Pakoras are instantaneously allied with chilly Delhi evening or romantic rains or simply a cup of piping hot tea. After all, there is a reason, Ranveer Singh swore by the icon Dilli-style bread pakora in Band Baaja Baraat! Keeping up with the love and seamless demand for golden-fried pakoras, Delhi’s streets are dotted with a number of shops that serve up some delicious pakoras ranging from methi, to mirch to fish and chicken. Here are some of the best pakora hangouts in Delhi.
New Vishal Corner
G 4, Vishal Building 95, Nehru Place, New Delhi-19
Located amidst a number of printing and repair shops, 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 bread and paneer pakoras.
Khaandani Pakore Wala
Ring Road Market, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi-23
The shop has been feeding pakoras to Delhiwalas for over 50 years. It owes its fame and popularity to the wide variety that it has on offer including Lotus Root, Spinach, Potato, Green Chilli, Cauliflower, Eggplant, Onion, Paneer and Bread Pakora with tangy green chutney on the side.
Kakkar’s Pakora Stall
Opposite I. P. Jewellers, Bhagwati Marg, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-05
Shoppers and locales in Karol Bagh cannot miss the enticing aroma rising from this pakora stall. Kakkar’s is one of the oldest shops in the area and serve delicious hot pakoras with fillings like Potato, Spinach, Green Chilli, Onion and Bread Pakora.
Senor Dhan Singh
8/15, Mandir Wali Gali, Yusuf Sarai Main Market, Delhi-06
Senor Dhan is one of many gastronomical delights crammed in Yousuf Sarai’s Mandir Wali Gali. The place does up a mean bread pakora with a layer of tamarind chutney on the bread, putting a paneer slice and potato filling in between the bread slices, dipping it into perfectly spiced besan batter and then deep frying it.
Paramjit Fish Pakorawala
WZ 1, Opposite Metro Station, Basai Darapur Road, Moti Nagar, New Delhi
Located in West Delhi, the place is frequented by people who swear by the crunchy fish pakoras served here. They use a variety of fishes like Singara and Pomfret etc.
Mohan Pakora Corner
B Block Market, Vivek Vihar, New Delhi
Mohan’s is a good place to enjoy piping hot pakoras and hot tea on a rainy day. They sell delicious variety of pakoras here Potato, Mix-Veg, Paneer, Onion, Green Chili, Besan, Eggplant, Spinach and more.
Pakode Wali Gali
Central Market, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi-24
Situated in Lajpat Nagar, the pakode wali gali is known by all living in the area, is very famous for its variety of piping hot pakoras served with spicy chutney.
So now you know how seriously Delhi takes it chai snacking. Who wouldn’t? They’re crispy, hot and deep fried with chutney! We swear by it. Literally.