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Vegan-friendly, Indian, Fast-food
Bangali Market, B.K. Road
New Delhi, India
91-11-3717313/9784

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First Review by pradipd
earthville
earthville
  • vegan
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Gourmet street food

4
Posted on 02 / 07 / 2013

It may seem a contradiction, but if there's such a thing as haute cuisine junk food, Nathu's is it. This is street food for discriminating foodies. Great flavor and texture at very reasonable prices, with a hole-in-the-wall atmosphere.

If you prefer to avoid fried food, Nathu's doesn't have much to offer you. But if you don't mind a bit of oil in your quest for the best incarnation of North Indian street food, Nathu's can't be beat.

For example, don't miss the samosas with channa (which vegans should request without yoghurt), which are fried but don't feel too oily and have delightful taste and texture that make them a class above your ordinary samosa. And if your belly can handle an assault of oil, the chole bhature (chickpeas and frybread) here is peerless (though better shared with a friend, since eating the whole thing oneself would be quite heavy).

The most salubrious thing they serve is perhaps the seasonal (winter) special, sarson ka saag with makki ki roti (mustard greens with corn flatbread), which is beyond delicious.

There are oodles of sweets in the display case, but vegans beware: almost all of them have dairy of one sort or another (milk, evaporated milk, butter, ghee, yoghurt, etc.). One vegan exception is the sohan papri (but ask, just in case). If your server doesn't seem to have a confident command of your dietary restrictions, i'd suggest you go to the counter and speak with one of the higher-ranking folks.

Enjoy!

Pros: Best-in-class street food & snacks, Peerless samosas, Plenty for vegans (but order clearly)
Cons: Most items are oily, though some less so
Vikrant
Vikrant
  • vegetarian
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Bengali Market Vs Rest of nathu sweets

3
Posted on 02 / 18 / 2011

Only Bengali Market Nathu Sweets has genuine taste of real nathu sweets choole bhature or other chats, samosa etc..

the rest of the nathu sweets are not even comparable to the bengali sweets


pradipd
pradipd
  • vegetarian
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Old Style Indian Fast Food

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Posted on 04 / 21 / 2009

For a truly memorable old style, Indian fast / junk food experience in Delhi (outside of Chandini Chowk), go to Nathu's. It is dirty, crowded, cramped, lousy service, but always packed. Avoid the South Indian. STick to the chats and the North Indian and the amazing variety of Indian sweets. You will come out licking your fingers.

Pros: Authentic, Reasonable
Cons: Crowded, Dirty

 

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