6 Hyderabadi Vegetarian Delicacies That Have Our Heart
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Biryani is the first thing that comes to my mind when I hear of Hyderabadi food. An amalgamation of Mughal, Turkish and Arabic cuisines, not forgetting the native Telugu and Marathwada culinary heritage, Hyderabadi food has its own place in the global food map. 

In Hyderabadi cuisine, rice, wheat and meat dishes are specially prepared using various spices and herbs. It’s needless to say that non-veg items are a high point of this cuisine. But do you know Hyderabadi vegetarian food is also unique? If you are a vegetarian and want to include the taste of Hyderabad in your kitchen, you can easily prepare these recipes at home. So, let us tell you about some vegetarian Hyderabadi food today.

Hyderabadi Lauki Ki Kheer

Kheer is often made at my home on auspicious occasions. But do you know that kheer is made in Hyderabad with a twist? Their kheer is made with the help of gourd instead of rice. Not only this but small-sized rasgullas are also included in this recipe, improving its taste. This royal kheer is served chilled, especially during weddings.

Baghaar-E-Baingan (Hyderabadi baingan masala)

Are you looking for a fabulous Hyderabadi vegetarian recipe for lunch? If yes, then you can make baghaar-e-baingan. In this recipe, a gravy is prepared with peanuts, tamarind, sesame seeds and brinjals cooked in it. It’s pretty different from the typical brinjal recipe that will surely soothe your taste buds.

Hyderabadi Khatti Dal

An Indian thali is incomplete without pulses. However, lentils are cooked in different ways in various states of India. While people like to eat creamy dal makhani in Punjab, the dal in Gujarat has a mild sweetness. But if we talk about Hyderabad, it is made a little sour with the tangy flavour of lentils.

Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha

You must have tasted and heard of this royal piece of Awadh. But in Hyderabad, this double ka meetha is eaten with great fervour. This sweet dish is made with fried bread crumbs, usually during festivals. It is served by dipping them in condensed milk and sugar syrup for an intense flavour.

Hyderabadi Burani Raita

Like Mirchi Salan, in Hyderabad, this Burani Raita is served as a side dish with Hyderabadi Biryani. Apart from biryani, it is also eaten with parathas. Do you know that it is also known as garlic raita or Hyderabadi raita?

Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan

Mirchi ka salan is made with green chillies, peanuts, curry leaves and tamarind. It tastes slightly pungent and sour. This delicious dish is often served with the famous Hyderabadi Biryani in Hyderabad.

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