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Swooned with everything Bengali – be it food, culture or fashion, Chittaranjan Park, aka CR Park of South Delhi is every foodie’s paradise.

1. Dadu Cutlet Shop

Ask any Bengali, what do they like for snacks and you will never hear stuff like Bread Pakodas or Poha. However, they always hoot for Cutlets and Chops. And, this tiny takeaway joint in Chittaranjan Park serves only that. So, from Mutton Cutlet to Fish Cutlet, and Egg Devil Chop to Beetroot Chop – this place is a sensation amongst Bengalis in Delhi.

Also read: 5 Bengali Food Outlets in Delhi NCR That You Cannot Miss!

Mutton Cutlets
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Address: 39, C.S.C Market 2, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi
The cost for 2: Rs. 100 approximately

2. City Of Joy

A small restaurant nestled in Alaknanda Market of Chittaranjan Park, City of Joy serves authentic Bengali food. Also, once you step inside this eatery, you will be transported back to Kolkata. Yes, we are talking about jute furnishings, old Bengali classics in the backdrop, and posters of Kolkata from the golden years. So, when there, try their Fish Kabiraji, Prawn Malai Curry, Kosha Mangsho, Cholar Dal, Mutton Biriyani, Dab Chingri and Bhapa Hilsa.

Luchi and Kosha Mangsho
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Address: 2, 1st Floor, Aravali Shopping Complex, Alaknanda, New Delhi
The cost for 2: Rs. 800 approximately

3. Kamala Sweets

Bengali food cannot be complete without a massive serving of sweets. However, you don’t need to worry at all because this sweet shop in CR Park is known for their quintessential Bengali delicacies. Sample their Mishti Doi (Sweet Curd) served in mud pots – it’s heavenly. Moreover, we love their, Gur Sandesh, Raj Bhog, Chana Pora, Jolbhora Sandesh and Kancha Golla. Lastly, if you crave for something salty, order a plate of Radha Ballabi with Aloo Sabzi.

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Mishti Doi
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Address: K/1-101, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi
The cost for 2: Rs. 250 approximately

4. Raju Phuchka Wala

A trip to Chittaranjan Park is incomplete without a wholesome dose of Phuchkas. And, nobody does it better than the legendary Raju Phuchka Wala. Now, this guy serves mouth-watering wheat Phuchkas stuffed with boiled potatoes and black chana. Also, these little balls of heaven are dunked in spicy Tamarind water. However, if you are not in the mood for phuchkas, do try their Chur Mur, which is basically a tangy and spicy Phuchka Chaat!

Phuchka
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Address: Near Canara Bank, Chittaranjan Park, Market 1
The cost for 2: Rs. 100 approximately 

5. Maa Tara Restaurant

This restaurant has been serving home-like Bengali food for nearly 20 years now. Their special Bengali Thali is very popular amongst Bengalis in Delhi. It comprises of an assortment of dishes like Lucchi, Kosha Mangsho, Moong Dal, Rice, Dhokar Dalna, Pabda Shorshe and Chutney. Need we say more? Also, they have a variety of fish on their menu like Tangra, Bata, Chitol, Rui and more. Lastly, if you are a vegetarian, try their Shukto, Paneer Dalna, Mochar Ghonto and Posto Bora.

Traditional Bengali Thali
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Address: 45, 46, & 47, Market 2, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi
The cost for 2: Rs. 500 approximately

 

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A writer and a true-blue Gemini, Priyanka loves documenting good fashion, great food, and gorgeous travel destinations. A movie buff and an amateur chef, when not working, you will find her at a quaint café reading travelogues.