Paramjeet Machi wala (near Fun Cinema, Motinagar, Delhi)

In a nutshell:

Excellent fish preparations & tandoori / fried chicken at this takeaway / ‘eat in the car’ joint.

Paramjit Machiwala

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Address & other details: Paramjeet

This is located on the main road between Motinagar Metro station & Ramesh Nagar Metro station. If u r facing Motinagar, the shop is to ur left.

Meal for 2: Rs. 250 onwards if u eat fish & Rs. 100 onwards if u restrict to chicken.

Paramjit Machiwale’s fried Fish

Cuisine type: Nonvegetarian


I am yet to forget the taste of tandoored fish at ‘Makhan Fish’ in Amritsar. Years back, that was my first introduction to Punjabi style fish shops. Then we discovered Pappu fish in Gurgaon & found it very good till two days back my friend mentioned Paramjeet. We did not waste time & the next day we were at Motinagar driving all the way from Gurgaon. Unlike Pappu fish who sells fish in the winters onlty, Paramjeet’s fish is available round the year.

……………… & let me tell u – it was worth it.

The shop has a chicken shop, a chai shop, a liquor shop & a paan – soft drink shop as its neighbours – As perfect a symbiosis as it can be.

The row of shops

We stuck to the fish menu only as the portions were large + good chicken is available in many places but good fish is hard to find.
The minimum order size for fish at Paramjeet is 250 grams. That meant two dishes between the two of us = half a kilo of fish!!!!

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