Charming Snacks Review by Sadaf Farooqui
Located at the entrance of the lane leading to the famous Delhi Colony, and just opposite a local Habitt outlet, is the ever-expanding Charming Snacks.heir menu is that of any regular tikka and kabab place: Gola kababs, karhai, chargha, kata kat, fried fish, Bihari botiand paratha's/naan.
The reason why Charming Snacks is being mentioned here on this blog, is because of the high quality of their food. It is really finger lickin' good! Classic Lahori Chargha (deep-friend chicken) is also available in full, half and quarter sizes. The rates are very reasonable, compared to the finger-licking good taste. Special Chicken Sajji is also prepared right before your eyes.Sajji is actually lightly-spiced, charcoal-grilled chicken, a lot like what Nando's offers in taste, just cheaper.
The chickens are grilled whole on skewers around the burning coals. Chicken Tikka (chest piece) – Rs. 110 , Chicken Reshmi Kabab – Rs. 200 . Crispy fried boneless fish : 0.25 kg per plate is for Rs 120.Gola kabab (beef) with dhaga (string tied around) Rs. 110 per plate.Half Chicken Sajji (leg portions) for Rs. 220. It was succulent, juicy and very lightly spiced, drizzled over with chili powder. I highly recommend it. Puri paratha's being friend nearby. Classic, Pakistani street culinary culture on display.
Verdict: Not 'posh' eating by a mile, but if you do not mind eating in your car or on rickety plastic tables by the road on the footpath, then you should definitely try out this place. Just go easy on the chutney; it might not be too good for your stomach during summer. Otherwise, it deserves a big thumbs-up!