5 Summer Specials For Your Next Dilli Darshan
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Needless to say, the national capital has been a foodie’s abode for a long time now. The city is a treasure trove of all things delectable and lip-smacking and has managed to keep the foodies hooked on to its culinary landscape for ages now. The city’s food heritage is all warm and comforting and enough to impress you during the winter season. And the fact that Delhi’s age-old culinary gems like paranthe from the ‘paranthe wali gali’ and ‘Daulat ki chaat’ are what make Delhi winters stand out among others. 

That said, the city also has a selection of summer delights that are underrated and are worth trying in the scorching summer days. From the dusty lanes in Chandni Chowk to the fine-dining restaurants, Delhi’s food places are filled with delightful delicacies that are enough to drive away your fatigue and tiredness during summers. As summer is almost here, we don’t want you to miss out on the city’s iconic summer delights. So, we have curated five must-try summer delights in Delhi. Check them out and let us know when you try these gems this summer.  

1. Pyar Mohabbat Sharbat

When in Delhi, all you need is this pink-hued sharbat and a little love to deal with the summer days. The sharbat is all things refreshing and delectable and is made with milk, rose syrup and watermelon chunks. You’ll find it in the lanes of Old Delhi, especially in the lanes around Jama Masjid.

Whether you are in Sarojini Nagar for a haul or just strolling around Chandni Chowk, you’ll surely find glass bottles filled with soda stealing the show amongst the crowd during summers. Also known as goli soda, banta is basically a lemon or orange -flavoured carbonated drink enough to beat the heat in Delhi.

One of the very few things in Delhi that will confuse you is kuremal kulfi. Is it a fruit or a kulfi? You’ll keep trying to find the answer. Kuremal Mohan Lal Ki Kulfi is one of the oldest food joints in Old Delhi and is a must-visit place during summers. Their kulfi-stuffed fruits will surely leave you craving for more.

Soft and delicious bhallas dunked in a curd mixture and topped with mint and tamarind chutney are one of the best things to try in Delhi during the summer season. If you are wandering around the streets of Old Delhi, drop by at Natraj Dahi Bhalla Corner shop to savour some delicious dahi bhallas.

5. Chuski

If you have gone for a stroll at India Gate during summer, having chuski from the vendors near the place is a must. Available in myriads of flavours, these chuskis will leave you refreshed. And is there anything better than having a cold chuski with the beautiful view of the India Gate?