Wonder where this is?

Do you know the name of this place in Delhi? Update: This is the Dargah of Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki in Mehrauli, Delhi…the same Sufi saint after whom the Qutb Minar was named! He was the disciple of the Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti who is revered at Ajmer, and himself became a highly venerated figure in Delhi’s…

The “Delhie” Book and a Picnic atop the Qutb

I am excited as I’ve stumbled upon the “Delhie Book” of Thomas Metcalfe. Does not ring a bell? Well, Metcalfe was an officer of the British East India Company, and the¬†Governor-General’s ¬†Resident at the Imperial court of Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar in early 19th century Delhi. He ran the ‘Delhi territory’ from 1835 to…

It’s finger licking good! Karim’s, Chandni Chowk

While the Paranthe Wali Gali caters to your vegetarian tastes, right opposite Jama Masjid is the original Karim’s-a gastronomic delight for non-vegetarians. Well, vegetarians are welcome too, but at their own risk! If you love Mughlai food then this place would surely be your Mecca in Delhi. Located close to a market known as Darya…