Definition of Mughlai in English:


Line breaks: Mugh|lai
Pronunciation: /ˈmʊglʌɪ
, ˈmuːglʌɪ/
(also Moghlai, Moglai)


  • (Of food or a dish) cooked in an Indian style involving one of a variety of rich, spicy sauces, typically containing butter, yogurt, or cream.
    More example sentences
    • At Shisha, a new restaurant-cum-lounge, the Hyderabadis can enjoy both Indian and Mughlai food.
    • An Indian or Mughlai dish cannot give the noodles or fried rice the taste that is expected, so it is not made and served, Mr. John explains.
    • Delhi Darbar is a great place to dive into traditional Moghlai and Indian dishes, cooked with rich ingredients and spices.


Urdu muġlaī 'in a Mughal style'.

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