Dilli Diaries


Carbs. We all hate to love them but simply cannot live without them! Especially when they are served in the form of aromatic, fresh, and fluffy breads. So, why not make the best of this food group by replacing the

Delhi is famous for a lot of things, food – especially the mithai – being one of the most loved. From the ghewars and sandesh to the rasugllas and gulab jamuns, the Capital has it all. Delhi also prides itself with

Apart from Rajnikanth and Carnatic music, Southern India has given us way more things to gush about – their food topping this list. Don’t you just love the crunch of a piping hot paper dosa and the aroma of sambar

With the onslaught of the summer waves, the mercury is on a steady rise in the Capital. And it’s not just the 100 degrees that scare us, it’s the fact that there are over 2 more months of peak summer

With its zesty and spiced-up center and crunchy flaky outside, there is no doubt that the kachori is one of the yummiest savories in the sweet shop. The Rajasthani snack comes with a variety of fillings – matar, pyaaz and

Delhi’s street food is inclusive of a lot of regional favorites and likewise has a lot of regional versions as well. But how do you get a taste of the authentic aloo tikki, paratha, chaat, and bhalla? Simple, you refer

A mildly spicy deep-fried potato patty topped with whipped curd and chutney. Sounds like one edible description, doesn’t it? And it totally is. Edible, I mean. Also known as Aloo Tikki, this afore-described dish is a popular North Indian street

We’ve already learned at length about the Capital’s signature street foods and it’s legendary eating hubs (and even how they came into being), so it’s time now to dig a little deeper into what really makes Dilli-style food so iconic.

Over centuries of being a part of various dynasties, empires, and kingdoms, Delhi has finally emerged as a diverse culture hub. The Capital, among many other things, is known for its iconic food and stunning folio of eateries that can

Dal Makhani is to North Indians, what sunlight is to plants – absolutely essential for a healthy existence. It is edible fuel for our makkhan (butter) loving soul. Right from Moti Mahal Deluxe’s creamy dal makhani to ITC Maurya’s iconic dal

Bread has played, and continues to play, a crucial role in most of the snacks hawked at the streets of Delhi. Whether it’s in the form of a bun in an aloo tikki burger and with pao bhaji or as

The Sector-29s of Delhi-NCR have been our favorites since forever – whether it is Gurgaon’s happening party place or Noida’s bustling street food hub. ‘29’ seems like a great number for the foodies in the Capital. We’d told you about all the

Food kiosks or the beloved thelas as they are fondly called, are merely restaurants on wheels or a niche in the wall rolling out delicious food. If you are on for hopping from one kiosk to another and saving on the

One of Delhi’s oldest residential settlements, Nizamuddin is an iconic area owing to the celebrated dargah, a bustling railway station and delicious food available at almost every nook and corner. Surrounded by major areas like Jangpura and Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin

Ordering in is like the ‘comfort food’ of eating out. There is not better happiness than getting the lover of your life delivered at your doorstep (wrong as that may sound, it’s true). Here are 25 delivery outlets to bring

The City of the Mughals, Delhi is now the city of foodies who will hog on anything that starts with butter and ends with makhani. Famous for the typical Punjabi dhabas in its outskirts, Delhi itself is home to a

Winter in the Capital brings along copious amounts of masala chai in clay kulhads, piping hot kachori sabzi, and the quintessential treacle laden jalebi topped with dollops of rabri. But how did the dessert, which is fit to be served

The Capital is currently engulfed in a thick blanket of smog that has brought down visibility to an all time low while the air we’re breathing has never been worse. And you don’t really have to step outside of your

On 4th November, 2017, the Indian National capital – along with leading food experts and entrepreneurs from all over India – will stand witness to the crowning of the humble khichdi as “Brand India Cuisine” at World Food India. But

The national capital, Delhi, is a city of many cultures, traditions, and even ethnicities. And that invariably means that our food too is a spectrum of flavours from across the country and the world. Delhi’s street food, for instance, is