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    The Hidden Tastes Of Chandni Chowk Exposed

    If your world roams around street food, then you need to adieu everything and visit an entire day exploring the hidden treasury that streets of Chandni Chowk have to offer. The narrow gullies of old Delhi are an outfall of activity, but that doesn't subtract the heart of this place.

    The narrow streets of Old Delhi recount many tales through the unavoidable diversity of street food that they offer. They’ll induce you to open your Instagram app and, explore those paths, and sometimes, even get into their kitchen. While walking through the disorderly maze of by-lanes, you can never be lost there. If ever you are, you’ll probably catch the gust of steaming kachoris still stirring from the hot oil or the delicious flavour of crisp jalebis that will lead your senses. The temptation is everywhere, and it’s hard to resist. Here, a couple of places that you must visit if you happen to be at Chandni Chowk and from those countless trips I've made with my friends and family, now I know that finding the best street foods in Chandni Chowk is a journey of discovery for sure! But to begin with, these places will give you a glance of the historic heart of the city. Presenting, Old Delhi of a food lover! (In descending order)

    10. Inderpuri Dhaba / Via Dropout Dudes

    That is a typical standard restaurant located at the front of Kake Di Hatti, Fatehpuri. Please do not expect much from the ambience; concentrate on the taste of food! This place is always in your budget. If you are looking for "Typical tasty north Indian food, then you've to head here. Also, best for Jain people and individuals who do not eat onion and garlic. Just ask them before ordering. They will take care of the rest. They serve paneer in small Kadhai and don't forget to have their papdi chaat at the end. The owner at billing counter here is friendly, do ask him for extra sweet candies and saunf (fennel) when you're leaving!

    9. Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners / Via Yummraj

    This Sindhi Sweet shop placed just beside Fatehpuri Masjid, Chandni Chowk. This shop has been around for more 100 years & that speaks a lot. The store front is often full of customers. Popularly known for sohan halwa and ghewar. Shop also stocked with a variety of dry fruits. All items are delicious and tasty sweets at a decent price except Ghewar! The taste of it's ghewar is just delicious! If you want to have it, do visit at day time.

    8. Amritsari Lassi Wala

    7. Cutting Chai - Malai Maar Ke!

    6. Kake Di Hatti

    5. Giani’s Rabdi-falooda / Via D For Delhi

    Giani's falooda is a must if you are in Chandni Chowk. Just move towards Fatehpuri and keep walking till the end then take a right (150 meters). Quantity is more than enough and varieties like rabri faluda, gajar halwa, badam halwa, shakes, lassi and flavoured milk and what not!

    4. Chole Kulche At Metro Station Gate No. 5 / Nai Sarak

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    If you haven't eaten Chhole Kulche of Chandni Chowk, then you have not tasted the real street food of Old Delhi. They serve with different chatni (sauce), sweet and spicy, ginger with chole kulche in their clear cut style. The kulchas are so soft and tasty with some mix chatni on chole!

    3. Pandit Ved Prakash Nimbu Lemon Wale

    2. JB Kachori Wala

    1. Khemchand Adesh Kumar’s Daulat ki Chaat, Nai Sadak

    There is magic, and mystery in the making of Daulat ki Chaat! They come to serve in winters only. So, GOT is not the only thing which makes us wait for "Winter is coming!" :-P

    Daulat Ki Chaat is a magical combination that involves milk and cream {and if a legend is to be believed, a full moon night}. The result is a light-as-air dish topped with kesar, khoya and sometimes nuts. Basically, it’s the closest you’ll come to feasting on a cloud. It can be found selling by hawkers in the streets of nai sarak and nearby areas. Don't go for quantity, see the quality. Taste it once!

    If you’ve eaten this before, you know what we’re talking about? If you haven’t, you have the entire winter coming to plan a trip to Chandni Chowk and get your hands on some.

    So, I hope you will have a delicious experience whenever you visit Chandni Chowk next. Do, let me know in comments below if you find any difficulties reaching any of these.

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