Red Fort, Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee, Dusshera, Chandni Chowk, Food, Festival, New Delhi

 

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

 

The beautiful and huge Pandal of Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee in Red Fort Lawns

 

The LIVE Ram-Leela going on

 

Giant Wheel, Not one but four of them at one ground

 

Performances and JHAAKI keep us entertained

 

 

Street Food at its best at Nav Shri Dharmik Lila Committee

 

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 and Chaat paadri 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 Lavish Chilla Stuffing Chilla Rolla Kulfi I loved the Rolla Kulfi, it had the flavor of every fruit.

 

 

 

Fruit Kullas

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Written by

Manjulika Pramod

An engineer who loves to be called a blogger more!
Traveler, short-story writer, voracious reader, foodie is the better me!
Reading, eating, traveling, exploring, observing and blogging are the beautiful highs of my life.