Paranthe Wali Gali: Heaven For Foodies In The Heart Of Delhi


In the narrow by-lanes of the crowded Chandi Chowk area of Delhi, exists a street famous for its paratha, a thin fried Indian bread. With 3-star hotels in Delhi easily available nowadays, tourism is thriving all over the city and here is a highlight of the famous ParantheWaliGali:

• History: Located in one of the oldest markets of the city, the history of this famous lane goes back to the time of the Mughals. The lane has a sequence of paratha shops one after another serving some of the best parathas you can’t get anywhere else. The first of these shops were set up way back in 1870 and is still running today.

• Nearby attractions: There are multiple attractions in and around Old Delhi, the most famous of them being the Jantar Mantar, the Lotus Temple, the Old Fort and Humayun’s Tomb. With so many attractions in one city, hotels near Delhi Airport remain packed throughout the year and bookings should be made before travelling.


• Food: What really makes this place special is the variety and sheer quality of the food in general and the parathas in particular. You can get parathas stuffed with potato, cauliflower, peas, nuts, cashew and almost every other ingredient you can think of. The food here is completely vegetarian and is served alongside a range of curries and sauces.
The area has a cult status among foodies in the city and tourists also frequent the spot with videos on the food here racking up millions of views.

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