2020 is coming to an end and this year has been all about ordering food rather than visiting places (thanks to the pandemic!). We thought of compiling a list of 20 best delivery kitchens in 2020, whom we enjoyed ordering from. Some specialise in serving authentic Maharashtrian fare while some specialise in North Indian combos while some even serve exotic delicacies like sushis and American fast food, let's take a look and end this year on a foodgasmic note.
These Are Our Picks For Top Delivery Kitchens In Pune
Love eating on a banana leaf? Enjoy a traditional Maharashtrian meal on a banana leaf from Pangat, a Marathi weekend food delivery kitchen that dishes out authentic Marathi delicacies for foodies such as tomato saar, batata bhaji, alu wadi, bharli vange, katachi amti, ukadiche modak, masale bhat, pithla, panchamrut, kothimbir wadi, thecha, valachi usal and a lot more. Most of these items are popularly consumed during festivals and special occasions. Prices start at INR 280. Along with the neatly-packed food, they also provide a little leaflet that instructs how to plate these items on a banana leaf in a traditional manner and a small gratitude prayer. Check out our recommendation here.
Hydrabadi, Lucknowi, Kolkata — choose your favourite style of biryani and enjoy Nawabi gravies, melt-in-mouth kebabs and yummy desserts from Biryani Depot, a delivery kitchen situated in KP and Kalyani Nagar. We hear you must try the Hydrabadi chicken tikka biryani, Kolkata egg biryani and Lucknowi dum gosht biryani are must-tries options. vegetarians, worry not, you can enjoy veg biryanis and mushroom galauti kebabs! The prices for small portions start at INR 195 only.
Missed your trip to Goa? Worry not, order Goan delicacies from Goenche Kitchen, a Goan home kitchen that specialises in Coastal cuisine. Enjoy solkadhi, Sukke, Portuguese-influenced Cafreal Masala, Channa Tonak, Mutton Xacuti, Seafood Pilaf — these are some of the specialities that they deliver. Of course, their Sungta Humann aka prawn curry is a Goan staple you just can't miss out on! For Sunday brunch, you can order the Mutton Vindaloo with rice cakes! The prices start at about INR 300 per dish. Read more about the kitchen here.
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The Orient Affairs
Fill your tummy with delicious Chinese dishes made freshly by The Orient Affairs, a Chinese delivery and takeaway kitchen. Based out of Fatema Nagar, this kitchen is known for its Oriental bowls. Try the rice/noodle bowls, crispy mushroom in a hot garlic sauce, Singapore noodles, tofu honey chilli, soups and starters. Under INR 700, two people can easily enjoy starters and mains. You can also get a veg version of the delicious Pad Thai!
We didn't go out unless necessary but we didn't miss out on Sushi! How, you ask? Let's Roll, a Pune-based gourmet kitchen delivers hand-made vegetarian sushi rolls and sushi cakes to your doorstep. Yes, you heard it right! All the options are meat-free and choosing one is gonna be a herculean task! The menu is absolutely interesting and comprises sushi cakes, maki rolls, Fuji rolls, tempura, The Miso Dragon, Tokyo roll, and a lot more. Read more about this kitchen here.
Enjoy a roll-a-coaster ride (Pune intended). This delivery kitchen from Wadgaon Sheri delivers amazing veg as well as non-veg street-style rolls. The veg options include Punjabi rajma masala, bhuna soya chaap, Kashmiri aloo, kadai paneer, tandoori chaap, etc while meat lovers can relish the double egg roll, bhuna chicken-eggs, lemon-grilled chicken-eggs, mutton kosha roll, bhuna chicken roll, etc. The prices start at INR 125 only!
For those who kill for burgers, get the juiciest of burgers from Super Burgers, a delivery kitchen situated in Baner as well as KP (operating out of Boteco Kitchen). They have veg, as well as non-veg options and the prices, the prices start at approximately INR 200 per burger. The must-try options in veg include the Deadpool (beetroot bomber burger), The Joker (Sriracha paneer burger), and Dr, Strange (mushroom burger). We tried the Deadpool burger, and even hardcore non-vegetarians will love the taste. Meat lovers, we tried the Hulk Smash (ex-tourbo beef burger), and it was meaty, juicy, and delicious. Other options include Mr. Fantastic pulled pork burger and Superman (Sriracha pulled chicken burger) amongst others. Read more about the gourmet preparations here.
The Mighty Crust Pizzeria
The Mighty Crust Pizzeria serves New York-style pizzas in Pune! Started by Kaustubh Divekar in 2016, Mighty Crust started as a takeaway-only eatery offering nothing but pizzas. All the ingredients that go in the making of their pizzas are hand-picked from selective farmers around Pune. Options here include barbecue chicken pizza, pesto chicken, hottie, jerk chicken and the classic pepperoni. While vegetarian pizza options include margherita, pesto, toby, mafiosa and napoli. The best part is you can opt for two toppings by ordering your pizza half-and-half or try four toppings by opting for quarter pizzas. Read more about these delicacies here.
