These Unbelievably Meaty Kebabs Are Going To Keep You Busy During Ramzan

These colourful and deliciously creamy kebabs will leave you wanting for more


This article first appeared on while I was a writer there and is republished here only for personal use.

Ramzan has just started and while it is the fasting month for Muslims, the others are busy savouring delicious kebabs in their own cities. We list down some of the best places to eat kebabs in your city in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai during the holy month of Ramzan.

Kebabs you must try during Ramzan

Frazer Town lights up during Ramazan in Bangalore. If you’re passing by today or tomorrow, you know the preparations have already started with a various kinds of delicacies on display. We’ve picked out the best that will wake the meat lover in you almost instantly.

Chicken Pahadi Kebabs @ Richie’s Rahhams, Frazer Town
Among the various options on Frazer Road, the Chicken Pahadi Kebabs at Rahham’s are recommended to experience the true experience of Ramazan. The greenish-yellow kebabs are served after being tandoored along with mint chutney. The creamy and subtly spicy meaty kebabs cannot be missed when you’re on MM Road.

Price: Rs 200 (half plate), Rs 350 (full plate)

Chicken Pahadi Kebabs at Richie’s Rahham’s, Frazer Town (Picture for representational purpose only)

Chicken Seekh Kebab @ Albert Bakery, Frazer Town
Frazer Town’s very own 114-year-old bakery is a favourite among everybody for it’s brain puffs during Ramazan and other bakery items. But, only those who have experimented know that the Chicken Shami Kebab is just perfect. The slightly charred shami kebabs are tender meaty delights that are literally just waiting to be eating when
you visit the bakery.

Price: Rs 25 per kebab

Mumbaikars know that when it is Ramazan, you have to head to Mohammad Ali Road for the delicious Mutton Biryani, Nalli Nihari, Malpua and obviously succulent kebabs. For kebabs, our favourite on Mohammad Ali Road and one close-by made it to our list.

Mutton Burra Cream @ Delhi ZaikaGrant Road
A creamy kebab unlike the usual dry kebab and chutney combination, Delhi zaika serves a delicious Mutton kebab that has to be ordered when you’re there. The kebab is made from hung curd, raw papaya, pomegranate seeds along with Indian spices to give it a sweet and spicy taste. When you’re in Colaba and looking to eat kebabs during Ramazan, head to Delhi Zaika.

Price: Rs 240 (quarter kilo), Rs 480 (half kilo), Rs 900 (One Kilo)

Chicken Seekh Kebab at Karim’s Hotel, Jama Masjid (Picture for representational purpose only)


Cream Lemon Kebab @ Café 12, Thane West
If you wish to skip the roadside setting and go to a better setting, head over to Café 12. The restaurant serves a mean Cream and Lemon kebab that is malai chicken roasted in tandoor and pan tossed with cream and lemon sauce. The kebabs are creamy and have a sour and spicy flavour that is perfect for an even during Ramazan.

Price: Rs 275 + taxes per plate

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Chicken Shami Kebab @ Noor Mohammadi, Mohammad Ali Road
Mumbai and Ramazan are synonymous with Muhammad Ali Road. And if you’re looking for kebabs, Noor Muhammadi has the best Chicken Shami Kebabs in town.Patrons swear by their kebabs even though the restaurant is famous for its Nalli Nihari. The classic reddish-brown kebabs are soft which a delicious flavour that is enhanced by Indian spices. It is served with mint chutney.

Price: Rs 15 per kebab

Chicken Shami Kebab at Noor Muhammadi, Grant Road (Picture for representational purpose only)

We know the street food in Delhi is what everybody loves but you just cannot ignore kebabs during Ramazan in Jama Masjid, Khan Market and CP. Regular’s at Karim’s and Khan Chacha’s swear by the kebabs and so we couldn’t help but recommend the favourites while you are there.

Chicken Seekh Kebab @ Karim’s Hotel, Jama Masjid
You cannot go to Delhi and not go to Karim’s. Many might say they’re over-hyped but we love the kebabs there, truly. The soft meaty kebabs are perfect and a favourite among many who visit the place for their kebab fix.

Price: Rs 55 for a full plate


Mad Dhoka Dahi Kebab @ Caffe Madhouse, Sohna Road

Mad Dhoka Dahi Kebab @ Caffé Madhouse, Sohna Road
If you’re craving vegetarian kebabs, head over to Caffe Madhouse for some delicious dahi kebabs. The dish has a quirky name called Chicken Nahi Toh Yehi Sahi on the menu. Hung curd and spicy minced bell peppers are mixed and stuffed in drumstick-shaped bread coated kebabs before being served with a classic tangy mint dip.

Price: Rs 299 + taxes for 8 kebabs

Mutton Kakori Kebab @ Khan Chacha’s Kebab Corner, Khan Market
Ask a Delhite where to eat kebabs in Khan Market and they instantly say Khan Chacha’s. The famed Mutton Kakori kebab is typical from the region Kakori it is named after, on the outskirts of Lucknow. The creamy gram and egg flavoured Mutton kebabs are served along with mint chutney and at the restaurant.

Price: Rs 170 for 4 pieces 

10 Things You Can Relate To If You Are A Foodie

I’m sure we all have one in us

This article first appeared on while I was a writer there and is republished here only for personal use.

Your Friends Never Get The Last Piece Of Food, You Do
All your friends have their eyes on the last piece of pizza but nobody wants to look greedy, you are shameless and will instinctively pick up that piece without even asking anybody if they want.


