Exploring India’s Love Affair with Biryani: Winner’s Edition

April 5, 2024

Unveiling the Swiggy Restaurant Award Winners in the Best Biryani Category!

In the vibrant tapestry of Indian cuisine, one dish stands out above the rest, capturing hearts and palates alike: Biryani! Whether you find yourself navigating the bustling streets of Hyderabad and Lucknow or lounging along the coastal shores of Kerala, the tantalising aroma of biryani is never far away. Join us as we uncover Swiggy’s top biryani destinations, loved and recommended by foodies across India during the Swiggy Restaurant Awards.

Variety, Spice, and Everything Nice

As we take a sneak peek into Swiggy’s world of biryani orders, you’ll discover a nation smitten with this culinary masterpiece. The South reigns supreme, claiming a staggering 40 percent of all biryani servings, closely followed by the North (30 percent), the West (20 percent), and the Central and Eastern regions (10%). But it’s not just about quantity; it’s about quality too! From the Dum Biryani of Hyderabad to the Andhra Biryani of the South, and the Tikka Biryani of the West to the Mughlai Biryani of the East – every region boasts its own twist on this timeless classic!

The Great Biryani Battle: Swiggy Restaurant Awards Edition

Step into the arena of the Swiggy Restaurant Awards, where culinary titans clash in an epic showdown for biryani supremacy! Picture this: Over 60 lakh votes cast, 5.9 lakh of them dedicated solely to Biryani – now that’s what we call passion!

But only the best of the best could emerge victorious, and they did! Behrouz Biryani, with a whopping 42,625 votes across 10 cities, claimed the crown as the undisputed biryani champion! Closely following it was Biryani by Kilo, with 29,017 votes. But here’s where the story takes an unexpected turn – despite being a Bangalore-based brand featured in just one city, Meghana Foods secured a remarkable 20,999 votes, ranking third pan-India, proving that when it comes to this beloved dish, it’s the taste that truly matters.

Here are some of the top picks across India!

Bangalore – Meghana Foods: Delight in Meghana Foods’ renowned flavours, voted Bangalore’s favourite with 20,999 votes. Try their best-selling Chicken Boneless Biryani and Meghana Special Biryani for an unforgettable culinary experience. Order now: https://sds.swig.gy/C1vmGgFHtRv

Hyderabad – Mehfil: Experience the essence of Hyderabadi cuisine with Mehfil’s Chicken Biryani Family and Paneer Biryani, earning 12,962 votes and winning hearts across the city!

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Chennai – Dindigul Thalappakatti: Dive into a world of tantalising flavours with Dindigul Thalappakatti’s Thalappakatti Naidu Mutton Biryani and Chicken 65 Biryani, voted as Chennai’s favourites with 9,533 votes!

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Guwahati – Kolkata Biryani: Dive into the flavours of Kolkata Biryani’s Chicken Kasha, Egg Chicken Biryani, and Chicken Biryani, winning over Guwahati’s taste buds with 7,219 votes!

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Kolkata – Arsalan: Indulge in the rich flavours of Arsalan’s Mutton Biryani and Chicken Biryani, voted as Kolkata’s top pick with 6,735 votes, capturing the essence of the city’s culinary heritage!

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Thiruvananthapuram – Paragon: Delight in the authentic flavours of Paragon’s biryani, featuring Chicken Biryani,, winning hearts in Thiruvananthapuram with 2,520 votes!

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Kozhikode – Kuttichira Biriyani Centre: Experience the culinary magic of Kuttichira Biryani Centre’s offerings, including Beef Biryani, Chicken Biryani (Thalassery), and Fish Biriyani (Ayikora), earning 1,614 votes and becoming Kozhikode’s beloved biryani destination!

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Madurai – 12 O Clock Biryani: Satisfy your biryani cravings with 12 O’Clock Biryani’s flavourful creations, featuring Mutton Biryani, Egg Biryani, and Chicken 65 Biryani, garnering 1,471 votes and becoming a local favourite in Madurai!

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Patna – Bikkgane Biryani: Indulge in the irresistible taste of Bikkgane Biryani, capturing the hearts of Patna’s food enthusiasts with best sellers like Butter Chicken Boneless Hyderabadi Biryani, Mutton Dum Hyderabadi Biryani, and Andhra Chicken Biryani, totalling 1,161 votes!

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Thrissur – Thomson’s Casa: Experience biryani bliss at Thomson’s Casa, featuring Chicken Biryani, and Chicken Pal Curry among its best sellers, with 1,026 votes making it a cherished spot in Thrissur’s culinary landscape!

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The Swiggy Restaurant Awards just go to show that when it comes to biryani, there’s no shortage of contenders vying for the title of best in the business. To see if your favourite biryani brands made the cut in your city, check the complete list of winners here: https://swiggy.onelink.me/888564224/wd9tj2rp

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