Delhi 6 - Paradise of Food Lovers

Delhi's Past Perfect - Saturday, November 13, 2010 9:00:22 AM

Delhi-6Delhi-6 is the paradise for foodies. It is the perfect place for all food lovers. It is the place where Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor treated her taste bud while shooting her debut film with the same name. It is the place from where Bollywood first superstar Rajesh Khanna sometimes insisted for parathes to be delivered on a film set in Mumbai. Ah! complete demand of chhole bhature, gol gappe, chaat, dahi bhalla, tikki, pav bhaji, tandoori roti, mutton barra, tandoori raan, fried chicken, phirni, shahi tudka, What else. This is how Delhi-6 or Dilli-6 better known.

What is Delhi-6
Delhi-6(Six) is the most favourite place in Old Delhi, which carries a postal pincode or zipcode as Delhi – 110006. No other place in Delhi is famous by its pincode. People may have never heard of Delhi-1 or Delhi-36 as common terminology for a place. There is also a Bollywood Hindi movie with the same name starring Abhishek Bachchan (son of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan) and Sonam Kapoor (daughter of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor).

Whearabouts of Delhi-6
The famous spots that cover Delhi-6 are Chandni Chowk (opposite of Lal Qila or Red Fort), Jama Masjid or Jama Mosque, Ram Lila Grounds and Parathe Wali Gali.

Speciality of Delhi 6
Chandni Chowk has a lane famous as the best vegetarian street food or junk food in the country. One may not find as tasty chhole bhature, dahi bhalla, gol gappa, chaat, tikki and pav bhaji in the world as in this street.

Opposite to the Jama Masjid is a lane famous for the legendary Karim’s, a fourth generation traditional restaurant renowned for tandoori roti, mutton barra, tandoori raan and the popular Karim’s Kabab. There are few more shops neighbouring Karim’s selling such authentic Mughlai cuisine.

A man selling chilled milk from a tub is a must-stop for all milk lovers. Here also some 800 kachaurjs are deep fried together in a huge kadhai.

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