World Biryani Day 2023: Kolkata biryani is unique and famous. Find out how potatoes were introduced to it.
The Kolkata Biryani isn't a native of the city, but a modified version of a Lucknawi variant. The addition of potato entails an interesting historic trail that began in the princely courts of Lucknow.
The spices were toned down, and the biryani of Kolkata became more subtle than that of Lucknow and had a lower meat-to-rice ratio.
The tale of aloo in biryani goes back to the year 1856 when Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, the last King of Awadh, was dethroned by the British and exiled to Kolkata.
The Awadhi khansamas brought their recipes along with themselves; and in Kolkata, was born, the very special Kolkata Biryani.
Kolkata biryani's inclusion of potato or the kaccha dum gosht biryani of Hyderabad prepared meticulously overnight. Which one would you like better?
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