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.