Mughlai cuisine consists of dishes developed in Medieval India by the people of the Mughal Empire. It represents the cooking styles used in North India (especially Uttar Pradesh and Delhi). Mughlai cuisine is one that has stood the test of time. Brought to our country by the Mughals, it continues to be a favourite, especially on special occasions that call for rich food. Loaded with ghee, dry fruits, saffron, and other dairy products and spices, authentic Mughlai cuisine is very rich and heavy.
It is famous for the exotic use of spices, dried fruit and nuts. The Mughals did everything in style and splendor. Since they ate very rich food they reduced the number of intake during the day. That is the reason why Mughlai recipes are rich in fat, carbohydrates and proteins. However, nowadays there are lighter variants being made by replacing some ingredients and cooking methods with low-fat alternatives. Here’s our exclusive list of places serving authentic Mughlai Food in Delhi!