Krishna di Kulfi is one of the oldest kulfi shops in New Delhi. This quintessentially Indian version of an ice-cream parlor and sweet shop offers over 40 flavors of kulfi including some unusual offerings such as paan, chicku, khas, coffee and so on.
Prince Paan shop in Greater Kailash M Block Market sure has a lot to offer in way of street eats. One can choose from many kinds of paan which is an Indian digestive made with a variety of fillings prepared wrapped in a betel leaf.They offer curious flavors such as Ice Cool, Just Relax Mint, Strawberry and so on. One can also get the famous Indian street drink called “Banta” which is basically a spiced version of Lemonade.
Ego Thai is a great little Thai restaurant housed in the New Friends Colony Market. It is attractively styled with smatterings of interesting artifacts all over the 2-storied space. The food is good for most part as is the service. The dishes are pretty well priced and there is a full bar which offers interesting cocktails and mocktails.
Dilli Haat is an Indian crafts and food bazaar located in the heart of the city. There are many stalls here that showcase the great variety of handicrafts from all over India.
The idea behind Dilli Haat is to promote the rural craftsmen and artisans and facilitate them selling their handicrafts directly to the buyers. A few of the stalls are permanent but many or there on a rotational basis changing every fifteen days or so. There are on going festivals and performing arts from all over the country that keep this place quite abuzz.
The name Nizam’s is almost synonymous with kathi rollsin India. They were one of the first ones to popularize this food that has its historic origins in cuisine from the princely states of North Eastern India.
A kathi roll is a very popular fast food in India. The meats used in these rolls are traditionally cooked in a charcoal pit using wooden skewers, which are called “Kathi’s”; hence the name Kathi Kababs or Kathi rolls.
Devigarh Fort Palace is a beautiful retreat, set in the picturesque Aravalli hills of Rajasthan. It is about 30 kilometers away from Udaipur. Devigarh Fort was built in the 18th century and recently opened as a heritage hotel after years of restoration.
If you have a little extra time in Udaipur and are a hard-core pickle fanatic like I am, then you must visit Tilurams. They have been making all kinds of pickles, jams, sauces and murabbas (a kind of jam) for many decades.
At Tiluram’s they just about pickle anything from seeds to fruits to vegetables. Their pickles are stored in giant vats and you can ask to taste just about anything in the store. Some of my favorites were the jackfruit pickle, the lime murabbas (which they highly recommend) and the garlic chutney.
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Eating at places like Swati Snacks just plain old make my heart sing!
There is no replacement for this all vegetarian, regional food café which serves up some of the most lip-smacking, authentic Gujrati food you could ever have – anywhere (other than perhaps Gujarat –of course). Continue reading →