We all know how popular Delhi is when it comes to food and acing dishes from all over the world. From elegant Mughali delicacies to something as simple as Ram Ladoos, the city encompasses a wide range of cuisines, making it India’s cuisine capital. Now since we’re talking about Delhi’s specialities, it would be not correct if we leave out the ‘chaat,’ which attracts visitors not only from all over the country but the world as well.
A plate of deep-fried potato topped with spiced yoghurt and tangy chutney or maybe spicy golgappe filled with potato, you will find various style of chaat in almost every coner of the Capital. If you haven’t yet discovered Delhi Bazar ki chaat (दिल्ली बाजार की चार्ट) then you have missed all the fun. We have listed down some of the famous chaat corner that are a must try!
01. Prince Chaat Corner
Where: M- 32, Greater Kailash 1 Rd, 110048
If you are visiting GK Market, don’t forget to visit this chaat corner. Prince Chaat Corner draws hordes of people. It has become the market’s highlight after a decade of providing Delhi’s most famous chaat, with customers stopping by for the giant-sized, delicious golgappas, and appreciating the flavour that has remained the same for years. (Isn’t that amazing?). If you visit this chaat place during the winter, don’t miss out on the popular Palak Patta Chaat.
02. Natraj Dahi Bhalla
Where: 1396, Main Road Near Central Bank, Opposite Paranthe Wali Gali, Chandni Chowk
Since 1940 this small shop has only gained popularity. Do you know why? Because of the mouthwatering bhallas which are not only delicious but easily melts in your mouth! And not to forget the curd which is thick and creamy, with a hint of sweetness and flavour provided by the sonth. It doesn’t end here dahi Bhalla is topped with red chilli powder and chaat masala, which adds an extra layer of flavour. You should also definitely taste their crunchy Aloo Tikki.
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03. Shiv Tikki Wala
Where: Ground Floor, Community Centre, Karkardooma, New Delhi
One of the famous chaat joint in East Delhi which serves golgappa, aloo tikki chaat, dahi bhalla, papdi chaat, samosa,pav bhaji, chaap recipes, rolls, and other dishes. If you’re a fan of mouth – watering street cuisine, this is a must-visit location.
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04. Vaishno Chaat Bhandar
Where: 93-E, kolhapur Road, Kamla Nagar, Delhi, 110007
Planning to visit Kamla Nagar, don’t forget to try Vaishno Chaat Bhandar chaat which us under 100! This stall is almost always buzzing with students who can’t get enough of anything on the menu, which, by the way, includes Malai Chaap. The options range from Papdi Chaat to Aloo Tikki, and they’re all worth trying.
05. UPSC chaat wala
Where: Shahjahan Rd, near UPSC Bhavan, UPSC, Man Singh Road Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110069
Wondering why this UPSC Chaat Wala name is chosen for the stall? Because it is named after its customers, UPSC aspirants. It must be noted that the stall does not open until after noon. Don’t forget to try their special Aloo Tikki, which is served with sonth and mint chutney.
06. Hira Lal Chaat Corner
Where: Shop No, 3636, Gali Lohe Wali, Raghu Ganj, Chawri Bazar, Old Delhi- 110006
If you love eating fruits then you must visit this stall which is located in Chandni Chowk and is best in capital. You can enjoy fresh and tasty Fruit Chaat at this chaat corner. The chaat is lip-smacking good and healthy, served in a huge cup of fruit skin. The fruits and yoghurt used in the preparation are sweet and delicious, as well as extremely fresh, which enhances the flavour of the chaat.
07. Raju Chaat Corner
Where: C-407, near Bipin Chandra Pal Marg, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi, 110019
With so many shops offering delectable dishes, you will surely get confused on what to eat and what not! But mind it CR Park ke gol gappe remains at the top of the list. Dahi Puchka from Raju Chaat Corner, also gets a 10/10. Their Dahi Puchka is out of this world, topped with flavorful spices, chane, chutneys, and curd. Other chaats available include Aloo Kabli, Churmur, Plaka Patta Chaat, and others.
08. Jhakkaas Bombay Pav Bhaji
Where: Veer Savarkar Marg, Block E, Lajpat Nagar II, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi 110024
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As the name indicates this shop is way different and unique than the others. If you like Bambaiya-style chaat, such as bhelpuri, sevpuri, dabeli, masala vada pav, or even pav bhaji, you’ll love this Jhakkaas spot. Jhakkaas Bombay Pav Bhaji is famous for its Cheese & Butter Pav Bhaji, and honestly, you don’t need any other reason to visit!
09. Chaat Ka Chaska
Where: KUBER PLAZA, C-2, near Bansal Sweets, Acharya Niketan, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110091
This isn’t your average street-side chaat thela. Chaat Ka Chaska is the place to go if you want to sit down and really enjoy your chaat. Although it is a small and cute outlet, it has a variety of dishes! So, what are you waiting for? You can also try there Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat, B-Tech Chaat, Pani Puri Suji/Atta, Veg Hakka Noodles, Chilli Paneer Dry, and other delicious dishes.
10. Bombay BhelPuri
Where: Near Midland Book Shop G 7, South Extension I, New Delhi, Delhi 110049
This is one of the most popular of stall of Delhi. It serves three chaats, bhelpuri, sevpuri, and jhalmuri, And to your surprise all of the three dishes are loved by Delhites. You can get the spices adjusted according to your taste. If you’re like us, you’d want it to be too much spicy! Anyway, the tamarind chutney adds a wonderful tangy flavour, and if you’re still hungry after that, try their wow grilled sandwiches!
11. Ashok Chaat Corner
Where: 3488, Hauz Qazi Chowk, Bazar Sirkiwalan, Chawri Bazar, Old Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Left with only Rs 100 after shopping in Chawri Bazar and wondering what can you eat? Well, this amazing mus visit chaat corner is one the best places to get chaat for less than Rs 100. Ashok Chaat Corner is one of the few places in Delhi that serves this Rajasthani Street food. Kalmi Vada dish of this chat corner is very famous. You should also try their Papdi Chaat.