6 Hottest Paratha Joints From Mumbai, Pune, And Bangalore
Parathas, derived from a combination of two words – Parat (meaning layers) and atta (meaning flour), are one of the most popular and delicious components of Indian cuisine.
It’s hard to find any other food as versatile, lip smacking, and much loved as the drool-worthy paratha, no matter where in India you are.
Delhi’s world famous ‘Parathe Wali Gali’ is the ultimate destination for Paratha lovers and an aspiration for those who are yet to taste the divinity of its parathas.
But, other cities in India have little to feel disappointed about, as they too boast of some absolutely delectable paratha joints that are best rated on restaurant review sites:
1. Paratha Mantra, Mumbai
Lack of great paratha places in Mumbai inspired Parin and Antariskh to launch the restaurant in 2011 with a keen focus on innovation and experimentation in the varieties of parathas, which has ever since been well received by the customers.
What to Order: Apart from the conventional varieties, innovative parathas like Jalapeno & Cheese Paratha, Palak Paneer Paratha, Pizza Paratha, and Chilli Cheese Garlic Paratha are a favourite among the crowd.
Price per Paratha: Rs 180
2. Lassi te Parrontthe, Mumbai:
A small yet delightful place in the ‘Khau Gali’ of Carter Road, the place is run by a jolly and friendly guy Nikhil who also cooks the good stuff himself. Limited seating option often makes the place buzzing with crowd and people don’t really mind having a hot bite by the roadside.
What to Order: Paneer, Methi, Cheese Corn Capsicum are the most loved paratha varieties served with dollops of ghee and pickle in traditional brown leafy plates.
Price per Paratha: Rs 100-140
3. Shahjis Paratha House, Pune
Known as the paradise for North Indian food lovers in Pune, the place offers unique combos of Paratha thalis, which has some 25 varieties to choose from and served with dal makhani, chhole, pickle, raita and chutney.
What to Order: Lasooni daal paratha, Paneer Bhurji paratha and the famous chur chur naan thali from Delhi are the most fondly eaten items, while Patiala lassi steals the show in beverages.
Place: Apte Road
Price per Paratha: Rs 220
4. Chaitanya Parathas, Pune
The mecca of parathas in Pune, the place is hugely popular among students and professionals alike.
What to Order: Amritsari paratha thali, methi paratha and mango lassi are amongst the favourite picks
Place: FC Road, Viman Nagar, Kothrud, Kharadi, DP Road
Price per Paratha: Rs 75-95
5. Kapoor’s Cafe, Bangalore
A paradise for North Indian food lovers, the place offers a Dhaba-like ambience crowded with people most of the times and serve delicious varieties of parathas and butter, desserts and lassi.
What to Order: Cheese parathas, Aaloo pyaaz paratha, pudina khasta paratha, lassi and fruit cream are an absolute must to order
Price per Paratha: Rs 40-90
6. Manjit Ka Dhaba, Bangalore
True to its name, the place offers authentic Punjabi food in a typical Dhaba ambience at an extremely pocket-friendly price.
What to Order: Paneer paratha, Onion Paratha, Rajma, Daal are the hot favourites amongst the favourite.
Place: Frazer Town
Price per Paratha: Rs 25-35
Paratha Post, Hyderabad
This ‘Delivery Only’ restaurant allows customers to choose any 2 varieties of parathas packed to perfection in a neat box served with curd, chutney, butter and pickle serves for quite a good meal at a bargain price.
What to Order: Aaloo and Methi Paratha PP Box and Lassi are the much-devoured items on menu
Place: Kondapur, Madhapur, Gachibowli
Price per PP Box: Rs 125
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