35 Places In Delhi To Take You On A Food Expedition Through India

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India is a culturally, traditionally, geographically and demographically diverse country. With so many diversities, it is a given that the food too will be a new delight in every nook. Right from a Kashmiri hak to Keralait tapioca, the country is a delicious palette of flavors and spices. A palette that everyone must try out. Here are 35 restaurants in Delhi that represent the culinary glory of each state.

 

Andhra Pradesh

  1. Andhra Bhavan

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The canteen at Andhra Bhavan offers authentic Andhra-style food for prices that’ll take you back to the days of Doordarshan. The meals are set for breakfast, lunch and dinner but one must order the non-vegetarian side dishes like chicken fry and mutton curry.

 

  1. Hyderabad House

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Binge out on juicy kebabs, top-notch biryanis, smoky tandoori breads and other mouthwatering Hyderabadi delicacies.1434112313-biryani

 

Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Momo Mia

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Stuff yourself with spiced up Arunachali food at Dilli Haat’s Momo Mia. Stuff yourself with delicious bamboo shoot gravies and wash it down with chilled root beer.momos

 

Assam

  1. Gharua Exaj

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A humble restaurant in the Amar colony market of New Delhi, Gharua Exaj scores high on the food, service and quality.

 

  1. Rosang Soul Food

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If you are looking for authentic and delicious Northeastern food, try Rosang Soul Food. It is a cozy little restaurant with sufficient amount of space and snug seating arrangements. The place serves Assamese and Naga cuisine.assamese-fish-curry

 

Bihar

  1. Potbelly Rooftop Café

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This café has become synonymous with delicious Bihari food. They are pioneers in serving classic Bihari dishes with finesse. Apart from serving Litti Chokha, they also have other traditionally prepared Bihari delicacies like Sattu Cooler, Chaaps and Maher. 

 

  1. Mr. Littiwala

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Many Litti lovers in the locale frequent this modest eating joint. The delicious and crispy Littis are fried till they are of a beautiful golden brown, stuffed with spiced up Sattu and can be complemented with the authentic Chokha, made of Aloo (potato) and Baingan (eggplant).Bihari-Litti

 

Goa

  1. Via Goa

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Allow yourself a bite of authentic Goan cuisine complete with rich prawn curries, Xacuti and Vindaloo.

 

  1. Viva O’ Viva

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A representative of Goa in the Capital, the state bhavan is known for its great Goan cuisine and Sea Food. It has a modest décor with local Goan music in the background. Do try their Stuffed Whole Chilli Crab and Sea fish Curry.Goan Fish Curry 16x9

 

Gujarat

  1. Suruchi

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Located in the heart of the city, Suruchi is the most popular destination for Gujarati food lovers. Serving authentic regional specialties with a homely feel and flavor, the food here is sure to tickle your taste buds.

 

  1. Thaal Vaadi

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Big steel plates loaded with Gujarati delicacies; Thaal Vaadi stays true to its name. Serving balanced and nourishing Gujju food in the typical sweet and sour flavors, this place is crowded with Gujaratis and foodies.gujarati

 

Haryana

  1. Tau’s Café & Lassi Bar

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Dine like a true Haryanvi at Tau’s Café with their filling thalis, parathas and lassis.tau's cafe

 

Himachal Pradesh

  1. Yeti – The Himalayan Kitchen

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Enjoy a generous share of food that’ll take you to the hills instantly. Devour the juicy momos, and clear thukpa along with food that traces back to Nepal and Tibet.veg-momos

 

Jammu & Kashmir

  1. Café Illuminatii

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A new addition to the Kashmiri food scene in Delhi, Café Illuminatii serves up delicious Kashmiri food with a hint of contemporary.

 

  1. Caraway

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Caraway is a classy restaurant that will surprise you with its finger-licking good Kashmiri cuisine. The perfect place to entertain your friends, family, and business associates in a laid-back atmosphere.Featured image kashmiri

 

Jharkhand

  1. Jharkhand Food Stall

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The Jharkhand Food Stall has a lot to offer to those who love food from Bihar. Jharkhand might have been declared a different state from Bihar but the newly laid border hasn’t been able to do much to disintegrate the food of these two regions. The stall does a delicious Madhwa Roti Saag.

