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Ramzan Special: Best Foods To Have In India

Ramadan is said to be the month of generosity.

Ramzan Foods

This generosity is shown obviously in the form of food as everyone prepare speciality dishes and sweets that will be found only at this time of the year. Especially in Hyderabad, New Delhi, Lukhnow and Srinagar, you’ll find people going crazy in the streets for the exquisite dishes available all-round. So here are a few best foods you should definitely try before this festive season passes by.

Hyderabadi Haleem


With the start of ramadan, you will find the streets of Hyderabad filled with small haleem stalls and big restaurants as well offer this amazing delicacy. Haleem is very rare to find before or after Ramadan month and takes the whole day to be cooked properly. This dish is prepared by mincing mutton or chicken with a wooden spoon while it being cooked on the bhatti and different spices and ingredients are added on timely basis. It is a must try dish for its great taste and unique texture. Whatever you do, don’t miss this exquisite delicacy at Shah Ghouse in Charminar.

Lakhnavi Galawat Kabab

galawat kabab

Galawat Kabab is typically an Awadhi recipe very popular in Lukhnow. Earlier it is usually cooked during special family occasions then the recipe became popular and many restaurants and street food stalls in the city started preparing it. The word ‘Galawat’ means ‘melts in the mouth’, and that is exactly what happens when you put this delicious kababs in your mouth. It’s made with minced mutton and papaya paste, and many traditional spices. This dish is high-in-demand during Ramadan month and is found at every Lukhnow restaurant but the best one is Tunday Kababi in Aminabad.

Delhi’s Nihari

nihari delhi

Nihari is a recipe that originated from old Delhi and is eaten a lot in the city, especially on Ramadan. It is a stew that is slowly cooked with mutton and is served with goat’s bone marrow. The word Nihari originated from the word ‘Nahar’ meaning ‘day’, as it was served to kings early after their morning prayers. Nihari is often eaten with halwa puri or rumali roti an is very similar to ‘Hyderabadi Paya’. Nihari is one of the only few Muslim dishes to have originated from Delhi. Sagheer’s nahari shop in the Baradari lane of Ballimaran in Delhi is very famous for its out-of-the-world Nihari.

Kashmiri Mutton Tujji

mutton tujji

One of the favorites of Kashmiri people and is also famous all around India especially Delhi. Kashmiri Mutton Tujji is a different type of seek kabab where mutton is cut into small pieces and is marinated in various kashmiri spices and then cooked on the tujj (seek). These are served with chutanee and special kashmiri bread called lawasa. These little heavenly bites melt in your mouth and you can never have enough of them. This delicacy is a little royally priced but worth every penny. The best place to have the kashmiri mutton tujji is Imran Cafe in Srinagar.

All these pictures of food making you feel hungry? Worry not. Order some meaty delight from somewhere near your using and enjoy!

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