Old Delhi Quest: The street food hunt (Let the hunger game begins).

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This time we are out on Old Delhi Quest ( ODQ ) with our Team SnappyScoop. Old Delhi is heaven for Foodies and street food junkies. In fact, these street foods on our list will give your taste buds foodgasm after having a single bite of it. Moreover, there are many magical things in Old Delhi Narrow Streets which will blow your mind and taste buds too. Let’s check Old Delhi best street food:

#1 Old Delhi Street Food  #Kachori 

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Walking in the mysterious narrow streets of Old Delhi will give you a whole new level of Vibe that you will feel here. Moreover, while passing through “Paranthe wali Galli” in Old Delhi, you will find this old and authentic shop – “Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala” which serves mouth-watering food. Also, here you can feel that typical Old Delhi Taste too.

Furthermore, here you will get Kachori with Aloo Sabzi, where Kachori is very Crispy & delicious and Aloo sabzi is very spicy & unique in taste which is mixed with some authentic taste of Old Delhi food. Moreover, the price of full plate Kachori is 35 INR. which is about 0.5$. Lastly, one should definitely visit this place so to give your taste buds foodgasm. Team Snappyscoop would definitely recommend you to try Kachori at Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala.

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  1. Price: 35 INR. i.e. 0.5$ for a full plate of Kachori with Aloo Sabzi.
  2. Known for: Crispy Kachori with Spicy Aloo sabzi which is served with authentic Old Delhi taste.
  3. Timings: 10:30 am to 7:30 pm Monday to Saturday ; Sunday – closed. 
  4. Address: 1104, Maliwara, Jogiwari, Gali Paranthe Wali, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi.

#2. Delicious #Chhole Chawal (Chickpeas with rice)

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While roaming around Asia’s Biggest spice Market “Khari Baoli” , you can also check about Asia’s Biggest spice Market “Khari Baoli” here – 18 Snappy Things to do in Delhi ( that no one will tell you ), so near “Khari Baoli chowk”  you will find this old and authentic shop -“Gole Hatti” which is one of the oldest shops in Chandni chowk, located near Fatehpuri Masjid. Moreover, here they serve a wide variety of Mouth-watering food which will drool your mouth.

Firstly, here we tried the most famous Chhole Chawal which is (Chickpeas and Rice) which are so good and delicious in taste, also they serve in an Earthen glass which brings a different taste to it & also it is easy to carry. Moreover, you can feel a different delicious taste here as they serve Chhole Chawal with mint sauce on top which is well mixed with pickles with a slight touch of Old Delhi style. Team SnappyScoop will definitely recommend everyone to go and try Chhole Chawal here.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 80 INR. i.e. 1.13$ USD for a full plate of Chhole Chawal.
  2. Known for: Chhole Chawal which is served in an earthen glass.
  3. Timings: 10:30 am to 8:00 pm Monday – Saturday ; Sunday- closed.
  4. Address: 2,3, 4, Khari Baoli Rd, Katra Pedan, Fatehpuri, Old Delhi, Delhi, 110006

#3 Old Delhi Street Food #Rabri Kulfi Falooda

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So Far So Good ?? Let’s Continue ODQ! So After having a Snappy Chhole Chawal at Gole Hatti, you will find this place nearby which is “Giani’s or Gianis’s Di Hatti”. Moreover, this place is one of the most popular and crowded places in Old Delhi which serves a wide variety of authentic street foods which will drool your stomach to have more.

Furthermore, Giani’s is Famous for Kulfi Falooda in Old Delhi which is a cold beverage that consists of noodle-like stuff with milk and Rabri which is a well known north Indian sweet produced using milk so Rabri is thickened improved milk having layers of malai or cream in it. Also, it’s seasoned with saffron or with almonds and other dry fruits. Lastly, The price of one Glass of Rabri Falooda is 80 INR. i.e. 1.13$ USD. Team SnappyScoop will definitely recommend everyone to go and try Rabri Kulfi Falooda at Giani’s Di Hatti.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 80 INR. i.e. 1.13$ USD for a full glass of Rabri Falooda.
  2. Known for: Rabri Falooda.
  3. Timings: 10:30 am to 11:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).
  4. Address: 651/52, Church Mission Road, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

#4. Mouth-Watering Street Food #Aloo Laccha 

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From Children’s to Adults everyone loves Aloo Laccha. So, this is a unique Indian snack that is made up of slight vertical slices of potatoes which are later dipped in cornflour and then later it gets deep-fried till it turns out golden-brown.

You can find this snack on every corner of Old Delhi Streets. Moreover, Street Hawkers will serve these with a slight touch of their different-different spices on this. We tasted this Aloo Laccha near Giani’s Di Hatti which costs us around 15 INR. i.e. 0.21$ USD full plate of Aloo Laccha. Team SnappyScoop will definitely recommend everyone to go and try Aloo Laccha in Old Delhi. Also, You can see Street Hawkers selling Aloo Laccha from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm every day.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 15 to 25 INR. i.e. 0.21$ to 0.35$ USD for a full plat of Aloo laccha.
  2. Known for: Crispy and Crunchy taste of finger chips in Old Delhi style.
  3. Timings:  8:00 am to 11:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).

