What to Eat in Karnataka
Biryani, biriani, biriyani, buriyani, beryani or beriani is a ricebased dish (usually using basmati) made with spices and chicken, mutton, fish, eggs or vegetables. The name is derived from the Persian word bery? meaning fried, roasted. It originated in Turkey or Persia and brought to South Asia by the Muslim travellers and merchants to the Mughal Empire. It was one of the most famous dishes in the kitchen of the Mughal Emperors. It is very popular in South Asia and is a key element of the Deccan Hyderabad, India. Biryani was traditionally prepared in earthenware pots and is known for its unique aroma, flavour and spices.