Dive into the Indian extravaganza of flavours from Prabhu Ji's Chaat Shop! Who would have thought the shop that started in pre-Independent India would thrive in 2021 with commendable flavours and taste. It is also famous as 'UPSC Chaat'. Now you must be wondering why the name ‘UPSC Chaat’. Prabhu Ji's chaat shop is located beside the UPSC Bhawan and is famous among UPSC aspirants and other public.
This place has been serving its chaats for the last eight decades. Mr Lathu Laal started Prabhu Ji's Chaat shop back in 1935. It's the fifth generation who is taking care of this chaat corner. While conversing with the owner, he stated, “It's the shop of my great grandfather, and altogether we take care of his shop.”
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Today I tried their famous BHARWA GOL GAPPE, and it was a burst of flavours inside my mouth. The golgappas were different from all the other golgappas I ever had. I must tell you this, for all the street food lovers, it's a delight for your tastebuds and a happy dance for the stomach. The uniqueness of its flavours is what makes them exceptional.
Prabhu Ji chaat corners will increase your love for street foods. It's a hub for all chaat lovers as they serve a variety of chaats. Just name the food you want, and they have it all. The array of chaats they sell are Aloo Tikki, Bhalla Papri, Aloo Chaat, etc. This chaat orner is about the aroma of the spices they use that are self-made by themselves only. The owner also states, “Humne ye saari chaat 25 paise se bechi hai aur abhi tak kitne purane log jo yaha 50 saal se aarahe hai humari chaat khaane.”
This chaat corner has made its name into Bollywood. Many Bollywood celebrities have come to eat his famous savouries. Amitabh Bachchan, Imtiaz Ali and Dara Singh have enjoyed his chaats. His chaats are God’s own chaat, people from different places and cities visit this place.
After eating its spicy and crispy chaats, one must need something to cool down its tastebuds. Ohh yes! You can also try the sweets they have on their menu, kulfi faluda, and gulab jamun. Prabhu Ji's chaat corner is a perfect mixture for sweet and spicy! However, this chaat corner is not only historical but tempting for the palate. If you are a chaat lover, you must visit this place. I promise you won't be disappointed.
How to Reach!
You can quickly locate the establishment as it is adjacent to the UPSC office & Dholpur House, or you may ask anyone about the chaat corner. They are a well-known name. The nearest metro station is Khan Market. They remain active from 12 noon to 8 pm at night.