Ask any school or office going individual what he had for his breakfast, a 95% population would reply “Pranthas”. There is no second thought confessing that a north Indian’s breakfast comprises of pranthas 90% of his whole life. Hence, to relive the taste of oily, buttery and full-of-fat pranthas that our mothers fed us with, let’s take a roll in Delhi to find 8 best places that serve Pranthas that allow your dieting to go for a vacation…
- Amrik Sukhdev Dhaba, NH1
Founded by Sardaar Parkash Singh way back in 1956, this place serves the kind of pranthas that are prone to this dhaba only.They offer us a 7-8 different kind of pranthas with their tops covered with “Safed Makkhan”(white butter). A 50 km ride from Delhi to Sonepat leads us to the dhaba, which also serves a variety of food covering almost all the flavours of india.A must visit place to enjoy Tandoori pranthas.
- Pranthe Wale Gali, Chandni Chowk
Built in 1650, this market offers a whole array of pranthas in a single lane consisting of over 20 shops popularly known as “Pranthe Wali Gali Delhi-6”. With the likes of Pt. Kanhaiyalal Durgaprasad Dixit (estd. 1875), Pt. Dayanand Shivcharan (estd. 1882) , and Pt. Baburam Devidayal Paranthewale(estd. 1885), this place is the epitome of prantha lovers.
- India Ka Sabse Bada Prantha, Rohtak Road
Talking about pranthas, this place is a must visit. Limca book record holder, this place offer a variety of pranthas. But the thing that makes it unique is its SIZE. It offers pranthas that are as big as 1 feet 6 inches and weigh an astonishing 1kg. At this nameless shop, taste meets thrill as the shop owner promises to feed you free for lifetime if you eat 3 of his pranthas in 50 minutes. Got the BigShow Stomach? Try it.
- Moolchand Prantha, Lajpat Nagar
The most famous prantha joint in all of Delhi is Moolchand ka prantha. Located at the boundaries of Moolchand metro station, this place serves best egg and Aloo pranthas, your tongue will ever roll upon. Your “Prantha Excursion” is incomplete without a visit at this joint.
- Not Just Pranthas, Cyber Hub , DLF Cyber City
What adds to the serenity of this “desi dish” is when it is served in a western style at an air-conditioned hub. Yes, this is what NJP is all about. Pranthas in all new avatars are served here which makes it easier for “classy” people to get in love with the dish all India devours in breakfast. What includes the must try here is the “cheesy chooza Prantha” which is claimed to be cheesier than Dominos Cheese Burst. Mouth watering now? Great, head to DLF cyber city and give a feast to your mouth.
- Kake Di Hatti (various outlets)
Who in Delhi cannot have heard about “Kake Di Hatti”? A simple yet exciting place with yellow and orange interiors gives you an almost perfect ambience for eating “kake size naan/pranthas”. Size of the prantha/naan here is such that 2 people find it quite a difficult task to complete 1 naan/prantha. Quantity served here is a bit more than what normally is served everywhere but prices fit the pocket aptly. Aloo pyaaz and mix pranthas/naan are recommendable. Kake Di Hatti finds home in majorly all parts of Delhi like Kamla Nagar, Netaji Subhash Palace, Connaught place, Vijay Nagar etc.
- Lodi, The Garden Restraunt, Lodhi Gardens
It is said that “Couples That Eat together, Stay together.” Poplularly known as the “Lover’s Spot”, this place serves taste with authenticity. Varqi Pranthas are the strongest recommendation of our’s to try here. A perfect ambience, great taste, dim lighting and a natural surrounding are some factors that are enough to attract you here. Don’t forget to pack some for the family too!
- All-Time-Favorite-Pranthas, Home Sweet Home
Mummy ke haath ka prantha. Something we all crave for everytime. Right? Indeed yes… Pranthas made at your own home are tastier and easily available. Ask your mum to make one, she’ll give you 2, that too without any charge. Woah..!! Go get some home cooked delicious pranthas at your dining anytime.
Do not forget to accompany yourself with a cup of hot tea to add to the taste of P-A-R-A-N-T-H-A-S.