An Iftar food trail: A walk through Mumbai’s Khau Gali

While mutton and chicken dishes, most of them heavily dipped or fried in oil, maybe the main attraction, Khau Gali‘s famous Iftaar food trail also has a cult following of its own when it comes to sweet dishes. Photos: Gaurav Sarkar

For 30 nights every year, the narrow, winding lanes located around the quintessential Minara Masjid in South Mumbai take on a vibrant, nocturnal life. A little after sunset, every day during the holy month of Ramadan, the entire stretch from Bhendi Bazaar to Mohammed Ali Road descends into a familiar cacophony: it remains covered inch-to-inch with pedestrians,......