Here’s How You Can Celebrate Eid And Onam in Delhi

    Celebrate Eid & Onam in the capital 

    How often do you get a Tuesday to relax after Monday blues? Bakri Eid and Onam are both giving you a chance to enjoy this mid-week holiday with some delicious food. Experience two completely different cuisines on the same day right here in Delhi Here’s where you can get your festive fix.

    Mahabelly for Onam Sadhya

    Sadhya is a vegetarian feast, and you can savour the delicacies of this feast at Mahabelly. The restaurant specializes in South Indian food will have Onam Sadhya on a banana leaf, the traditional way.


    photo courtesy: Mahabelly Facebook page

    When: Sept 13, 14 & 15 (12 pm to 10 pm)
    Where: Mahabelly, MA-A05, Ground Floor, Restaurant Block, DLF Place Mall, Saket
    Nearest metro station: Malviya Nagar
    Contact: +91 9911462757
    Price: Rs. 699

    Celebrate Bakri Eid in Old Delhi

    It is no secret that Old Delhi is the place to be during Ramadan and Eid, just like Mohammed Ali Road in Mumbai. However, here are a couple of places that every foodie must eat at, especially during the festive season.


    photo courtesy: Mahabelly Facebook page


    Old Delhi is Karim’s for me. Even on a regular day, their Nihari is the best I’ve ever had. So you can only imagine what the food must be like on Eid. Their Mutton Barra is tender, well-cooked and the best in the city.

    Karim's hotel

    Photo courtesy: picture for representation from Wikipedia page

    Where: 16, Gali Kababian, Jama Masjid
    Nearest metro station: Chawri Bazaar


    When I think of Al-Jawahar, I can literally picture Afghani Burra and Kaleji. The food here is quite spicy but I think the spice is what makes it stand out. No one does Kaleji like Al Jawahar, it is cooked to perfection and in spices that will make your eyes and mouth water.

    Al Jawahar

    photo courtes: Anusua Banerjee

    Where: 8, Jama Masjid Matia Mahal Road, Matia Mahal, Opposite Gate 1
    Nearest metro station: Chawri Bazaar

    Kallan Sweets

    When my friend suggested Paneer Jalebi, I cringed. Kallan Sweets does these amazing, thick jalebis among other delicious sweets. Shahi Tukda is also a must try.

    Paneer jalebi

    photo courtesy: Picture for representation from Wikipedia

    Where: Shop no. 4-5, Jama Masjid, Gate no. 1, Matia Mahal
    Nearest metro station: Chawri Bazaar

    So I’m thinking Onam Sadhya for lunch and Old Delhi for dinner. What are your plans?

    Delhi Writer
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