Bakri Eid will be celebrated on 29th June 2023 and thousands of Muslims will come together, cook feasts and make religious offerings. They will devour Mughlai cuisine and mouth-watering delicacies like Biryani, kebabs, seekh rolls, and finger-licking desserts like shahi tukda, phirni, and more. If you are not invited to any Eid feast this year, and still want to be a part of the culinary celebration, head to these streets and have a gastronomical experience to remember for a lifetime.
Head To These Streets And Eateries This Eid 2023
1. Mohammed Ali Road, Mumbai
Irrespective of whether you are a Mumbaikar, the supremacy of Mohammad Ali Road is not unknown to Indians. The street is filled with stalls selling lip-smacking Mughlai cuisine from seekh kebab, mutton cutlets, baida roti, shawarma, and more. Especially during the Ramazan season, the street is vibrant with people visiting from all over the country to relish the authentic delicacies. On the street, you can even enjoy desserts such as phirni, malpua, and shahi tukda. The famous restaurants and eateries on this road include Noor Mohammadi, Al Rehmani, Shalimar Restaurant, Mughlai Kitchen, etc.
2. Jamad Masjid Area, Delhi
A famous area for Mughlai cuisine is the Jama Masjid area in Delhi. Besides revelling in the architectural beauty of the mosque, people visit this area for its mouth-watering cuisine. From butter chicken, and biryani, to kebabs, cutlets, and desserts, you can savour the flavours of all kinds of Mughlai dishes there. The famous eateries on the street include Aslam's Chicken, Al Jawahar, Karim's, A Rahim's, and many more.
3. Charminar Area, Hyderabad
Hyderabad is almost synonymous with Mughlai cuisine and here is its due mention. Greatly influenced by the Mughals, the old city of Hyderabad has a lot that culturally represents the Mughal era, especially in its architecture and cuisine. The Charminar area, for instance, teems with Mughlai eateries and restaurants serving hot cuisine which would satiate your taste buds instantly. Shadab's Hotel, Paradise Biryani, Farasha Cafe, and Bakery are some of the popular food hubs in the Charminar area, which would satisfy your taste buds to try out this Eid.
4. Nazirabad, Lucknow
Yet another city famous for its Mughal influence and Mughlai cuisine, Lucknow's Nazirabad area has a variety of culinary delights. The famous tunday kebabs are a lip-smacking delicacy from Lucknow that cannot be missed. You can try out the kebabs at Tunday Kebabi and other delicacies like seekh kebabs, biryani, samosas, and more at Mughal Zaika and Alamgir Hotel at the old Nazirabad in Lucknow.
5. Park Street, Kolkata
This high street in Kolkata has high-end restaurants and plush eateries where you can experience authentic Mughlai cuisine. Shiraz, Haji Saheb, Zain Biryani House, and Arsalan Restaurant are a few of the eateries on Park Street where you would do well to devour Mughlai dishes from biryani, kebabs, shawarmas to sweet dishes to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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