As soon as the winter dips in, Delhi keeps all foodies warm. It is considered as that time of the year when it is completely okay to savour oily, spicy and buttery food without worrying even a bit about calories. As winter gives more hunger, Delhi gives more food. The special Winter Street food in Delhi such as daulat ki chaat, chole bhature, aloo chat, etc keep the winter much awaited. So let’s have a look at the Top street food picks in Delhi.
Enjoy the Best Chole Bhature in Delhi, that are spicy, heavy, rich and mouth watering. The best is that you can find it on the breakfast menus at many places which shall be a perfect start to a chilly day. Accompanied with a huge glass of Lassi, this lip smacking dish can be enjoyed perfectly at most of the joints in Delhi, but can be enjoyed most at Sitaram Diwan Chand, Paharganj or Chache Di Hatti, Kamla Nagar.
Sweet potatoes commonly known as shakarkandi are relished when roasted as a perfect healthy snack in Delhi. Being roasted on coal, they have an extremely mouth watering aroma which you cannot avoid at any cost. Served with a dash of lime juice and a good sprinkle of chaat masala, this sweet potato preparation can be found at many stalls in Acharya Niketan Market, Mayur Vihar.
Daulat Ki Chaat
A magical concoction of milk, cream and saffron topped with khoya and nuts, Daulat ki Chaat is a legendary dish which when had can be felt as feasting on clouds. Very difficult to prepare at home, this dish can be easily hogged at many corners of Chandni Chowk, where a good number of hawkers serve the dish on a plate made of leaves. The creamy texture dissolves perfectly in one’s mouth making it one of the best Desserts to savour in winter.
Sarson Da Saag and Makki Di Roti
The typically rich Punjabi Meal with a perfect combination of green vegetables and corn roti should be cherished in this weather. A huge slab of homemade butter when topped on this dish gives the foodie a heavenly feel. The richness can be swapped away by ending the meal with a big glass of buttermilk. This heavenly Winter meal in Delhi is available at many corners but the one at Punjab Haveli, Jail Road serves this dish fully fresh and delicious amongst the entire market.
Mothuk (Momo Soup)
No one should forget about the hot flavourful one bowl meal on a beautiful winter evening. A Heavy winter snack in Delhi giving one a perfect soup combined with vegetable momos, mild broth, green onions, carrots, ginger and very strong pepper to keep you warm. Pure joy flows while chomping on the momos and then gulping down the soup. Available at Yeti, Hauz Khas, one needs to be prepared to skip dinner as the soup is heavy enough.
The super famous Delhi’s Aloo Chaat is a deep fried potato dish tossed with heavenly masalas, making it a favourite Street hogging dish in Delhi. One might end up having a couple of servings at one go during the freezing winter. You might see yourself gulping down a number of calories but trust me it is all worth it. The best Winter chaat in Delhi is offered by Bisan Swaroop Fruit Chaat at Chandni Chowk.
Bedmi Aloo-Nagori Puri and Halwa
Hot puris stuffed with ample amount of daal along with aloo ki sabji and sooji halwa would be the ideal lunch one can have in Delhi. Many locals despite the freezing weather, step out of their homes to etch memories with their family while having this fabulous Street dish in Delhi at Shiv Misthan Bhandar, Chandni Chowk.
World Famous Kashmiri Kahwa
The traditional Kashmiri drink to keep oneself warm in chilling winters, Kashmiri Kahwa, is a perfect combination of Indian spices blended with fresh tea leaves in hot water. The combination of cinnamon, cardamon and saffron are scientifically best to keep the body warm and this drink has it all. Garnished with saffron and almonds, Kahwah in Delhi is available at Road Romeo, Defence Colony.
So guys, make your winters special by having these mouth watering dishes in the cold weather of Delhi. All the food is made just by pouring the heart out and delivering memories to make you wait the entire year. Step out of your house and hog in the magic.