The famous Paan shop of Connaught Place!

There are few things in a city which are pretty famous but only among their patrons. Apart from them, nobody knows because well, they are small things which are not important enough to be remembered or to be logged in your travel itinerary. πŸ˜‰ When you have a hundred places to cover for food while visiting Delhi, who will remember about a Paan shop, right? πŸ™‚ For the uninitiated, Paan is an old-age mouth-freshener in India/South Asia made of betel leaves and many other things, and to call it only a mouth-freshener is actually quite insulting (not exaggerating!). And, therefore, I am attachingΒ hereΒ a wiki page explaining Paan. πŸ˜‰ Β Oh, by the way, it can very well be consumed without the tobacco in case you read only the first two-three lines. In fact, that is how most of us consume it.

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I am not a huge fan of Paan, I like it but not crazily, however, I know a lot of people who simply love Paan to the core and its very easy to find such people here in India. Paan is a very tempting delicacy here. πŸ™‚ By the way, every foreign tourist must try Paan, no matter what.

Anyway, while the traditional Paan has its fans all over the world, there is one little shop in Connaught Place that has all sorts of quirky Paans. Ever heard of flirt pan? Haha! Strawberry Paan? Black Currant Paan? You name it!

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The Black Currant Paan. Yes, all of them come packed like this. πŸ™‚

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This is a must try if you are in Delhi even if you are not a Paan fan and the best part is that you don’t have to take out extra time to visit this place. For tourists, travelling within Delhi is a pain in the ass (its for Delhi people too most of the times πŸ˜› ). However, you will be visiting Connaught Place for some or the other reason, I am sure. It isΒ right in front of Odeon Cinema. Ask anyone in Connaught Place about Odeon Cinema.

This is a must try. No, really.

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This, I guess, was the butter scotch one. πŸ˜‰ Not that great!

Visit this place whenever you are in CP (Connaught Place) next. πŸ™‚

 

 

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26 thoughts on “The famous Paan shop of Connaught Place!

    • Madhur Ras Pan
      Madhur Ras Pan is the first premium packed pan manufactured and launched in Delhi, NCR.
      Madhur Ras Pan has been made with fresh ingredients in proper hygienic conditions with an unbeatable taste likely for all age groups .
      Madhus Ras Pan is conveniently available at any Panwadis (Pan Shops),Departmental stores, Restaurants, Sweet shops .We also serve Madhur Ras Pan an occasions like Marriages , Birthday parties , Anniversaries, Kitties parties .
      We customize Madhur Ras Pan according to the requirements of the customer .

  1. Haha… Just a couple of days back, I was on a date with this friend. Took her to that second hand book store by PVR Plaza and… of course, the pan shop! Am majorly into Paans ( village background ), and even though they don’t make proper paans as such, they do have variety. I don’t remember which one I had- but boy, was it icy! Loved it πŸ™‚ Shade overpriced, but that is expected- right outside Odeon ( which by the way is THE budget-theatre to be in Delhi ) πŸ™‚

    Thank you for putting this up. Going for it on 6th for sure. Birthday πŸ™‚

    • Oh wow! Good for you. πŸ™‚ Yes, I agree, they don’t make proper paans but the kinds that they make are completely worth trying. Haha! deciding some things for Birthday already. πŸ˜€

      • Yes. Things don’t have to be perfect for making us happy πŸ™‚
        Ofcourse. I like being excited about small things in life. Don’t you?

      • Madhur Ras Pan
        Madhur Ras Pan is the first premium packed pan manufactured and launched in Delhi, NCR.
        Madhur Ras Pan has been made with fresh ingredients in proper hygienic conditions with an unbeatable taste likely for all age groups .
        Madhus Ras Pan is conveniently available at any Panwadis (Pan Shops),Departmental stores, Restaurants, Sweet shops .We also serve Madhur Ras Pan an occasions like Marriages , Birthday parties , Anniversaries, Kitties parties .
        We customize Madhur Ras Pan according to the requirements of the customer .

  2. I will surely try it next Diwali, if I am in town…but, I am quite curious about the Black Current…did you try it…did it shoot a pulse of current through your body??? πŸ˜› πŸ˜€ That would be one helluva experience! πŸ™‚

  3. Seems like a must do whenever we’re in Delhi next. Delhi has this thing of small shops in even smaller by lanes in the middle of the heart of the city offering something you’ve never tried before. Will be following you for more such finds.
    Thanks and do follow back if you can. Cheers !

    • this is a complete must-do, simply for the experience if not for the taste. Especially for people like you who want to tell the stories of the quirky stuff they tried out πŸ™‚

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