12 Places One Must Visit In India During Ramzan
Festivals are the essence of Indian culture exhibiting its secular and cultural fabric. In India, they carry the quintessential elements of light, colors, fraternity, love, and kindness. And a festival is never complete without a delectable feast!
Eid is an important festival celebrated with full fervor by the Muslims all over India. During Ramzan, they fast from dawn to dusk worshipping their Allah. After a strict period of extensive fasting for 30 days, Eid arrives when it is time for the people to indulge in the tasty delights to serve their appetite.
Purani Dilli, Zakir Nagar
It is one of the best restaurants in Delhi adorned with finely colored walls, attractive photos of historical monuments of Delhi along with likable interiors. Haleem, a mix of minced mutton cooked with lentils and spices which is cooked in Bhatti for hours, is served with a khamiri roti. The spicy flavor doesn’t leave your tongue easily. The Mutton Seekh, a barbequed dish, tastes divine. The Chicken Tikka is irresistibly flavorful.
Situated in the Bhendi Bazaar, Mumbai, this place has a charm of its own and no mention of Ramzan is complete without talking about this particular eatery. The Chicken Sanju Baba is their trademark dish but the best one to pick up is Chicken Hakimi or Mutton Nihari.
The Bohri Kitchen
The fabulous thal service from Bohri’s Kitchen is the best option in Mumbai if you are hunting for a good meal. The thal comprises dum biryanis, mutton samosas, raan and so on the menu along with the Dabba gosht. There is home delivery available by this eatery.
Al Bake in the community center market in New Friends Colony is unarguably one of the pocket-friendly food joints in Delhi. It delights your taste buds and takes care of your budget simultaneously. The crowded atmosphere of the place is worth the creamy curd chutney that leaves you relishing its taste for a really long time.
The month of Ramzan is incomplete without the scrumptious Hyderabadi Cuisine. The Hyderabad House has some of the most delectable delicacies like Kheema Lukmi and Biryani. The Hyderabadi Haleem served here is close to the real one and is its specialty. Do not forget to lay your hands on Qubani Ka Mitha – an apricot based dessert.
Pandit Raja, Lucknow
Being the oldest Thandai shop in the Chowk Area, it is a must visit place in Lucknow. The Thandai served with saffron, Kaju, almond, pistachio, cardamom, and Bhang is truly wonderful. And guess what! Bhang is added without any additional costs.
In a corner of the Aminabad area, Tundey Kebabi awaits you with its famous Kabab Parantha. The iconic eatery of Lucknow is known for its Galauti Kebabs. The 100-year-old Kebab shop in Chowk offers mutton biryani, kebabs, and tandoori chicken of a taste which is spicy and very delicious.
Nestled in the bustling area of old Bhopal, this place is one of the favorites destinations for the passionate food lovers. The divine taste of Chicken leaves you in trance. The other dishes for trying out are Chicken Tikka, Chicken Shammi Kebab, and Boneless Chilli Chicken. And the best part is that none of them burns a hole in your pocket.
It started out as a small shop and now stands robustly at the two prime locations of Bhopal – MP Nagar and 10 No Stop. Hakeem is every food lover bhopali’s favorite hotspot. It has Fish Dragon and Mutton Biryani to mesmerize you. Other amazing food items on the menu include Chicken Manchurian, Mutton Kofta, Mutton Kolahpuri and obviously Chicken Biryani. Mutton Kadai, served with rumali rotis, is replete with aromatic flavors.
Russel Street, Shivaji Nagar
Acclaimed as one of the oldest points for an iftar meal, this street bustles with the stalls and street hawkers selling delicacies including biriyani, paya, mutton korma, sheekh pal kebabs and more. The camel meat kebabs, Gurda Masala and Butter Chicken steal your hearts with their heavenly taste.
Yousuf Tekri Food Court, Toli Chowki
This place in Hyderabad is recognized for offering the best Shawarma in the country. It is a one-stop destination for an Arabian iftar that has the shawarma dipped into the luscious authentic sauces. A full-fledged delicious dinner at LahamMandi or an appetizing biryani at Mandar is irresistible and must not be missed!
Royal Indian Hotel
Home to a wide range of scrumptious Mughlai dishes, this restaurant located to the north of Kolkata’s Nakhoda Mosque on Zakaria street is over a century old. It is well-known for its spicy biryani, a slow-cooked rice-and-meat dish, and mutton chaap (spareribs), which are priced at a nominal rate of 75 rupees each.
This is just a small list cut out of a huge number of eateries in India which serves delectable food items. The rich culinary culture of India is reflected in each dish that satisfies the taste buds of any food aficionado. This Ramzan and Eid, try out these places to have a heavenly feast multiplying the joy of celebrations.