If you’re a hardcore foodie and do not want to miss out on any of the treats Hyderabad has to provide, well, if you’re nodding your head to yes then, this is the place!
Here are some of the Hyderabadi street delicacies that are a must try to anyone visiting the city of Nizams.
- Hyderabadi Biryani
When in Hyderabad, how can you miss Biryani!
The world famous Hyderabadi Biryani, that is available everywhere & anywhere in the Hyderabad. Hyderabadi Biryani is generally believed to originate in the kitchen of “Nizams of Hyderabad”.
Cooked with either mutton or chicken and, laced with the rich ingredients, this recipe is 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!
- Hyderabadi Haleem
It is introduced in Hyderabad during the period of Nizaam, this Arabic dish has been localized by adding traditional species thus, deriving to the famous Hyderabadi Haleem.
Generally, Haleem is cooked on the low-flame of firewood for up to 12 hours in a bhatti. One or two people are required to stir it continuously with wooden paddles throughout its preparation. This stew consists of lentils and meat along with pounded wheat and made into a thick paste and commonly found during the months of Ramadan.
- Hyderabadi Chicken 65
Chicken 65 is a popular south Indian snack made by marinating, deep frying and seasoning bite-sized pieces of chicken with ultimate South Indian spices such as mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Hyderabadi Chicken is the spicy deep fried starter garnished with coriander leaves, and onion & it is the best way to start your 3-course meal.
- Pesarattu Dosa
The name completely gives away what’s on plate – it is a perfect combination of attu and pesara, which means dosa or crepe and moong daal in Telugu.
Pesarattu Dosa or Moong Dal Dosa is similar to the normal dosa with the difference being that the batter is made of moong dal. It is one of the favorite breakfast dishes and also very nutritious. It is served with ginger chutney, and this combination makes your taste buds go wild.
- Murg Do Pyaza
The name Murg Do Pyaza itself drives you hungry and, which is popularly known as “Chicken Do Pyaza, this sweet and spicy dish is enjoyed with naan or roti. The alluring flavors of this chicken recipe will actually melt-in-your-mouth. Just a bite is enough to take you on a journey of Hyderabadi flavors!
If you haven’t ever tasted this, you are missing out on one of the best dishes in India!
Paaya is prepared with roasted spices and goat trotters which means bags and bags of rich, succulent flavors packed into this one scrumptious dish. It is served with piping hot steamed rice and experience the flavor dancing in your mouth.
- Irani Chai
“Soul of Hyderabad” – the ever famous Irani tea! So, let the cafe of Hyderabad pamper your taste buds with its exquisite taste. It is best had with another famous delicacy that Hyderabad has to offer – Osmania biscuits.
So, visit Hyderabad & let your taste buds get the ultimate flavor of Hyderabad!