#5. Old Delhi Street Food # Mix Veg. Naan

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After having mouth-watering food from “Giani’s or Giani’s Di Hatti”, you can easily find this old restaurant that is right next to Giani’s which serves some old & authentic food. Moreover, This place Kake Di Hatti serves all 3 meals i.e. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Firstly, here we tried Mix Veg. Naan which was stuffed with a lot of stuffing and also this naan was very big in size as compared to other places. Two people can eat that one Medium size naan but a single person will face difficulty. Furthermore, you can get this naan in 3 different sizes – Small, Medium & Large. Lastly, Team SnappyScoop will definitely recommend everyone to go and try Mix veg. naan and also some different-different Naan here.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: Small – 154 INR , Medium – 209 INR & Large – 270.  
  2. Known for: Special Naan
  3. Timings: 08:00 am to 1:00 am Monday – Sunday (Everyday).
  4. Address: 654-666, Church Mission Road, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi. 

#6. Old Delhi Street Food #Aloo Chaat #Spicy 

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You can find many streets hawkers on the narrow streets of Old Delhi, who are selling this Aloo Chaat just by simply frying potato in small pieces. Moreover, After frying it, then they mix these small super-crispy pieces of potato with some secret spices which will give this food a special Old Delhi Authentic Street food taste.

Lastly, Anyone can find these Street hawkers in Chandni Chowk. Team SnappyScoop will recommend you near Natraj Restaurant.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 20 INR i.e. 0.28$ USD to 25 INR i.e. 0.35$ USD.
  2. Known for: Aloo Chaat with some special Old Delhi style spices. 
  3. Timings: 08:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).

#7 Old Delhi Street Food #Water Balls

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So Far So Good ?? Let’s Check some more Authentic Old Delhi Street Food. So after having Aloo Chaat, we will now take you too have some mouth-watering street food which is one of the favorites among every foodie i.e. Paani Puri / Gol Gappe or you can say Water Balls which is Fried small puri served with some spicy pudina water and some sweet water. Also, the majority of foodies love to eat Gol Gappe which is sweet, spicy and crispy at the same time.

Padam Chaat Corner is one of the oldest shops in Old Delhi which are serving since 1959. Moreover, This is a little gem that is masked in the narrow lanes of Old Delhi. Also, They Cook & serve many street food items with love for everyone. Lastly, Team SnappyScoop will definitely recommend everyone to go and try these street food items here.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: INR 100 i.e. 1.40$ USD approx for two people. 
  2. Known for: Gol Gappe/ Pani-Puri or Fried Water Balls & for Special Chaat.
  3. Timings: 02:00 pm to 09:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).
  4. Address: Kinari Bazar Rd, Kinari Bazar, Katra Shah N Shah, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006.

#8 Old Delhi Street Food #Nankhatai

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Sweet Time! Khasta Nankhatai is one of the most famous sweet cookies in India. Moreover, Nankhatai is sweet, light & crispy at the same time, as it is made up of Milk, Cardamom and Vanilla essence which will give you a sweet shortbread baked biscuit taste. Here in Old Delhi, You can find many street hawkers on the narrow streets of Old Delhi, who are selling these cookies which will drool your mouth.

Team Snappyscoop will definitely recommend every foodie to try this once.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 50 INR i.e. 0.70$ USD to 200 INR i.e. 2.81$ USD.
  2. Known for: Soft, Flaky, Sweet & Crispy cookie which is made up with a touch of old Delhi Authentic Taste.
  3. Timings: 08:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).

#9 Old Delhi Street Food #Crispy #Deep Fried

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In the mysterious narrow lanes of Old Delhi, you will find this old & authentic shop -” Pt. Babu Ram Paranthe Wala” which serves Different kinds of Deep Fried Parantha ( A type of Bread ) with some siders which enhance the taste of Deep-fried Paranthas to the Next level.

There are many unusual combinations of Parantha’s like- Banana Parantha, Lemon Parantha, Carrot Parantha and many more but we will definitely recommend everyone to try Mix. Parantha, Potato Parantha & Panneer ( Cheese ) Parantha which we tried there. Moreover, These parantha shops are small hidden gems in Narrow streets of Old Delhi. Also, with your order of Parantha’s, do order curd separately it will enhance your taste to the next level and you will definitely get a foodgasm after having it.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 60-70 INR for a Plate of a Parantha i.e. 0.80$ to 1$ USD.
  2. Known for: Deep Fried Parantha’s with some cool & unusual combinations.
  3. Timings: 09:00 am to 11:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).

#10 Old Delhi Street Food #Crispy #Deep Fried Balls

Ram Ladoo is one of the most famous street food snacks in Delhi which you can find anywhere in Delhi but what is special here in Old Delhi ??

Ram Ladoo is Deep fried pakora balls which are made up of moong Dal and Channa Dal Batter ( Green gram & Bengal gram batter ). Moreover, these Deep-fried balls are served with grated radish with some mint sauce and some kind of masala ( which is made up of different spices ) which gives a slightly different touch of Old Delhi Taste which makes it stand out from the rest just with a slight touch of some spices.

You can find many street Hawkers selling this dish but we will recommend you one street hawker who stands near Gole Hatti in Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk.

 ✦ MORE INFORMATION:
  1. Price: 20 INR Per Plate i.e. 0.28$ USD.
  2. Known for: Deep Fried crispy balls which are served with mint sauce ( chutney ). 
  3. Timings: 09:00 am to 11:00 pm Monday – Sunday (Everyday).

Special thanks to Nupur Marwah for hunting down these places in Old Delhi.

So do you like our short-listed mouth-watering street food list from old Delhi ?? do let us know in the comment section and share some other places too with us.

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