Ah, food. It’s a truth universally acknowledged that it can cure any form of sadness/depression and make the existential crisis of life look a tad manageable. And if you’re a foodie who has the urge and curiosity to try things from all over, this one’s for you. 

Here’s a list of places where you can find delicious, authentic cuisines in Delhi. These places will not only be showers of blessings on your taste buds, but also give you a peek into the food and culture of a place far away.

1. Korean Cuisine

Where: The Shim Tur, Paharganj

What to try: Kim Bap

Paharganj is a gem of a place when it comes to widening the horizons of your taste buds and it’s as easy as it could get on your pockets. It might get a little tough to find it, but once you do, it’s a haven for your taste buds.

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2. Tibetan Cuisine

Where: Rigo Restaurant, Majnu ka Tila

What to try: Devil Chicken Momos

This place serves lip smacking food, with great ambience and hygienic preparation. Oh, did we mention it’s beautifully light on the pocket?

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3. African Cuisine

Where: Manny’s Square, Arjun Nagar

What to try: Moi Moi (Moin Moin)

Run by an African man and his Northeastern wife, this restaurant claims to serve the “most authentic African food”. It’s a place that imports all the ingredients from Nigeria. You have their word.

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4. Mizo Cuisine

Where: Mizo Diner, Safdarjung

What to try: Sangha Chhum

This is one of the places where the owner takes the onus of getting the most authentic food to the table. Fish is boiled in Mizo style with delicious spices. It’s one of the most popular dishes from the Northeast. 

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5. Malayali Cuisine

Where: Hotel Malabar, New Friends Colony

What to try: Tapioca and Fish Curry

This place has won hearts with its consistency in taste. And yes, the fish curry will take you straight to heaven. You have my word.

6. Ethiopian Cuisine

Where: Ethiopian Cultural Centre, Chanakyapuri

What to try: Doro Wat

You will get a glimpse of the rich culture of Ethiopia and a taste of the national dish. Supremely popular amongst locals, this is a must try for every foodie.

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7. Udupi Cuisine

Where: Carnatic Cafes across the city

What to try: Neer Dosa

This chain serves the best of Udupi cuisine and the part to look forward to is the chutney. Really. This has to be your go-to place when hunger pangs demand something south Indian.

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8. Bihari Cuisine

Where: Litti.in, Malviya Nagar

What to try: Litti Chokha and Mutton

Litti chokha is one of the best-known dishes from Bihar, and this place knows how to get it right. We’ve also had people swear upon their mutton too.

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9. Naga Cuisine

Where: Nagaland’s Kitchen, Greenpark

What to try: Pork Ribs

Located in one of the most bustling places, the food is absolutely droolworthy. It also promises authentic ingredients and a menu that might leave you wanting to try everything. Book a date, and soon!

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10. Vietnamese Cuisine

Where: Little Saigon, Hauz Khas

What to try: Pho Thap Cam

This dish will be one hell of a mouthful and a burst of flavours. The dish has noodles, chicken and seafood. You will not be left wanting.

11. Malaysian Cuisine

Where: Asia Alive, Double Tree Hilton, Gurgaon

What to try: Rendang Kambing

Lamb cooked in spices in Malaysian style will be something you will keep coming back for. The gravy of coconut milk will only make the taste richer. Definitely, a must try.

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Feed yourselves folks! Gluttony calls!