About Hyderabadi Cuisine
Hyderabad is well-known for its divinely delicious cuisine. The cuisine of Hyderabad reflects sheer royalty as these were once served to the ‘Nizams’ of Hyderabad.The culinary dishes in Hyderabad have a 400 year history and as centuries have passed, the cuisine of Hyderabad only got more delicious. The dishes here have been inspired from Turkish, Arabic, ‘Mughlai’ and ‘Tandoori’ styles of cooking.
These dishes, with a blend of ‘Telugu’ spices and ‘Marathwada’ techniques have led to the cuisine of Hyderabad that we have today. The most excellent Hyderabad cuisines are found in Hyderabad itself, the Marathwada region and ‘Telangana’ region. The various dishes here are made for special occasions like weddings, festivals, banquets and for tourists. The key ingredients in most of the dishes in Hyderabad are peanuts, coconut, sesame seeds, tamarind and these are usually cooked in earthen pots, copper or brass utensils. Some of the most popular delicacies found here includes the ‘Hyderabadi Biryani’, ‘Kheer’, ‘Paaya Nahari’, ‘Pattar Ka Gosht’, ‘Khubani-ka-Meetha’, ‘Baghare Baingan’, ‘Haleem’ and much more.