 

Karnataka

  1. Karnataka Food Center

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A budget loving spot for South Indian lovers, the Karnataka Food Centre is a simple place but with excellent food. When here, one must have the Mysore Masala Dosa.Dosa

 

Kerala

  1. Carnatic Café

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Visit the place whenever you desire simple yet impeccable South Indian food. Some of their best preparations include the Rava Masala Dosa, Bisi Bele Bath and refreshing Butter Milk.

 

  1. Coast Café

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Dive into your plate on all twos when you dine at the Coast Café. With a beautiful view of Hauz Khas village, the place serves up delicious delicacies from Kerala along with continental grubs.chettinadvegetablecurry3571

 

Maharashtra

  1. SodaBottleOpenerWala

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The menu is loaded with Parsi, Irani and Bombay’s characteristic food items like the Shrewsbury Biscuit, Irani Chai and the state’s signature Vada Pav. If you ever do manage to make it past the awesome starters, do try the Bohra Keema Pav and Eggs Kejriwal (named after Mr. Devi Prasad Kejriwal and not whom you are thinking of).

 

  1. Mumbai – Kingdom Of Dreams

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Shaped in the form of an actual local train, The Mumbai stall in Kingdom of Dreams offers traditional savories from the region like Puran Poli with Shrikhand, Mutton Keema Pav, Kanda Bhajia and Maska Pav Bhaji. *profuse drooling*maharashtra-food-stall-at-delhi-haat

 

Nagaland

  1. Dzukou Tribal Kitchen

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Get a feel of authentic Naga cuisine at the Tribal Kitchen. Located in The Village, Dzukou does up some delicious pork items which you can accompany with their wide range of chutneys.vindaloo pork

 

Odisha

  1. Mandaa

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Treat yourself to a sumptuous Odiya meal at Mandaa. The menu is a delicious balance between fresh greens and meaty seafood.mandaa

 

Punjab

  1. Punjabi By Nature

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A true Dilliwala doesn’t need an introduction to this restaurant. One of the best places to dip your fingers in butter chicken and garlic naan, the place also whips up some sinful desserts.

 

  1. Gulati

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Go berserk over the innumerable tandoori and tikka options and wash it down with a strong Patiala peg.

 

  1. Punjabi By Nature Quickie

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This is how the Punjabis do classy. A high-end restaurant, ‘Quickie; offers an array of North Indian grubs.Butter-Chicken

 

Rajasthan

  1. Suruchi

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Situated in West Delhi, Suruchi is a restaurant chain loved for the authentic dishes served here – Rajasthani being one of them.

 

  1. Kathputli

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Their menu is exhaustive but dishes that must not be missed are the Rajasthani Kachori, Mirchi Pakoda, Aloo Shekhawati and Paneer Ganderi.Rajasthani-Thali

 

Sikkim

  1. Rigo Restaurant

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Gorge at decadent dumplings that are also available in (ahem) beef options at this popular restaurant in the Tibetan Old Camp. That said, do not miss out on their other delicacies like the stir-fried paytsai and moon fan rice.rigo tibetan

 

Tamil Nadu

  1. Sagar Ratna

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Sagar Ratna never fails to impress with its quick service and authentic pure vegetarian food. Diners must order the Rava Idli, Uttapam and Rava Masala Dosa.

 

  1. Naivedyam

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Load up on the authentic Tamil fare at Naivedyam complete with rice dosas, rava dosas, rasam rice and, of course, payasam.Semiya-Payasam

 

Uttar Pradesh

  1. Kitchen Of Awadh

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Dine like a royal at Kitchen of Awadh with their rich Awadhi kebabs (yes, galouti and kakori too) and some mouthwatering biryanis.

 

  1. Spice Art – Crowne Plaza

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Feast at this five star restaurant that offers the royal cuisine of Uttar Pradesh complete with meaty kebabs, biryani, dal tadka with an addition of typical home-style food.restaurant-style-dal-tadka

 

West Bengal

  1. City Of Joy

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Nestled in a cozy nook of the Alaknanda market, City of Joy is another Bengali restaurant that focuses on food alone. Their décor is simple and their service is quick.

 

  1. Oh! Calcutta

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Oh! Calcutta platforms the very best of Bengali cuisine. The dishes served here are authentic and their service is flawless.Shukto

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