Tantalizing Hyderabadi Dishes

Hyderabad is famous all over the world for its tempting and delicious dishes all across the world. Women living in Hyderabad have a natural taste in their meals they have some traditional famous foods and are equally loved and appreciated in every nook of the world. Some of the scrumptious dishes are as follows.

Hyderabadi Biryani

Biryani is the most famous and relished dish all over the world. Hyderabadi Biryani is among the most sought after option of mouthwatering biryanis. As the name indicates this dish has its roots from Andhra Pardesh Hyderabad. It is a non-vegetarian dish and the basic ingredients of this recipe include rice, meat and rainbow of spices. It is not just available in Hyderabad in fact, all the restaurants offer a great deal to enjoy the real Hyderabadi taste.


Hyderabad is the best place to savor their signature dish Haleem. This syrupy famous dish has its origin from Iran and is cooked from three Gs i.e. Ghee, Ghost (Mutton) and Gehoon (wheat). In common it is sold in markets as snack and is the famous starter in Asian weddings.  It is rich in calories and is highly spicy and is the best dish to serve the groaning stomachs of guests. Interestingly, its ingredients are easily available in markets and can be cooked easily in homes. It is mostly served with Naan and green chilies garnished over the top.

Paaya Nehari

It is the traditional Hyderabadi cuisine and is a dish cooked from trotters. It is unusual but, a typical Hyderabadi recipe. It contains lamb tongue and bones. It is cooked on low flame most preferably over the charcoal for 4-5 hours. It is the favorite dish served mostly in breakfast.

Mirchi Salan

Mirchi ka Salan also known as green chili curry is famous and delicious Hyderabadai dish comprises of peanut and chili. In general, it complements Hyderabadi Biryani. It is made up of peanuts, green chilies and dry coconut, till, cumin seeds, garlic, ginger paste, bay leaf, turmeric powder and thick tamarind extract.

Baghare Baingan

Baghare Baingan or spicy eggplant is the well-known vegetarian Hyderabadi dish and is famous for its unique taste, spicy flavors and roasted spices. The small aubergine’s are fried and then, cooked in tempting gravy made of roasted spices chopped to fine paste. The cumin, peanuts, coconut, tamarind and ginger gives the unique flavor to Baghara Bingan. I am sure it will leave the eater with smacking lips.

Pathar Ka Gosht

This is the Hyderabadi specialty and is the definite way to pamper the taste buds. It is the integral constituent of Hyderabadi cuisine since the royalty days and the tradition is continued with the same pride till today. Basically, the pathar ka ghost is the marinated meat cubes cooked on the hot stone. It is the great Hyderabadi delicacy and is no doubt, a crown to tantalizing Hyderabadi cuisine.

The list of the Hyderabadi dishes is not just limited to the above mentioned names it includes a never ending list including mouthwatering sweet dishes as well.

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