Delhi has always been known for its busy lifestyle. It is the most expansive city in India and is densely populated. Apart from being the capital of the country, there are other specialties of this place as well. Delhi is well-known for its street food; and two foods are definitely bound to come up in your mind when it comes to street food – Kachoris and Samosas. These are most favorite snacks of the people all around the country specially in Delhi. There are innumerable shops and stalls in Delhi that sell them and people flock in the shops to buy them at all times of the day from morning to late evening. There is a sort of never-ending rush for these food stuffs. People eat them during small breaks or after working hours at workplaces and children often consume them as the evening snack.
Which are the best places serving best Kachoris and Samosas in Delhi? Although there cannot be a numbered list of the shops and stalls selling mouth-watering Samosas and Kachoris, few of the popular ones are listed below:
Where? Gate No. 4/1, Asaf Ali Road, Delhi
Located at Asaf Ali Road, they serve a 200gm Samosa with a great chutney. You are sure to keep licking your fingers after you get to taste one. The Samosa they serve is large in size.
Narayan Das Halwai
Address: 5999, Corner Naya Baas, Near Lahori Gate, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
It is a pretty small shop but sells one of the best Kachoris in Delhi. They are stuffed with a Hing-flavoured Lentil paste and are cooked in ghee. They are generally served with Potato dollops and a Chutney.
Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala
Address: 1104, Maliwara, Jogiwari, Gali Paranthe Wali, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Again coming back to Chandni Chowk, they are famous for their kachoris around the world. They have the famous Urad Dal Kachori along with the Kachalu Chutney. They have been covered by many newspapers also.
Some Other Types Of Samosas
Outside Hanuman Mandir
Pracheen Hanuman Mandir, Baba Kharak Singh Mar, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Normal Samosas are found at each corner of each street in Delhi NCR. But, here are few unique Samosas with stuffing and cover different from the normal ones and these re the places in Delhi where one can enjoy these Samosas.
Where? Near Lajpat Rai Market, Manohar Dhaba, opposite Moti Cinema, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Served with Rawal Pindi Chhole, just a single plate of Japani Samosa is enough to satiate your hunger. Near the Manohar Dhaba, in the infamous Chandni Chowk, the samosa tastes as interesting as it sounds. It is a special type of samosa with 60 layers of flour and is filled with delicious Potato filling.
Moong Dal Samosa
Where? Janta Sweets, Multani Dhanda, Paharganj Market, Delhi
Stuffed with nutritional delight – Moong Dal Samosa is something which can be enjoyed best along with health concern.
Gobhi Matar Samosa
Where? Vineet’s, Shop 1483, Chandni Chowk, DelhiJanta Sweets, Multani Dhanda, Paharganj Market
Feel like home eating home-cooked food while enjoying Gobhi-Matar Samosa at this place. Awesome taste and awesome stuffing, no one can have it just one!
Where? Bengali Sweet House, Connaught Place Delhi
Where? Bitto Samosa Wala, Rani Bagh Market, Delhi
Out-of-the-world invention – Macaroni Samosa is something one must give a try when in Delhi. Not to be found easily in Delhi or anywhere else, do not give it a miss at all.
Now that you have this list, do not forget to try out these shops the next time you go to Delhi; and for the ones who are already live in Delhi, as you might have tried a few of these, try out the rest of the list. Delhi is quite famous for these and if you are there, it is a must try for all of you. You can even try to make some of these at home; who knows, you might come up with a great recipe. You are sure to keep coming back to them over and over again.