Eid 2022: 6 Lesser Known Places Beyond Mohammed Ali Road
Image Credit: The gastronomical experience at Mohammed Ali Road/ Ayandrali Dutta

Mumbai’s Mohammed Ali Road is synonymous with the month of Ramzan. This buzzing street in the city that has been the main tradition for the Mumbaikars during the month of Ramzan the by-lanes are packed with kebabs, nalli nihari, malpua, firni and more variety of desserts. The Slow-cooked nalli nihari along with a melt in a mouth roomali roti makes for an unbeatable combination. This market that is said to have originated decades ago saw only few handful of stalls around Minara Masjid which is now a popular tourist attraction. The gastronomical experience is something similar to one that sees in Purani Dilli Jama masjid. The lanes of Bohri Mohalla, Nagpada Junction, Dongi and Bhendi Bazaar are packed during the month as shopkeepers can’t breathe a minute from serving the enthusiast. The smokey aroma of the kebabs and the tandoors will leave you eating anything and everything there. This road is always usually is bustling even post-midnight with people dining with their families and friends. 

Persia Darbar Jogeshwari

Known for it’s Haleem with mutton boti and khichda this place will surely not disappoint you. The place strongly believes that ingredients are essential to the flavour.

Kakori House, Mahim

Visiting Mahim and not visiting here is a crime. The place is known for their Awadhi cuisine, the place is perfect for kakori and galouti kebabs paired with some roomali roti or Warqi parathas. The non-veg preparations here sees a Lucknowi flavours. The best part being the kebabs are not greasy yet melt in a mouth. 

Lucknowee Tunday Kebab, Kurla

This place gets all the points for their Tunday Kebabs and rolls. This family dining place apart form the Tundey kebab  is known for their Afghani Chicken Kebab, Murg Barra Tandoori and  baida roti (a fried variety of Indian bread coated with egg and stuffed with minced chicken).