The weekends are all about indulging in our sinful foodie desires, wouldn't you agree?! We eat simple and healthy meals throughout the week, controlling our desires, in the hopes that we can splurge and binge over the weekend. Butter chicken, koftas, korma, kebabs - just thinking about these Mughlai dishes has us drooling! Mughlai cuisine has been an important part of Indian food; it is the soul-satisfying flavours of this cuisine that makes it loved by almost every Indian in the world. If you are someone who loves Mughlai cuisine as much as we do, then here we have brought you the recipes of classic Mughlai snacks we all enjoy. Now you can enjoy restaurant-style Mughlai snacks at home!
Here Are 5 Classic Mughlai Snack Recipes You Must Try
1. Chicken Tikka - Our Recommendation
The ultimate Indian snack, the chicken tikka is world famous! Juicy and tender pieces of chicken are marinated in hot spices like garam masala, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder and more, and then grilled to give these famous tikkas. This Mughlai dish is often the go-to snack for all occasions.
2. Malai Tikka
Another classic Mughlai tikka, the malai tikka offers a creamy, masaledaar and juicy snack like no other. People who find chicken tikka too spicy find solace in the creamy and mellow flavours of the malai tikka. The earthiness of ginger-garlic blend with yoghurt and cream in this delicious chicken snack.
3. Seekh Kebab
We have the Mughlai cuisine to thank for all the delicious kebabs in our Indian cuisine. Seekh kebabs are one of the most popular kebabs and are thoroughly enjoyed by people of all ages. Minced meat is bathed in aromatic seasonings, wrapped around skewers and then grilled to give its juicy and flavourful texture!
4. Paneer Tikka
The vegetarian rendition of the chicken tikka, paneer tikka is a classic snack for paneer-lovers! Cubed pieces of paneer, onions and capsicum are marinated in masalas and then grilled to give their smoky and aromatic flavours.
5. Dahi Ke Kebab
These soft and delicious kebabs are favourite among vegetarians! Dahi ke kebabs are a flavourful blend of hung curd, paneer, onion, ginger-garlic paste and pepper. These kebabs are crispy and crunchy on the outside and melt in your mouth.
Try out these classic Mughlai snacks and let us know which one is your favourite in the comments section.