What comes to your mind when you hear Bengali food? We're sure that you're thinking of fish and rice, yet Bengali cuisine is so much more than just machhar-jhol & bhaat. Bengali cuisine is full of delicious delicacies that are extremely hard to find elsewhere in the world. The use of strong aromatic spices and bold combination is what makes Bengali cuisine so interesting.
One of the most loved dishes from the cuisine is Kolkata style biryani. Floral, light, aromatic and delicious to the last bite, Kolkata style biryani has a special place in every bongs heart. If you're looking to try some for yourself, Kolkata Biryani House in CR Park Delhi, is exactly where you need to be.
Eggs, potatoes, meat and magic
While the people of Delhi have their own familiar and loved version of Biryani, the Mughlai style of biryani, which is rich, floral and delicious. Yet, we should always be open to trying new things and the Kolkata Biryani is just what you need to broaden the horizons of your palate.
The most interesting thing about the Kolkata style biryani is its use of potatoes and boiled eggs in the recipe. But don't get confused, this is no "aloo pulav" or "egg fried rice", this is authentic biryani with juicy mutton pieces which also happens to have potatoes and boiled eggs in it.
If you think that a vegetable in biryani is the last thing you want to try, well think again! The simple fact of the matter is, when cooked with the delicious spices and the intense flavour of meat is infused in the potatoes. Which makes them a soft, creamy carrier of flavours and a welcome change of texture from the rice and meat.
While the boiled egg, provides for a simple change in the palate as well as the texture and who ever said no to a simple boiled egg.
Why Kolkata Biryani House?
Kolkata Biryani house is the most loved Bengali place in town. It is the favourite of not only locals but Bongs who cannot deny the fact that the dishes here hit them with a rush of nostalgia.
The best part about the biryani served here is that the taste is as close to authentic as you can get in Delhi. The prices are good and the options so many that you'll be spoilt for choices.
The biryani served here at Kolkata Biryani House, will take you a trip down the lanes of the capital of West Bengal. Eating here is as close to a vacation in Kolkata as you can get and that is exactly why you need to be here and taste the biryani for yourself. Don't let the potato scare you!
Location: Shop 49, Ground Floor, Market 1, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi
Price: Chicken ₹160, Mutton ₹180