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The sounds coming out of Mosque’s loudspeakers to ‘tring’ sounds of Rickshawala’s bell, from traffic jams to the aroma of food coming out of every corner, that is Old Delhi for me.

Old Delhi is a walled that was once known as Shahjahanabad in 1638 when Shah Jahan decided to shift the Mughal capital from Agra. Old Delhi is the perfect combination of Food, Architecture, History with the touch of the real essence of Delhi. The reason why I choose old Delhi as my first blog is that I’m so familiar with this place. I was born here , I played in each and every street of Purani Dilli.

So, my walk started from my home, and as I walked out of my house all I noticed was the mad hustle bustle of this area.  ‘Daulat ki chat’ the most hyped and famous dessert needs a special mention. The golden gem which you can only find in the streets of Old Delhi. This is something that you will only find especially in winters.I still remember how back in the 90’s my grandfather used to take me there(Such golden days )

Walking through the lanes of Old Delhi I notice the beautiful architecture of the houses having big doors , big latches , blue colored walls and multiple windows as old as 100 years.

Another golden gem of Old Delhi is Kuremal’s Kulfi which is 100 years old. They serve the best kulfi I have ever eaten which has a flavour of natural fruits.

After all these amazing treats, I walked towards Fatehpuri Masjid in Chandni Chowk. Seeing the crowded market with vendors standing on both sides of the road all I could think was the daily traffic that everybody talks about

Then there is this Siddique family’s kheer shop in Lal kuan which is famously known as ‘Bade miyan ki kheer’. Every hype you have ever heard about this kheer shop is absolutely true and must visit.

After having this kheer , I walked towards Fatehpuri Masjid where I went to the famous Khan Omelette Corner. This place is neither for vegetarian nor for non vegetarian its just for eggetarian.

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And all that I hogged on while passing from Fatehpuri Masjid to Jama Masjid at Ashok Chaat Corner, Rabri faludas from a roadside vendor, Kulley ki chaat (fruit chaat) and Fruit Sandwich at Jain Coffeehouse. This coffee house’s coffee machine is 60 years old. And being a coffee lover myself this place is always on my list.

Old Delhi, speacially during the time of Ramzan is nothing less than heaven for food lovers, photographers, and explorers. Its like a mini fair every day. So all this is Old Delhi for you . The place which has the most vibrant and charming streets , The place where I grew up and the place where I spent the best years of my life .

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