Hyderabad is famous for its ancient heritage but if you are on a food trail in the city, here are the few things that you should not miss when you are in Hyderabad.
Hotel ShadabHead up for some delicious chicken nihari (priced at Rs 60, it is only available on Saturdays) at this joint. Hotel Shadab is also popular for its haleem during Ramadan, Hotel Shadab is an ancient eatery opposite Madina building on High Court Road, in Ghansi Bazaar, that features some of the best biryani and kebabs in Hyderabad.
Guntur Idlis and Corn Dosa. These are just a few of the reasons why one can never find a seat at Hyderabad’s most famous vegetarian restaurant in Banjara Hills Road No 3. Simple South Indian fare with small twists like the Paneer Tikka Dosa make this place unique. Possibly the best stop for a typical South-Indian breakfast.
Shah Ghouse Café
Also popular amongst the locals for its haleem during Ramadan, Shah Ghouse Café also serves up some of the best Irani chai found in the city. The restaurant owners claim that the flavour of its Irani chai has not changed in 50 years! In close proximity to Charminar on Shah Ali Banda Road.
Luqmi a crunchy savoury snack is now slowly diminishing. At first glance it looks like a samosa, but bite into it, and you’ll know the samosa is a poor cousin as compared to its rich flavoring of mincemeat, onions and other spices. Hotel Savera’s mutton biryani is even better, you’ll also find this restaurant in Malakpet, near Chaderghat cross road.
Famous Ice Cream
In the heart of Mozamjahi market in Nampally, this ice cream place that offers two scoops of fruit ice cream for just Rs 20. Treat yourself with some unique flavors that range from custard apple to watermelon and litchi. The best way to enjoy your ice cream is to order a litre of it, and share it with a friend late at night.