The slim lanes, the outdated homes, the close-bonded muhalla, the Mughlia historical past and the road meals… these make our nationwide capital Delhi the famend Dilwalo Ki Dilli; and the primary image that is available in thoughts is of Delhi 6 (pronounced Dilli 6). For the unversed, Delhi 6 stands for Chandi Chowk space of Previous Delhi (postal code 110006 is shortened to six). Meals and Purani Dilli (Previous Delhi) go hand in hand and among the well-known dishes embrace, kulhe ki chaat, daulat ki chaat, chhole bhature, jaleba, kebabs, tandoori rooster and extra.

Are these names taking you to the fairy meals land? Now think about, in the event you get the entire essence of Purani Dilli below one roof! Edesia at Crowne Plaza Right this moment New Delhi Okhla is providing the identical via their 10th version of annual Dilli 6 meals competition. The competition, which began from February 14 and can proceed until February 29, 2020, tried to rediscover the culinary secrets and techniques of Purani Dilli which were handed down via generations.

In keeping with Sumit Sinha, Director of Meals and Beverage, Crowne Plaza Right this moment New Delhi Okhla, “The meals at Purani Dilli is sumptuously garnished with culinary secrets and techniques which were handed down via generations. Now we have tried to carry again the magical recipes from the family and streets of Previous Delhi for our patrons. We can be trying to recreate identical flavours, aromas and visible delight to take ahead the legacy.”


This yr’s theme ‘Meals Museum’ tried to unravel the outdated world attraction of Previous Delhi- from its meals to the vintage cutleries. The spotlight of the theme is the Chor Bazaar eating expertise the place an asymmetrical setup has been performed with random cutleries, furnishings, curtains, candle sticks, desk napkins, followers, lights and extra from the suites, restaurant kitchens, retailer rooms, laundry room and different areas of the lodge itself.

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The Jhilmil Bar setup

Meals And Drinks

Speaking in regards to the meals, the fest has every part that defines Dilli 6- changezi rooster, ghosht ka halwa, mutton korma, chhole bhature, the well-known kulche and extra. It has additionally recreated the enduring parathe wali gali, which is serving deep fried, golden colored parathas, full of fillings made out of mirchi, nimbu, methi, matar, mewa et al. In such a sort of fest, how can one miss the dessert part that has delicacies similar to Daulat ki chaat, Karachi halwa, fruit kulfi, kadha doodh and jalebi, Haneef ki phirni and many others.

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What grabbed our eyeballs was the Jhilmil Bar. The drinks on the bar had been devoted to all of the villains of Bollywood, like Previous Common Gabbar, Kaancha Cheena, Mogambo Margarita, Sidecar Shakaal and others.

So if you wish to expertise a slice of Dilli 6 life below one roof, then this meals fest could be a good possibility for you!

What: Dilli 6 Meals Competition, Season 10

The place: Edesia at Crowne Plaza Right this moment New Delhi Okhla

Price per particular person: INR 2099 (plus taxes)

When: 14th February to 29th February, 2020

Timings: 7 pm to 11:00 pm (solely dinners)

About Somdatta SahaExplorer- that is what Somdatta likes to name herself. Be it when it comes to meals, individuals or locations, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A easy aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a very good film could make her day.

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