Indian cuisine is a beautiful amalgamation of cultures and regions. Each dish has its own individuality, colors, and flavors that can totally give you an out worldly experience!
One such dish that has got the whole world talking is the famous Hyderabadi biryani. Now, how can it not with its heavenly golden rice mixed with some of the most flavorful spices?
Biryani is one of the most famous dishes in West Asia. Due to the influence of Mughals, this scrumptious dish was then introduced in India. The Indians welcomed this dish with their open arms and then gifted the world with the overwhelmingly flavorful Hyderabadi biryani, Bangalore biryani, and Lucknowi biryani!
Hyderabadi biryani comes in various different flavors. For instance, if you’ve spicy taste buds, you can go for the Zafrani Hyderabadi biryani. However, if you want a mild explosion of flavors, go for the Sofiyani Hyderabadi biryani.
Yet, the question arises - where to find the best Hyderabadi biryani in town?
Well, don’t worry! We, at Halal Trip, have compiled a list of some of the best restaurants serving Hyderabadi biryani in India.
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Address: Gandipet, Telangana
Timings: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Price for two: Rs. 3000 (Approx.)
Are you up for a royal Hyderabadi Biryani treat? This restaurant can definitely satiate your biryani cravings.
Set in the luxurious settings of a Minar, this restaurant offers ostentatious ambiance with grand views of the Osman Sagar Lake.
However, what strikes the best is the royal flavor of the Hyderabadi biryani cooked with the utmost precision and patience.
If that is not enough, bask in the Hyderabadi royalty at the table with fancy chandeliers and crystal vessels amplifying your experience.
Other than Hyderabadi biryani, you can also try tasting other authentic Hyderabadi dishes.
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Address: Vile Parle, Mumbai
Timings: 12:30 pm to 3 pm and 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
Price for two: Rs. 4000
Do you want to taste the authentic Hyderabadi biryani while being in Mumbai? Well, the good news is that you can simply get it at the Namak Sahara Star hotel.
This hotel is known for its delicious dishes from the lands of Hyderabad and Lucknow. Its excellent Hyderabadi biryani is no stranger to it.
Apart from the dishes, the contemporary ambiance makes for quite a peaceful setting. Additionally, this hotel is situated right near the Mumbai airport and hence, is quite easy to visit!
Do note that the restaurant serves alcohol but they also cater to special diets, which includes the Halal diet. Please check in with the restaurant on their Halal status.
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Address: Connaught Place, Delhi
Timings: 11:30 am to 12:00 am
Price for two: Rs. 800
If you’re in the capital of India - Delhi and have a major craving for Hyderabadi biryani, Bikkgane biryani is definitely a dream come true for you!
With its cozy brick ambiance, Bikkgane biryani offers various delectable Mughlai dishes that will make you order all the dishes!
Hyderabadi Biryani is also one such delicious dish you need to taste over there. Filled with spicy chicken or mutton and ever-shining golden Basmati rice, this finger-licking dish at Bikkgane Biryani is worth a try.
You can also try ordering other Mughlai dishes such as Chicken or Malai Tikka, and other varieties of Biryani!
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Address: Lakdikapul, Hyderabad
Timings: 12:30 pm to 12:45 am
Price for two: Rs. 700
If you’re new to Indian cuisine, you may not be able to bear the extra spicy flavors. So, why not try out mild Hyderabadi biryani at Chicha’s?
Chicha’s, a snug restaurant filled with familial love and nostalgia, is a great Hyderabadi restaurant for those looking for a quick and affordable Hyderabadi meal, including biryani. It’s also open for the entire day!
This restaurant is mainly known for its mild yet flavorful Biryani that is a treat for those seeking the best of the Hyderabadi food.
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Address: Abids, Hyderabad
Timings: 7 am to 10:30 pm
Price for two: Rs. 650
Whoever thinks that Biryani can only taste good if it’s non-veg needs to visit the Taj Mahal Hotel.
Set in the previous era, Taj Mahal Hotel can bring about those vintage feels for any Veg. Hyderabadi lover out there. For instance, you can try out their famous Hyderabadi Subz Dum Biryani with the divine aroma of the blended herbs and vegetables cooked with pure perfection.
So, if you’re willing to try out Veg. Hyderabadi biryani then give this hotel a visit!
This brings us to the end of this wholesome Hyderabadi biryani article! Always remember that if you really want to taste the authentic Hyderabadi biryani, you can plan a trip to Hyderabad with Halaltrip.
You can also read out our other blogs and guides to India to get started with your own Hyderabadi Biryani experience.
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