Kakori, Galouti, Seekh: Here's Where To Find The Juiciest Kebabs In Delhi

Kasturi posted on 26 June

We asked Anubhav Sapra—the expert behind Delhi Food Walks—to weigh in on the top authentic kebab joints in Delhi, and he even told us exactly what to order.


A kakori hot spot, Majeed’s is a takeaway joint, so you can enjoy their succulent, perfectly spiced, cotton-soft, pudina-flavoured, city-famous kakori kebabs in the comfort of your car and/or home. We also recommend their special chicken if you’re looking for something else.

Delivery Services

Shop 8-9, B-7, Vasant Arcade Market, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

Bhaijaan Kababs

This one only opens its doors at 4.30pm, so don’t make lunch plans. Affectionately named after the owner’s fathers’s nickname, no one does a mean shammi kebab quite like Bhaijaan does.

Street Food

Shop 2202, Bazar Chitli Qabar, Near Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Lalu Kebabee

Famous for Boti Kebab, they have a seekh that needs to be appreciated by one and all. With a soft centre and a crispy outside, the only thing that gives it that extra punch is the smear of butter that goes with it. BRB, going to Lalu’s.

Fast Food Restaurants

Urdu Bazaar Road, Opp. Jama Masjid Gate No.1, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Ustad Moinuddin Kebabs

For melt in your mouth, buff seekh kebabs, Ustad Moinuddin works his magic, evident in his perfectly spiced, fatted, minced meat. These kebabs are served with onion rings, lemon and chutney. This place is also known as Sangam Biryani since Ustad Moinuddin’s son sells yummy biryani in the day time.

Fast Food Restaurants

Gali Qasimganj, Near Lal Kuan, Chawri Bazar, New Delhi

Kit Care Kebab Corner

With seekh kebabs to die for, this is a standalone joint that serves Mughlai food to the rich and famous! Mohd. Abbas, the owner, has catered for Bill Clinton and for parliamentary conferences. We hope that you get a bit of history while you gobble up these sumptuous kebabs {with the green chutney of course}.

Fast Food Restaurants

Shop T-21, Near Musafir Khaana, Nizamuddin, New Delhi

Qureshi Kabab Corner

A hole-in-the-wall establishment, they churn out the best mutton, chicken and buff seekh kebabs in the business.

Fast Food Restaurants

Opp. Gate 1, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Alkakori Alkauser

Evergreen for their kakoris, their outdoor seating, and the many imported liquor stores around it, Al Kauser will make it to any and every kebab list. Blame it on the consistent melt-in-your-mouth kebabs, the perfect amount of spice, and the choice of it as a roll.

Casual Dining

30, Vasant Place Market, Near Malai Temple, R K Puram, New Delhi

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An iconic establishment, rumour has it that the Jama Masjid outlet offers the best kebabs. What we recommend? The mutton seekh kebabs. For a more comfortable, convenient and clean experience, try the Karim’s at India Islamic Centre.

Casual Dining

16, Gali Kababian, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

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Babu Bhai Kebab Wale

Founded before 1947 and known for dora and sutli kebabs, Babu Bhai Kebabwale is your spot for some buttery, soft fare. These kebabs are so creamy and soft that they have to be held together by thread. They also do a smashing gola kebab.

Fast Food Restaurants

1465-B, Near Masjid Sayed Rafai, Chitli Qabar, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

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Ghalib Kebab Corner

Equipped to seat ten people or so, seems like they utilise all their resources in perfecting the mutton shammi kebab. So much so, that they seem to sell out early in the evening. Also, bear with the staff if they seem hurried or rude; we suggest you don’t  rile them up too much. You probably won’t have the time, those shammi kebabs are solid.

Fast Food Restaurants

Shop 57, Ghalib Road, Near Lal Mahal, Nizamuddin, New Delhi

Talib Kabab

Buff seekh kebabs and buff tikka served with onions and chutney! Their tikkas are truly delectable, soft and succulent small pieces, grilled on charcoal wood.

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Fast Food Restaurants

Near Mosque, Zakir Nagar Market, Okhla, New Delhi