On a warm summer's day, picture standing under the cool shade of a peepul tree, gulping light, crispy rounds of golgappas dipped in refreshing jaljeera water, and sweetened with tamarind chutney. Imagine gorging on plump samosas, golden and glossy, and then reliving your childhood by slurping on a rainbow-striped chuski, India's answer to the snow cone.
When it comes to Indian street food, there's probably no place better than the national capital to indulge your tastebuds. Delhi plays host to a mind boggling range of street food that's popular all year around, but is really irresistible in the summer. So, why would you even want to head to a fancy restaurant when you can wallow in local decadence?
Here are Delhi's most popular street foods that you cannot afford to skip: