5 Outlets to Get the Best Pakodas in Delhi
Rain gods are smiling on Delhi and here is a perfect chance of gorging on some guilt-laden, chutney dipped sumptuous pakodas. These places in Delhi will let you indulge in a handful of crunchy goodness!
Rains are synonymous with crispy hot pakoras. Indian households are replete with beautiful stories of how a wonderful rainy day is aptly accompanied by a plate of this crispy hot, deep-fried pakoras and a bunch of unforgettable memories. Rain gods are smiling on Delhi and here is a perfect chance of gorging on some guilt-laden, chutney dipped sumptuous pakodas. These places in Delhi will let you indulge in a handful of crunchy goodness!
#1 Khandani PakodeWala | Sarojini Nagar
Serving lip-smacking pakodas since 1960, flooring Delhites with their heavenly deep-fried delights runs in the blood of the family who runs this quaint little outlet. The long lists of varieties at their shop include Spinach Pakora, Seekh Pakoda (filled with boiled potatoes and green peas), Lotus Stem Pakodas, Green Chilli, Potato, Cauliflower, Eggplant and many more. Pakodas are served with tangy green onion chutney. You have to shell just a measly Rs.20 bucks for an out-of-this-world plate of pakodas.
Nearest Metro Station: INA Metro Station
#2 Paramjeet Fish PakodeWala | Moti Nagar
Fish pakoras are every non-vegetarian’s favorite snack. If rains are a natural accompaniment, nothing can actually beat that. Made with fish pieces diced and deep fried with cumin based flour, these desi delicacies are served with a special masala sprinkled on to them. You could savor it with onions and a green mint and coriander chutney. 250 grams of these super delicious pakodas will cost you Rs. 360
Nearest Metro Station: Moti Nagar
#3 New Vishal Corner | Nehru Place
Located in a bustling lane consisting of motley repair and printing shops, this little corner in New Delhi’s biggest market for computers and peripherals is easily distinguished by a huge kadhai churning out the best bread and paneer pakodas. They also serve Chhole Bhature, bedmi Poori and kachodis. You will have to spend just Rs.20 to taste their fresh and crispy pakodas.
Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place
#4 Senor Dhan Singh | Yusuf Sarai
This outlet in South Delhi doesn’t just bear an interesting name but has an equally amusing recipe for whipping up the most delicious bread pakodas. They top up their mashed potato and paneer filled bread pakodas with a layer of tamarind chutney to twist things up. A bread pakoda costs just Rs.15.
Nearest Metro Station: Green Park
#5 Kakkar’s Pakoda Stall | Karol Bagh
Bank Street in Karol Bagh which otherwise, is known for jewelers has another specialty as well. The aroma wafting through the air attracts you to a small shop which is known for its hot and crunchy vegetable pakodas. The best ones from the lot are sweet onion and spinach. Pay just Rs.20 to get your hands on a plate of these fantastic pakodas.
Nearest Metro Station: Karol Bagh
Rains and pakodas are romanticized in popular culture to such an extent that they come across as an inseparable treat. So, the next time, it rains in Delhi, do not forget to head out to these eateries to enjoy a plate full of crispy hot pakodas.