Do you like North Indian cuisine? Here are 5 restaurants not to be missed in Delhi


Foodie and traveler Rupali Dean lists five great restaurants in the capital to eat at

These restaurants have two things in common
excellent and outstanding food dals.

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Daryaganj

Gurgaon, Delhi and Noida
In 1947, Kundan Lal Jaggi launched an iconic restaurant in the Daryaganj locality of New Delhi, and broke new ground with iconic dishes such as Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani. As a tribute, his grandson Raghav and Raghav’s childhood friend Amit Bagga started a brand called Daryaganj. They have revived the original secret recipes from 1947, which are made as close as possible to how they were presented back then.

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Daryaganj - Dal Makhani

These recipes are simple and straightforward; the Dal Makhani (above) is cooked overnight to a secret recipe to give it a natural creamy texture that makes it the #1 dish at every table. Daryaganj is almost obsessively customer-focused and guarantees you a great dining experience.
Essential tests: Dal Makhani, Original Butter Paneer, Paneer Tikka, Dahi Kabab, Malai Kofta, Kulfi, Gulab Jamun

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Copper Chimney Outlet CyberHub

copper fireplace

DLF Cyber ​​Hub, Gurgaon
This legacy brand since 1972 continues to serve its iconic original recipes and was one of the first to put Indian cuisine on the world map with its international outlet in Westfield, London. The outlet had India’s first open kitchen and was run by chef Tari, the first female Ustadwho served memorable tandoori roast to the guests. Copper Chimney hand-selects spices from select farms and offers melt-in-your-mouth skewers marinated for eight hours; the curries are made from scratch and cooked fresh for every order.

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Copper Chimney, CyberHub outlet - Dal Maharaja

Dal Maharaja (above)a simmered delicacy served topped with a generous dollop of hand-churned butter, not to be missed.

Essential trials: Ab-e-Hayat, Kadak Roomali, Paneer Tikka, Dal Maharaja, Bazaar ke Chole

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Spice Art

The art of spices

Crowne Plaza, Greater Noida
The offering is a hand-picked menu of culinary delights from Awadhi and Mughlai cuisines, led by “Master of Spice – Chef Hardev Singh”, an authority on authentic North Indian cuisines who unfolds his entire gastronomic experience at SpiceArt. The open kitchen, dotted with shimmering copper tandoors, allows you to see expert hands at work. Here, the cuisine is faithful to its origins Punjab, Delhi and Lucknow regions and genuine in preparation, ensuring customers experience nothing but the best.

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Spice Art - Do Din ki Dal

The Do Din Ki Daal (above)simmered in the
tandoor for two days and finished with cream and butter, is a fixed order at most tables. Live ghazal music is another USP of the restaurant.
Essential tests: Mushroom Ki Gilawat, Do Din Ki Dal, Amritsari Plateau Chole Kulcha, Martbaan Ka Paneer, Zafraani Malai Kofta

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Made in Punjab

Made in Punjab

Gurgaon, Delhi and Noida
Made in Punjab works to showcase the authentic traditional flavors of Punjab, incorporating lost and overlooked household recipes and dhabas across the state, and striking a nice balance between the pastoral and the contemporary. The result is a transformed dining experience. The menu takes you on a food trail through Amritsar, Lahore, Peshawar, Balochistan and other regions renowned for their culinary experiences. The varied menu offers rich and comforting cuisine that reflects the Punjabi philosophy.

i North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Made In Punjab - Dal MIP

The chefs are proud of the preparation of the Dal MIP (above); it’s cooked to perfection overnight using fresh, high-quality ingredients and is a favorite among regular diners.

Essential trials: Dahi Kebab, Chowk ki Bharwan Tikki, Multani Paneer Tikka, Dal MIP, Sarson Ka Saag

i1 North Indian Restaurants in Delhi - Aangan - Dal Makhani


Hyatt Regency Delhi
Curated by celebrity chef Anil Khurana, Aangan’s menu features an extravagant banquet of delicious multi-cooked kebabs, a range of Indian breads and decadent main dishes. The open-air ambiance makes it a great place to dine under the stars. The cuisine is inspired by the Awadh region in India. The menu offers dishes rich in flavors that revive the rusticity of the cuisine traditionally prepared on a tandoor. The Dal Makhni (above) is the best-selling dish on the menu, as customers always repeat their orders and keep coming back for more.
Essential trials: Paneer Tikka, Dal Makhni, Tandoori Broccoli, Soya Chaap, Dahi Ke Kebabs, Guchi Methi Matar Malai.

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