Love Litti Chokha? We Found You An Entire Street For Bihari Delicacies At Shoe String Prices!

Love Litti Chokha? We Found You An Entire Street For Bihari Delicacies At Shoe String Prices!

Back in the southern suburbs of Delhi-NCR lies a delicious street full of Bihari cuisines. Mainly popular, of course, for its litti chokha! Litti Chokha is one of the oldest and most loved street food items in Delhi. And we absolutely love its spicy sauce, the Littis’ brownish outer layer, coupled with an absolutely smashing weather for you hog on this delicacy. Litti Chokha is predominantly from the states of Bihar and Jharkhand – where hogging on this meal is akin to making your day the best ever. More importantly, the dish is a dough ball made with whole wheat flour and stuffed using roasted chickpea flour. It is then mixed with garlic, ginger, onions & other spices!

30 Second Window:

  • As you head down the staircase of Arjan Garh Metro Station or drive by it, you cannot possibly miss the delicious food street. It is full of hawkers selling good godly litti chokha! And the great part is that it’s not the delicacy that attracts your eyes, it’s the number of people thronging the hawkers.
  • At least 7 hawkers stand ground here and sell the spiciest litti chokha ever! Care to know what goes into all this? Here’s a short masterclass!
  • Chokha is prepared with potato, tomato & brinjal mixed with red chilli sauce, coriander, mustard sauce and ghee! Did our lengthy explanation make you hungry? It should because it sure made us drool!
  • Delhi might have hundreds of restaurants selling Litti Chokha, but such desi delicacies must be had desi style and on the streets.
  • Of course, if you’re the kind of person who likes cleanliness and prefers eating at a restaurant than from hawkers, then these names will surely make your jaw drop!

Mr Littiwala in Laxmi Nagar is one the best local restaurants serving deliciously sinful litti chokha!

Potbelly Rooftop Cafe and Kitchen in Shahpur Jat has a flavour bomb of a litti chokha. The perfection with which it is cooked is enough to freeze your brain in utter joy. These guys offer the delicacy with the craziest tasting sauce to go with!

The canteen at Bihar Bhawan in Chanakyapuri is where you go if all else fails! The staple Bihari order – Litti Chokha is a regular food beast here.

Jharkhand Food Stall in Dilli Haat has a lot to offer to those who love food from Bihar. The stall does a delicious Madhwa Roti Saag Litti Chokha that will blow you mind away with its taste, especially the spices!

DforDelhi Recommends:

  • A spicy plate of litti chokha in the rains because what better way to set your palate on fire but with this delicious meal?

You can check out our full blog post on the best restaurants in Delhi that serve Litti Chokha here.

Location | Arjan Garh Metro Station

And Pay | INR 40 a plate

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