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A city formed by the nizams has developed its own cuisine over the centuries. A history of 400 years is behind the culinary delights of hyderabadi food. The cuisine is linked to nobles who religiously maintain the authenticity of the past & the recipies. Hyderabadi cuisine is a princely legacy of nizams of Hyderabad. The cuisine is special because of the use of ingredients that are carefully chosen & cooked to the right degree & time. Atmost attention is given to picking the right kind of spices, herbs, meat & rice an addition of a certain spice / condiment or combination of all these add a distinct taste & aroma.
The food which is cooked in traditional utensils made of copper, brass,earthen pots. All types of cooking involve direct use of fire. Slow cooking is the hallmark of hyderabadi cuisine. We at House of Biryani’s & Kebabs are overwhelmed to serve our precious customers the best traditional hyderabadi food.We specialize in world famous HYDERABADI DUM BIRYANI and Hyderabadi kebabs. We are pleased to offer Delicious, Authentic HALAL Hyderabadi food right in the heart of philadelphia.
We offer excellent catering service to suit any occasion and budget. Make your occasion memorable with our food and service. Our speciality of Hyderabadi cuisine is slightly sour, hot and richly endowed with nuts and assorted spices and cooked in asli ghee “which has to be enjoyed to be believed” .We use aids like slow cooking and dum to produce rich flavours. Mealtime at House of Biryani’s & Kebabs is not just a routine but a ritual…
- It is a blend of Mughlai and North Indian cuisine, with an influence of the spices and herbs of the native Telugu food.
- Traditional utensils made of copper, brass, earthen pots are used for cooking. Food is even cooked on heated stone slab.
- All types of cooking involve the direct use of fire. There is a saying in Hyderabad, cooking patiently or ithmenaan se is the key; slow-cooking is the hallmark of Hyderabadi cuisine.
- The cooking medium used is ghee.
- The cuisine emphasises the use of ingredients that are carefully chosen and cooked to the right degree and time. Utmost attention is given to picking the right kind of spices, meat, rice, etc. Therefore, an addition of a certain herb, spice, condiment, or combination of all these add a distinct taste and aroma.
- The key flavours are of coconut, tamarind, peanuts and sesame seeds which are extensively used in many dishes. The key difference from the North Indian cuisine is the presence of dry coconut and tamarind in its cuisine. Some typical ingredients include Betel roots (Pan ki jad) and Stone flower (patthar ke phool).
· The Hyderabadi meal is never complete without the bread from the kilns of the local bakers. The breads from this cuisine are equally popular, be it rich “Sheermal” or “lukmi” (bread stuffed with