With an encyclopaedia of ingredients, Parsi cuisine incorporates bold flavours that somehow always make perfect sense on your plate. Here’s where to score the most authentic Parsi cuisine in the capital.

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Rustom’s – Parsi Bhonu

Rustom’s – Parsi Bhonu

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Rustom’s Parsi Bhonu

Rustom’s- Parsi Bhonu is a quaint little restaurant in Adchini that promises authentic home-cooked food, made from recipes passed down over generations. So far it’s got great reviews and plenty of options for vegetarians. Try their signature Kheema Pattice, Dhan Sakh and good ol’ Pallonji’s soda.

Where: 94A and 94B, Adchini {Aurobindo Marg}

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

Contact: +91 9910060502

Timings: 12:30pm-3:15; 7:30pm-11:00pm

For regular updates, follow their Facebook page here

Soda Bottle OpenerWala

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Soda Bottle OpenerWala

With a menu that reads like a proper Irani cafe menu, along with Bombay favourites thrown in for good measure, this is one cafe that really kickstarted the whole Parsi food trend in Delhi and NCR. Try their Kanda Bhajji, Patra Ni Machchi, or Margi Na Farcha. Don’t forget to wash them down with the excellent cold coffee, or the quintessential raspberry soda.

Where: 73, Khan Market, New Delhi or Phase 3, Near Building no 8, DLF Tower 8th Road, DLF Cyber City, DLF City II, Sector 24, Gurgaon

Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market or Cyber City

Contact: 011 43504778, 011 43504878

Timings: 11:00am-11:15pm

For regular updates, follow their Facebook page here

Parsi Anjuman

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Parsi Anjuman

One of Delhi’s best-kept secrets, Parsi Anjuman is the dining room at the Parsi dharamshala in Daryaganj. One is welcome to dine here, but only if you’ve made a reservation with the ever-efficient Mrs Bagli. There is a daily pre-fixed menu, which could include Mutton Dhansak, Chicken Salli served with rotis and kachumbar, or Patra Ni Machchi with a perfect mint and coconut dressing.

Where: Delhi Gate, Parsi Dharamshala, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, Near Daryaganj, New Delhi

Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar

Contact: 011 23238615

LBB Tip: If you’re still looking to get your Parsi food fix, Faarsi in Hauz Khas Village, and Fidaah in Epicuria, Nehru Place also serve Parsi food.


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