Dilli Diaries: The Best Crunchy Kachoris To Gobble Up In Delhi
With its zesty and spiced-up center and crunchy flaky outside, there is no doubt that the kachori is one of the yummiest savories in the sweet shop. The Rajasthani snack comes with a variety of fillings – matar, pyaaz and aloo to name a few. But no matter the filling, there is nothing that beats piping hot kachori with a side of aloo ki sabzi; and here are the best places in Delhi to savor that!
Fateh Ki Kachori
Raj Niwas Marg, Opposite Gujarati Samaj School, Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi | +91 9871174656
Fateh Ki Kachori gives an exciting and drool-inducing twist to the classic kachori by topping it with some delectable chutneys and crunchy onions. *Drowns in drool*
New Vishal Corner
G-4, Vishal Building 95, Nehru Place, New Delhi-19
Located amidst an ocean of offices, gadget and repair shops (a.k.a. Nehru Place), New Vishal Corner is exactly what the name suggests, a corner boasting of a huge kadhai rolling out hot kachoris and pakodas. Do try their mindblowing khasta kachori and sabji.
K/1-101, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi-19 | 011 26275476; 011 41602577
Indulge in some mind-blowing mishti at Kamala Sweets. True to its surroundings, the sweets here couldn’t get more Bengali and for that, we couldn’t be any happier! The place fries up some excellent matar kachoris that totally call for an indulgent breakfast!
Baba Nagpal Corner
7/25, Old Double Storey, Gupta Market, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi-24 | +91 9871786680
Known for its decadent chhole and fluffy bhature, Baba Nagpal Corner has a limited menu but every item on it is totally worth battling the Gupta Market bustle. Kachori fanatics have to dig into the aloo kachori!
Jung Bahadur Kachori Wala
1104, Maliwara, Jogiwari, Gali Paranthe Wali, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi-06 | +91 9891698995
Jung Bahadur’s kachori is as solid as the shop’s name. The Old Delhi gem gives a chutney-tastic spin to the original kachori with a rather decked up chaat-like feel. The Jung Bahadur kachoris come drenched generous amounts of aloo ki sabji topped with coriander, green chilies, and the works. Ain’t nobody leaving with just one helping!
10, DDA Community Centre Market, Yusuf Sarai, New Delhi-16 | 011 26569244; 011 26565639
This age-old confectionary shop in Yusuf Sarai nestles a variety of unbelievably good sweets from all around India. The place rolls out some excellent treacle doused sweets and deep-fried savories – all made in pure desi ghee, mind you. Their kachori is one that you just can’t miss!
22, Bhagat Singh Market, Gole Market, New Delhi | 011 64656470
If you’re in or around Connaught Place or Janpath, then it is imperative that you pay Bengali Market a visit for its roster of amazing sweet shops. And if you’re looking for a mean kachori-sabzi, then head right over to Odeon Sweets, which for a tiny price tag of INR 40 will send your palate straight to street food heaven!
For more kachori and desi sweet and savory indulgences, here are a few more places you can head to.
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