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15 Snacks Under 50 Rupees You Should Definitely Try In Old Delhi

By Sanjay Gouda

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 5 min read

Delhi, the heart of India is not only the national capital but also the food capital of the country. In Delhi too, Old Delhi or Puraani Dilli is specifically famous for the centuries-old markets, the restaurants, outlets, shops and even vendors for their delicious food! Now you might be wondering that if these food joints are so old, so famous and so loved then they surely might be a little expensive too. Well, we beg to differ. In this release, we bring to you the most famous, delicious and cheapest dishes you can eat in Old Delhi under 50 Rupees.



1. Shereen Bhawan ki Rasmalai

Here’s to the ones who like their dessert before the main course. Start your 15 under 50 journeys with a plate of creamy Rasmalai here at Jama Masjid.


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: 1466/67, Chitli Qabar, Jama Masjid


2. Shahi Tukda

sweet dish made mainly of milk, bread, and some shahi dry fruits, the Shai Tukda can be found near Jama Masjid too.


Price Per Plate: INR 40
Where: Opposite Karim's, Jama Masjid, Old Delhi


3. Buttermilk and Bread Toast

This combination of lassi (buttermilk) and a bread toast which has the makkhan (homemade white butter) spread inside it in abundance is the perfect breakfast ever!


Price Per Plate: Bread Butter – Rs 20, Buttermilk – Rs 10
Where: Opposite Digambar Jain Mandir, Dharampura, Chandni Chowk


4. Natraj Cafe’s Dahi Bhalla

I don’t think I need to say much for this one. Natraj’s Dahi Bhallas are basically one of the things Chandni Chowk is famous for.


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: 1396, Main Road Near Central Bank, Opposite, Paranthe Wali Gali, Kucha Mahajani, Chandni Chowk


5. Amritsari Lassi Wala’s Malai Lassi

We challenge you to finish this huge glass of Malai Lassi (Creamy Butter Milk) in one go! The tastiest and refreshing lassi we have ever tried!


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: Shop 295, Fatehpuri Chowk, Chandni Chowk


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6. Jalebi From Old Famous Jalebi Wala

If you’re in Old Delhi and particularly in Chandni Chowk, you just can’t miss these jalebis from this more than a century old shop that sells the best jalebis in the entire Delhi.


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: 795, Dariba Kalan Road, Dariba Corner, Opposite to Central Baptist Church, Chandni Chowk


7. Fruit Sandwiches At Jain Coffee House

You must have had grilled sandwiches before, or cheese sandwiches, or vegetable toasts, but fruit sandwiches? We don’t think so.


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: Jain Coffee House,  4013, Raghuganj, Near PNB ATM, Chawri Bazar


8. Aloo Puri At Nathuram Caterers

One of the most loved food dishes of Northern India is Aaloo Puri and Nathuram Caterers probably make the best aaloo puri in the whole of Delhi.


Price Per Plate: INR 40
Where: 1, Chandni Chowk Road, Opposite Shani Dev Temple, Chandni Chowk


9. Dulichand Naresh Gupta Ki Bhaang Kulfi

Ice creams are cool and all but Kulfi is love! Now, how about some Bhaang Kulfi that will take you on cloud 9?


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: Dhulichand Naresh Gupta Kulfi Wale, 934, Kucha Pati Ram, Sitaram Bazar, Chawri Bazar.


10. Aloo Kachaloo Chaat At Bishan Swaroop Chat Bhandar

Aloo Kachaloo Beta Kahan Gaye The?
Bishan Chat Bhandar Aloo Chaat Khaane!


Price Per Plate: INR 45
Where: 1421, Near Ashish Medicos, Chandni Chowk


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11. Padam Chaat Ke Gol Gappe

The perfect Gol Gappas are found here at Padam Chaat Ke Gol Gappe! Their shape, size, the fusion of sweet and spicy, and just everything about these Gol Gappas will have you coming back for more!


Price Per Plate: INR 35

Where: Kinari Bazar, Katra Shah N Shah, Chandni Chowk


12. Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala Ki Aloo Kachori

Here at Jung Bahadur’s, you would have to be really bahadur (daring) to eat these hot and spicy Kachoris! Don’t tell us we didn’t warn you before.


Price Per Plate: INR 30
Where: 1104, Gali Bhojpura Rd, Kinari Bazar, Chandni Chowk


13. Nihari At Haji Shabrati Nihari Wale

Meat lovers, this nihari is probably the most delicious and cheapest all over Delhi and also very rare! You just can’t afford to miss this when you go to Old Delhi!


Price Per Plate: INR 50
Where: 180, Chhatta Lal Mian, Behind Delite Cinema, Daryaganj, New Delhi


14. Babu Bhai Kebab Wale Ke Seekh Kebabs

Puraani Dilli. Seek Kebabs. Chutney. 10 Rupees. I don’t think I need to explain it further now.


Price Per Plate: INR 10 per piece
Where: 1465-B, Near Masjid Sayed Rafai, Bazar Chitli Qabar, Jama Masjid


15. Masala Soda at Pandit Ved Prakash Nimbu Paani Wala

The perfect way to end your 15 under 50 journey is this Masala Soda. Definitely more refreshing and satisfying than any other beverage you’ll find around!


Price Per Plate: INR 30
Where: Opposite Town Hall, Chandni Chowk


I'm sure you all are salivating by now because I am!


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