Delhi loves food, and in recent times, we see the interest and attention shifting to all kinds of food dishes and cuisines. But one dish that has always been a Delhi ite’s favourite is the Biryani, and continues to rule the heart of many food lovers. So here we have listed for you, few of the best places to eat Biryani in Delhi.
Cooked in the original Dum technique, the Biryani here is not only extremely rich in flavor, and delicious, it is also extremely affordable. They don’t have seating in many of their outlets though. You have the option of choosing from Mutton, Chicken, and veg Biryani. The mutton Biryani is the most popular though. Cooked in a Handi served with Korma, the long rice grains, and mutton cooked beautifully, make this dish and this place amazing.
Our recommendations: Mutton Biryani, Kakori kababs
Where: Alkakori Alkauser, 30, Sector 6, Vasant Place Market, Near Malai Mandir, R K Puram, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 750.
Affordable South Indian fare is what this place is known for. On any given day, the place is packed with people. They have mouth watering Thalis, and other amazing dishes, but one must visit this place on a Sunday afternoon to eat their awesome, flavor packed Biryani, which is a hit with everyone.
Our recommendations: Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
Where: 1, Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, Delhi
Cost for two: INR 400.
This restaurant is considered one of the best restaurants in Delhi. The amazingly intense flavors and leisurely luxury of slow cooked food made from authentic recipes garnered from the royal kitchens of Awadh is very evident in their food.
Our recommendations: Their Hyderabadi Kachhi Gosht Ki Biryani is a hit among everyone.
Where: ITC Maurya, Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg, Delhi
Cost for two: INR 4000.
Deez Biryani & Kebabs
With outlets in CP, Naraina, Dwarka, Noida, Defence Colony & DLF, Deez is well known all over for their amazing biryanis, They have a very interesting menu as well. It includes Haryali Chicken Biryani, Ali Chicken Biryani, Boneless Chicken Biryani, Mutton Biryani & Chalu Biryani etc. Order online or enjoy your meal at their various branches, it only gets better.
Our Recommendation: Chalu Biryani
Where: M 13, middle circle, Punj house, Connaught Place, Delhi
4/3, First Floor, Roop Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Delhi
91-93, Flyover Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi
Call for Delhi NCR: 9999166660
Cost for two: INR 800
Nasir Iqbal Restaurant
Situated deep in the lanes of Nizamuddin, this modest outlet, according to many, serves the best Mutton Biryani in town. The Biryani is cooked in humongous steel pots. The place is hard to miss even in the lanes of Nizamuddin, as the smell of the food will lead you right to it. The Biryani with its succulent pieces of meat and aromatic rice is best enjoyed with their chutney.
Our Recommendation: Their sumptuous Chicken Biryani
Where: 268 A, Basti Hazrat Nizammudin, Opposite Markash, Nizamuddin West, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 350.
Gulati is one of the most famous restaurant of Delhi situated in lush green areas of Pandara Road. The Biryani served here is rich in flavors with saffron, aromatic rice, tender and properly cooked non-veg pieces and lots of flavorsome whole spices.
Our Recommendations: Hyderabadi DumPukht Biryani is a must try.
Where: 6, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi
Call: 0112338836. 01123388839
Cost for two: INR 1500.
In the by-lanes of old Delhi, Al Jawahar is the place to visit if you want to have authentic biryani. It is said that the restaurant is named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister, who dropped by for a meal in late 1947.
Our Recommendation: Their Mutton Biryani served with raita and mutton korma.
Where: 6, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi
Cost for two: INR 550.
Experience The Royal Flavors. Behrouz Now Even Better with 11 Premium Biryanis!- Premium Awadhi Biryani · 2000 Year Old Recipe · Aromatic Spices · Fresh Ingredients. They have every variant of the Biryani , ranging from Murgh Queema Biryani, Paneer Subz Biryani, Lazeez Murgh Biryani, Kilo Biryani. You can now experience the royal flavours of Behrouz again! They take orders online or on call only.
Our Recommendations: Mutton Biryani, Vegetable Biryani, Paneer Biryani
Where: B-16, Block B, Vishal Enclave, Tagore Garden Extension, New Delhi
Order on: www.behrouzbiryani.com/Delhi/Biryani
Cost for two: INR 800/-
They serve truly authentic, Hyderabadi Biryani to those who know the taste that goes with that promise. Using the finest ingredients, their chefs cook a vast array of Tikkas, Kebabs and Curries, which are specially chosen to complement our world class Biryani selection. All of this is also available together in the form of Combos and Super Saver packs aimed at making the experience of dining with family and friends all the more enjoyable. Amazing Biryani, the best accompanying dishes and good times with family and friends, in short: A Biryani lover’s paradise.
Our Recommendations: Mutton Biryani, Andhra Chicken,Tandoori Chicken, Egg Biryani
Where: P-2/90, Opposite PVR Rivoli, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Call: 8468005769, 9891485897
Cost for two: INR 1000/-
The Biryani Co.
The Biryani Co. is a home-delivery cum takeout restaurant on a mission to bring authentic Hyderabadi Biryani to New Delhi. Established in 2015, The Biryani Co. houses chefs from Hyderabad’s Old City who have kept the traditional Hyderabadi cuisine alive since the era of the Nizams. Staying true to this royal Nizami culture we ensure our food is sourced from top quality ingredients from across India. With a burning passion to make Hyderabadi Biryani available to all, The Biryani Co., is Biryani-centric complemented by a range of other typical Hyderabadi delicacies and condiments. Feel like a Nizam without spending like one, by providing world-class quality and service at an affordable price.
Our Recommendation: Authentic Hyderabadi Biryani
Where: 1/33, Moti Bagh Village, Satyaniketan, New Delhi
Call: 01165252345; Hotline 888-BIRYANI ( 8882479264)
Cost for two: INR INR 700/-