World Of Wings
Wings lover will totally agree that nothing beats enjoying a good movie or a show whilst enjoying spicy wings. We felt the same when we got to taste yummy chicken wings from World of Wings. This delivery kitchen is run from the Boteco kitchen in Koregaon Park and delivers to nearby locations such as Viman Nagar, Kalyani Nagar, Bund Garden Road and others. They are also situated in Baner and serve in the nearby localities. They have over ten varieties of wings that are served in three portion sizes. Enjoy Thai green curry wings, garlic parmesan wings, American buffalo wings and Teriyaki wings that are its specialties. Read more here.
Parantha lovers, this exclusive kitchen is all about tummy-filling, finger-licking paratha combos. Order authentic Punjabi parathas from Parantha Ji, a delivery kitchen in Baner. The USP of this kitchen is that each and every paratha is made with love and loads of shudh desi ghee. Their paratha menu is divided into two sections — classic paranthas comprising regular options such as aloo-matar, aloo-pyaz, mix veg, gobi, etc while the other is their signature paranthas such as mint-paneer, dal, missa, etc. You have the option to opt for single as well as a double portion. Try the cocktail samosas too. Read more here.
Bebe Di Rasoi
If you are craving smokey dal makhani, melt-in-mouth kebabs, creamy butter chicken and other granny-style Punjabi dishes, Bebe Di Rasoi is the right choice for you. You can order this yummy meals till 3AM! Situated in various locations across the city, the kitchen serves delicious meals to everyone who is homesick. The combos start at just INR 149. Read more here.
We found an amazing delivery kitchen in Kothrud and we dial them up for lip-smacking Maharashtrian foods. Catering, cloud kitchen and kitchen consultation- Prameya Foods has all three things. Brainchild of Ameya Shende, a hospitality and an F&B expert, Prameya Foods aims to satisfy cravings of homesick Maharashtrians who miss authentic ghar ka khana. Simple, homely and tasty, the food is well-prepared and packed to perfection. Order thalis and other individual specialties such as kadhi, lasooni methi, bharle vange, patal bhaji, puran poli or birdyachi usal. We tried their authentic meal box which had our childhood staple- batata kachrya bhaji, koshimbir, poli and gulab jamuns and it was heavenly. Read more here.
This Marathi kitchen in areas such as Karve Nagar, Bibwewadi, Hinjewadi, Wakad, and Shiv Teerth Nagar is every homesick foodie's dream. They deliver authentic home-made Maharashtrian dishes and thalis and the taste is simply authentic. Enjoy allu chi bhaji, birdya chi usal, puran poli, masale bhat and gulab jamuns. They also provide takeaway and catering services.
Spicy dal and ghee-laden baati, this authentic dish from Rajasthan is comfort food for many. Order a plate of yummy dal bati from Let's Baati, a delivery kitchen in Pimple Nilakh. Their menu has laal mas baati, chicken curry with baati, mix dal baati, etc. They also serve Rajathani delicacies like laal mas, gatte sabji and litti chokha. They deliver delicious and well-packed combos even for parties. Don't forget to try badam halva and churma!
You deserve delicious comfort food to end your day with after a tiring work from home routine! Order authentic North Indian combos and thalis from Khana Rozana — a delivery kitchen situated in Baner. They are known for their supreme thalis, jumbo meal combos and mini-meals will give you Delhi-Dhaba feels. They offer mini-meals as well as jumbo meals that are sufficient for one person. Try out the butter chicken jumbo meal, subz-e-bahar meal, dal makhani meal, Amritsari chole meal, chicken tikka masala meal, paneer makhani meals. Rice lovers can enjoy a variety of biryanis, rice bowls, or masala rice meals. Read more here.
This Baner kitchen serves Punjabi ghar ka khana at reasonable rates. From parathas, to paneer combos to butter chicken to biryanis, they serve everything like a mom would serve her kids. The meals are super delicious, especially the gravies. You can also try the signature three-bean salad! Read more here.
All the health freaks out there, get calorie-counted custom-made meals from Slimkart, a healthy food delivery service. They also serve keto food such as zucchini ravioli, steam momos, cauliflower rice biryani, and many more dishes. You can also get low-carb desserts delivered from Zomato. Subscription meals start at INR 2000. You can log on to their website and choose any of their health plans.
Situated in Wanowrie near Kondhwa, Roghandaaz Pune is a delivery kitchen that specialises in Tandoor, Mughlai, and Kolkata-style dishes. Enjoy the street-style rolls, Kolkata biryani, posto, tandoor starters, succulent kebabs, Mughlai parathas and a lot of rich gravies (veg/non-veg). A meal for two will cost INR 600.
The next time you are craving for biryani and succulent kebabs, dial-up Assal Biryani - a cloud kitchen in Baner that will deliver these authentic dishes to your doorstep. You can also go for their half kg and 1-kilo biryani packs. We feel this option is handy when you are hosting a dinner or get-together and you want to serve delicious biryani to your guests. They have five kinds- two in veg and three in chicken. Their veg and chicken Hyderabadi style biryanis have cooked meat and veggies with Hyderabadi flavours. Read more here.