Paranthas – a staple bBeakfast of Delhi, is relished by almost every Foodie. Delhi houses some of the best Parantha serving places and while accessing them, how can one miss out Paranthe Wali Gali at Chandni Chowk. Ghee-laden tasty Paranthas marks the exclusivity of this place.
Call it a famous gourmet locality or a Paradise to Parantha Lovers, the astounding Varieties of Paranthas will make you fall in Love with this delicacy all over again. This “Parantha Lane” is situated amidst the famous Chandani Chowk, where Paranthas have been relished by famous personalities like Panjit Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Vijaya Laxmi Pandit etc.
One shall be amazed to know that some of the shops here are run by their Sixth Generation successfully. The popularity of this Street can be accessed from the fact that a famous Mela restaurant in UK has imitated this famous ambience of Delhi lane.
Exotic Varieties of Kaju, Badam, Matar, Rabri, Khoya, Parat and many more Paranthas will bloat away your taste buds with flavours. Generally most of the owners here are Brahmin so the delicacy here is strictly Vegetarian which excludes Garlic and Onion. Only pure Ghee is used for Prantha preparations which mark the distinction of this place. Served with Tamaring chutney, Mixed vegetable Pickle, Potato and Paneer Gravy or Potato and Fenugreek Gravy and Sauteed mash of Sweet Pumpkin, these Paranthas are deep fried in Ghee. Gulp them down with Sweet Lassi (served in Khullar) to make your food experience ultimate.
Below are some of the decades old famous Parantha Shops:
Pandit Kanhaiyalal Durgaprasad
Contact No.: +91 99719 97140 +91 98916 64131
Established in 1875, this shop claimed to be one of the Oldest Shop in Paranthe Wali Gali. Serving commendable Parathas over 125 years, the Owner Pandit Kahaiyalal used to serve Paranthas in Pattal (disposable plated made from leaves)”and Water in Kullas (mud pots). And this has now become a fashion of the day.
Pt. Gayanand Shivcharan
Contact No.: +91 9899127472
This is another shop from an Era of 1882, which proudly displays the picture of Nehru family savouring Parathas, all the way coming down from their official residence in New Delhi to this marvellous place. You can pick out of 14 Amazing Varieties of delectable Paranthas from this place.
Babu Ram Paranthe Wala
Contact No.: +91 88606 67558 +91 93137 73576
With 30 different kinds of Paranthas, this 130 year Old shop is always packed with customers waiting to enjoy its impeccable offerings. From Karela parantha to Mirchi paratha, each variety of Paratha here is truly amazing.
So, to explore true flavours of Paranthas, get down this ancient narrow alley of Old Delhi and you will get to know why this Food Street is legendary!
Address: Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi (Map)
Timings: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: North Indian
Cost For Two: Rs. 150 approx.