Hyderabadi Biryani

Hyderabadi Biryani

Hyderabadi Biryani, it’s not just a dish but a feeling that we love to live over and over again! What lies inside is not a simple formula that everyone can prepare, but a culmination of perfect ingredients and techniques to bring out a perfectly splendid Hyderabadi Biryani! At Ekdum, we’ve left no stone unturned to curate the recipe that will win your heart, with every bite, over and over again.

Origin of Hyderabadi Biryani:

A noble from the kitchen of Nizams, Hyderabadi Biryani is the most celebrated Biryani in India and at Ekdum. This jewel is believed to have originated in the historic state of Hyderabad, as a beautiful meld of Mughlai and Iranian cuisines’ secrets. The dish was invented by the royal chefs called Khansamas after Emperor Aurangzeb appointed Nizu-Ul-Mulk as the new ruler of Hyderabad.

Ingredients and preparation:

Each and every Biryani at Ekdum is prepared with the finest ingredients and recipes that are built on the foundation of decades of years of culinary experience and expertise. The same goes true for Hyderabadi Biryani. What we prepare is not just a dish cooked under pressure but a work of art curated with precision and perfection.

This royal meld is prepared in a dum, by slowly cooking the ingredients and rice on a low flame in traditional brass and copper handis, sealed with dough. Our chefs pay meticulous attention to the time and temperature to cook blissful bites that melt in your mouth. We do not believe in keeping anyone out of the circle. That’s why at Ekdum, we create an experience to be indulged in by everyone. We offer variety in terms of not only dishes but variants in a dish too. Our Hyderabadi Biryani is a product of passion and love available in vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian options like chicken, chicken boneless, and mutton, you can order what you love the most!

Att Ekdum, we promise to bring to you the version that is truly authentic and stands out with its melody of flavours and a subtle play of our secret spices along with our traditional mix of spices like shahi jeera, bay leaves, cinnamon and pathar ke phool with star anise and cardamom. These chief elements daunt our Hyderabadi Biryani with a royal vibe and an augment in spice level. While Kewra, turmeric and saffron grant the Biryani with its regal appearance. Secondary but as influential as the main ingredients is the role played by brown onions, mint, green chillies, garlic, ginger, chilly paste and curd. Together, these ingredients combine to form a recipe that empowers cooking with passion and gives it the right form for you to devour.

Marinated overnight in spices and yogurt, every component of our Hyderabadi Biryani is tender and flavoursome. This marinade with the veggies or meat is then layered between beds of aromatic high-quality aged basmati rice. This kind encompasses more relish to it as it is able to absorb spices in a better manner.

Celebrated flavours:

Daunted by spices and the pleasure of aromatic saffron, this sovereign delicacy is a celebration! With the right kind of herbs, spices, and aged basmati rice, it carries a distinct taste as it is laden with saffron and ghee. A bit spicier than any other variant of Biryani, it blooms with the aroma of saffron, ittar and kewra along with an array of exotic whole spices. When you indulge in Hyderabadi Biryani from Ekdum, it's a jubilation of not only flavours but also the expertise of chefs that’ve poured their heart and soul in the recipe. What you experience with every bite of our Hyderabadi Biryani is a journey of Khansamas over time, the history of Hyderabad described through flavours and the hard work of our chefs’ that goes in finding the true authentic recipe to make you witness the regality of Hyderabad with finesse.