Food in Delhi
Cuisine in Delhi
If you have a sweet tooth, then what can be better than a glass of lassi with cream in it! Delhi is famous for its own share of sweets and deserts. Jalebi, a popular sweet made out of fermented batter fried and dipped in sugar syrup and can be eaten at any time of the day. Gulab Jamun is one other soft and delicate desert of India which has a very unique taste. Kheer happen to be cooked out of milk and rice is a very traditional sweet which allows all kinds of dry fruits to get involved.
Street Food in Delhi
Also samosa chat, sev puri, chowmein, dilli kay chole kulcha are some of the spicy and the mouthwatering items available on the streets of Delhi. To drown the real flavor of the street food you need to taste the chat which is of some tangy and salty spices. Without the gol gappas (pani puri) and the Bhalla papdi a summer evening cannot be fulfilled in Delhi.
If you are talking of food in Delhi, food of Old Delhi needs special mention. Parathas with different fillings, chats, kebabs, biriyani and mutton curries form the backbone of Old Delhi food which still has a flavour of Mughlai cuisine.
Organic Food in Delhi
Apart from food there are also several organic retailers who have their own organic farms and dairies where we can get fruits, pulses, dry fruits, vegetables and all the other dairy products which are organic. In all the stores they sell a wide range of dals, grains, pickles, jams, teas, flour, eggs, meat and all other products which are organic.
The Altitude Store
16, Shanti Niketan Market, New Delhi – 110021
Ph: 98 99 113955
Shop No.127 & 128,First Floor, R. G. Mall,Near Dharamkunj Apartments,Sector 9, Rohini,New Delhi – 110085
Ph: 011 4759 7091
Down to Earth
25 Dhan Mill Compound, Sau Phuta Road, Chattarpur, New Delhi - 110074
Ph: 011 2630 2716
Green Indiya Green Food Organic
Dwarka, dwarka sec 7, New Delhi- 110075
Ph: 011 4568 4119
Navdanya Organic Store
Market Ln, Hauz Khas, Kharera, New Delhi – 110016
Ph: 011 4079 3565
The Kirana Store
Shop No.131,Mehra Chand Market, Kendriya Vidyalaya Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Road Quarters, Lodi Colony, New Delhi – 110003
Ph: 011 2461 9666
Blue Ribbon Bakers
A 178/18a,Dayanand Colony, Near J K M Travel, Lajpat Nagar IV-Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi – 110024
Ph: (011) 66739194
58 Basant Lok, Near Priya Cinema, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi – 110057
Ph: (011) 66362435
Bharat Trading Company
A-17, Dr Ambedkar Nagar, Mahila Mangal Road, Dakshinpuri, New Delhi – 110062
Food of Other States & Countries
People from all over the country have made Delhi their home. But they haven't forgotten their roots which is evident in the fact that they have brought their cuisine alongside. A visit to Dilli Haat will give you the variety of food eaten and loved by Delhiites. No one can forget the tasty dosas and idlis served at Saravana, thalis at Andhra Bhavan, mustard fish at Bijoli Grill or duck served at Assam House.
Restaurants and Hotels in DelhiDelhi can also be considered as the restaurant capital of India as the city is full of restaurants. There is a very big list of hotels and restaurants in Delhi which are suitable for any size of pockets which provide food with a very typical and a traditional taste. Mexican Restaurant, Italian restaurants, Chinese restaurants, South-Indian restaurants, Bengali restaurants - you think of a cuisine and there is a restaurant in Delhi specializing in that.
Fast Food in Delhi
Burgers, pastas, pizzas - they are no longer considered imported food items. Ask an eight year old or an 18 year old about their favourite food and pat comes the answer chicken burger or cheese pizza. Fast food joints like Mcdonalds, Dominos, are some of the important chain of fast food joints in Delhi. Coffee shops and cafes are Delhiites favourite place to hang around especially among the youth and office goers. Lounge bars, ice bars and resto bars have also become a part of Delhi's food culture.