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Dilli Diaries: The Food Lane Every Delhiite Must Visit!


Dilli walas are very pernickety when it comes to their Butter Chicken, each person has their own go-to restaurant for it. But this food lane near Jama Masjid bustling with activity gives a whole new meaning to everyone’s mann pasand Butter Chicken dish. Its literally BUTTER and CHICKEN.

You have to enter this labyrinth to believe the variety of chicken offered here by numerous eateries lined up next to each other and serving the most lip-smacking non-vegetarian food. From all the possible chicken dishes to Bada (Buffalo) kebabs, you get it all at a super cheap price of approximately Rs. 50 for 4 pieces.

You’ll also spot some thelewalas selling something you’ll come back for again and again in this scorching Delhi heat – Fresh fruits soaked in ice-cold diluted milk. The flavours range from watermelon to apple and the most recent introduction being the jaggery flavour.

Let’s not forget that everything that ends with a sweet dish, ends well. You are spoilt for choices here- Soft Mava, Gulab Jamun, Crunchy Mava jalebi, Fresh Mango Ice cream and the all-time-favourite Shahi Tukda.

This place is full of life well past midnight and is heavy on the stomach but light on the pocket!
So what are you waiting for?

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