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Why Hyderabadi Biryani is so famous All over the World

Hyderabadi Biryani is the most famous among all Biryani’s being prepared around the world. Aroma itself will make you feel delicious before even taking your first pick.

You can’t talk about biryanis without mentioning the Hyderabadi Biryani. Cooked with either mutton or chicken, and laced with rich ingredients, this recipe is the stairway to heaven. Believe it or not, this dish is such a favorite that people don’t mind having it for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Some say the Hyderabadi biryani is closer to the original Iranian recipe than the Mughlai one. It originated in the kitchens of the Nizam where the royal cooks marinated meat overnight with spices and then soaked them in yogurt before layering with long-grain aromatic Basmati rice and cooking in a sealed handi. The biryani is redolent of fried onions, a lot of spices (some not used in Lucknowi biryani) and dry fruits.

Hyderabadi biryani

Hyderabadi invented world famous Biryani Hyderabadi Biryani is a dish invented during Nizam period and is made with rice, spices and chicken or goat. It is mainly of two types, raw and cooked. There are around 140 varieties of Hyderabadi Biryani.
The City of Pearls, Nizams, and the world famous Hyderabadi biryani, Hyderabad has been a foodie’s paradise and a history lover’s haven! Over four centuries old, Hyderabad is one of the biggest and fastest growing metropolitan cities in India. Hyderabad is best known for the Golconda Fort, Charminar, Hussain Sagar Lake, various tombs and mosques and one of the country’s biggest film cities, Ramoji City.

So what makes the Hyderabadi biryani so unique?

A first-time visitor to Hyderabad has to taste it and if possible take a ‘parcel’ back home.

As for the Hyderabadis, we simply can’t do without it. Many people said whenever you go to Hyderabad … don’t forget to Eat Special,Delicious & Most famous Hyderabad biryani.

Why commentators identify it with the way of life in Hyderabad? Why does everybody call Hyderabadi biryani the best South Indian dish ever and some even claim that it is better than the Lucknowi biryani?

Food connoisseur, gourmand and expert in Hyderabad cuisine, Nawab Mehboob Alam Khan, says that nowhere in the country biryani is prepared the way it is done in Hyderabad.

It is believed that this style of cooking, known as ‘dum’ came from Persia during the regime of Mughals in the country.

The Nizams were great patrons of rich food. That was the reason during their regime, the biryani and its many variations spread to all over the Deccan region and Telangana.

Easy Chicken Biryani for Beginners / How to make Chicken Biryani in Pressure Cooker

This is simple and tasty method to make chicken biryani in pressure cooker. Since the chicken and rice are going to be cooked together, this biryani is going to be very flavorful. This chicken biryani is beginner friendly and yields perfect results each time. Enjoy this delicious biryani with raita.
Detailed Recipe

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