For your next brunch date, try the popular Parsi delicacy Akuri in Mumbai
Ranking high amongst the dishes in the Parsi cuisine is the long-standing Akuri. This extremely simple yet delectable dish is famous in the lanes of Mumbai, making it a favourite go-to breakfast dish of the city folks.
While the preparation is pretty seamless, every household has a distinct way of making it. Thus, you'd find a different kinda Akuri at different eating joints in Mumbai. The basic Akuri is made of spicy scrambled eggs, however, some like to enjoy it by mixing potatoes, dry fruits, and alike. Traditionally, it is eaten with breads like pav or double roti.
The simple & tasty Akuri
Fundamentally, Akuri comprises scrambled eggs, tomatoes, onions, coriander, green chillies and a pinch of red chilli powder. Some like their scrambled eggs, or Akuri, with potatoes, milk, garlic, and so on. Some even add dry fruits to augment the dish. Like we said, the variations are endless!
Perfect for your brunch dates or early mornin' breakfast, Akuri is mostly soft, creamy and spicy. This makes it an easy dish to eat, besides the fact that it is filling and full of protein. Although similar to egg bhurji, Akuri is different. Unlike bhurji, eggs are not overcooked in Akuri, making it creamier and runny!xs
Here's where you can find Akuri, when in Mumbai
If you're not a localite, don't you worry! We have some popular recommendations for you. These are the places in Mumbai, serving the best of Akuri in town — Cafe Ideal, Girgaum Chowpatty, Jimmy Boy, Mahim's Cafe Irani Chaii, Cafe Military, Fort, South Mumbai, and more.
A perfectly healthy meal, enjoy your humble Akuri with a banana shake or coffee/chai and you're good to go for the day!