Any visit to Delhi is incomplete without gorging on the delicious street food that this city is so famous for. And if you talk of vegetarian street food specifically, Delhi offers quite a few mouth watering dishes that will leave you craving for more.
Without wasting any more time, let us take you to the busy streets and crowded bazaars of an enigma called Delhi, where some of the best vegetarian street food is available to satiate your taste buds:
Parathe Wali Gali, Chandni Chowk:
If you want to witness the sheer madness of Delhi, a visit to Chandni Chowk is must! Chandni Chowk is one of the most crowded markets in Delhi selling everything from clothing to electronics at very reasonable prices. Apart from that, it hides some of the best vegetarian street food joints that will make your mouth water. A very famous lane amongst the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk is Parathe Wali Gali where you can have some of the best parathas on this planet.
Dahi Bhalla and Papdi Chaat:
A soft bhalla and crisp papdi immersed in sweet curd and just the right mix of mint chutney and tamarind chutney! Does the mere thought of this water your mouth? Then head to Lala babu Chaat Bhandar or Natraj Bhalle Wala, both in Chandni Chowk.
Small round fried puris filled with the most spicy water, chickpeas and chutneys- that’s what golgappas are! Though there are numerous vendors selling gol gappas throughout the city, you can try the most delicious ones at any of the outlets of Bittu Tikki Wala.
For the most authentic and delicious Chana bhatura, you should head to either Sitaram Diwan Chand located in Paharganj or Chache Di Hatti in Kamla Nagar. Both of these outlets serve the best Chane Bhature in town and are widely popular among locals and tourists.
There is a popular saying in India that every meal should be accompanied by a dessert. Though there are countless varieties of sweets available in Delhi that will satisfy your sweet cravings, kulfi is one dessert that the city is especially famous for. Whether you want to have rabri falooda or the traditional stick kulfi, there are a number of outlets in the city that offer these chilled delights. The most famous places to have kulfi are Giani di Hatti, Chandni Chowk; Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfiwala, Chandni Chowk and Roshan di Kulfi, Karol Bagh.
Just head to some of these places the next time you are in Delhi and you will be amazed by the burst of flavors and aromas that will engulf you when you try these amazing vegetarian street foods.