Delhi people and their chole bhature are inseparable. To put it differently, it’s the city’s proper Sunday brunch. For me, chole bhature is an emotion; they are my comfort food; I can eat them anytime, anywhere.
While wandering on the streets of Connaught Place, you can always stop by to eat the lip-smacking chole bhature of Bhoghal's. It is one of the oldest gems of eatery in Delhi. It’s a true gem in all true sense. Bhogal’s are serving chole bhature from generations. The owner of this shop, the late Mr Ram Bharose, aka Lala Bhogal opened it during the 1950s. According to the shop’s legal papers, the shop is from 1962, but apparently, it was there before these years.
While conversing with the owner, he told me that his father left the world when he was just 14 years old with his other two younger brothers. Since the beginning, Mr Sunil Kumar has been taking care of it along with his brothers. The small-scale business started by their father has made its name into the best chole bhature eateries of all time.
Bhogal’s offers an assortment of dishes with its forte in chole bhature and chole kulche. Chole chawal is also served here. Two kinds of chole are cooked here. One with the curry, palak kofta, potatoes, and flawlessly cooked chole is presented with bhature. The sauce type chole is exclusive in light of a bit of tartness furnished by kachalu ka achar alongside the flavours.
At the same time, the other one is served dry. It contained coincided chole, fit potatoes, tastes, and fresh green chilies and lemon at the top to wrap it up. Kulchas are presented with it. Embellishing components are fresh green coriander and sprinkled chaat masala, which adds its character to give chole another high.
All the flavours that have been used here are all prepared by themselves only. Quality and quantity both are adequate and satisfying. The owner of this place told us how they had sold all this delicious food only for 25 paise or 30 paise only. The uniqueness of this place makes them exceptional!
If you are in Delhi, do visit Bhogal ke chole bhature, trust me you won't be disappointed.