Some dishes are liked by all and they remain on top of people’s food list for a long time. One such crowd favourite is the Punjabi snack Chole Bhature or Chole Kulche for those who are trying to avoid fried foods. Another variation is the Chana Puri, instead of the Bhature. All these are made from white chickpeas and it is a breakfast snack but it is also popular as street food and readily available in Indian fast food joints. Gujaratis love this spicy, tangy snack which can also be had as a meal since it is so filling. Normally, it is served with onions, green chutney and pickle and can be accompanied with either sweet Lassi or just tea.
Here, in Ahmedabad, several restaurants serve this tasty and spicy dish in its many variations. We pick for you the most popular places that serve delicious Chole Bhature or Chana Puri in Ahmedabad
List of restaurants serving awesome Chole Bhature or Chana Puris in Ahmedabad
Havmor Restaurant, Naranpura, West Ahmedabad
The most popular dish in this restaurant is Chana Puri. They also serve Chole Bhature. It is one of the oldest places to serve this popular snack. This is a vegetarian place whose owner is a Punjabi. It is open from 12 noon to 11:00 am. There are 5 other Havmor Restaurants in Ahmedabad in Mani Nagar, Chandkheda, Bopal, Navrangpura and Prahladnagar.
Price for 2: Rs 700
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Gwalia Sweets, Prahlad Nagar, West Ahmedabad
Located in Prahlad Nagar, Gwalia Sweets is a sweets and snacks place which is very popular here in Ahmedabad. This is a vegetarian sweet and snack place serving a number of Indian fast foods apart from sweets which is their main business. It is open from 09:00 am to 11:00 pm. You can get Chole Bhature here. There are 18 more Gwalia Sweets branches in the city in Navrangpura, Bodakdev, Chandkheda, Maninagar, Shahibaug and many other areas.
Price for 2: Rs 450
Kailash Parbat, Bodakdev, West Ahmedabad
A popular Indian snack place, Kailash Parbat has two outlets in town. One is on Sindhu Bhawan Road and the other is on Prahladnagar Road. Both the places are vegetarian and are open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. You can get awesome Chole Bhature here.
Price for 2: Rs 500
Capsicum, Sarkhej, West Ahmedabad
This place is part of a resort - Whistling Meadows. It is located on the outskirts of the city near Nirma University off S.G. Highway. It is a vegetarian place which is open from 07:00 am to 11:00 pm. You get Chole Kulche here which is served with pickle, papad and onions. This place is spacious and great for a getaway from town.
Price for 2: Rs 1000
Honest, Bodakdev, West Ahmedabad
Located at Pakwan Cross Roads, Honest restaurant is famous for its tasty and tangy Pav Bhaji. This is a vegetarian which is open from 9.30 am to 01:00 pm. This restaurant is known for its Indian fast food dishes. Here you can get Chana Puri along with a Gulab Jamun to sweeten the taste at the end. There are 26 other branches of Honest Restaurant in Maninagar, Prahladnagar, Paldi, Vastrapur, and many other places in Ahmedabad.
Price for 2: Rs 700
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.