What is the Speciality of Thalassery biryani?

Thalassery is known for its Tellicherry biryani (in local dialect, biri-yaa-ni). Unlike other biryani dishes Thalassery biryani is made using kaima/jeerakasala, an Indian aromatic rice instead of the usual basmati rice.

Is Malabar and Thalassery biriyani same?

Both versions use Kaima rice but the cooking style in Thalassery is slightly different. Both versions are cooked with ghee in most Malabar households. Appearances can surely be deceptive, the Kozhikodan biryani’s mix of spices is subtle and the biryani gets its colour almost exclusively from the fried onions.

Why is Thalassery biryani famous?

Over the years, Thalassery biryani has made a name for itself in the biryani world, rivaling the best with its subtle complexity. And unlike the basmati rice used in the Mughal kitchens, Thalassery biryani gets its characteristic aroma from the short-grained jeerakashala (khaima) rice used.

How do you make a biriyani Tellicherry?

Preparation for thalassery chicken biryani

  1. Clean the spices and add them to a blender jar. I have not roasted the spices as the powder gets roasted along with the chicken.
  2. Make a very fine powder.
  3. Add 3 to 4 tbsps of ghee to a biryani pot.
  4. To the same pan, add onions and fry them evenly until golden or light brown.

Which is the most tasty biryani in Kerala?

Malabar Biryani
Malabar Biryani is the most popular kind of biryani in the state of Kerala. The biryani recipe originally belongs to the Malabar region. It is prepared from a short-grain and flavored rice known as Kaima.

Which biriyani is the best?

Ranking The Top 10 Biryanis In India: A Foodies Ultimate Guide

  • Kampuri Biryani.
  • Ambur Biryani.
  • Goan Fish Biryani.
  • Kashmiri Biryani.
  • Bombay Biryani.
  • Sindhi Biryani.
  • Thalassery biryani.
  • Lucknow / Awadhi Biryani.

Which biryani is best in India?

10 Best Biryani Places in India

  • Lucknow. Originating from the Awadhi cuisine, Lucknow prepares its biryani’s meat and rice separately.
  • Hyderabad. Another gem of the biryanis is the famous Hyderabadi biryani originated from the kitchens of the Nizams of Hyderabad.
  • Chennai.
  • Delhi.
  • Kolkata.

Which is the No 1 biryani in India?

Lucknow. Originating from the Awadhi cuisine, Lucknow prepares its biryani’s meat and rice separately. If you are visiting Lucknow, you have got to try this Awadhi biryani because it’s one of the most loved biryani in India!