Shankar Dahi Bhalle

Chandni Chowk
Street Food

Try These Spongy Dahi Bhallas From Shankar In Chandni Chowk

Navni posted on 16th December

Ten-Second Takeaway

Right at the beginning of Kinari Bazaar, in front of Pushkar Sarees & Suits, sits Shankar. He whips up a plate of dahi bhalla in about a minute, and it’s delish.

Chaat And Chatter

It’s easy to miss Shankar amidst all the saris, the glitter and the crowds that are a constant at Chandni Chowk. But if you keep your eyes peeled, you’ll see him sitting right outside Pushkar Saris with his matka of dahi, bottles of masalas and chutneys and fresh bhallas. 

This is the same spot he’s been sitting at for decades; his father sat here before him, making the little business around 70 years old.

He’s super friendly and chatty {only if you initiate conversation with him} and sets about preparing your plate of dahi bhalla with an expertise that only comes with years of repeated practice. A little bit of mixing and sprinkling and you get your plate of two large bhallas drowned in dahi and topped with tamarind chutney. Yum.

So, We're Saying...

Shankar’s worth a visit in between all your sari and blouse shopping for a quick bite to keep you on your feet. A plate will set you back around INR 40.

#LBBTip

This may sound strange but you may want to get the bhallas packed or eat them after a while as they become much softer once the dahi has managed to completely assault them.

More Information

Shankar Dahi Bhalle

Street Food
  • Price for two : INR 100
Chandni Chowk

Outside Pushkar Sarees & Suits, 858, Katra Asharfi, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

  • Nearest Metro Station : CHANDNI CHOWK

Shankar Dahi Bhalle

Chandni Chowk
Street Food