Let’s all just agree that summer is a pain, and there is probably nothing better than an icy treat dipped in fruity flavours and chaat masala. Chuskis are a summer favourite for many in the city, and these ice pops beat the packaged ones any day {right?}. We’ve got a list of some of the best chuski shops around town that you should check out.

SSK Fruit Flavoured Chuski

Situated in the heart of the Kamla Nagar Market, this chuskiwallah is a favourite among many college students and even local residents. He serves a variety of fruit flavoured chuski {mango and combo chuski are the best here}. That’s not all: If you’re lucky, you can maybe catch Pandey Saab, a regular to this stall, practising his rap while he enjoys his icy treat.

Where: Near Spark Mall, Kamla Nagar

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya

Price:  INR 30 for a chuski

Timings: 11am – 6pm {timings vary}

Contact: +91 9871191351

Jagdamba Fruit Juice

If you’re headed for a shopping spree to the Karol Bagh market, make sure you stop by at this place for some khus and mix chuski. The shop is located in the lane adjacent to the metro station, and offers juices and shakes too.

Where: Ajmal Khan Rd, Karol Bagh

Nearest Metro Station: Karol Bagh

Price: INR 30 – 50 for a chuski

Timings: 11am – 8pm {timings vary}

Contact: +91 8447598314

DN Shukla Odeon Paan Palace

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Image courtesy: Wikimedia

This isn’t your conventional chuski, but this isn’t just a paan too—it’s the best of both worlds. Flavoured with a strawberry syrup, the paan is filled with crushed ice and is popped right into your mouth. Brainfreeze FTW!

Where: Near Odeon Cinema Hall, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

Price: INR 50 for a chuski paan

Timings: 10am – 11pm

Contact: +91 9899930134

Prince Paan

We already know Prince Paan for its amazing paan and chaat, but the chuski here is equally amazing. Made with mineral water {because South Delhi won’t settle for less} these chuskis come in various flavours, but the Kala Khatta is the best here.

Where: M 29/5, GK 1

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony

Price: INR 50 for a chuski

Timings: 10am – 10pm

Contact: +91 9811888488

Shikara Lovely Chuski

The most famous one in Delhi, there is no way you should miss this. The chuski is prepared here at lightning fast speeds and come in a variety of high-quality flavours. The best here are Rose and Kala Khatta {it was really hard choosing a favourite, though}. Don’t miss the jingle the owner sings {plus the killer view of India Gate at night}.

Where: Man Singh Road, India Gate

Nearest Metro Station: Central secretariat

Price: INR 50 for a chuski

Timings: 8pm onwards

Contact: +91 9810843902

Satish Chuski Bhandar

Known for ice-creams and chuskis, this place serves amazing flavours like rose, kala khatta, elaichi etc. The chuski are hygienically prepared and they cater for events too.

Where: Plot No. L43, Gali No. 13, Bhrampuri, Maujpur

Nearest Metro Station: Seelampur

Price: INR 30 – 50 for a chuski

Timings: 10am – 6pm

Contact: +91 9313469642

Chatkara

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Image courtesy: Chatkara

A Green Park Market favourite, this one serves more than just delicious chuskis {bhelpuri, sev puri etc} The chuskis are available in two sizes {regular and large} and Mango and Lichi were our favourites. They also claim to have served a lot of celebrities!

Where: Opposite Domino’s Pizza, Green Park Market

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

Price: INR 40 – 70 for a chuski

Timings: 11am – 7pm {timings vary}

Contact: +91 9910276242

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