Explore the largest spice market of Aisa, Khari Baoli
Taste traditional street food and learning about cooking cultures of Delhi cuisines.
Private Tour, flexible and customized
English-speaking tour guide with live commentary.
Street Food of Delhi
Around 13:00 or 17:00, depends on the time you chose, our professional local guide will meet you near the Rajiv Metro Station in central Delhi. Then we'll head to Old Delhi streets for the guided Delhi food tour. During the 4 hours, we will get a taste of the best street food and drinks while learning about the traditional cooking cultures of Delhi cuisines. Though most food is vegetarian, there are still good choices like kebab and Indian-style fried chicken for meat lovers. In addition to a delight to taste buds, our eyes will be feasted at Asia's largest spice market - Khari Baoli, and the night view of India's largest mosque - Jama masjid from outside. At the end of the Delhi street food tour, our guide will escort you to the departure point or provide directions for further exploring if you want. In addition, our tour is private and customized to ensure you have a relaxing and satisfying trip at your own pace. We suggest you come with an appetite before this tour in case of missing the delicacies you prefer.
Here we list some detailed information of popular Delhi snacks and drinks. Maybe there are some specialties you're interested in.
Aloo Tikki (Fried Potato Pattie):
Aloo tikki is a mashed potato patty stuffing with chickpeas spices and paneer. Before being fried, the potato patties are dipped into egg wash so they taste very crispy. Aloo tikki is often served with spicy chickpea curry and has a salty, spicy and sour flavor.
Dahi Bhalla (Fried Black Gram Dumplings with Yogurt):
Dahi bhalla is fried dumplings stuffing with urad dal and moong dal (two kinds of Indian beans) topped with sweet yogurt, salt and chutneys. Because of the combination of sweet yogurt and spices, dahi bhalla is a more refreshing than other street snacks.
Gol Gappe (Spicy Puffed Ball):
Gol gappe looks like puff balls, which are made with deep-fried semolina and plain flour. The stuffs are not cream but chickpea and potatoes with minty spicy water sauce. It tastes salty and spicy with a tangy smell.
Jalebi (Sweet Fried Funnel Cake):
Jalebi holds a prime position of Indian street sweets. It is a hot celebration snack in India, which is made with deep-frying wheat flour and has a circular shape. This crispy sugary funnel cake is usually served with syrup. It tastes wonderful when soaked in hot milk or chilled Rabri (a sweet creamy source).
Kebab means “roast” in Indian. As its name, kebabs are made of roasted chunks of meat, vegetables or fruits threaded on skewers with salt and spices. Kebab is a default evening snack in local area and is highly recommended for meat lovers.
Samosa (Fried Dumplings):
Samosa is probably the most popular street snack in India. It is like fried or baked triangle-shaped dumplings stuffing with potatoes, onions, corianders and peas. It has a crispy savory taste.
Lassi (Yogurt Drink):
Lassi is a cool refreshing yogurt drink, which can be the best dessert after greasy dishes. Its simple recipe and fresh taste make it a popular street drink. It is a mixture of yogurt and fruit or spices with sweet or salty spicy flavors. Mango lassi is now highly popular among the sweet kind. We strongly recommend you to have a taste of it.
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- Service of English-speaking local guide.
- Dinner, snacks and drinks as per tour itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water during the tour.
- Flight fare and India visa fee.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off.
- Personal expenses (insurance, drinks, camera fee etc.).
- Tips for guide.
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