Delhi ninth highest populated city in the world and the second metropolis of India with more than 12.25 million inhabitants hosts more than 13 percent Muslim population. They like to visit Halal foods and the restaurants due to their religious obligations. Besides the local population, foreign and domestic Muslim tourists generally encounter the confusion about Halal authenticity. Devoid of information about the restaurants and their location make the problem. Considering the needs, prominent Halal joints like Fast Trax, Karims, Al Baik, Tunde Kabab are analysed herein with the details of their products.
Fast Trax is the chain of food outlets under the leading India Halal meat exporter Hind group, spread in more than 16 locations across the capital region to cater over 10000 consumers per day. Outlets are situated at the prime locations of the city, near metro stations, community centers and shopping malls. Halal restaurants with the culture of western and Chinese fast food outlets are successfully implemented by the team of Fast Trax. Its recipes cover the burgers, rolls, shakes and cakes etc. type of meals in place of conventional Mughlai dishes. Fast Trax started its first outlet in New friend Colony New Delhi that was inaugurated by Indian cricket team captain Mahinder Singh Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh. In the Commonwealth games going to be held in New Delhi, Fast Trax is an official and exclusive licensee of food for all stadiums.
Successive fourth generation family owned Karim hotel and restaurant have unique verities of Mughlai dishes prepared exclusively with Halal meats. It has the specialties in chicken & mutton tandoori, kababs and biryanies etc. Restaurants are located near to the historical and spiritual places of Delhi in Jama Masjid and Nizamuddin Dargah area. Karim origin goes back to the days of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar. Karims is ranked by Time Magazine amongst top restaurants in Asia.
Tunde Kabab-Lucknow is an another famous family entity for over a hundred years started by Mohammad Osman Haji in Lucknow but now has the branches across the country including Delhi. Tunde Kabab featured in some of the most prestigious travel magazines of the world including The Lonely Planet and The New York Post. Al Baik at Community Center in New Friends Colony is a famous eating joint due to its Shawarma a Lebanese dish and listed among popular joints in Delhi.
Apart from the above giant, several unorganized but the delicious fame Halal restaurants are located in to the Muslim dominated areas like in Old Delhi near Jama Masjid, Nizamuddin near Dargah and New Friends community center near Jamia Millia Islamia University. Restaurant clubs within the campus in Indian Islamic cultural center, Jamia Millia, Jamia Hamdard and in old Delhi are also known to their verities of Halal recipes.