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The holy month of Ramadan gives way for Eid on 5th June and along with it comes the time to visit gastronomical heaven. After fasting for almost a month, indulging your taste buds in some of the best foods becomes all the more special. When we’re talking about non vegetarian food, let’s not forget that Mumbai houses the best eateries where they serve Ramadan food. So, if you’re in Mumbai during this month-long mega festival, then do check out these amazing places.
Shalimar Bhendi Bazaar
A heaven for Shawarma lovers, Shalimar Bhindi Bazaar is one of the most popular eateries to cherish Ramadan food. The place not just serves you delectable non-vegetarian food but also desserts that are specially made for Ramadan.
Must Try: Malpua with Rabdi
Where: Vazir Building, Shalimar Corner, Bhendi Bazaar, Sandhurst Road, Byculla, Mumbai
Owing to the fame of Jama Masjid’ s street food, Delhi Zaika brings to the city some of the most delicious traditional non-vegetarian dishes. Savour the taste of Ramadan food from the Punjabi, Mughlai, Turkish, Iranian and Pakistani cuisines.
Must Try: Khepsa Biryani, Cheese loaded Chicken Seekh Kabab, Mutton Nalli Nihari and Chicken Changezi
Where: Chapra Hotel, M.S Ali Road, Near Nishat Cinema, Grant Road, Mumbai
Bademiya is a place where you will see people standing in long queues to grab their share. One of Mumbai’s popular tourist attractions, this place is crowded throughout the year. Famous for its drool-worthy Seekh Kabab, this place also serves the best-in-class Biryani.
Must Try: Chicken Dum Biryani, Mutton Seekh, Chicken Bhuna Roll and Mutton Bhuna Roll
Where: Tulloch Road, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai
Jaffer Bhai’s Delhi Darbaar
Another gem hidden into the core of this megapolis, Jaffer Bhai’s Delhi Darbaar offers you some of the most amazing Ramadan dishes. Right from their mouthwatering Haleem to 11 different types of Biryani, this place has a lot more to offer than what meets the eye.
Must Try: Haleem, Biryani and Mughlai Dishes
Where: 195/197, Patthe Bapu Rao Marg, Grant Road East, Grant Road, Mumbai
Mohammad Ali Road is a gem for all those who love Shawarma Rolls. If you want to enjoy your Eid festivities with some Shawarma Rolls, head over to these tiny stalls dotting the streets of Mohammad Ali Road.
Must Try: Shawarma Rolls
Where: Mohammad Ali Road, Near Minara Masjid, Byculla, Mumbai
One of the best places to savour non-vegetarian delicacies, Haji Tikka should be on your go-to list if you wish to gobble on some succulent Kebabs. You will also be amazed to find Ramadan food with a twist of western here. Haji Tikka serves the best fusion of Iftar food to drool over. Once here, do not forget to taste their skewered tikkas.
Must Try: Skewered Tikkas, Kebabs
Where: 76, Raudat Tahera Street, Khara Tank Road, Bohri Mohalla, Bhendi Bazaar, Byculla, Mumbai
Surti Barah Handi
If you’re looking for a place to try out the most tender nihari, Surti 12 Handi is the place that you should not miss. The place got its name from the 12 Handis (pots) that are used to cook meat.
Must Try: Pichota Paaya and Nihari Bhel
Where: 45 Gujar Street, Behind Dargah, Crawford Market, Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai
Unlike its name, Chinese-N-Grill will serve you some of the most amazing Mughlai food. Famous for its authentic Ajmeri Mughlai dishes, this not-so-regular Chinese food joint also serves the best sizzlers.
Must Try: Nalli Nihari with Sheermal
Where: 122/132, Barkat Manzil, Near Minara Masjid, Mohammed Ali Road, Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai
A gem to visit if you are a die-hard non-vegetarian. Bar-B-Que corner will satiate all your cravings for scrumptious barbeque food. This place is a made-to-order eatery that offers low-on-budget but big-on-taste offals like Khiri and Kaleji.
Must Try: Khiri Kababs, Kaleji, Seekh Kebabs, Malai Tikkas, Chicken Tikkas and Naan
Where: Khara Tank Road, Mohammad Ali Road, Byculla, Mumbai
Al Madina is one of those restaurants in Mumbai which bustles with energy during the time of Ramadan post sunset. This fast food corner is famous for its Seekh Kababs and other dishes that spoil you for choice.
Must Try: Seekh Kababs
Where: I M Road, Pydhonie, Mandvi, Minara Masjid