5 Hyderabadi Delicacies That Go Beyond Biryani 

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By Somdatta Saha

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Hyderabad and biryani are synonymous, but the city offers much more! Join us on a culinary journey as we introduce Hyderabad's most popular dishes.

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1. Irani Chai

This creamy, milky tea infused with sugar and spices, including cardamom, makes for a perfect beverage to start the tour on a sweet note. 

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2. Osmania Biscuit

The flavours of Irani chai is enhanced with a delicious pairing of Osmania biscuits that melt in your mouth in seconds. 

3. Haleem

You will keep coming back to the city once you svavour the classic haleem. Available mainly during the month of Ramadan, it is a delicious stew made with meat, dal etc.

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4. Paaya

To put it simply, it is a flavourful stew made with lamb trotters. The soup is gelatinous, loaded with masalas, and is enjoyed hot, with naan, sheermal.

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This Hyderabadi version of samosa simply tastes delicious. This bite-sized treat comes with keema or aloo fillings and is fried to perfect.

5. Lukhmi

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