A Trip to Legendary Paranthe Wali Gali,Old Delhi

Paranthe wali Gali

The place where parathas were born………..

Paranthe wali Gali is a legendary place to have a heavenly dose of over hundred’s of variety of parathas.It is situated in Chandni Chowk,Old Delhi.In 1960s there were over 20 paratha shop in Paranthe wali Gali.But at present only three remains operational and continues to serve the delicacies to us.The three major shops remains are namely Pt Kanhaiyalal Durgaprasad Dixit (estd 1875), Pt Dayanand Shivcharan (estd 1882) and Pt Baburam Devidayal Paranthewale (estd 1886).It is also belived that all these shops belongs to the same family,but we dont have anything supporting this fact.

Pt. Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan Paranthe Wale

This shop is located in Shop no. 34,Chandni Chowk,Old Delhi.It is considered to be the most popular Parantha  Shop in whole of Delhi.

The shop remains open from 9AM to 11PM.It serves North Indian authentic parathas,but only vegetarian.Pt. Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan Paranthe Wale has been making awesome and delicious for over decades.They have established them as a name which everyone knows.

Paranthe Wali Gali


Where:Shop 34,Paranthe Wali Gali,Chandni Chowk.

Cost:Rs 150 for two

Timings:9 AM-11PM


The other two popular Parantha Shops in Paranthe wali Gali where you can find awesome and are:

Babu Ram Paranthe Wale:

Where:Shop 84 and 85,Paranthe Wali Gali,Chandni Chowk.

Cost:Rs 150 for two.

Timings:9 AM-11 PM

Pt.Kanhaiyalal & Durga Prasad Paranthe Wale:

Where:Shop 34,Paranthe Wali Gali,Chandni Chowk.

Cost:Rs 150 for two.

Timings:9 AM-11 PM

How to reach Paranthe Wali Gali, Chandani Chowk, Old Delhi?

To reach there,Chandni Chowk,you can take New Delhi Metro.Chandni Chowk is the nearest station to Paranthe Wali Gali.All shops remans open from 9 AM-11Pm.But few of them don’t take new orders after 10.

The Menu:

The menu has a vast variety to choose from.This is a place to be for all the food lovers.The paranthas served here are strictly vegetarian.

Paranthe Wali Gali
Paranthe Wali Gali

The variety of  Paranthas include:

  • Chilli Parantha.
  • Lemon Parantha.
  • Kaju Parantha.
  • Badam Parantha.
  • Aloo Parantha.
  • Paneer Parantha.
  • Bhindi Parantha.
  • Matar Parantha.
  • Carrot Parantha.
  • Beetroot Parantha.
  • Cauliflower Parantha.

You can also try some of the unusual stuffed paranthas here:

  • Stuffed Padad Parantha.
  • Rabdi Parantha.
  • Gud(jaggery) Parantha.
  • Banana Parantha.

They serve paranths with sweet lassi,mint chutney,tarmarind chutney,mix potato curry and mix vegetable chutney.

This place is all famous for its paranthas,do visit if you are in Delhi.Let us know if you wish us to add something to this article.Hope you find this useful.



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