This Ramadan, indulge the goodness of spices, meat and flavoured rice cooked to perfection in some of the best restaurants in town. Here’s our compilation of the best Biryani places you need to try.
Gazebo is one of the pioneers in Indian Food in the region and their bestseller biryanis are irresistible. Served in their infamous Matka (clay pot), they are so flavoursome, the thought of it makes you salivate.
Ranging from the cult Hyderabadi biryani to the Yakhni pulao with meat, chicken, and seafood, there’s a little something for every kind of biryani lover.
Curly Tales Recommends – Murgh Zafrani Biryani (AED 40)
Cost for Two – AED 150
Location – Multiple Locations
2. Grub Shack
Grub Shack has been garnering quite the fame for their alluring menu and tempting taste that makes you want to come back. They are quite popular for their GS Special Biryani served with a delectable selection of meat cooked to perfection. They also have innovative specials cooked up in various flavours – from Peri Peri Biryani to Tawa Tandoori Biryani, they quite nail the masterpiece.
Curly Tales Recommends – GS Special Biryani (AED 40-50)
Cost for Two – AED 160
Location – Umm Hurair
3. Adaminte Chayakada
This popular spot for Malabar Fusion food has some of the best Malabar style biryani in the region. From their classic biryani wrapped in a banana leaf to Chinese-themed biryani called Bruce Lee Biryani, Adaminte Chayakada has it all to offer. The biryani is not only rich in flavour, but each variant has a touch of charm with a fusion take on biryani without losing out on the authenticity.
Curly Tales Recommends – Chicken Bamboo Biryani (AED 20)
Cost for Two – AED 85
Location – Al Qusais
4. Shahran Fine Hyderabad Cuisine
Hyderabadi Biryani is one of the signature favourites of Biryani enthusiasts, the consistency and taste almost at par with its fame. Shahran has a sumptuous spread of Hyderabadi cuisine with the Biryani ruling them all. The fine basmati rice is fragrant and rich in spices – making you feel nostalgic with each spoon. The fine dining experience adds to the grandeur of the biryani as well.
Curly Tales Recommends – Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani (AED 49)
Cost for Two – AED 150
Location – Oud Metha
Bringing together the culinary legends from three nations – Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, the inspired menu is a celebration of flavours and good food. Sthan has a good variety of biryanis you can experiment with, each having a distinct quality that sets them apart when it comes to how they taste. Succulent pieces of meat/vegetables are mixed with rice to make the Classic dum biryani and the infamous Parsi berry pulao.
Curly Tales Recommends – Dilli Sabzi Biryani (AED 28)
Cost for Two – AED 135
Location – Karama
Let us know in the comments section below if there is another Biryani paradise you want us to try and do try out these spots this for your next Iftar gathering.