Old Delhi’s narrow lanes narrate numerous stories of overwhelming varieties of street food it offers which will tempt the foodie in you to further explore as you walk through the chaotic maze- like narrow lanes. The whiff of steaming cuisines on each lane keeps you from getting lost, giving you a real insight of how deep and intimate this old city’s relationship with food has been, rooting itself back to the Mughal era. History is served and traditions rules on these old lanes generously garnished with culinary secrets that have been passed through generations after generations. Old Delhi is a food lover’s paradise that promises to never disappoint your taste buds and appetite so here is a compact list of dishes you must explore on your next visit to the old gullies of Purani Dilli :
1. Jalebi from the famous Old Jalebi wala
This hundred year old shop at Chandni Chowk, is one of the oldest eateries in Delhi and is popular for serving some of the best juicy, hot and giant Jalebis of the city.