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Pani ke batashe, Palaki chaat, Dahi vada

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133/94, GaneshGanj Rd, Raniganj, Aminabad, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226018, India

Ram Narayan Tiwari Chaatwala is located in Ganeshganj.


Established sometime in the 1930’s this eatery is one of the oldest chaat shops in Lucknow. It still commands its prime position in Lucknow’s world of chaats. Here's what a foodie suggested: It’s a good idea to start with pani ke batashe (UP’s version of paani puri / gol gappe / puchkas), then move on to their palaki (chaat made of spinach leaves or palak patta, in which palak is coated in thin besan batter, deep fried and topped with dahi-chutney) and finally wrap up with ‘the‘ dahi bada, which has a thick, slightly sweet dahi and the softest badas in Lucknow! 

Special Information

  • The pani ke batashe at Ram Narayan Tiwari are served with different types of sweet and spicy pani.
  • The batashe themselves are made of flour and potatoes (unlike Delhi where semolina or sooji is also used for the shells) and the stuffing is usually mildly-spiced mashed potatoes & boiled chickpeas. These would be closer to the ‘puchkas’ of Kolkata.

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