10 Drool-Worthy Things To Polish Off With Your Squad In Amar Colony Starting @ Just Rs 20
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In our quest to find the scrummiest delicacies for you, we scoured far and wide in Amar Colony, the OG South Delhi foodie hub. From their age-old shops and Punjabi street food to the most up and coming eateries, this market has them all. Wait, did you just remember all those shopping trips with your mom that concluded with some much-needed binging at Amar Colony? We got you covered, with all the yummy and quintessential Dilli food that we uncovered on our food trail here!
1. Flavoured Milk @ An Unnamed Stall
In the scorching Dilli summers, we can think of nothing better than some chilled milk. Right in the middle of Amar Colony’s main square, you will find a small milk stall, night after night, whipping up some delish flavoured milk. The best part of the stall is the sheer popularity as people horde in to get some of this yummy goodness. This drink is budget-friendly, yummylicious and healthy. And don’t forget to try the cold and creamy Falooda Kulfi here as well!
Price | Rs 55
2. Chole Bhature @ Baba Nagpal Corner
To start off with something that will truly take you back to your childhood, Nagpal’s is a household name in the area. How could we not try them out? We decided to kickstart your expedition with their super famous Chole Bhature and it was everything we could’ve wanted and more! Served on their signature steel plate, the bhature were puffed up and fried to perfection whereas the chole were exquisitely piquant, just the way we like them. Trust us, this uber famous eatery should be your next spot for a wholesome breakfast!
Price | Rs 80
Where | Baba Nagpal Corner - 7/25, Old Double Storey, Gupta Market, Lajpat Nagar IV
Timings | 8 AM - 6 PM
Call Them | +91 9871 786 680
3. Golgappas @ Sharma Chaat Bhandar
Our next stop was a small, imperceptible chaat stall that stole our hearts. The true Delhiite in us was itching for some mouth-watering golgappas when we came across Shaam Chaat Bhandar. We don’t know what we loved more here, the huge line of people or the delicious aroma of fresh chaat. We tried out their golgappas, with some extra paani (obviously!) and we were transported back to those golgappa eating challenges days with our besties. The amazing peeps here make use of the tangiest red chutney, which was the favourite part of the dish!
Price | Rs 20
Where | Sharma Chaat Bhandar - C-22
Timings | 12 Noon - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2628 0501
4. Sunny Leone Chaap Rolls @ Veer Ji Malai Chaap Wale
When we stopped at Veer Ji Malai Chaap Wale, we were blown away by the huge varieties of chaap and tandoori food they had on offer. So after much thought, we decided to order up Sunny Leone Chaap Rolls. These creamy and supremely succulent rolls of chaap came with a side of diced onions in green chutney and our day was made. We certainly couldn’t have asked for more!
Price | Rs 80 (Half Plate)
Where | Veer Ji Malai Chaap Wale - Block C
Timings | 12:30 PM - 1 AM
Call Them | +91 8448 571 629
5. Spl. Tandoori Jalandhari Omelette With Cheese @ Omelette Hut
Next, we moved on to Omelette Hut. This place has over 40 variants of egg dishes so we were spoilt for choice! We decided to have their bestseller Spl. Tandoori Jalandhari Omelette with Cheese and we’re quite proud of our choice. This heavenly omelette was profusely loaded with cheese and tandoori sauces. It was perfectly creamy, fluffy and totes packed with flavours, everything we could’ve hoped for!
6. Masala Dosa @ Muttu South Indian Anna
Picture Credits: Vivek Patil
By this time, we’d started to crave something from the down south so we decided to head over to Muttu South Indian Anna. They’re famous for their piping hot idlis, lip-smacking vadas and filling dosas. So we ordered up their signature Masala Dosa and boy oh boy, what a blast of spices and flavours this one was. Served with two bowls of sambar, coconut chutney and tomato chutney, we practically licked our plates clean!
Price | Rs 60
Where | Muttu South Indian Anna - C-15
Timings | 10 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 9999 107 351
7. Chicken Tandoori Momos @ Hunger Strike
How can one go to Amar Colony and not have tandoori momos? Hunger Strike basically invented this crazy fad right there in the market. With a whole lot of excitement, we dashed over to try out their super famous Chicken Tandoori Momos. These delicious dumplings were dripping with a delicious and buttery sauce, served with mint chutney, the classic momos chutney and some mayonnaise, this dish was like an explosion of zest in our mouths. From the spiciness to the soothing sauces, right down to the addition of onions, we loved everything about this item!
8. Chicken Keema Roll @ 34, Chowringhee Lane
This market not only brings you homegrown brands but also those that we recognise all too well. We headed out to our favourite roll place in town, 34 Chowringhee Lane. We decided to try out their Chicken Keema Roll to satiate all our cravings. Made right in front of our eyes, this spicy roll hit all the right tones with its flavour profile. The crunchy roti as the perfect companion for the moist and drool-worthy keema. It’s safe to say that Chowringhee Lane has our stamp of approval!
9. Red Velvet Cup @ Meggish
Desserts are truly our best friends so our search to appease our sweet tooth culminated at Meggish. It’s a local bakery with some of our favourite baked items and we could hardly resist the allure of everything in this little slice of heaven. We tried the Red Velvet Cup, the smooth creaminess of which stole our hearts and we’ll certainly keep going back for more!
10. Crunchy Munchy Ice Cream @ Insta Freeze
We bet you’d agree that no crawl is ever complete without ice cream, right? Well, to conclude our crazy journey, we reached Insta Freeze, the most famous ice cream stall in Amar Colony to try out their yummy goodnesses for ourselves. We ordered the Crunchy Munchy, made with our favourite KitKat and some butterscotch. Just as soon as we got over the awe of the ice cream being made in front of our eyes, the beautifully delicate rolls, melted over our tongue. And who doesn’t love a generous helping of colourful sprinkles?
Price | Rs 150
Where | Insta Freeze - C-28
Timings | 4 PM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9953 332 336
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/InstaFreeze.icecreamrolls/
While this concludes our food crawl, we know we’re going to keep going back to this food haven for some quick and super affordable grub. Amar Colony truly has it all, from the spicy to the mild and the deliciously sweet. Head on over to this foodie hotspot and discover all these places and the many more crazy food combinations, and don’t forget to tell us about your favourites!