Moolchand Parantha has been famous in Delhi with its food base near the Moolchand flyover for four decades. Ram Lal Khattar and his brother Subhash Khattar, who has been feeding Delhiites with their parathas for the last 42 years, have three shops in Delhi today. In 1975, Ram Lal Khattar started selling parathas and then around six years ago, he opened a big shop under Moolchand metro station. Earlier, they used to open their till midnight, but now they only from 9 am to 11 pm. So how to reach Moolchand Parantha Corner? As soon as you exit from the Moolchand metro station, you will be easily attracted by the aroma of parathas. The paranthas price ranges from Rs 40 to Rs 130.

Types of parathas at Moolchand

The vast range of paranthas includes aloo, mixed vegetable parantha, soya and pyaaz aloo parantha. In addition, they also serve some non-vegetarian parathas like the egg-chicken parantha, keema paratha, egg and chicken parantha. So what do they serve with parathas?  Here, you are given onion, green chutney and a lot of butter on the paratha. Not only this, a particular chilli pickle is served with it, which is not bought from anywhere, but it is made at home. 

What else to eat apart from paranthas?

You can also try various main course options such as rajma rice and more. For your sugary cravings, they have ras malai, kullhar vali kheer, tilla wali kulfi, gulab jamun, and gajar ka halwa, especially in winters. The impressive range of beverages, i.e. flavoured lassi, does not disappoint either with these desserts. They serve various flavours, including black currant, custard apple and rose etc.

Shahrukh Khan used to eat Moolchand parathas

Everyone knows that Shahrukh Khan is from Delhi, but only a few know that he often accompanied his friends to Moolchand to have parathas. Ram Lal's parathas and hot tea used to be the favourite of Shahrukh Khan and his friends. Even today, if someone talks to Shahrukh Khan about these paranthas, he never forgets to praise them.

So, what's the delay? If you haven't visited the Moolchand's yet, winter is the perfect season to plan an outing soon. 

  • Where: Moolchand Parantha
  • Price For Two: Rs 150