Every city in the country has something special to offer. Local savouries, made with love by the locals are what stand the test of time. Just like Gujarat has the soft, sponge-like dhokla, Rajasthan has dal bati churma; Delhi is known for lip-smacking chhole served with piping hot bhatura. The spicy chhole or chickpea curry for the unversed is made with a mixture of spices, onions and chillies and cooked for hours to form a gravy. Deep fried flatbread or bhatura, fluff up in the hot oil and cooked to golden fried perfection to best accompany the curry. For breakfast, lunch, dinner or anything in between, a true Delhiite can gobble up these blankets of spice and warmth any time of the day. It is safe to say that Chhole bhature is the perfect meal to indulge yourselves in, on your cheat days. So, when in Delhi, this is where you need to be to devour piping hot plates of chhole bhature.
7 Must-Visit Places In Delhi To Taste Spicy Chole Bhature
1. Sitaram Diwan Chand, Paharjung
This iconic eatery started in the mid-70s and has been serving mouth-watering chole bhature ever since. The place is always crowded with hundreds of customers who visit the eatery for its age-old spicy recipe but it is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.
2. Chache Di Hatti, Kamla Nagar
Considered for serving one of the best chole bhature in Delhi, Chache Di Hatti is always crowded with people from all walks of life. Since there is no seating, you can choose to stand in the corner and eat it or in your car but do reach on time since they run out of it by 3 pm. Do try out their aloo chole bhature which is a speciality here.
3. Roshan Di Kulfi, Karol Bagh
Roshan Di Kulfi is one of the oldest running chhole bhature hotspots in the city where they add a secret mix of spices to cook up their scrumptious chhole bhature. When at Roshan Di Kulfi, end your meal with a plate of kulfi falooda as well, you'll probably need it.
4. Baba Nagpal Centre, Lajpat Nagar
The long queues outside the Baba Nagpal Centre daily are enough proof of the mouth-watering delicacies served here. The best part is that the centre is situated amidst the shopping area enabling you to have a bite while shopping to your heart's content but don't get so swayed with the shopping because they run out by 3 pm.
5. Anand Ji, Lajpat Nagar
This food joint in Lajpat Nagar has a variety of North Indian dishes from rajma chawal to chole bhature. The dishes served here are undoubtedly 'chole' appreciation from all those who savour it; it is truly love at first bite!
6. Prem Di Hatti, Rajouri Garden
The West Delhi region loves their hearty plate of chhole bhature. Prem Di Hatti serves the best chole with chur chur naan in the locality which you can directly compare with the ones served in Amritsar and you bet it is so tasty, you won't miss the bhature with it at all.
7. Rama Chhole Bhature, Jail Road
The chhole bhature served at Rama Chhole Bhature is Virat Kohli-approved. It is a stand-and-eat or a takeaway joint which is usually crowded, especially on weekends. That should be enough reason to check this place out, right?
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