Underrated Mughlai Food Joints To Try In The Nostalgic Lanes of Nizamuddin


Nizamuddin is not just famous for it’s rich heritage but also mouth-watering Mughlai delicacies. It’s nothing short of a goldmine of rich culinary variety that can fill your stomach without causing a dent in your wallet. 

If you are a glutton and looking for hidden gems in the nostalgic lanes of Nizamuddin then check the list below.

1. Ghalib Kebab Corner

If you love to gorge on a rich variety of kebabs, including mutton kebab and chicken kebab then it’s going to satiate your taste buds in a true sense. 

Timings: 12 pm to 11.30 pm.

Price for two: Costs Rs. 350.

2. Nasir

Nasir has become a household name for serving irresistible Kheer in an enchanting tiny earthen pot covered with a small ‘chandi ka varq’. This tempting sweet dish will surely make you go weak in the knees and you won’t stop yourself from asking for more.

Timings: Starts early at 8 am and serves till 11.30 pm.

Price for two: Costs only Rs.350

3. Manpasand Nihari Roti Wale

It’s nothing but a heavenly abode for Nihari lovers. They serve Nalli Nihari with an ample amount of green chilies on top along with Khameeri rotis to amplify the taste. 

Timings: Serves from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm

Price for two: Costs only Rs. 240

4. Al-Quresh

If you want to satiate your sudden hunger-pangs with some mouth-watering kebabs, kormas, and gravy dishes, then Al-Quresh will make you lick your fingers. 

Timings: Serves from 11 am to 4 pm and 6 pm to 11 pm

Price for two: Costs Rs.500 

5. Mehboob-E-Illahi

If you are on a strict diet then their irresistible and crunchy Imartis can easily break it. It’s the best stop to put an end to your sweet cravings.

Timing: Serves from 6 am to 10 pm

Price for two: Costs Rs. 75 

6. Hussaini Hotel

If you have watched the movie Rockstar then you can easily recognize this celebrated restaurant. It makes a lot of noise in the area for undisputed Nihari with crispy tandoori rotis at affordable prices.

Timings: Serves from 6 am to 12 am

Price for two: Costs Rs. 400/-

7. Nasir Iqbal Restaurant 

It’s famous for incredibly tempting and delicious mutton and chicken biryani. The aromatic mutton seekh with rumali roti can easily break your diet.

Timings: Serves from 8 am to 11.30 pm

Price for two: Costs Rs. 350.

8. Kit Care Kebab Corner

If you crave authentic Dahi Butter Chicken along with well–made roomali rotis then it’s meant for you. They also serve vegetarian kebabs for vegetarians

Timings: Serves from 6 pm to 11.30 pm

Price for two: Costs just Rs.350.

Final Thoughts

If you are an explorer and willing to try some undiscovered lip-smacking Mughlai street food in the lanes of Nizamuddin then try them out.