Winter is almost here, and if you are a foodie like us then it's time to update your bucket list and make space for these ultimate delicacies you need to try in order to enjoy the glorious Delhi winters to the fullest. To save you time, we did the leg work for you by visiting the best dining destinations in the city and came up with this handy curation consisting of our top recommendations of 'Must-try' winter food in Delhi. So, go ahead and bookmark these perfect restaurants in Delhi NCR, and thank us later!
If we talk about the most quintessential winter meals then the classic Makke di Roti with Sarson Saag has to be the first thing that comes to anyone's mind. Enjoy the best rendition of this North Indian preparation at Punjab Grill, one of the most popular North Indian restaurants in Delhi that offers a creative blend of robust Mughlai and Punjabi delicacies.
Other must-have recommendations: Dal Punjab Grill, Punjab Grill Chicken Tikka, Dahi Ke Kebab, Amritsari Kulcha, and Kadhai murgh with Lahsuni naan.
Cost for two: ₹ 2000
I don't know about you, but for me, this classic Indian street food is synonymous with staple winter delicacy, and the one thing I crave the most when it's chilly outside. And if that's the case for you as well then consider IMLY Courtyard your calling. Home of Indian street food IMLY's menu features a delectable spread of good old desi comfort food.
Other must-have recommendations: Gol Gappa, Dahi Papdi, Samosa, Palak Patta Chat, and Boondi Rabri.
Cost for two: ₹ 700
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A bowlful of slurpy, wholesome, and oh so delicious Thukpa, traditional Noodle soup originating from Tibet, and a generous serving of steaming hot Momos is just the thing you need to keep you warm at the cusp of winters. These readily available delicacies are every Delhi foodie's delight. To savor the best rendition of these head to Yeti, a quaint Himalayan eatery that specializes in serving Nepali, Tibetan, and Bhutanese cuisine.
Other must-have recommendations: Yeti Special "kothe" Styled Momo, Mutton Momos, Tibetian Platter, and Yomari (Nutella Momos).
Cost for two: ₹ 1200
This one's a no brainer. For most of us, soup is a godsend and an ultimate solution to all our winter woes. If you ever find yourself craving a good bowl of soup this winter head straight to Mamagoto. This beloved Pan Asian restaurant serves really great variety of Vegetarian, Chicken, and Seafood Soups laden with a plethora of exotic ingredients that really enhance the flavor to an exceptional level. Their Tom Yum, Oriental Clear Chicken, and Chinese Sour & Pepper Soups are simply divine and highly recommended.
Other must-have recommendations: Old School Gyoza, Spicy Chicken Dumplings, Pad Thai Noodle, Sushi, and Spring Rolls.
Cost for two: ₹ 1500
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I can't really put my finger on the thing that makes this divine delicacy so enticing in winters. Is it the aroma, the melt-in-your-mouth tenderness, or the juicy blend of distinct flavors, I can't really tell. But what I do know is that you can get your dose of zingy kebabs from Khidmat's delectable food menu replete with an array of varied options to choose from. A goldmine of authentic Mughlai and North Indian preparations, Khidmat is an iconic restaurant that has stood the test of times only because of its lip-smacking selection of delicacies.
Other must-have recommendations: Hatti Murg, Nawabi Murg Tikka, Chilli Chicken, Gilafi Seekh, Dal Khidmat, and Pista Kulfi Falooda.
Cost for two: ₹ 1100
This decadent Indian dessert is a part of almost all of my childhood memories. The arrival of winters in my family was always marked by gorging on heaps and heaps of homemade Gajar Ka Halwa. Over the years, this Indian dessert has become quite synonymous with winters. Doused in desi ghee and sprinkled with generous portions of dry fruits, Gajar Ka Halwa makes the chilly season worth the wait. It is available at sweet shops across the city, but our favorite rendition has to be the one that is served at Desi Vibes in CP. Try it once and you'll know what we are talking about.
Other must-have recommendations: Moong Dal Halwa, Phirni, Khas Tandoori Chaap, and the Paneer Lababdar.
Cost for two: ₹ 1300
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Desserts and winters are a match made in heaven. Especially when that dessert involves chocolate. Churros is the quintessential Spanish comfort food that hits just the right spot. Bask in the decadence of this deep-fried sugary treat with an indulgent chocolate dip this winter at Pintxo- a casual dining Spanish restaurant featuring a truly delectable spread and a perfect setting for a romantic date with bae.
Other must-have recommendations: Mashed Potatoes, Mushroom Croquettes, Empanadas, and Ricotta Cheesecake.
Cost for two: ₹ 1000
Q. What is the current deal available at Punjab Grill?
Ans. The current deal available at Punjab Grill on EazyDiner offers 20% off on food & soft beverage. Download the EazyDiner app to get more such deals.
Q. Does Punjab Grill accept home delivery orders?
Ans. Yes, Punjab Grill accepts home delivery/takeaway orders via the EazyDiner app.
Q. What cuisines are served at Mamagoto, DLF Promenade Mall?
Ans. The main cuisine served at Mamagoto, DLF Promenade Mall is Pan Asian.
Q. What cuisines are served at Yeti - The Himalayan Kitchen, Cross Point Mall?
Ans. The main cuisine served at Yeti - The Himalayan Kitchen, Cross Point Mall is Nepalese, Tibetan, Regional Indian.
Q. What is the current Prime deal available at Pintxo?
Ans. The current Prime dining exclusive deal at Pintxo offers 25% off on food & soft beverages. Download the EazyDiner app to get more such deals.
Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.