Chole Bhature Trail in Delhi- The Best Food Joints in Town


You’re not a true Dilli-walla at heart if you do not love chole bhature. A combination of spicy chole (chickpeas) along with steaming hot bhature is the perfect indulgence when winter comes knocking and you are not afraid to put on some extra kilos. A hot plate of chole bhature is a sheer treat for the taste buds. If you have been wondering where exactly you can find the best chole bhature in town, here is our pick of the best ones:

Hands down, he is the clear winner, when it comes to chole bhature. This shop has been there for decades and makes the most amazing spicy chole and paneer-laced fluffy bhature. Many people travel great distances especially on Sunday morning to satisfy their taste buds. They also deliver and depending upon your location, they charge a delivery fees. If you haven’t been here, make sure you are heading this weekend for your breakfast here.

Head to: 2243, Raj Gurur Road, Chuna Mandi, Paharganj

Cost for Two: Rs.200 (Approx.)

The university students will surely agree with this one. Located in the lanes of Kamla Nagar Market, this place is not a difficult find owing to its popularity. The chole bhature here is served with tangy pickle, green chilies and spiced potatoes to add more to the flavor. You can find two types of bhatures: plain and one with potato stuffing. The best part is it’s easy on the pocket and high on taste. Come early in the morning to buy yourself a plate full of goodness as by afternoon it’s all sold out.

Head to: Chache Di Hatti, 32, Next to All Smile Dental Clinic, Kamla Nagar

Cost for two: Rs.110 (Approx.)

West Delhi is known for warm-hearted Punjabis and their love for delicious food. Prem Di Hatti reminds you of that highway dhaba which doesn’t empty your pocket but really fills your tummy and soul. The bhatures are huge and the chole are just perfect. Next time you go wedding shopping to Rajouri Garden, you know where to head out for a fulfilling lunch.

Head to: J-1/162, Opp. City Square Mall, Rajouri Garden

Cost for two: Rs.150 (Approx.)

One of the hidden gems in the lanes of Amar Colony is Baba Nagpal Corner. This shop boasts of the best chole bhatures in town. There chole have a typical Punjabi taste with lots of masala and the best part about their bhatures is that even if you pack them and take away, they just taste perfectly fresh.

Head to: Baba Nagpal Corner, 7/25, Gupta Market, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar

Cost for two: Rs. 150 (Approx.)

This is one of the oldest Chole Bhature shops in east Delhi. It is fondly known as “Afeem wale Chole Bhature”. Don’t take the word literally it’s just said because the taste really intoxicates you. The whole preparation tastes really amazing and is packed with loads of flavors. They have three branches, Chota Bazar, Vishwas Nagar and Kanti Nagar.

Head to: Gali number 8, Chota Bazar, Shahdara New Delhi

Cost for two: Rs.150 (Approx.)

Surender ke chole bhature

Surender Ji has been serving this dish for last 20 years on his cycle. You can find him near Gate No.4; nearest metro station GTB Nagar. You can find him here from 1pm to 3:30pm. What makes his dish different from others is the unconventional flat bhatura. The dish is served with Imly ki chutney, cauliflower and carrot pickle and chole are topped with coriander.

Head to: Gate No.4, GTB Nagar Metro Station, Kingsway Camp

Cost for two: Rs.80 (Approx.)

We know the name says kulfi but we are just taking you out on a food trail. It’s one of our favourite spots for kulfi but it stands out for its chole bhature as well. The crispy bhatures and the tangy choles are sure to melt in your mouth. What better combination than having chole bhature and following it up with kulfi-falooda.

Head to: 2816, Ajmal Khan Road, Karol Bagh

Cost for two: Rs. 250(Approx.)

Megnath Yadav ke chole bhature

This tiny little spot in khan market is known for its hot and piping chole bhature. This place serves a huge bhatura with not so spicy chole. The sizzling golden bhatura along with green chilies and carrot pickles is surely a treat. Here, the paneer bhaturas are more famous than the plain bhaturas.

Head to: Khan Market

Cost for two: Rs.100 (Approx.)

A very few landmark eateries continue to sustain their authentic taste over a period of time and undoubtedly, Nand Di Hatti is one of them. The bhaturas are soft as well as crispy and the chole is a mix of delectable flavors. They are served with gooseberry pickles and green chilies. The best part about the dish is that you feel it’s just perfect with all the ingredients perfectly in sync with each other. They don’t use onion and garlic in the preparation. Everything here is made in “Desi Ghee” which makes me feel little guilty but I won’t mind working out extra hard to relish this dish.

Head to: 830, PaanMandi, Sadar Bazar

Cost for two: Rs.200 (Approx.)

This place is a heaven for all those people who work in and around CP and Janpath. The true desi flavours melt in your mouth and you literally crave for more and more. This hidden gem is in the back lane of Scindia House. The paneer stuffed bhaturas are served with spicy chole topped with fried pieces of paneer and kofta and served with pickled kachalu. A regular lunch spot for the office goers in Connaught place.

Head to: Scindia House, K G Marg, Janpath

Cost for two: Rs.100 (Approx.)

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