Hyderabad is known for its delicious street food, which you will definitely want to try if you’re touring the city. The breakfast options start from Pragati College Road, where you can find south Indian dishes like idli, dosa, vada, etc. The lunches are preferably in the Nizam style, with Hyderabadi Biryani being a popular option. For dinners, you can find a mixture of food from different states, starting from Sindhi Colony. Here you can find Punjabi Pao Bhaji’s, Bombay Chats, some Chinese and Italian food too.
Hyderabadi Biriyani is one of the most iconic dishes of Hyderabad, and you can find it everywhere in the city – from street stalls to upscale restaurants. The recipe for this dish was brought to Hyderabad by Muslim travellers, and it quickly became popular with the Nizam (the ruler of Hyderabad at that time). Goat meat, marinated with spices, is placed in the middle of a utensil, inside the Basmati rice, and then it is covered and kept under fire to cook. The flavour of the meat and the spices gets absorbed into the rice, giving it its delicious taste.
The street snack above looks delicious! Samosas are a popular street side food in Hyderabad, India. They are made by taking a flour batter and thickening it. Then, small pieces are cut out and stuffed with cooked potato. Finally, they are fried. In the picture, we can see Samosas being sold with chutney.
The ‘Dosa’ is a traditional South Indian street food made from a pancake-like batter. The batter is spread thinly and fried crispy on a ‘Dosa’ making ‘tawa’. They are served plain or with fillings or toppings such as potato, onion, cheese, etc. ‘Uthapam’s’ is a heavier form of pancake which is made with various toppings. They are sold along with a curry called ‘sambar’ and ‘chutney’. Another popular item is the ‘sada vada’ which is a deep-fried circular shaped snack made from the same batter.
Hyderabad’s famous chicken dishes are served with a chapatti and are added with vegetables and mayonnaise. They are extremely tasty and liked by all Hyderabad non-vegetarians.
Pani puris are a delicious Hyderabad street food which can be found all over Telangana. They are made with different stuffings, but the most common filling is a crunchy fried ‘puri’ served with a stuffed spicy potato and sour water. People often queue up for this popular dish, so be sure to try it next time you’re in Telangana!
Potatoes are boiled, then mixed with spices and other ingredients to make a delicious stuffing. They are then flattened and shaped into circles, dipped in a batter of gram flour, and deep-fried. This is how the delicious Alur Chops are made!
The delicious Alur Chops are made by boiling potatoes, adding spices and other ingredients to make a stuffing, flattening the mixture into circles, dipping them in a batter of gram flour, and then deep-frying them.
Alur Chops are a delicious deep-fried snack made with potatoes, spices, and gram flour batter. To make them, boiled potatoes are first mixed with spices and other ingredients to create a tasty stuffing. The potato mixture is then flattened and shaped into small circles. Next, it is dipped in a batter made of gram flour and water. Finally, the Alur Chop is deep-fried in hot oil until it is golden brown and crispy.