You Are Forever Hungry (Literally, Always)
While everybody is maintaining a diet or putting restrictions on their eating habits you are hungry and looking at the first opportunity to eat. It helps because you know your you can eat odd hours.


You Drag Your Friend To A New Restaurant Every Weekend
Your weekends are booked forever and you may not have a social life apart from one best friend but it is totally worth it. You are even willing to pay for your friend so that they accompany you.

You Always Make Your Friend Order Extra
If you are eating ice cream or dessert, you will always make your friend order an extra helping, because one is never enough. If your friend is ordering for food, he has to always order an extra helping for you.


You Know Where To Find Cheap Treats When You Are Broke
Eating out the whole month is going to leave you broke at the end but you don’t have to worry. There is always a cheap treat that is priceless because it’s the best you’ve tasted.

You Always Serve First For Yourself
We all have friends who help each other out anywhere and everywhere but you will not help anybody but yourself. He definitely cares to ask if you’ve eaten or not but only after he has served food for himself and his plate is heaped with delicious looking food.

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You Surround Yourself With Food All The Time
You don’t need an occasion to surround yourself with food. You surround yourself with food all the time, your sofa is witness to that. A cold drink in one hand, chips in the other, hot dogs on the table and dessert for the end, the list is endless. You also need to have a bag of chips or other portable food that you can munch from while talking, working or simply lazing around.


You Order Dishes With The Weirdest Names
You are always curious about different dish names and want to try them out and your friends are victim of these experiments. Whether it be pasta at a street-side stall or ice cream dosa, you eat at the hidden gems that not many people know about.

You Wake Your Friends Up To Eat At Random Hours
It is because you get those hunger pangs at 3 am that your friends have to go sleepless nights. You need them with you just so that you have company  to chomp down unhealthy snacks.


You Make Your Friends Eat At Hidden Gems (Which Is Awesome)
Know that restaurant that is almost invisible in a crowded lane? Yes, you do because you love eating and you won’t tell anybody except your best friend. It may be small and may barely accommodate a few people but you have tried the food and know it is too good to miss out on.

Guide To The Cheapest Food In Mumbai

Cheap eats that you will love with every bite

This article first appeared on while I was a writer there and is republished here only for personal use.

Amul Pav Bhaji at Sardar Refreshments, Tardeo (Picture for representation purpose only)

Amul Pav Bhaji @ Sardar Refreshments, Tardeo
If you love pav bhaji, you HAVE to go to Sardar’s. The restaurant has a variety of pav bhaji variations but the Amul Pav Bhaji is a favourite. Topped with dollops of butter, the spicy sweet bhaji with tomatoes and peas is delicious along with pavs soaked in butter that make it a delicious option on any day.

Price: Rs 110 (inclusive of taxes)

Mutton Seekh Kebab @ Jai Jawan, Bandra West
Mohammad Ali Road is definitely famous for its kebabs but the suburbs have got Jai Jawan for that. The succulent mutton kebabs are a must if you’re shopping near Linking Road. The kebabs are made with mutton mince and mix of Indian spices that lend a delicious taste to the kebabs. The roadside stall is also famous for its fried fish, if you love seafood.

Price: Rs 170 (inclusive of taxes)

Seekh Kebabs at Jai Jawan, Bandra West (Picture for representation purpose only)

Rajma Chawal @ Crystal, Chowpatty
If you’re a college student looking for cheap food and getting affect by the note ban at the same, Crystal’s is your answer. The restaurant has been feeding college students and other people alike for ages. Known more for their home-style food, the Rajma Chawal, Dal Makhani and Kheer too. South Bombay is not only about expensive restaurants you know.

Price: Rs 75 (inclusive of taxes)

Rajma Chawal at Crystal, Chowpatty (Picture for representation purpose only)

Khottu Idli @ Cafe Mysore, Matunga East
We know many of you love Madras café but the Khottu Idli at Café Mysore we hear is an amazing speciality. The dish is simply an idli wrapped in jackfruit leaf and steamed before being served with sambar. The delicious combination with the flavour of jackfruit should make you want to go there right now!

Price: Rs 60 (inclusive of taxes)     

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Mutton Kheema Pav @ Koolar Café, Matunga East
Mumbai has many Irani cafes to boast of but Koolar situated in the heart of south Indian restaurants yet manages to yet capture many diners with their authentic Irani food. The café is popular for its spicy Kheema with soft paos (Indian bread). It is also famous for brun maska and deliciously Irani chai for the taking.

Price: Rs 220 (inclusive of taxes)

Mutton Kheema Pav at Koolar Cafe Co., Matunga East (Picture for representation purpose only)

Chicken Puff @ Hearsch And Co., Bandra West
Bandra is known for its bakeries and their delicious puffs and pastries along with other bakery items, Hearsch has a chicken puff that is meaty and a perfect snack. The peppery chicken filling that is amazing with every bite.

Price: Rs 30 per puff

Chicken Puff at Hearsch Bakery, Bandra West

Cheese Chilly Toast @ Jay Sandwich, Bandra West
The Mumbai sandwich is very popular, sliced vegetables with some spice and toasted till crisp and Jay Sandwich has mastered that along with many others. The Cheese Chilly Toast served has green chillies, capsicum and is loaded with cheese before being toasted. Every bite filled with cheese and spice reminds you of why Mumbaikars love the sandwich.

Price: Rs 80 (inclusive of taxes)