Pittsburgh Biryani Places
Lately, Biryani is the talk of Indian cuisine in the U.S..
From New Jersey, New York on the East Coast to California, Seattle on West Coast, Texas in South, Biryani places are cropping up like mushrooms.
And, Hyderabad Dum Biryani is the flavor of most Biryani places set up lately across the U.S.
Biryani in PittsburghHowever, Pittsburgh offers limited choice when it comes to Hyderabadi Dum Biryani rice dish.
Most Pittsburgh Indian restaurants offer regular Biryani rice dish with the sole exception of Taj Mahal on McKnight Rd which includes dum Biryani on its online menu.
What is BiryaniBiryani is an aromatic, spicy dish usually prepared by cooking Basmati rice along with cloves, cinnamon, dry red chilli, bay leaves, ginger, garlic and other Indian spices.
Biryanis can be vegetarian or meat-based.
Biryani is usually served with gravy, raitha, a cut lime piece and onion slices on the side.
Hyderabadi Dum Biryani is spicier compared to the regular version and is cooked on a slow flame for several hours by covering with a tight lid.
Biryani PriceBiryani in Pittsburgh Indian restaurants is priced between $8.99 to 13.99 depending on the type - vegetable, chicken, beef, lamb, goat or shrimp.
And the price range goes down to $4.50 to $5.50 at Pittsburgh Indian food trucks depending on small or large plate.
Here's a short list of Indian restaurants offering Biryani in Pittsburgh:
Biryani Restaurant4063 William Penn Hwy
Monroeville, PA 15146
Ph: 412-856-1105Egg, Chicken, Lamb & Veg Biryani
Coriander India Grill2201 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Ph: 412-904-3654Veg, Chicken, Lamb, Goat & Shrimp Biryani
India on WheelsFood Truck
4422 Bigelow Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Ph: 412-378-6611Chicken, Lamb, Shrimp & Veg Biryani
Mintt3033 Banksville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Ph: 412-306-1831Chicken, Goat, Lamb, Shrimp, Egg & Veg Biryani
Taj Mahal7795 McKnight Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Ph: 412-364-1760Dum Chicken, Goat, Lamb, Shrimp, Beef & Veg Biryani
Taste of India4320 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Ph: 412-681-7700Chicken, Lamb, Shrimp, Beef, Egg & Veg Biryani
Other Pittsburgh Indian Restaurants
SVS Temple Canteen