When you talk about mouth-watering street foods, especially the Golgappas, Delhi tops the list and on top of the long list of delicious foods is the Delhi’s Golgappas! The historical capital is a paradise of street foods. Distinct flavours of tongue-tickling Golgappas make the streets of Delhi a foodie’s heaven. A crispy ball filled with tangy sauce and flavour thrashing filling which explodes with flavours when crushed inside one’s mouth. Read on to find out where to find the best of these Golgappas in Delhi.
Chhote Lal Chaat Bhandar: Located in the Chawri Bazar area in Sitaram Bazar, they serve delicious flavour rich goglgappas for less than Rs 40 a plate. These crunchy tangy Golgappas are irresistible and bliss after an episode of shopping. This is one of the most famous eat outs for Golgappas and that makes the stall, a must visit one!
Ashok Chaat Bhandar: Chandni Chowk is the ‘Promised Land’ of delicacies in Delhi. The street food found in these lanes are lip smacking. Situated in Chowk Hauz Qazi, Ashok Chaat bhandar is home for Golgappa and Chaat lovers. With more than fifty years of service, this stall forks out a large variety of Golgappas including the regular plate with tamarind sauce, Golgappas filled with curd, sookha Golgappa garnished with coriander and dry masala and the meetha pani which is a red sauce that furnishes a sweet, tangy flavour. These crispy spheres are flavour explosives you will want to get back to, again and again!
Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar: Head out to this legendary stall to relish the original Golgappas. With a perfect coupling of tamarind water, filling and garnishes, this stall is a must visit for all Golgappa lovers. The perfect crispy spheres are rich in flavours blended well.
Prince’s Paan and Chaat Corner: Located in M Block market, Greater Kailash, Prince’s Paan and Chaat Corner is a stall you can head to if you are looking for a place to get away from the heat. They make sure that everything is hygienic, and hence this is the place all you hygiene freaks should head to! The cost of two is about Rs 250.
Lala Babu Chaat Bhandar: Situated near Kumar cinema in Chandni Chowk, this Golgappa stall is the favorite of Delhiites. Indulge into a plate of crispy Golgappas from this stall, and you will realize why it stands out! The secret ingredient is the spicy Jaljeera water flavoured with a digestive called Harad which makes the dish too delicious to be forgotten. This is one of the most legendary stalls in Delhi and if you really want to know why it is so special, go ahead and indulge in a plate!!
Jai Maata di Chaatwala: This stall has its own trail of fans. It is situated near the UPSC building and is quite famous for their Chaat and Golgappas. A tasty plate will cost you around Rs 30-40.
Nathu’s sweets: Ever tried Golgappa the Bengali style?! Head to Nathu’s Sweets in the Bengali market to relish a plate of Golgappas with tastier and spicier filling and thicker tamarind water. The stall is obviously a favorite of Bengalis. The spicy plate, when accompanied by their delicious sweets, completes a wholesome treat.
Bengali Sweet House: An episode of Chaat feasting is not considered complete without hitting the Golgappa stall called Bengali Sweet House in the Bengali Sweet Market in Connaught Place. This is a sweet change of taste as their distinctive taste stands out from the other stalls. The Bengali sweet house their own line of followers who queue up for a quick treat from this stall.
Grover Sweets: Located at the entrance of Rajouri market, Grover sweets is a legendary Golgappa store you do not want to miss out. The sour and minty water is a specialty of this stall which keeps you wanting to go back to them. The place is always crowded with loyal customers.
Evergreen Chaat House: Just like the name proposes, Evergreen Chaat house has existed since forever. It has been an all time favorite of Delhiites, handing out delicious plates of Golgappas to their customers. Costing Rs 50 a plate, these Golgappas are lip smacking. The neat set up and mouth-watering treats will always remain unforgettable.
If you are a Golgappa loony, these are just some of the places that will provide you delicious treats. There are so many stalls in Delhi and the specialty of these stalls is that each place has their own trade secrets and ingredients to make the platters exceptionally remarkable. The Golgappas will leave you craving for more. If you are a foodie looking for some desi treats, Delhi is the place you need to be at!