Navratri 2023: 10 Best Places In Delhi For Vrat-Special Thalis
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Navratri 2023 has just started and the entire nation is all set to celebrate nine days of this incredible festival with great aplomb. Observed every year to celebrate the victory of good over evil, this festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine forms. On these nine days of Navratri 2023, most people keep a sattvik fast and consume select items. With Navratri-special meals and dishes being prepared in every home, this nine-day festival of Navratri becomes even more special. 

If you are in the national capital of Delhi during the nine days of Navratri 2023 and Dussehra 2023, then savouring the many Navratri-special thalis on offer across the city is a must. From North Indian delicacies made with sattvik ingredients to Gujarati special, Delhi NCR restaurants this year have plenty to offer those who are observing the Navratri 2023 fast or vrat. While in the city, here are some of the best places you can visit for Navratri-special thalis and menus. 

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1. AnnaMaya, Andaz Delhi 

This Navratri 2023, AnnaMaya, the popular food hall in Andaz Delhi, is offering two delightful sattvik thalis that will be available on alternate days. The first thali will include dishes like Kuttu Atta Bhalla Papdi with Anardana, Aloo ki Chaat, Paneer Makhni, Pethe ki Khati Meethi Sabji along with Anar Ka Raita, etc, the second thali will have Dahi Papdi Chaat, Sweet Potato Chaat, Shahi Paneer in white gravy, Dahi Wale Aloo, Sabudana Wada, Makhana Kaju Curry, etc. 

Date: 15th to 24th October, Lunch and Dinner 

Price for two: Rs 3,500 (approx.) 

Location: Andaz Delhi, Asset 1, Aerocity, New Delhi 

2. Khandani Rajdhani 

Specially curated for this festive season, Khandani Rajdhani’s Navratri 2023 special Vrat Thali will include dishes prepared with Sendha Namak, including a range of fruit salad, farsan, puris, thalipeeth, rajgira rice, kadhi, khopra chutney, farali chivda and so much more. Srikhand and halwa will be among the sweet dishes, along with Gujarati staples like Ratalu Nu Kis, Kaccha Kela Nu Shaak and Samo Rice. If you want to try a Navratri thali with a difference, this is the place to head to. 

Date: 15th to 23rd October 

Price for two: Rs 625 (plus taxes) 

Location: 9 A, Atmaram Mansion, Scindia House, Connaught Place, New Delhi 

3. Gulati 

This iconic Delhi restaurant has come up with a Navratra Khas Thali as well as a Navratra platter and a Chaat platter to celebrate Navratri 2023. Dishes on offer range from delicious Shakarkandi Galouti and Sabudana Bhel Puri to Malai Kofta and Paneer Makhani. For those craving something to drink, there’s Badam Thandai. Prepared without any onion or garlic, these Navratri-special dishes will be available at Gulati for all nine days. 

Date: 15th to 23rd October 

Price for two: Rs 2,000 (approx.) 

Location: 6, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi; Upper Ground Floor, Mega Mall, Sec 28, Golf Course Road, Gurugram 

4. Punjab Grill 

Renowned for its North Indian cuisine, Punjab Grill is all set to capture the essence of Navratri with a specially crafted menu across all its branches in Delhi NCR and Lucknow. On the special menu are Vrat Wali Lassi, Tandoori Ananas, Sabudana Aloo Tikki, Phalahari Malai Kofta and Shahi Jeera Samak Rice. For those with a sweet tooth, there’s Kesari Rasmalai and Makhana Kheer. The Navratri thali at this place can also be ordered in.  

Date: 15th to 23rd October 

Price for two: Per thali pricces are Rs 895 (plus taxes, dine-in); Rs 995 (plus taxes, delivery) 

Location: Branches across Delhi NCR 

5. Café Delhi Heights 

A popular restaurant with branches across Delhi, Café Delhi Heights offers a specially crafted Navratri Thali for a duration of 10 days. Packed with delicacies like Makhanwala Paneer, Chatpata Aloo Chaat and  Sabudana Khichdi, the Navratri thali here is a must-have. Theor Seb Aur Anar Ka Raita perfectly complements the flavours of the main course dishes and you can end the meal with Phalahari Kheer. If you have any further dietary needs while there, you can also let the team know.  

Date: 15th to 24th October 

Price for two: Rs 2,500 (approx.) 

Location: Branches across Delhi NCR 

6. DEL, Roseate House & Kiyan, The Roseate 

At both their luxurious properties across Delhi NCR, Roseate House and The Roseate is offering a sattvic Navratri Thali at DEL and Kiyan. With traditional preparations that maintain the authenticity and purity of Navratri, their thali will include dishes like Sabudana aur singdana ki tikki, Dahi vade, Masala dungar chaas, Khatta meetha kaddu, Sukhe aloo ki subzi, Hari mirchi ka paneer, Kuttu ki roti, Samak ke chawla and Phool makhana ki kheer. Each dish is a must-have then, right? 

Date: 15th to 23rd October 

Price: Rs 2,500 per person (plus taxes) 

Location: Asset 10, Northern Access Rd, Aerocity, Hospitality District, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi; National Highway 8, D Block, Samalka, New Delhi 

7. Baluchi, The Lalit 

To mark the auspicious occasion of Navratri 2023, The Lalit’s Baluchi restaurant is offering a special menu packed with sattvik delicacies. The menu includes incredible drinks like Zafrani Malai Lassi, starters like Tandoori Phalon Ki Asharfi, and mains like Sitafal Ki Subzi, Makhani Makhana and Samak Ke Chawal paired with Lauki Ka Raita. To end your meal with a sweet note, there will be Rajgira Halwa, Sabudana Kheer and fruits. 

Date: 15th to 23rd October 

Price: Rs 1,700 per person (plus taxes) 

Location: Fire Brigade Lane, Barakhamba, New Delhi 

8. Sana-Di-Ge 

This restaurant in Delhi’s posh Chanakyapuri area is offering a specially curated Navratri Menu which is likely to delight the tastebuds of all those who are keeping a fast. From fresh Tender Coconut water and Watermelon juice to Sabudana Vada and Sweet Potato Chaat, Sana-Di-Ge is offering a variety of aromas and flavours for those eating only sattvik vegetarian food during Navratri. While there, you must try the Hari Mirch Paneer Tikka and Arabi Ka Pakoda too. 

Date: 15th to 24th October 

Price: Rs 1,399 (plus taxes) 


9. Seventh Sense, Seven Seas Hotel 

At this luxurious property in Rohini, Navratri food and celebrations will take centrestage during the none days of the festival. Their Navratri Thali is loaded with sattvik dishes ranging from Kuttu Papdi, Paneer Tikka to Makhmali Paneer, Dahi Aloo, Pudina Samak Rice, etc. For those with a sweet tooth, there’s Sabudana Kheer and Halwa for dessert too.  

Date: 15th to 23rd October 

Price: Rs 1,199 (approx.) 

Location: 12, M2K Rd, Mangalam Place, Sector 3, Rohini, New Delhi 

10. Celona 

Indulge in the festive spirit of the season with the Navratri Platter at Celona, which promises a sattvik and vrat-friendly spread of unique dishes. From the Quinoa-coated Sweet Potato Cutlets and Kuttu Lavash with Green Pea Hummus to the Sava Tabouleh and Banana Chips, the Navratri-special feast here is likely to woo your senses. Their Avocado Papdi Chaat is a must-have and so is their Quinoa Salad. 

Date: 15th to 23rd October

Price for two: Rs 1,200 (approx.)

Location: S43, 2nd Floor, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Saket, New Delhi