Mughlai Cuisine

Mughlai Cuisine is the cuisine that evokes memories of the erstwhile period of Mughals. 'Mughlai Khaana' is the food that was relished by the Indians during the Mughal period in Indian history. Good ingredients, low flame cooking and rich spices are characteristic features of Mughlai cuisine. Dominating the northern parts of India, Mughlai dishes are rich in aromatic spices, ghee, and sauces consisting of curd, cream and crushed cashew nuts.

The Tandoor, an earth oven used in making rotis and kababs, is an integral part of Mughlai cuisine. The dishes include the famous tandoori chicken, seekh and boti kabab and tandoori fish. Rice preparations such as Biriyani, hold a special place in Mughlai cooking.

Updated on 25th November, 2014


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