There are only a few things better than satiating one’s taste buds with palatable dishes. If you have been thinking of making a trip to those places in India that offer one of a kind food experience, then this article can help you decide. The diverse traditions, cultures, and places in India put together a wide variety of cuisines, each different, exceptional and distinct in taste. Consider it an injustice to your appetite, if you haven’t visited and tasted the cuisine of the following places listed here.
- Old Delhi’s Kebabs
If you are yet to bite into this culinary wonder, especially in Old Delhi, then you are missing out on a lot. Succulent, perfectly grilled, soft andpiquant aptly sum up the kebabs (grilled meat) found in Old Delhi. Karim’s, Majeed’s, Kale Baba ke Kebabs, LaluKebabee, Ghalib Kebab Corner, Qureshi Kebab Corner and many, many more eateries offer a variety ofmouth-watering kebabs. The varieties of kebabs prepared by these food joints are Seekh Kebabs (prepared in skewer), Shami Kebabs (includes minced meat and other ingredients), and so on. Do not forget to get a taste of these divine grubs, the next time you are in Delhi.
- Kolkata’s Sweetshops
A Bengali’s love for sweets is not a secret. You will find a sweet shop at almost every street corner, and the array of sweets displayed on trays makes them irresistible. From those amazingly soft rasgullas (syrupy dessert) to the appetizing sandesh (dessert made of milk and sugar), the taste and flavour of the sweets in the sweet shops of Kolkata are unlike any to be found anywhere. BalaramMullick and RadharamanMullick, Dwarik’s, Nalin Chandra Das and Sons, and Girish Chandra Dey and Nakur Chandra Nandy are some of the most celebrated sweetshops of the city. If you are anepicurean with a major sweet tooth, then sweet shops should be one of your destinations in Kolkata.
- Hyderabad’s Shadab
To savour some delicious Hyderabadi Biryani, kebabs, Haleem (a kind of stew), and other delectable dishes. Situated near Char Minar, Hotel Shadab is as popular as any other tourist attractions in Hyderabad. This place is an integral part of the old city and exudes a quaint charm. Other than their legendary delicacies, they also serve Iranian Chai (tea) and Osmania biscuits. The next time you are in Hyderabad; don’t miss out on this place and its biryani and kebabs.
- Lucknow’s Tunday Kabab
It should not come as a surprise that Lucknow’s TundayKababi finds a place in this list. The kebabs dished out by them are renowned far and near. The scrumptious and mouth-watering kebabs, which are a result of age-old recipes,are not to be missed by any food-lover. Prepared with an assortment of spices, the soft and luscious kebabs will melt in your mouth and leave you asking for more. Your trip to Lucknow won’t be deemed complete without stopping by this place and savouring their specialities.
- Mumbai’s Café Gulshan
Palatable food and the city of Mumbai go hand-in-hand. Café Gulshan, located at Matunga in Mumbai, lives up to the city’s reputation of being a foodie’s delight. Good food blended with an old-world charm makes this place a favourite with the crowd. From Kheema Pav (minced meat served with bread) to Persian dishes, one can find a range of food items to choose from at this eatery. An ideal food joint for food connoisseurs, who love good food with a lively crowd and ambience.
Starters, main courses, snacks and desserts have all been covered here, which makes it easy for you to choose what you would want to taste and where. Indulge in the tastes and tangs of the food joints mentioned here to satiate the craving of your appetite.
Rohit is an out-and-out foodie, who does not restrict himself to the palates of any one place. He travels to different corners of the country to relish the cuisines they have to offer. He is a traveller and food explorer.