dahi bhalle is one of them. The bhalle are perfect in softness and are served with rich creamy Dahi and perfect addition of chutney adding the best mouth watering taste to it. Natraj Dahi Bhalle Wala at Chandni Chowk is flocked everyday by the locals as well all the people visiting Delhi.

10) Kachori

Jang Bahadur Kachori Wala

Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala shop is on the opposite side of the natraj Dahi bhalle shop in chandni chowk. They serve lip smacking kachori’s with delicious aloo ki sabzi. Corrionder, green chillies and meethi- khatti chutney (sweet and sour sauce) add heavenly taste to it. This chaat item is famous for the great taste and the freshness that it is served with.

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