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50 Dishes to try in Delhi

So a friend shared a list that made me weep and howl for the lack of check marks I could have put against it. None the less. For the benefit of those in Oman and nations even further away, here is a list of places that I need to check in soon.

In random order.
  • Peeli Dal at Shakahari, Chawri Bazar
  • Fish Fry at Ganesh, Karol Bagh ( Gurudwara Chowk)
  • Bedmi Aloo near Naugarha, Chandni Chowk
  • Aloo Tikki at Natraj Cafe, Chandni Chowk
  • Papri Chaat outside UPSC Building, Shahjahan Road
  • Kakori Kebabs at Aap Ki Khatir, Khan Market
  • Cream Chicken Kebabs at Salim's, Khan Market
  • Chicken Tikka Rolls at Khan Chacha, Khan Market
  • Chicken Changezi at Chicken Planet, Tyre Market, Near Filmistan
  • Poori Aloo of Ramchand, Chhota Bazar, Shahdara
  • Chhole Bhature at Odeon Sweets, Bhagat Singh Marg, Gole Market
  • Mutton Dish at Ashok Meat Dhaba, Shop No. 42, Subhash Chowk, Sadar Bazar
  • CP Chicken Pepper Steak at United Coffee House, E- Block, Inner Circle
  • Dal Meat at Embassy, D- Block, Inner Circle
  • Tomato Fish at Kwality, Regal Building
  • Double Egg Single Mutton Kathi at Nizam's Kathi Kabab, Plaza Building
  • Set Dosa at Sagar, Defence Colony Market
  • Bombay Duck at Swagath, Defence Colony Market
  • Rice with Gunpowder & Ghee, Andhra Bhawan
  • Bisi Bele Bhath, Karnataka Food Centre, Karnataka Sangha, Rao Tula Ram Marg
  • Chicken Pakodas at Moti Mahal Delux, Greater Kailash- I, M- Block Market
  • Butter Chicken at Havemore, Pandara Road Market
  • Kashmiri Kebabs at Gulati, Pandara Road Market
  • Dab Chingri at Fire, The Park, CP
  • Gushtaba at Chor Bizarre, Hotel Broadway, Asaf Ali Road
  • Chicken Haldighati at Colonel's Kebabs, Defence Colony Market
  • Nargisi Kofta at Karim's, Jama Masjid
  • Veggie Cutlets at Coffee Home, Baba Kharak Singh Marg
  • Pakistani Biryani at DeeZ Biryani Kababs
  • Mutton Mince at St Stephen's, Delhi University
  • Kosha Mansho at Oh Calcutta, Nehru Place
  • Mutton Barra at Bukhara, ITC Maurya, Diplomatic Enclave
  • Pizzas at Flavors, Under Moolchand Flyover
  • Khao Suey at The Kitchen, Khan Market
  • Patrani Mekong Basa, Indian Accent ( The Manor, Friends Colony West)
  • Black Cod with Miso at 360 Degrees, The Oberoi
  • Stalin's Beard at Nanking, Vasant Kunj ( opp. DPS Vasant Kunj)
  • Peking Duck at China Kitchen, Hyatt Regency
  • Hunanese Braised Prawns at The Chinese, Middle Circle, CP
  • Green Tea Noodles at The Monk, Galaxy Hotel, Sec. 15, Gurgaon
  • Dim Sum at Tea House of the August Moon, Taj Palace
  • Kadha Prasad at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
  • Badam Halwa at Saravana Bhawan, Janpath, CP
  • Kancha Golla at Annapurna Mishtanna Bhandar, Chandni Chowk
  • Saffron Lassi at Kaleva, Bangla Sahib Road, Gole Market
  • Chocolate Pudding at Angels in My Kitchen, Defence Colony
  • Jalebis at Old & Famous Jalebiwala, Dariba, Chandni Chowk
  • Karachi Halwa at Chaina Ram, Next to Fatehpuri Masjid
  • Hot Butter Scotch at Nirula's
  • Neembu Soda and Pan at Prince Pan, Greater Kailash- I, M- Block Market

Now to find someone who can complete this journey with me.

Comments

P. said…
:) Only you could make me grin like I am now!

Wish I was around - I would very happily make the journey. Take pictures and keep us updated!
Big bear hug!
How I wish and for you.. a thousand times over..

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