Chole Bhature is one of the mouth-watering, spicy and exotic dish from Punjabi Cuisine. The crispy puffed Bhatura makes an excellent combo with hot & spicy Chole. Undoubtedly it is the most popular street food in Delhi available almost every nook and corner of the city; from 5-Stars hotels to stalls of weekly bazaars. With the winter setting in, Chole bhature is the dish that a whole lot of people crave for.
- Sita Ram Diwan Chand, Paharganj
This historic place holds credit for giving chole bhature their present popularity in the capital. Their chole are extremely heavy and, bhature for the entire day are made in advanced and are tawa roasted and served. Yet, there is no compromise to their great taste. In fact, even the sides like chutney and achar are so famous that customers keep asking for extra.
2. Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners, Chandni Chowk
This is undoubtedly the most popular joint selling fried snacks in the Delhi-6 area. They also sell traditional Indian confectionary snacks and sweets. The X-factor about them is the size of the bhatura and high on spice and fat chole. Karachi halwa and ghewar are some of the exclusive sweets of that this place offers too.
3. Baba Nagpal Corner, Amar colony, Lajpat nagar
This joint in Gupta market undoubtedly boasts the spiciest chole in the south Delhi. The popularity of this joint blocks the entire lane with cars on Sunday mornings. It is especially popular amongst students of nearby coaching centres. One of the unique factors of this place is that there is barely any difference between its puri and bhatura. Also, they serve chole chawal, rajma rice, samosa and kachori too.
4. Kapoor Halwai, Malviya Nagar
Inspite of problems with the MCD which led to the shop sealed and the kitchen moved to the road, Kapoor halwai has managed to maintain taste, hygiene, reputation and popularity all over South Delhi. Chole are heavy and bhature are thick but very soft, making it their most popular dish. They also have a great Aloo puri, serving the famous bedami puri. The hing flavour to the Aloo subzi is their trademark style. The also serve samosas, kachoris, pakoras and jalebis. Jalebi are only made in the evening.
5. Chache di Hatti, Kamla nagar
This joint has been catering to the hunger pangs of generations of Delhi University, North Campus students. The bhaturas are thin and crispy, and chole are low in fat but high in flavour. The chole have a unique tangy twist to them. Their bhatura too has 3 varients; Plain, aloo and paneer, and each one being very tasty.
6. Bille di Hatti, Kamla Nagar
A competitor to the above mentioned, Bille di Hatti has an edge over it in the form of seating space, hygiene and efficient take away system. It is also famous for its fresh and thick lassi along with the bhature. The weekend notches up a long queue waiting for their turn to gorge upon the chole bhature of this place.