Published On: Tue, Feb 28th, 2017

Purani Dilli Ka Khana’ revives Old Delhi’s legacy

-Old Delhi delicacies attracts crowd in huge numbers

February 27, Gurgaon: ‘ Purani Dilli Ka Khana ’, a food festival organized by DLF Gardencity concluded yesterday. The two-day event was held at DLF Gardencity Sports Complex, Sector 91 in Gurgaon.

‘Purani Dilli Ka Khana’ witnessed more than 2000 visitors from Mapsko Casabella, Bestech Ananda, Vatika India Next,SARE Homes, Orris and Vipul Lavanya amongst others.

Chicken Changezi

Over 25 stalls have been put up for the visitors. The food festival saw participation of famous names like Natraj Dahi Bhalle Wala, 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, jewellery 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 wonderful that large number of people turned up for ‘Purani Dilli Ka Khana’. Old Delhi has a rich legacy and the food festival gave everyone an opportunity to relish its delicacies. We shall continue to organize social, cultural as well as sports activities at DLF Gardencity” said Mr. Harinder Dhillon, VP- Sales, DLF

“Witnessing Old Delhi’s rich culture in flea market blended with shopping, food and entertainment at a place like New Gurgaon is a one-of-a-kind experience. I must thank and applaud DLF Gardencity team for taking such wonderful initiatives for our area and I would love to see more of such events in future also.” – Mr. Kunal Chauhan, Senior Vice President, Skoch Group, resident of DLF Gardencity.

” Purani Dilli ka khana is always been my favorite however my hectic schedule always kept me away from the Old Delhi food. I was really excite to have all the mouthwatering delicacies of Old Delhi at my doorstep and thoroughly enjoyed it with my family ” – Santosh Kumar, resident of Vatika India Next sector 82.

The festival came alive with scintillating performance given by Sufi band Rangreza which evoked nostalgia of Old Delhi’s culture among the audience. A Rajasthani folk dance performance also enthralled the audience.

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- Paul Linus is an eminent online journalist who has been writing news, features and editorials on different websites from across the world for about a decade.

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