Its Dusshera Time!!!



I was nostalgic looking at the bow and arrow, the masks and the battle armor toys. As a kid, I wouldn’t return from the Ram Leela ground until my parents bought these for me. On Saturday, I was once again thrilled to be reminded of childhood antics. I couldn’t resist the temptation to buy one for myself at the Lal Quila Maidan (Red Fort Lawns).

In our busy lives, festivals always return to refresh and rejoice us. With the commencement of Navratris, its the beginning of festive season. Planning family time during holidays, returning to homeland to celebrate with family and enjoying delicacies associated with fests are the three things that happen during this time. Since I am a great foodie, what charms me most about festivals is food and exploring new places to eat always thrills me.

  I have been living in Delhi for last fifteen years but had never known about Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee. And its not just famous because the Ramlila ground has the tallest effigy of Ravan but also because of its display of mouth watering Delhi street food. When we reached there, we were met with colorful pandal which housed a huge Dusshera mela and more the food display boasted that of a big fat Indian wedding. The Saturday turned into a delicious one. Hubby and I had a great evening digging into some amazing Chaat papdri, Golgappas, Chilla, Matar-kulcha, Stuffed mango, Rola icecream and more. The Ice-creams, Kulfi were novelty items available there and simply irresistible.  I bet, as you walk down the pictures, you ought to get hungry!!!


Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee

  25th September- 4 October 2014

Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee, Dusshera, Ramleela
Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee


Red Fort, Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee, Dusshera, Chandni Chowk, Food, Festival, New Delhi
The beautiful and huge Pandal of Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee in Red Fort Lawns

ram lila at the red fort lawns nav shree dharmik leela committee lal quila maidan


Dusshera, Ram Leela, Pandal, Lal Quila Maidan, New Delhi
The LIVE Ram-Leela going on


Giant Wheel, Raam Leela Ground, Red Fort Lawns
Giant Wheel, Not one but four of them at one ground


Jhaaki, Dusshera, Ram Leela, Lal Quila, Red fort Lawns, New Delhi
Performances and JHAAKI keep us entertained



Street Food at its best at Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee


Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee presents "Ramlila" , Dusshera, Festival, Lal Quila Maidan
POSING:  The cooks look all well dressed and are ready to serve best street food of Delhi




Street food, its aroma and its look, my taste buds love it all.  My stomach began to growl at the sight of Delhi Street food. After walking through the colorful and decked up food stalls, the foodie in you is gonna take over your mind and heart. Remember its Chandni Chowk , so don’t look back, start gorging.



Matar Kulcha, Chaat paadri, Street Food, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Matar Kulcha and Chaat paadri
Stuff Mango Ice cream, Apple, Orange, Ice
Stuffed Fruits Icecream


And the STUFF MANGO looked like this when it was peeled and cut in slices. On the outside there is real mango and stuffed in it is the rabri icecream… Yummy indeed! The pieces melted in our mouth.

Stuff Mango Incecream, Chandni Chowk, Street food
Stuff Mango
Lavish Chilla Stuffing
Lavish Chilla Stuffing
Chilla, Street Food,
Rolla Kulfi
Rolla Kulfi
Fruit ice cream
I loved the Rolla Kulfi, it had the flavor of every fruit.




Fruits katoris
Fruit Kullas

Happy Blogging!!!

7 thoughts on “PhotoWalk: Ram Leela Fun and Food at the Red Fort Lawns”

  1. You are absolutely right Manjulika, we too visited the Red Fort last night, and it was truly a great fun. Will once again visit on tomorrow or day after 🙂

  2. Indeed a great walk through the street foods of Delhi. I was drooling just looking at those pics. Thank you for sharing such wonderful pics. Keep blogging thanks!

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