Why stop at Mohammad Ali when you can enjoy Ramadan food at Bohra Mohalla

The season of Ramzan has its popular dominated pockets like Mohammed Ali Rd., Bhendi Bazaar, Minara Masjid, Pydhoni etc. We take you through a delicious trip at Bohra Mohalla, a journey of mouth watering delicacies that will make your trip totally worth it. As we drive through the lusty food joints we tend to skip some amazing places that have the best food to offer. Here at Bohra Mohalla you can go back in time with the food joints that rest here from decades and some even a century old. We have compiled a series of food joints which fall in an ascending order that being from JJ Flyover Blood bank, Byculla and end at Mohammad Ali Road.

Al Rehmani

It is located at Ebrahim Rehmatullah Road. The place is a boss when it comes to their delicious kebabs and parathas. The food here is at a great price but the place however lacks good ambiance.

Delicious Kebabs at Al Rahmani’s Picture Credits: Zomato
Delicious Kebabs at Al Rahmani’s Picture Credits: Zomato

Zaika

It is situated at Two Tank Road and is popular for its Chicken Roll. They offer Chinese cuisine as well. Zaika is very quick in its order and service and offers good quantity at a reasonable price.

Mouth watering Chicken Roll at Zaika Picture Credits: Zomato
Mouth watering Chicken Roll at Zaika Picture Credits: Zomato

JJ Jalebi

It is situated at Maulana Shaukat Ali Road. Like the name suggests, it offers piping hot, crispy and juicy Jalebis. The specialty of this place is desserts, mawa jalebi to be specific. Other food items which like malpua, gulab jamun and halwa paratha are also worth a try.

Soft mawa jalebis at JJ Jalebi Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com
Soft mawa jalebis at JJ Jalebi Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Fakhri Sweets

It is at Husainiyah Marg, Pakmodia Street, Bhendi Bazaar. Fakhri offers all kinds of Indian sweets and Farsan. They have rolls, barfis, pedas, pastries, cookies etc. It was started 75 years ago by Mansoor Ali Dosaji Mithaiwala. Mansoor Ali invented the Salam pak which is a sweet made of gond, mawa and ghee a must try of this place.

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Sweets that melt in your mouth at Fakhri’s Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Idris Cold Drink

It is located at Khara Tank Road / Sayed Aboo Mohmed Road and is best known for variyali which is a cool drink made of saunf or fennel seeds. They also serve other fizzy frinks which have homemade essences that will get you refreshed.

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Enjoy refreshing drinks at Idris Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

JFC- Jilani Fastfood Corner

You could say this place offers food which is a notch above the average. The popular food item which you can’t afford missing is the baida roti. It is also a Mohammedan version of KFC – JFC.

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Amazing baida roti at JFC Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Tawakkal Sweets

It rests at Khara Tank Road. It is open post midnight during Ramzan. So if you’re craving for something sweet, this is your stop. They serve a variety of sweets like malai anjeer, malai blackcurrant, barfi, malai puffs, khajas, jalebis, aflatoon, malai ice cream, gunder pak, etc.

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A large spread of sweets at Tawakkal Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Indian Hotel

It is at Khara Tank Road. As you enter you will see an old man siting beside a wooden desk full of coins and surrounded by pans of sizzling kebabs. It has been since the British days in India. It serves delicious food like Baida roti, Shami kebab, Chicken roll, Mutton roll, Bhuna tawa, Bheja/gurda tawa.

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The owner of Indian Hotel at his desk of coins Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Imdadiya Bakery

They offer khara biscuit and other snacks like gathiya and a lot more which you will find in any other bakery or farsan shop.

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The Imdadiya Bakery Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Taj Icecream

It is situated at Khara Tank Road, Saifee Ambulance Lane. The specialty of this place is the handmade sancha ice-cream. It has been running from the past 125 years and still going strong with its distinctive flavours that keep customers flooding here.

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The owner welcomes customers at Taj Ice cream Picture Credits: youarenotdesi.tumblr.com

Jalil Ahmed

The aroma of Haji Tikka will get you drooling even before you enter. Another famous dish here is their Shahi Darbar Khichda which is a porridge of meat wheat and pulses was topped with fried onion, coriander and lime. They also have a large spread of mouth watering curries.

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A bowl of piping hot Khichda Picture Credits: sanjivkhamgaonkar.wordpress.com

Mohammed Kareem

It is a well known place and serves amazing Mughlai spread. The food has an authentic touch which is why foodies keep coming back here to enjoy their dishes. One should definitely try their Chaana Masala.

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A delicious bowl of Chaana Masala Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Valibhai Payawala

It is at 45, Gujar Street, Near Zainabia Hall. This place is a century old and serves a delicious bowl of hot paya. It is paired with Mughlai roti which is made from stale dough.

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A warm bowl of Paya at Valibhai Payawala Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Surti 12 Handi

It is located at Gujar Street. Here, everything is slow cooked for 8-12 hours to blend in all the spices which give out mesmerizing aromas. The cooking never stops which gives it more brownie points.

Pots of slow cooked curries at Surti 12 Handi Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com
Pots of slow cooked curries at Surti 12 Handi Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

Mohammed Khan Roti

Adjacent to Surti 12 Handi is this 90-year-old shop Mohammed Khan Roti. People come here only for rotis which is the speciality of this place.

Soft and fluffy rotis at Mohammed Khan Roti Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com
Soft and fluffy rotis at Mohammed Khan Roti Picture Credits: redscarabtravelandmedia.wordpress.com

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