For “Delhi street food” lovers, you don’t need to essentially go to Old Delhi. You can enjoy the famous “Delhi street food” right in the heart of the city, Central Delhi. Below are some of the most famous places you can go:
Sita Ram Diwan Chand
One of the oldest and most authentic places for having Chhole-Bhature, this place is known for its pithi bathura and distinct pickle that they serve along with the chhole bhature. Located in the heart of Paharganj, there’s no seating arrangement but the standing tables are always clean and hygienic.
Address: 2246, Chuna Mandi, Paharganj, New Delhi
Bhogal Chaat Bhandaar
A street side stalls famous primarily for chhole bhature and chana- kulcha, especially for people running on an extremely low budget.
Address: Scindia House, K G Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Prabhu Chaat Bhandaar
Having existed for more than 50 years, this place sits at the same place and even attracts the same customers as before. Known for paapdi chaat and aloo tikki, the distinct masala added to everything makes it different and popular.
Address: Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, Near UPSC Office, Khan Market, New Delhi
Shri Bankey Bihari Samosa Wala
Again, a street side stall selling just two items samosa and gulab jamun. The samosa has a quintessential filling of potato+peas and is served with chole.
Address: 3177, Sangatrashan,Paharganj, New Delhi
One of the many sweet shops present not only in Delhi but on the street that it is located on. From Kesar jalebi, sandwich dhokla, paneer roll, stuffed fruit kulfi, ras malai to its super specialty- Dahi Bhalla and paneer chili, everything meets everybody’s expectations here.
Address: 109, Bangla Saheb Marg, Gole Market, New Delhi
Then there is always Haldiram, Shiv Sagar, Bikanervala and much more sweet shops/restaurants like these that serve street food not on the streets, but amidst air conditioned premises as casual dining on busy sunny days in Delhi. Go ahead and enjoy your favorite food to your heart’s content.