Dindigul Biryani

Dindigul Biryani

Dindigul Biryani, one of the favourite southern Indian specialities arising with a subtle tanginess, is Ekdum’s take on inviting Tamil Nadu as a part of the menu. Without much ado, it’s about exploring the flavours from the deepest flavours of our southern region to experience the change from every part of our country to another.


Dindigul Biryani was named after a city called Dindigul in Tamil Nadu and is a creation that picks it’s flavours and essence from it’s old age traditions, herbs and spices. The cookery style and secret ingredients have been passed down from natives to their younger generation in order to preserve the taste.

Preparation and ingredients:

Dindigul Biryani is very different from any other kind of Biryani because it is a combination of spicy and tangy palates unlike others, which hold merit in one genre of flavour only. Our technique of preparing this Biryani ensures that the marinade and every grain of rice absorb the flavours smoothly.

As our culinary experts explored further into the authenticity of Dindigul Biryani and it’s ingredients to prepare the perfect recipe, our dominant ingredients that thrive comprises of coconut milk for rich texture, coconut oil, tamarind puree for the tanginess and curry leaves for a crunch. The ratio of veggies or meat/chicken to that of the rice is such that every grain of rice gets the chance in our Dindigul Biryani to be uniformly marinated in our secret blend of masalas.

Interestingly, both red and green chillies are used in preparing this dish alongside our chef’s secret blend of spices and a dash of black pepper. While a meld of whole spices like green cardamom, cinnamon, star anise, kewra essence and pathar ke phool provide it with a strong aroma.

Celebration of flavours: With a galore of flavours, Curd and lemon juice for a tangy taste High on spice quotient, Dindigul Mutton Biryani is a mélange of spices that include star anise, cloves and mace powder that will surely leave you asking for more. It’s a beautiful galore of flavours, where curd and lemon juice acts a catalyst for the tanginess while the slightly sour flavour of this delicacy makes it always stand apart from others. With the creamy coconut texture and the crunch of curry leaves, it leaves your taste buds craving for more and more. The overall vibe of authenticity, freshness and punchy flavours will surely mesmerize you.