Basmati rice flavoured with just the right amount of exotic spices sounds right up our alley. Here’s a list of all the top spots from Kolkata to try their famous veg biryani.
Updated: 16 December 2019
As a result of British expansion, the city of joy came into being. Its affluent history and culture are beautifully depicted by their scrumptious sweet or savoury delights. Biryani being the highlight of this two-thousand-year-old metropolis!
Located in the heart of Kolkata on Camac Street, Kaidi Kitchen is a dainty restaurant known for its unique prison theme where the customers can relish traditional dishes in rooms designed as prison cells. Even the waiters here are dressed up as prisoners.
The other main attraction of the place is undoubtedly biryani. Their “chawal ki bahar” is a list of all the different variety of rice they offer. Hyderabadi biryani or veg pulao with raita is a stunner.
Govinda is a pure vegetarian restaurant that serves both North and South Indian dishes. It has several outposts in the city. The most popular one is hidden within the temple complex of Kolkata’s Iskcon.
This conventionally adorned place is a hub for every veggie lover enjoying their deliciously extensive menu. The dal khichadi and Amritsari kulcha are everyone’s hot favourite. But their biryani, however, is still a best-seller cooked in dum with layers of rice and spiced vegetables – Yum
On the first floor of Pantaloons Building, Bombay Shiv Sagar is a darling for every vegetarian. The restaurant looks very simple but sleek with a modern setting dimly-lit under yellow lights.
Their wide-ranging menu has a list of basmati’s cooked to perfection. You will find everything here, from pulao to biryani. Their dum handi veg biryani prepared with sour plums and flavourful spices like saffron leaves you speechless. Roll up your sleeves and binge in this tangy delicacy ASAP!
Fly Kouzina is a global chain of restaurants has a very popular outlet in Sector 1 of Salt Lake City. They serve multiple cuisines but their Indian food is a standout. This dainty place features a small bar as well. Try their mocktails especially their virgin colada is spectacular on a night out.
Fancy a plate of their vegetable biryani fixed in low heat dum with fragrant condiments to make the most palatable Indian rice you will ever taste!
Munch in these places to find your perfect biryani match in Kolkata and satisfy your secluded cravings!
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