Love Sarson Saag and Makki Roti? Try These Winter Must-Haves Here
Azad Hind Dhaba, Ballygunge
Kolkata’s go-to dhaba of all seasons, Azad Hind in Ballygunge is known for its authentic Punjabi and North-Indian fare. Come winter, ghee-oozing sarson saag and tender makki rotis become a staple in their menu because people just can’t have enough of them. This rustic dhaba-styled restaurant makes for the perfect ambience to enjoy these winter delicacies rich in flavour and desi ghee.
Long drives and winter days make an amazing combo in themselves. Add good food to this and it’s no longer amazing, but mind-blowingly amazing! So, take the long drive to Barasat’s Michael Nagar and try out Sher-e- Punjab’s scrumptious dhaba food. A restro known to cater highway-style North-Indian food, it’s spicy sarson saag and soft makki rotis will leave a lingering taste in your mouth, and you will crave to go back for more.
One of the oldest North-Indian restaurants in the city whose name has come to signify ‘dhaba’ for most Kolkatans, The Dhaba in Ballygunge Phari boasts of finger-licking delicious food and amazing service. You’ll be missing out big time if you don’t try its signature dishes of sarson saag and makki roti in winter months. Top it up with some of its delicious tandoori dishes and you have some legit reason to be happy about.
Kalighat’s favourite, and defitely not one to belong to Big B, Bachan’s Dhaba has made a name for itself with its tasty North-Indian fare. Living up to its name, Bachan’s makes up for a perfect dhaba setting with its rminimal interiors, warm mouth-watering food and reasonable prices. Their seasonal favourites of sarson saag and makki roti keep food lovers coming back for more throughout winter.
Honey Da Dhaba
Another city restro known for lip-smacking food and not-so- dhaba-like ambience is Kankurgachi’s popular haunt Honey Da Dhaba. While its creamy sarson saag and ghee- dipped makki rotis are worth raving about this winter, it pinches your pocket slightly more than expected.
Sigree Global Grill
When fine-dining and winter delicacies crowd your mind, then Sigree is the place you must head to. With its NH1 food festival on the swing, sarson saag and makki roti are taking over as the superstars of the spread. A far cry from the rustic dhaba style food, Sigree’s fare is a good place to try the fancy version.
Though this place is known for its South Indian fare of dosas, vadas and idlis, it also serves up some great Punjabi food. This winter they are serving up piping hot sarson ka saag with two pieces of makki di roti. Finish it off with a serving of their excellent gajar ka halwa.