Whether it is a shop or a treasure trove of salty and sweet. There is one variety of Gujarati Namkeen in this shop. Matar samosa and sour-sweet kachori can be eaten there by adding masala and mint-tamarind chutney. If you want, you will also enjoy fresh Bombay Bhelpuri. Together, the sweets of desi ghee found there will be seen dissolving sweetness in your tongue and mind in taste and fragrance.
50 Varieties of Gujarati Namkeen
The shop where we are taking you is unmatched in sweet and salty taste. When we walk from Jhandewalan towards Anand Parbat, then Deshbandhu Gupta Road has a wide road. Khalsa College is on the left side of this road, next to it is the zonal office of MCD. In between these two is the shop of ‘Ram Shri Namkeen’. What is the shop, just understand that Gujarati is the treasure of namkeen.
About 50 types of Gujarati Namkeen are available at this shop.
About 50 types of Gujarati snacks are available here, which include Thepra, Khakhra, Fafda, Ratlami apple, sour-sweet mix namkeen, spicy chidwa, many types of light snacks are included. Unmatched in taste, mild to the body. On seeing it, you feel like eating. The price of all these is Rs 220 per kg to Rs 280 per kg.
The taste of sour-sweet shortbread is wonderful
All this is available in packaging, but if you feel like eating something so spicy, then sour sweet shortbread and small peas samosa are spot on. Break them and add spices and eat them together with sweet and sour chutney, Anand is Anand. Bombay Bhelpuri will also be prepared in front and offered to you. There are also about 25 types of cookies in the shop. These include cashew, pistachio, dry fruits, salty jalebi, milk flour, coconut, sugar free etc. Their taste is also wonderful. Try eating spicy dhokla chaat too. Its fun is different.
There are two dozen sweets of desi ghee present.
Another specialty of the shop is that two dozen varieties of sweets made of desi ghee are also available here. Since North Indian sweets are supposed to smell of Gujarat, the sweetness has been kept mild, so that the taste of each sweet comes out. These include milk cake, kalakand, chena toast, chamcham, gulab jamun, raspberry, low sugar barfi, saffron rasmalai, rabri rasmalai, laddus kneaded in pure desi ghee flour, gram flour laddu with dry fruit, jodhpuri laddu, light sweet cashew nut. Barfi includes dry chhena, chicken etc. The price of all these is between Rs 400 to 1200.
The price of all the sweets found here is between Rs 400 to 1200 per kg.
Shop operating since 2005
This shop was started by Ashok Bindal in the year 2005. Now his sons Nitin and Saurabh Bansal are also handling the shop. They say that we get all the namkeen made by Gujarati artisans. They are fried in peanut oil, so that they remain crispy. The shop opens at 11:30 in the morning and can be eaten and drunk till 10 in the night. There is no holiday. Shastri Nagar metro station is far away, can come by rickshaw.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 03, 2022, 08:31 IST