‘Purani Dilli Ka Khana’ revives Old Delhi’s legacy
THE HANS INDIA |
Feb 26,2018 , 02:39 PM IST
-Old Delhi delicacies attracts crowd in huge numbers
Gurgaon: ‘Purani Dilli Ka Khana ’, a food festival organized by DLF Gardencity kick-started here today. The two-day event is being held at DLF Gardencity Sports Complex, Sector 91 in Gurgaon.
Over 25 stalls have been put up for the visitors. The food festival saw the participation of famous names like Chicken Changezi, Lotan Matar Kulche, Pandit Ji Paranthe Wale, JB Kachori Wala and Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi Wale. The menu ranged from scrumptious biryani to mouth-watering chaat which was one of the major crowd pullers. For those with a sweet tooth, there was kheer, phirni and more than a dozen varieties of kulfi.
Other attractions included stalls for home décor, clothing, accessories, jewelry and kids’ products.A dedicated zone had been created for the children who kept them thoroughly entertained. Also, a carnival parade of magicians, unicyclists, clowns, jugglers, stilt walkers in the venue is thoroughly entertaining the crowd with its antics.
“It was heartening to see that a large number of people turned up for ‘Purani Dilli Ka Khana’. The name 'Old Delhi' always triggers nostalgia. Most Gurgaonites crave to visit the place. But given the distance, it's really difficult to go there frequently. This festival gave everyone the opportunity to relish the authentic delicacies of Old Delhi. We shall continue to organize such social and cultural activities at DLF Gardencity” said Harinder Dhillon, VP- Sales, DLF.
“During my student days, I often visited the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk to taste the delicious food especially the paranthas. Thanks to DLF Gardencity, this weekend we had everything under one roof and that too, in our township,” said Mr. Rohit Agarwal, Resident Nth 90.
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