Old Delhi’s jammed pack with history and stories and some super sweethouses. Here’s five that should be on your hit list in the walled city
Since the middle of the 19th century Kanwar ji has been keeping Chandni Chowk sweet, and doing a particularly fine line in gulab jamun.
Founded at the turn of the 20th century, Shyam sweethouse is a much loved Old Delhi institution that’s made into onto many of the walled city’s famous food walks.
Giani Di Hatti has a reputation for serving the best Rabri Faludu in the city during the summer months and the best gajar halwa at winter time. It’s a reputation that’s well deserved.
During the winter months Daulat ki Chaat walas appear in the Old city much to its residents’ delight. But the days of the Daulat ki Chaat wala are numbered, get to the old city quick smart to try this dessert while you still have the chance.
Founded in 1884 by Nem Chand Jain, the Old Famous Jalebi Wala continues to be run by the Jain Family who hold their Jalebi secrets close to their chest.