Biryani the soul-satisfying dish
Sunday lunch cravings or comfort food on a bad day, be it anything Biryani is the solution. Biryani is the most popular dish that is consumed by many across the country.
The flavourful taste and aroma of Biryani make you crave for it as it is comforting, stimulating and all in all in one. There are very few things which hit our soul. Biryani is one such dish which hits our soul in different ways and satisfies our soul.
Did you know In India, Biryani is the most ordered dish of 2019, with an average of 95 biryanis being ordered per minute?
Biryani and its richness
Biryani is considered as the richest food, be it any region. Each part of the country has its own way of cooking Biryani with the richest ingredients of that place. Biryani, in its diverse form, is the best appetizing meal one can relish and have. Celebrations are not complete without Biryani and is a definite celebration dish of all the non-vegetarians in India.
Types of biryani
Given below is a list of Biryani across India’s different region, which will show how much the dish is relished and celebrated across the nation. Do you know what is fancier? One region does not have the same taste in Biryani as the other does.
– Ambur biryani
– Thalassery biryani
– Hyderabadi biryani
– Bhatkali biryani
– Kampuri biryani
– Delhi biryani
– Sindhi biryani
7. Ambur biryani
The popular Biryani of south India, Ambur biryani is sure a treat for the taste buds. Ambur biryani is in grind since the 1890s and is still continuing to woo people with its zest. What started as a traditional family by Hussain Baig in 1890 dish as moved on to become the favourite dish of a huge race of people. Ambur biryani is known for its mild rice flavour marinated and mixed with authentic spices. The succulent meat added to it is sure a perfect blend of rice, spices and meat.
6. Thalassery biryani
Thalassery biryani is a popular biryani dish in Kerala and is widely relished by the natives there. It is a blend of different cuisines like Arabian, Persian, Indian and, European. Unlike other biryanis which are made from basmati rice, this Biryani is made from Jeerakasala rice which is highly aromatic rice. This is a dish which traces its origin to times of the king’s rule in India. Thalassery biryani is rich with aromatic spices which blend perfectly with the jeerakasala rice.
5. Hyderabadi Biryani
Hyderabadi Biryani is the most popular Andhra dish. It is cooked using a different method called dum and is widely called as Hyderabadi dum biryani. The speciality of this dish is that the dish is steamed at a minimal temperature after cooking. Few even place the dish of Biryani in a vessel of boiling water, and the Biryani is let to get steamed with the pressure from it. Dum biryani gives a nicely soaked and highly mellow taste to the food. The gusto that goes out of Hyderabadi Biryani can not be missed.
4. Bhatkali Biryani
Bhatkali Biryani is a favourite dish of the people on the coastal region of Karnataka. It is stated that this dish was left behind for us to cherish by the Persians. The popularity of the Bhatkali Biryani is that no oil is used in its preparation. Unlike, other biryanis, this Biryani is white in colour with few streaks of orange. Bhatkali Biryani is topped with crunchy fried onions and garlic and is highly delicious.
3. Kampuri biryani
Kampuri biryani is a northeastern dish. Although it is not very popular across the country, it is a delicious dish that anyone can enjoy. Both basmati and normal rice is used in the Kampuri biryani, and it is like richly flavoured rice. Kampuri biryani is a mix of vegetables like peas, carrots, potatoes, bell peppers.
2. Delhi biryani
Delhi biryani is an adaptation of the dish with unique flavours by the locals of the Delhi.
It is a non-dum biryani and is known for its spiciness. Many green chillis ae added to it. You can find many biryani outlets in Delhi selling this Delhi biryani. It is a basic dish that the locals of Delhi love to consume.
1. Sindhi Biryani
Sindhi Biryani is widely called as Pakistani Biryani as well. It is always on the list of the Sindhis. Sindhi Biryani is a little same as the Bhatklai biryani cooked with basmati rice, meat and vegetables. The biryani rice used in it is highly fragrant with delicious meat marinated with perfect spices.
The above are just a few examples of Biryani that are popular across the country. There are more than 25 types of Biryani that are widely cooked and consumed by Indians.
If there is one type of Biryani that can be added to the above list, it would be Suthans’ Biryani. Sultans’ Biryani is a perfect blend of aromatic and flavour rich spices that will crave for more and more.