Afghan Food Get More Popularity in Delhi
Afghani food is known for its exquisite taste and different varieties and so the Afghan food business has become a livelihood for many Afghans living as refugees in New Delhi.
The Afghan food market is growing rapidly in the heart of Delhi and it has become an excellent place where food lovers find the delightful Afghan cuisine.
One can find a myriad of non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes in the small market in Hauz Lagu, found in South Delhi.
Nanwayee, the street bread developer, who makes traditional Afghani rotis during meal time, is very famous in this locality. This traditional roti is very important eatery for Afghans as it is considered that their meal is imperfect without this roti.
Haji Kharimdad, owner of the Afghan bread shop, discussed the importance of roti in the Afghan cuisine.
"The Afghani roti is made up of two types of flours; one is maida and second, grain. The roti is ready in a tandoor after grinding the flour by making use of a machine. You can eat Afghani roti with anything, like with signal, vegetables non-veg or only with tea like a snack, " he said.
"The roti we make is made up of wheat grains grain. It is very good for health insurance and although you may don't eat not this roti, you might survive for the day, " he added.
Spread restaurant serves the best of Kabuli Uzbeki pulao, kebabs and chicken. To get vegetarians, borani banjan, which is deep-fried eggplant dished up with yogurt and dried out mint leaves, along with Kabuli-style rajma is their specialty.
"We have a myriad of Middle Eastern food, we now have special Afghani rice called Kabuli pulao, and for non-vegetarians we have seafood, a myriad of kebabs, mutton, rooster, yakhni, and verities of soups. We also have one special dish from Afghanistan called Bulani. Aushak is also there which look like a momo but in Afghan style. It tastes different, inches said Abdul, owner of the Afghan restaurant, Saket.
Each restaurant available in the market pledges to bring the most of Afghan and the Middle East food and, henceforth, this is one of the mediums for the Afghan refugee to support their livelihood. (ANI)