We at Turban are a family run business specializing in Mughlai cuisine. We welcome you at the newly launched Turban restaurant to indulge into the world of Royals.

In the city of ardent and diverse foodies Chennai, the taste of the Royal and Authentic Mughlai cuisine, is here to reach it’s pinnacle.

Mughlai cuisine, the flavoursome, royal culinary wonders of the Indo-Persian cultural richness from the Medieval era, has gotten it’s new flag bearer-‘Turban’.

The slow-cooked scrumptious fine-blend of rice, meat, dairy, breads and much more are sure to take you on a extravagant journey of taste. Step into the world of unique spicy delicacies with us.


The famous Mughlai cuisine evolved in Medieval India during the Mughal Empire. The cuisine that portrays a mix of culinary styles and recipes of North India and Central Asia is highly influenced by the cuisines of Central Asia that has a rich history of rule of the Turco-Mongol Mughal empires. The Mughlai cuisine is generally quite spicy, rich and heavy marked with a very unique aroma. It has over time remained one of the most popular and favourite cuisines among foodies across India.

Mughal food has a history of over 500 years of scrumptious dishes. It included a whole range of cuisines which were modified and improvised with time and with the introduction of new ingredients. Many Mughal emperors had their own detailed cookbooks that could easily fit into any omnibus of gastronomical texts. In fact, as per Mughal traditions, food formed a part of the gift-giving culture and laid the rules for diplomatic etiquette. The gifting and sharing of food could at various times convey messages of friendship and goodwill, status and power. The food practices and culture of that time shaped the Indian food scene over the years and led to development of many contemporary dishes too.