Lucknowi Biryani and Hyderabadi Biryani are considered the best in the Biryani World.While they both stake their claims on which is better and authentic, the debate rages on.
Lucknowi Biryani also known as Awadhi Biryani is light on Stomach yet heavenly in taste and aromas with quintessential mughlai flavour. In Lucknow Biryani one feels the subtle flavor of the various condiments but nothing will be dominating enough to disturb the taste. Each grain will look like nothing much, but when you put it in your mouth, it will (if it's done right) burst with flavor.
The distinct feature of Lucknowi Biryani are
1. Spices like Black Pepper, Coriander, Fennel, Cinnamom are either used in very less proportion or not at all. Even though the stronger spices like Mace, Cardamom, Clove and certain flavor inducing spices peculiar to Awadhi cuisine are used in greater proportion. The quanity of spices are less but very strong flavor inducing. Unfortunately, 90% of recipe claiming Lucknowi Biryani on Internet are just Biryani but not Lucknowi/Awadhi Biryani.
2. In Lucknowi Biryani the spices should not be seen . The rice as well as Meat pieces should not be laced with any Masala. However, the flavor wise Lucknow Biryani ranked first even higher then Hyderabadi Biryani.
3.In Lucknowi biryani meat is cooked with milk gravy & rice in a dum pukht style i.e cooked over low flame, which makes the mutton pieces more juicy and aromatic.
Nawab's Secret Lucknow Biryani Masala provides the exact spice mix along with the authentic recipe which gives the characteristic tastes and flavour of the Lucknowi Biryani. The Masala and the recipe is same as being done by famous Bawarchis of Lucknow such as Idris Biryani or Wahid Biryani.So, just Breathe in the aroma of Nawabi Biryani, cooked in royal Awadhi style. Perfect for your dinner table feasting ! and its succulent indulgence to lift up your mood any day.