Assortment of dishes by Masalaesque Mom-Made Meals. Photo: Masalaesque Mom-Made Meals
Ramzan and Eid may not be the same this year, but you can still get a taste of the festival thanks to these home chefs and caterers across Mumbai. Get your hands on mouth-watering meals and delicacies like shammi kebabs and chicken samosas to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramzan. Take your pick from The Bohri Kitchen’s Nalli Nihari or The Hungry Bunny’s paneer korma to indulge in all the special fare this Eid.
Where to order Eid specials from home chefs and caterers in Mumbai
The Bohri Kitchen (TBK)
Founded by Nafisa Kapadia and Munaf Kapadia, TBK is a mother-son venture that began by inviting locals to get a taste of their authentic Bohri thaal. They have since expanded into a central kitchen and now, you can try some of their authentic Bohri fare and best-sellers from their Eid menu. Choose from vegetarian and non-vegetarian platters that have an assortment of samosas, kebabs and cutlets. There’s also mutton nalli nihari and Bohri haleem with khammi roti as well as a range of biryanis. And for dessert, order the sheer khurma. The menu is available from 11 May to 16 May. Place orders 24 hours in advance between 10am to 6pm. Starts from Rs 230. Call 9819447438 to order. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Started by chef Farida Kutianawala in 2015, The Big Spread is bringing Eid specials to your doorstep this week. Pick from the menu that changes every day. On some days you can choose Mutton naan sandwiches and chicken bhuna rolls and on the others, there’s chicken fried farcha, yakhni pulao and mutton khichda with naan. To complete the meal, try their dudhi halwa. Place orders in advance. Starts from Rs 170. Call 9323024509 or 9821535884 to order. Deliveries across Mumbai
If you’re craving home made food this Eid, check out The Hungry Bunny’s Eid menu. Cooked by chef Sama Ankolkar, the meal will begin with dishes like kokum potatoes, and masala chicken cutlets, after which you can dive into the main course and go for their paneer korma or mutton biryani. They will only be taking lunch orders for Eid. Place your orders before 6pm on the 11th. Starts from Rs 400. Call 9820100767 to order and see the menu here. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Passionate about cooking, home chef Nahid Shariffi brings dishes from Zio’s Kitchen menu for you to savour this Eid. Think chicken and cheese pattice, or a chicken hara bhara kebab for starters and mutton kheema pulao, and mutton khichda for the mains. The Iranian menu also has a range of dishes including mutton Iranian koofteh, a dish with meatballs rice and herbs, and khoresh-e-fesenjoon, a chicken based stew with pomegranates and walnuts. Make sure to place your orders 48 hours in advance. Starts from Rs250. Call 9820530886 to order and check out their menu here. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Founded by chef Shabana Salauddin, Ammeez Kitchen features Kokani Muslim fare. This Eid, their specials will include an Eid biryani box. There are three sizes that you can choose from and it comes with an assortment of Konkani chicken biryani, kebabs and some sheer korma. The kebab box includes delicacies like ‘ghoshh ke shammi’, chicken seekh kebabs and smoked chicken tangdi kebabs. Orders can be placed till 13 May for 15-16 May. Starts from Rs 600. Call 9820009857 to place your order, and click here to see their menu. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Home chef Shipra Baranwal began No Cooking Weekend in the pandemic last year, cooking everything from the Onam sadya to Amritsari kulche. This year, all the proceeds for the Eid special orders will be going towards COVID relief charities, one of which will be Khaana Chahiye. The menu starts with chicken shammi kebabs, followed by Awadhi murgh korma and naans, and ends with the classic sheer khurma. Starts from Rs 650. Pre-order on 8879067793 and click here to see the menu. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Home chef Nasreen Navani began this venture two years ago with the idea of bringing her homemade food with her special mixture of masalas to all. Over the past few weeks of Ramzan, their weekend specials have featured everything from mutton haleem to Mughlai nalli korma. The iftar platters include everything from sevaiyaan and rose coolers to lachha parathas and kheema samosas, and for Eid, they’ll be cooking up some of their exclusive dishes including Eid ki Parda biryani, galouti kebabs and Mughlai korma. Starts from Rs 300 for a biryani. Call 9892900777 to order. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Passionate about cooking, this mother-daughter duo Nuzhat and Misbah Khan began Mashawi last year. Over the course of the year, they’ve whipped up delicious kebabs and biryanis and will be serving some of their bestsellers this Eid. What’s in store? Galouti kebabs, chicken yakhni pulao, Lucknowi mutton pulao and a mutton nihari to top it off. Make sure to place your orders 24 orders in advance. Starts from Rs 525. Call 9321633515 to place orders. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Founded by Duraiya and Hozef Darukhanwala, The Kaka Kaki serves authentic Bohri dishes. The Eid menu this year features mutton raan biryani, smoked mutton kheema samosas and chicken cream tikkas with the bohri chana bateta to go on the side. If that’s not enough, for desserts you’ll have a traditional sheer khurma or their classic ‘Kaki’s Caramel custard’ to end your meal on a sweet note. Place your orders 24 hours in advance. Starts from Rs 210. To place an order call 9820117941 or 9820117945. Deliveries across Mumbai.
Started in 2018 by home chef Shagufta Khan, this kitchen is doling out Eid specialities from the 13-15 May. Order classics like chicken cutlets and dum biryani or mutton tawa kebabs. Place your orders one day in advance. Starts from Rs 165. Call 9820252744 to place your order. Deliveries across Mumbai.