Gol Gappaâ€™s or Puchkas as we call them, are a huge part of the Indian savory community. These are small savory dishes made out of small fried Puris with fillings of boiled potatoes and gram. These are had with some sweet and spicy water concoctions prepared with spices and condiments to add a tangy flavor to the water. Gol Gappas are one of the savory speciality street foods of India, especially in Delhi.Â
For anyone visiting Delhi, be it from some part of India or from abroad, Delhi street food, especially Pani Puri is a dish one must try. Some of the best places to try this dish out are....
Bengali MarketÂ is among the oldest and most popular markets inÂ New Delhi, India. The actual name of the market is Bangali Mal Market, but over the years it has come to be known as just Bengali Market. Today, it is famous for itsÂ North Indian street food, and shops selling sweets such as Nathu's Sweets, Bhimsains Bengali Sweet House and Bengali Sweet House. These sweet shops are just as iconic for their specialties as Gol gappe, chaat and tikki.
Where: Todermal Road Area, Mandi House, New Delhi
The Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets inÂ Old Delhi. Chandni Chowk's specialty is its variety and authenticity: food, delicacies and sweets of more than 1,000 kinds. It is the location of the originalÂ Haldiram's and brands such as Giani's. The most iconic street food places in the market are-
Vaishanv Chaat Bhandar is one of North Delhiâ€™s famous street food places, located in the Midst of Madanlal Narula Marg. It is a street food shop with a small seating inside and a lot more of its crowd on the streets.
Where: Shop No:66, Bada Gol Chakkar, 67 E, Madanlal Narula Marg, Near Chote, Block UB, Jawahar Nagar, Kamla Nagar
Cost for two: INR150-200
Ram Chaat Bhandar, located in the Chawri Bazaar area of Delhi is a place that one cannot miss, the Gol Gappaâ€™s , Bhalla Papdi and Tikkiâ€™s are worth dying for. And it is also accessible via metro; the closest station being Chawri Bazaar.
Where: 10-A, Block A, Kamla Nagar, Delhi
Cost for two: INR 100
Nathuâ€™s Sweets is a small shop serving Indian sweet and savoury foods. It has a proper seating for the customers to peacefully sit and enjoy their meal. The outlet is located in the Sundar Nagar area of New Delhi.
Where: Shop No. 2, Market, Near DPS, Mathura Rd, New Khanna Market, Sundar Nagar, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 600
Rasili Chaat has good food within an affordable price range, along with a hygenic and clean seating space for the customers to enjoy the delicious food. This is one of South Delhiâ€™s famous Chaat joints.
Where: Central Park, Pocket 4, Netaji Nagar Market, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 300
Nalins Chaap Express is a multi-cuisine outlet offering North Indian, Chinese and Mughlai food. It provides for some of the best Pani Puri in south Delhi along with a luxurious seating for the clientele to relax and eat at.
Where: 183A, Gautam Nagar Rd, Gautam Nagar, Gulmohar Park, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 350
Shahi Dahi Bhalle is a well renowned a good street food place specifically known for its Bhalla Papri and Chaat.
Where: Block S, Block D, Krishna Nagar, Delhi
Jain Ke Mushoor Tikki Chole is a outlet in Geeta Colony, the Chole Tikki and Gol gappe here are really famous and prepared in a delicious and clean manner.
Where: Geeta Colony, Laxmi Nagar, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 150
Bobby Tikki Wala is a small shop famous for its Chaat, Tikki and Chaaps. They also deliver on online food websites now. They also have a small seating for a few customers.
Where: Preet Vihar, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 150
Om Sweets is a well renowned brand across India known for its savoury specialities, this outlet located in the Rajouri Garden area is one of the most famous food and chaat outlets in west Delhi.
Where: GL - 23, SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH MARG, Jail Rd, Hari Nagar, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 500
Just Behind U is a restaurant offering a vast range of cuisines and an ample variety of dishes. It has excellent North Indian food, including street foods like Puchkas. The ambience is clean, hygienic and family friendly.
Where:Â j2, 6A, Block J, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 1500
Ishwar Sweets is a mishthan bhandar, mostly dealing in Indian sweets. The Golgappaâ€™s here are exceptionally famous in Janakpuri.
Where: Virjanand Marg, 411, KG - 1 Rd, Near, Anand Kunj, Vikaspuri, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 250
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