Mar 3, 2024, 01:04 AM IST

10 dishes that Mughals brought to India

Pavan Naidu

Nalli Nihari, made with mutton stuffed with juicy bone marrow, is a dish that was consumed by Mughal emperors after morning prayers.

Nalli Nihari

The dish was originally brought to Kashmir by the Mughals, whose cuisine was, in turn, influenced by Persian cuisine.

Rogan Josh

It is said that the origin of  Mutton Seekh Kebab dish can be traced back to the Mughal empire in India.

Mutton Seekh Kebab

The galouti kebab is believed to have been created for a Lucknow Nawab who could not chew properly.

Galouti Kebab

The royal dish that is widely loved in the country was introduced by Mughal to India in the 16th century.


The dish is said to have originated in Lucknow during the Mughal period. It is a kebab or kofta with a chicken egg in the middle.

Nargisi Kofta

It is believed that the Mughlai paratha originated during Mughal emperor Jahangir's rule.

Mughlai Parantha

Chicken Korma, a dish with roots in India's Mughal-era culinary traditions, first made its delightful appearance back in the 16th century. Kormas were often prepared in the Mughal court kitchens and is said to have been served to Shah Jahan and his guests at the inauguration of the Taj Mahal.

 Chicken Korma

Murgh Malai Kebab which were originated in Turkey is a popular dish that many Indians consume during snack time.

Murgh Malai Kebab

The Shahi Tukra was a popular desert item of Mughal emperors which was possibly invented in Hyderabad.

Shahi Tukda