I don’t like biryani, has no one ever said. Nothing can bring in the royal taste and feel to the Indian cuisines like biryani. The best thing is that be it any city, the taste and the variety of the biyani varies from place to place. If you are desi by heart you would already know that biryani is not just a wonderful cuisine but also a feeling. A taste that you can never forget. This article is a tribute all the states that offer biryani in India with utmost love and as an unforgettable experience. If you are in India or plan to visit India sometime, you cannot do without trying few of these biryanis in India.
Let us have a look.
Lucknowi biryani is also known as the crown of biryani in India. Started by the Mughal Royals, this is looked upon as one of the most elite food of India. Rice is cooked separately in spices, marinated chicken is added to it and then cooked in low heat. You can only imagine the taste and the subtle fragrance that stays for the longest. Some of the places in Lucknow to try out Biryani are Mashi Biryani house and Wahid Biryani.
In Kolkata the addition of deep fried potatoes in place of excessive meat created a new style of biryani in India which is now so loved and eaten with absolute delight. This biryani is highly spiced and slightly sweet with a hint to cinnamon, rose water and milk to give it the aroma to die for. Some of the places in Kolkata to try out biryani are Arsalan Oudh 1590 and many more.
This variety of biryani in India is popular among the Gujarati-Sindhi. This has to be the spiciest variety of Biryani in India. Soft meat chunks along with yogurt, fried onions, potatoes and tomatoes makes this dish so much loved across the world.
The quintessential hyderabadi biryani is cooked from the goat’s meat until the taste of the meat seeps deep into the rice. Fried onions, mint, coriander and strong pickles add to the flavor of this unforgettable biryani in India. When in hyderabad you can try out the biryanis at Cafe Bahar and Bawarchi restaurant.