Relished by majority of north Indians, the Punjabi traditional breakfast when served with hot tea or cold lassi, is seemingly the most irresistible grub on earth. Don’t believe it? Try for yourself and after your first bite, your tongue is likely to yearn for more and more of its appetizing taste. Like many cities of Punjab, its capital- Chandigarh also boasts numerous restaurants and food points with best paranthas in the city (chiefly in Sector 22). So, if you happen to be here someday, you can indulge in some of the best parathas at these top 5 eateries and joints.
This place is certainly a hard core parantha lovers’ paradise. The paranthas available here are as big as a large sized pizza, making it a complete platter for two; and you get to nosh them at give-away prices, starting from Rs.40. Moreover, you can expect a generous serving of pickle/chutneys, to be repeated free of charge.
Where: SCO 2456-2455, Sector 22-C
Cost for two: INR 100
Pehalwan Parantha Point
For a good variety of mouth-watering and king sized paranthas that are easy on the pocket, this is another best point in Sector 22. The mix parantha (mainly a concoction of aloo, gobhi, pyaaz and mushroom) with tangy pickles and raita is absolutely tempting. You’ll surely love the place for the very Indian feel of relishing food in the outdoors with various stalls around.
Where : Booth No. 71, Sector 22-D
Cost for two : INR 100/-
Nagpal Pure Veg food
Though they don’t solely specialize in paranthas but you’ll take great delight in trying out the paneer parantha here. For staunch Jainism believers this is an ideal restaurant as they offer food without garlic and onion, too. Also, you can hop to this place during late night drives and enjoy yummy food and softies, since it shuts down no sooner than midnight.
Where : SCO 1138,Himalaya Marg, Sector 22-B
Cost for two : INR 200/-
During his trip to Chandigarh in 2012, the former Canadian PM, Stephen Harper savored the best Indian food at this eatery. As the name suggests, it is a fine restaurant with dhaba style food. It’s most popular for its finger-licking paranthas and you’ll fancy the ambiance with traditional arts, motifs and exquisite dining tables.
Where: SCO 14-15, Sector 28-C
Cost for two : INR 700
Delhi wali Parantha Gali
In contrast to Delhi’s concept of Parantha wali gali, with lined up vendors; this small eating joint only takes its name to highlight their specialty and top-rated quality of paranthas. The Delhites here will be most happy to discover the essence of their city’s food. The veggie stuffed parantha with sweet and salty lassi is utterly saporous. Although there are seating facilities however, it’s most ideal for take-aways.
Where: SCO 820, Sector 22- A
Cost for two : INR 300
Some Of The Notable Mentions :-
Apno Vaishno Dhaba
This Place is opposite Panchkula bus stand, Sector 10 and serves some of the finest Parantha’s with Desi Makhan and Green Chutney on the side for flavours.
A Local Parantha, Rose Garden Parking
This Shop serves like one of the tastiest Parantha’s, which will make you say waah parantha waah.
CONTRIBUTED BY MAHAK SALUJA