Dawat-e-Iftaar: Streets and lanes across India for Ramzan special food

It will take you a long stroll to cover these delectable streets and lanes across India during Ramzan if you are a foodie and we are sure you won't be able to resist the delicacies here.

Hitanshu Bhatt
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The Iftaar party comes alive when the streets of India are adorned with mouth-watering delicacies. From juicy kebabs to spicy haleem and from irresistible shahi tukda to refreshing sherbets, deliciousness awaits in almost every corner of the country. Here are a few lanes and streets across India where you can savor special Ramzan foods.

Ramzan Food in Mumbai 


Mohammed Ali Raod 

When it comes to lanes bustling with people indulging in food in Mumbai, Mohammed Ali Road is the first street that comes to anyone's mind. This lane is jam-packed all the time, but its splendor reaches the next level during Ramadan. The list of dishes is endless here, starting with Mutton Keema Pav, Kebabs, Chicken Tikka, Nalli Nihari, and ending with Phirni, Masala Milk, and Mawa Jalebi.

Location: Mohammed Ali Road, Mumbai

Bohri Mohalla 

Another street that is bustling with people and a variety of food is Bohri Mohalla in Mumbai. From the famous Surti 12 Handi to Haji Tikka and toothsome sweets like Jalebi, Phirni, Rabdi and Malpua at Tawakkal Sweets, this lane has all the treats. 

Location: Bohri Mohalla, Kumbharwada, Mumbai

Mahim Khau Galli 

Mahima Khau Galli is another place to savour the Ramzan special food in Mumbai. It hosts a delectable list with Sherbat at Bismillah Juice Corner, Shawarma at KGN food stall, Kebabs at Raees Kebab Corner and desserts at Afzal Sweets. 

Location: Mahim Khau Galli, Mahim, Mumbai

Ramzan Food in Delhi 


Matia Mahal

Matia Mahal, located close to Jama Masjid, is a typical Old Delhi street that is narrow, crowded, and congested but filled with culinary dishes like Keema Samosa at the famous Kallan Sweet Shop, Mutton Korma at Al Jawahar Biryani at Mhd. Toufiq Manpasand Biryani, and scrumptious Mughlai Dishes at Karim’s.

Location: Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid, Kalan Mehal, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Purani Dilli 

Another go-to option for the best Haleem, Nalli Nihari at Kallu’s and Chaats in Delhi can be Purani Dilli. 

Location: Old Delhi, Delhi

Other options to try in Delhi are Ashok Chat Corner, Aslam Chicken, Jugal Kishore Ramji Chat Wale, and Haji Sharbati Nihari Wali.

Ramzan Food in Kolkata 


Zakaria Street

Zakaria Street ‘Special Aminia Haleem’ is only prepared on Zakaria Street, which is close to the Nakhoda Mosque, during Ramadan. You can also try Mutton Chaap or Mutton Chops mutton at the Royal India Hotel, which is only a few blocks away. Also, don’t miss out on the Afghan CHicken from Dilli 6 and Lassi from Taskeen’s.

Location: Zakaria Street, Kolkata, West Bengal

Park Circus

If you are a fan of Haleem and Chicken Biryani, then you must visit the lanes of Park Circus which is loaded with stalls of these delicacies. Each stall will give you a slightly different taste from the other so you got to try them all. 

Location: Park Circus, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal

Mullick Bazaar 

It's impossible to miss the enormous pile of Sevai stack at Mullick Bazaar, which is known for its sevai during Ramzaan. 

Location: Mullick Bazaar, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal

Ramzan Food in Hyderabad 


Charminar Road 

The Charminar Road is heaven for food connoisseurs. The streets have numerous stalls from Kebabs from Ala Faroz to Pathan ka Ghost and from shakes like Shahdoodh Malai and Mango Malai from Milan Juice Center to Chicken 65 and Rumali Roti especially during Razaman

Location: Charminar Road, Moghalpura, Hyderabad, Telangana

Pista House 

When in Hyderabad, how can one forget the famous Hyderabadi Haleem which is world famous? This Haleem became the first meat product of India to receive a GI certification. You can try this at the Pista House. End your quest with sweet and soft loaves of Sheermal and Khubani-ka-meetha at Hotel Shadab. 

Location: Shalibanda, Hyderabad, Telangana

Ramzan Food in Bengaluru


Mosque Road 

Bengaluru's prime destination for Ramzan cuisine is Mosque Road. For the best Chicken Skewers, Kheema Rolls, Kebabs, Chicken Samosas, Biryanis, Rose Falooda, Milk Sharbat, Matka Phirni, Strawberry Cheesecakes, and much more head out onto the streets. 

Location: Pulikeshi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka

M M Road 

Richies Rahhams, known for its 31 tandoor-cooked delights, and Zaikaa, known for its seven unique mutton dishes, are two of the most well-known eateries on M M Road which is not far from Mosque Road, which is a must-try during the iftar food quest. You can also try some special items like Kulfi Kebab, Khatta Mittha Kebab, and Kalimirch Kebab.

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Ramzan Food in Srinagar


Khayam Chowk

Also known as the ‘Barbeque Street of Srinagar’ this is one of the most vibrant locales in terms of food during Ramzan. You can go for Tandoori Chicken, Masala Tikkas at Al-Zaika and Talk n Tikka and Walnut Fudge along the street. You can not miss out on the Kashmir special Wazwan at Muneer Cafeteria. 

Location: Khayam Chowk, Srinagar, Kashmir

Hazratbal Street

Experience a slice of heaven near the streets of Hazratbal where you can treat your taste buds with the deliciousness of Halwa-Paratha, Babribyol (basil seed drink) and Gaev Tchot (bread with clarified butter). 

Location: Hazratbal Street, Srinagar, Kashmir

Ramzan Food in Lucknow


Akbari Gate 

A series of stalls are set up outside the Akbari Gate in Lucknow. From Kulcha and Nihari to Paya soup and Jalebi’s from stalls like Mubeens and Raheem’s you won’t be able to resist yourself from devouring them all. 

Location: Akbari Gate, Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow is also renowned for its Iftar chaats, particularly fruit chaats along with dal and potato tikis and desserts such as Kulfi, Sheermal, Phirni, and Pakodas served with Doodh Pheni. 

Ramzan Food in Indore 


Sarafa Bazaar 

You won’t stop even if you are full because the options at Sarafa Bazaar are endless. Roaming on the streets with delectable items like Indori Biryani, Haleem, Mutton Tikkis, Keema Samosas from various stalls and desserts like Rabdi, Rasmalai, Malpua, and Gulab Jamun at Agrawal Sweets and Ice creams can be one of the best experiences in Indore during Ramazan. 

Location: Sarafa Bazaar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

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