Addis Grill serves Biryani like the popular Hyderabad dum(steam) Biryani of Lamb or Mutton Biryani, Chicken and Vegetable Biryani

What is Biryani ? Biryani is a dum cooking (steam) a slow-cooking method identical to the Yemen Mandi used for many centuries. Fire or coal is placed on top and/or bottom of the pot so that no steam is escape from the pot till the dish is cooked. Mandi or Biryani is very popular in Yemen and as well as other Arab countries and as Biryani in Persia or Iran.

Biryani is derived from the Farsi word ‘Birian’. Based on the name and cooking style (Dum) that can be concluded either the dish originated in Arabia and/or Persia, it was brought to India by Arab merchants and might have taken couple of different routes to arrive in India, but it is a popular dish that is made at home on every special occasions in India.

This technique of dum cooking helps to make the recipe much more delicious because the closing accomplishes maturing. Biryani is a rice based meal that consists of layering cooked rice and meat or vegetarian and inside it the ingredients relieve utmost flavor and fragrance which boosts the richness of the recipe.

In India there are various kinds of Biryani and the most well-known Biryani is Hyderabad dum(steam) of Lamb, Chicken and Vegetable Biryani. All are made with high quality rice and are a specialty as one need to adjust the spices and condiments with meats or vegetable to perfection.

Normally, Biryani is made with Basmati rice and flavored with cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamon, coriander, mint, ginger, garlic and onions. Traditionally decor or garnished with orange saffron sprinkled on the top of the Pot before cooking, so that the rice grains had a variate white and yellow-orange color.

Biryani is often served with a yogurt based condiment such as raita or a tomato, onion and cilantro relish. It is a favorite at receptions dinners tables in the Arabian peninsula, Persia and Indian.

In Addis Grill, we serve Biryani a special twice a week, for more info call or fallow us on

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