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Inventors of

Tandoori Cuisine | Butter Chicken | Dal Makhani

Being the inventor of these incredible cuisines & crafted over the decades of hard work, the brand Moti Mahal is now one of the most recognizable entities in India as well as in the global food industry.

Kuvam Gujral the director of Moti Mahal Delux and founder the Indi grill has taken Moti Mahal on a progressive modern Indian dining experience yet not forgetting the spices and love which has been spread and makes Moti Mahal the best restaurant for butter chicken and tandoori cuisines.

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A glimpse of

Mr. Kundan Lal Gujral’s

struggle.

The man who introduced tandoor & his experiments gave the famous cuisines like Tandoori chicken, Butter chicken, Dal makhani to the country. He was born in the 1900s in an undivided Punjab in Chakwal and lost his father in his early childhood. To support his family, he dug a tandoor right in the middle of an eatery in Peshawar and that was the time when the invention of legendary culinary Tandoor happened. But his destiny rolled up during the partition in 1947 and he had to move to India. Despite the hardship, he established a tandoor cafe at the intersection of old Delhi and Daryaganj in Gora Bazaar with the same name as he started before and the legendry Moti mahal was born

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MOTI MAHAL DELUX

THE PALACE OF PEARLS

Moti Mahal has served the traditional food, from a normal curry and a roadside tandoor baking bread in a delightful manner with full of innocuity to satiate the palates of famous personalities such as the late US President Richard Nixon, then the Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, the King of Nepal and Soviet leaders Alexie Kosygin, Nikolia Bulganin, and Nikita Krushchev and we have taken pride by winning the heart and taste buds of every generation of Prime Minister of India. So this is the journey that a simple idea of cooking in earthen ovens which had started in 1920 in an eatery of Peshawar to become an international brand known as the Moti Mahal group.

4 GENERATIONS AND FOOD GAME STILL GOING STRONG

2019
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2015 To 2019

MOTI MAHAL EXPANDED 60 MORE OUTLETS & WITH THIS GRAND SUCCESS, KUVAM GUJRAL, THE GREAT GRANDSON OF SHRI KUNDAN LAL GUJRAL HAS FLAGSHIPED A NEW BRAND “THE INDIGRILL”. WITH THE EXPERTISE OF MOTI MAHAL DELUX, HE MAINTAINED THE SAME QUALITY & LEGACY WITH THE PROGRESSIVE MODERN INDIAN DINNING.

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2000 TO 2015

MOTI MAHAL EXPANDED 90 OUTLETS IN PAN ASIA AND ABROAD BY MR. ASHIM GUJRAL

1978
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1960 TO 2000

MOTI MAHAL EXPANDED 3 MAJOR OUTLETS IN DELHI BY MR. NAND LAL GUJRAL

1977
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1920 To 1960

MOTI MAHAL FIRST OUTLET STARTED AT DARYAGANJ

1970
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1920

INVENTION OF TANDOORI CHICKEN BY MR KUNDAN LAL GURJAL