KHARI BAOLI, DELHI- “THE LAND OF SPICES”
Khari baoli is a petite lane in DELHI. It is the largest spice market in INDIA and ASIA.
“SPICES” add up zing to the recipes and offer excellent aroma. “SPICES” play a hefty task in “THE WORLD OF COOKING”.
SO, this KHARI BAOLI is an wholesale grocery market selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea.
It is the oldest market in Delhi that was established in th 17th century. This market came up around the Fatehpuri Masjid, which was built in 1650 by Fatehpuri Begum, one of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s wives. During Shah Jahan’s reign it came to be known as Khari Baoli (Baoli, meaning step well, and Khari or Khara, meaning salty) from a saline water step well used for animals and for bathing.
This large market is filled with spices from all around the world. This market exports spices to other states of India such as Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. They have variety of spices that we wouldn’t envisage off!! There are hundreds of shops in this buzzing market all set to exhibit their brand and vivacity.
Like every other place in Delhi has its uniqueness and history, KHARI BAOLI is the right place to buy your “KITCHEN INGRIDIENTS”
Travel to the bazaar with a local tour guide in Delhi.