How about some sizzling paranthas to pep up a monsoon evening?
Apoorva Nijhara, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, July 28, 2013
First Published: 17:33 IST(28/7/2013)
Last Updated: 03:09 IST(29/7/2013)
Paranthas are the Capital’s most favourite indulgence, especially among the youngsters. One can have paranthas for breakfast or dinner alike. Given that weather Gods have been generous lately, how about trying some hot, sizzling paranthas at these joints by the street?
Set up five years ago, this shop sells ten types of paranthas at a very reasonable price. The owner of the outlet, Shyam says, “Hum toh bas dill se banate hai, acha lagta hai jab log aate hai aur khaate hai! Hum sab zaroori masale daalte hai.” Go for the paneer variant priced at Rs. 40, filled with paneer, onion and masalas. They are served with butter. He almost sells 200 paranthas per day. The peak sale season is monsoon and winter.
Where: Near Unitech Cyber Park, Sector 39, Gurgaon
Time: 8am to 11pm
Must try: Gobhi Paneer Parantha
Since eight years Rajesh, the owner of this dhaba is creating magic with his paranthas. The paranthas here are of many types but are affordable. They are served with daal, achaar and a sabzi. Try the Tandoori Aloo Pyaaz Parantha and Tandoori Pyaaz Parantha priced Rs. 20 for one. The owner sells around 200 to 300 paranthas every day. The place is a hit amid all sorts of people, both young and old. The peak season, according to the owner, is monsoon and winter.
Where: NDMC Market, Barakhamba Road.
Time: 8am to 11.30am and 7pm to 11pm
Must try: Tandoori Paneer Parantha
Popularly known as ‘Convergys ka dhaba’, this outlet serves a wide range of paranthas, such as Paneer, Keema, Tandoori Chicken, Tandoori Gobhi among others. Set up six years ago, the paranthas are priced between Rs. 20 to Rs. 80. The owner sells around 250 paranthas a day. The peak season, according to owner, is during the monsoon and winter. So give your taste buds a chance to savour this joint’s delicacies.
Where: Near Convergys Building, NH-8, Dlf Phase-2, Gurgaon.
Time: 6am to 11.30pm
Must try: Tandoori Chicken and Keema Parantha
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Running successfully since the last 40 years, this place offers three main types of paranthas. Every parantha has it own different flavour. A must try is the Paneer parantha priced at Rs. 45. The paranthas here are served with butter, aloo chana and raita. The owner sells around 200 paranthas a day, and is more often than not visited by people of all age groups.
Where: Near Shivaji Stadium, Connaught Place
Time: 5am to 1am
Must try: Aloo Pyaaz Parantha
This parantha joint is the perfect solution to the night-time munchies. The owner, Ram Lal, has been serving hot sizzling paranthas since the last 8 years. If you want to try something unusual, give the Soya Parantha (priced Rs. 30) a shot at this outlet. The paranthas here are served with pyaaz chutney and raita. The peak sale season, the owner says, is (as is common with every other joint) monsoon and winter. The owner sells around 300 paranthas a day.
Where: Ram Gidwani Marg, Lajpat Nagar
Time: 8am to 10.30pm
Must try: Anda (egg) parantha