The alluring view of thick and squishy dough with rich green coriander leaves embedded in it, making it into a crisp stuffed naan inside a tandoor and then drenched in melting butter and profusely crushed in crisp bites’ is enough to cajole you into ordering this exotic North Indian delicacy, known as the Chur Chur Naan, even if you’re not hungry.
Chur Chur Naans have taken Delhi by storm. They’ve got that crunch; they’re desi; they’re cheap, and they’re extremely yummy and satisfying. And so, we’ve drilled down a list of the best places serving some crunchy, crackling and flavourful naans for you guys!
Raju Chur-Chur Naan
This shop attained fame only recently, but the entire foodie community seems to know him now! With just a roadside shop to his name, he prepares a wonderful and lip-smacking Chur Chur Naan Thali in a tandoor right before you. He cracks the roasted naan, adds lots of butter, cashew, raisins, paneer and coriander before serving this treat to you. Dwarka does not seem too far now, does it?
Price | Rs 160
Where | Raju Chur Chur Naan - 2, Sector 7, Extension, Pocket 4, Sector 12, Dwarka
Prem Di Hatti
Prem Di Hatti is a humble restaurant located in the bustling streets of Rajouri Garden. This humble joint is known for dishing out mind-blowing chur-chur naans that are totally worth a try. A special veg thali comprises of chur chur naan, shahi paneer, raita, steamed rice, chole, dal and a dessert. Sounds filling doesn’t it? So make sure to get your fill of this absolutely delicious-looking dish and pair it up with some chilled lassi!
Price | Rs 250
Where | Prem Di Hatti - J -1/162, Opposite City Square Mall, Rajouri Garden
Sanjay’s Chur Chur naan shop in Moolchand is so popular that it is synonymous with the dish itself. The place is always crowded with hungry foodies patiently waiting for their favourite offering. Long before food bloggers and content-hungry social media influencers blew their cover, Sanjay's Chur Chur Naan was considered the hallowed name for the dish in Delhi.
Price | Rs 200 Onwards
Location - 6-7, Moolchand Metro Station, Near, Vikram Vihar, Lajpat Nagar IV, Defence Colony
Mehak Food Corner
Many of you wouldn’t have heard about this small shop located in the heart of Kalkaji, but we have and we already love it and are so eager to recommend this place to y’all! Mehak does all things Punjabi, from Chola Bhatura to samosa to a very special Chur Chur Naan Thaali! Their naans are perfectly roasted in the tandoor to crackling applause from hungry patrons like us. Their paneer filled naan comes with Dal Makhani, Shahi Paneer and raita *drooling already*!
Price | INR 100
Where: A-105, Ground Floor, Double Storey, Hansraj Sethi Marg, Kalkaji, New Delhi
Chawla De Mashoor Special Naan
He is one of the oldest in the business, offering us an insight into what is the most authentic version of a chur chur naan. This small shop in the densely populated Paharganj was set up way back in 1986 and since then has doled out perfectly scrunched up naans! Served along with dal, paneer, chole and raita, we bet you will never return disappointed from Chawla!
Price | Rs 130 Onwards
Where | Chawla De Mashoor Special Naan - 8955, Chowk Multani Dhanda, Paharganj
Civil Line Wala
This city does not cease to surprise us! Every small stall seems to be better than the previous one and here’s another great place called Civil Lines Wala! Serving from morning till late afternoon, this guy does some crispy tandoori preparations which have been loved, liked and adored by daily visitors to CLW and we definitely recommend their Chur Chur Aloo Thali! This place is temporarily closed for renovations, so do call them before visiting.
Price | Rs 260
Where | Civil Lines Wala - MG Road & Sec 15, Gurgaon
Jain Chawal Wala
These folks have already made their way into our hearts with their Rajma Chawal and Chole Chawal. But did you know they also serve Chur Chur Naan Thalis? Yep, a typical Delux Thali will consist of Dal Makhni, Shahi Paneer, Mixed Veg, Chur Chur Naan, Aloo Pyaz Kulcha, Raita, Salad and Rice. Plus, they also serve Chur Chur Naan Platter that includes Dal Makhni, Chole, Raita, 2 Crispy Butter Naans and Salad - *yum*!
Price | Rs 150 Onwards
Where | Jain Chawal Wale - P-1/190, Connaught Circus, CP
Known for their scrumptious street-style chur- chur naan, this takeaway joint in Naraina has garnered a lot of interest among foodies in Delhi lately. People from all across the city travel here just to get a taste of their cashew laden naans. Raju's mixed chur-chur naan is one of the most savoured dishes on the menu. Filling enough to satiate two people, this special offering is nothing short of irresistible.
Price | Rs 300 for two people (approx.)
Location - Wz 74/A-1, Main Market, Puran Chand Yogi Marg, Block WZ, Inder Puri
With such a complete list at your disposal, head on over to all of these places for your plateful of this yummy dish!