KOCHI: Biriyanis are one thing that Malayalis can never say no to. And while the city is enjoying a cloudy climate, foodies can enjoy a delectable gastranomical ride at the ongoing Biriyani fest which is on at Cheenavala restaurant, at Hotel Yuvarani.
Foodies can gorge into a variety of special dum biriyanis which are specific to certain regions. In the regional varieties there are dum biriyanis from Thalasserry, Kuttanad and Travancore.
In the Thalasserry platter mutton biriyani is a must have dish from the menu. Foodies who love tapioca, can dig into nadan kappa biriyani made in Kuttanadan style.
Hyderabadi egg biryani is another sought after dish from the fest. Foodies who like to taste something new, can go for the Karachi biriyani or kothu porotta biryani. Karachi biriyani is served with fried chicken leg in light masala and flavoured rice.
Vegetarians don’t get disappointed as the fest offers choices like paneer biriyani, kale moti biriyani, Shabanam biriyani among many from the veg spread. All the biriyanis are accompanied with a special pineapple pickle, raita and ‘biriyani chaya’.
Johny Gomez will also be performing live during the fest. And lucky duo can bag holiday/accommodation gift voucher too. The fest is open from 12 noon to 11pm. For reservations call at 2377040.