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8 Historic Brekkie Places In Old Delhi Where You & Your Gang Can Hog For Rs 200 Or Less

Tanya Gupta 19 Oct 2020


Old Delhi is the ultimate place that you can think of when craving authentic desi food. The place has historic outlets that have been standing tall and feeding hungry Delhiites for generations. And we, as your knights in shining armour, have taken it upon ourselves to scout out the most legendary breakfast places in purani Dilli where you and your fellow foodie BFFs can eat a hearty meal for Rs 200 or less - scroll on and prepare to be amazed!

1. Shyam Sweets

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 Have you heard about bedmi poori & nagori halwa? If not, then head towards Shyam Sweets to relish these two lip-smacking dishes ASAP! The Bedmi Poori served here is unlike normal pooris; it’s thick and stuffed with dal and served with spicy Aloo Ki Sabzi or Sitafal Sabzi. Their Nagori Halwa comes with a twist as the halwa is served stuffed in golgappas, which is a very unique combination. We bet you’ll become die-hard fans of these age-old brekkie dishes as soon as you take the first bite!

Where | Shyam Sweets -  H.NO, 112, Chawri Bazar Road, Near Chowk, Raghu Ganj, Manohar Market, Hauz Qazi, Barshahbulla
Timings | 8 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2326 8087
Meal For Two | Rs 150
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2. Lotan Ke Chole Kulche

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Lotan Ke Chole Kulche is an iconic place beloved by people all over Delhi for their seriously yummy servings of - you guessed it - Chole Kulche. Located in bustling Chawri Bazaar, you and your bhukkad gang HAVE to drop by here for an epic breakfast followed by a walk around charming Old Delhi for a true Sunday to remember! 

Where | Lotan Ke Chole Kulche-  2368, Chatta Shahji Road, Manohar Market, Nai Wala, Chawri Bazaar
Timings | 7 AM - 3 PM
Call Them | +91 9212 476 146
Meal For Two | Rs 80

3. Kallu Nihari

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The adjacent area of Jama Masjid is the hub for all sorts of authentic North Indian non-veg dishes. The most popular amongst them is nihari, which is considered to be the breakfast of the Mughals. A creamy, buttery plate of Nihari with rotis here will be the best way to kickstart your day! Their Nihari comes infused with rich spices that’ll linger on your taste buds long after the last morsel has been demolished. Defo come by here for this ah-mazing delicacy!

Where | Kallu Nihari - 180, Chhatta Lal Mian, Jama Masjid, Behind Delite Cinema, Daryaganj, Chatta lal Miya, Chandni Mahal
Timings | 6 - 10 AM
Call Them | +91 9827 162 910
Meal For Two | Rs 200

4. Haji Tea Point

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If you’re a die-hard chai addict like the rest of us, this one will be of particular interest to y’all! Haji Tea Point is a legendary place, where you can sip tea from early morning to late in the night with your chai buddies. Don’t forget to order their Special Tea to kickstart your day on the right note, for it does have something SPECIAL in it. After you’ve quenched your chai thirst, do try their Shahi Tukda with Rabri, which is another speciality of this joint. Whatever we say is gonna be an understatement, so come and chow down on the relish-worthy items here yourselves!  

Where | Haji Tea Point - Jama Masjid Road, Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid
Timings | 4 - 1 AM
Call Them | + 91 9999 031 242
Meal For Two | Rs 100

5. Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala

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Have you ever been to Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala? The place offers lip-smacking Kachoris and Sabzi which you would love to gobble up as the first meal of your day. An appetizing plate with hot, crispy and flaky Kachoris, Sabzi & Raita for breakfast is such a treat. This place whips up many savoury delectables that are so flavourful & filling that you’ll become a regular here. So, when are you landing up here?!

Where | Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala - 1104, Gali Bhojpura Road, Maliwara, Katra Lehswan, Chandni Chowk 
Timings | 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Call Them | +91 9891 698 995
Meal For Two | Rs 100
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6. Pt. Kanhaiyalal & Durga Prasad Dixit Paranthe Wale

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Paranthas are the all-time favourite breakfast of most North Indians. Which is why we have an entire gali devoted to parantha lovers in Chandni Chowk which is famous for its paranthas in the entire country. Here at Pt. Kanhaiyalal & Durga Prasad Dixit Paranthe Wale, you will find a wide range of paranthas like Dryfruit Paratha, Papad Paratha, Rabdi Paratha, Banana Paratha, Vegetable Paratha and whatnot. This place is absolutely iconic and y’all HAVE to visit here for a parantha extravaganza soon!

Where | Pt.Kanhaiyalal & Durga Prasad Dixit Paranthe Wale - Shop No 36, Paranthe Wali Gali, Katra Lehswan, Chandni Chowk
Timings | 9 AM - 11 PM 
Call Them | +91 9971 997 140
Meal For Two | Rs 200

7. Manohar Japani Samose Vala

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 Mera samosa hai Japani, wbu?! This Japani Samosa doesn’t look like the regular samosa we eat. It is a multilayered samosa more like a potato puff filled with peas and a few spices which seep through the crispy outer layer. It’s served with a hot spicy Pindi Chana gravy and mango pickle, all of which are super tempting. Their Paneer Naan, Aloo Naan and Gobhi Naan  are some other delights that you gotta try to fill your tummies with yummies here! Drooling already? Head on over soon, then!

Where |  Manohar Japani Samose Vala - Chandni Chowk, Bhagirath Palace
Timings | 9 AM - 7:30 PM
Call Them | +91 9810 186 175
Meal For Two | Rs 50

8. Amritsari Lassi Wala

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Amritsari Lassi Wala is a legendary lassi shop that has been around since the 1970s and is a super famous place serving 7 to 8 types of lassis in Chandni Chowk. The most popular amongst all is their Rose Badaam Lassi, which has the pure essence of rose in every sip. The Badaam Lassi, Mango Lassi and Banana Lassi seved here are absolutely to-die-for, too! Check this place out with your buds and enjoy a huge glass of mouthwatering lassi for breakfast! 

Where | Amritsari Lassi Wala - 295, Chowk Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, Chandni Chowk
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 9810 055 621
Meal For Two | Rs 100

Binge guiltlessly & head to one of these historic food places to satiate your forever-hungry foodie soul and earn bragging rights to boot!