Biryani TasteMeter scale: 4 star
Smell: Strong ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Eye: Clear , Non-Sticky ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Taste: Mild ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Tender: Crispy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Lucknowi Biryani is one of the original and most popular briyani from Uttar Pradesh. Briyani is Biryani but how does this flavourful dish tastes different from other popular biryanis like Hyderabadi, Sindhi, Nasi etc…TasteMeter helps in describing each biryani using its unique senses scale which provides universal taste language. Let’s find the taste of typical Awadhi biryani.
1. Smell Test: is the first test to find this divine, tempting and flavorful dish. Get little closer to the dish, take a deep breath to help brain decide the taste even without eating. TasteMeter rates 5 star due to strong fragrance resulting from the spices and condiments combined with the process of cooking. Very few other tasting biryanis have this tsunami of fragrance.
2. Eye Test: Visuals commonly aid to define and describe the colorful dish that is eye catching. There are many variations of rice and thus the visuals of cooked rice will help to identify the taste. TasteMeter rates 5 star to this basmati rice cooked biryani that is visually non-greasy with long, clear and non-sticky grains. This is uniqueness of Lucknowi briyani, which requires Master Chef’s expert hands to get such fine results.
3. Taste Test: This is a non-chewy test. Take half spoon of only rice (no meat or vegetables or spices, if any etc) and place it on tongue. Close your mouth and don’t chew. Just experience the flavor. TasteMeter rates 3 star to this mild tasting, which can be occasionally burning depending on the hotness of green chilies.
4. Tenderness: Finally yet importantly, one gets to chew the meat or vegetables. Gently chew the meat or vegetable to check for tenderness. TasteMeter rates 5 star due to well cooked and tender meat.
Overall TasteMeter rates 4 star to Lucknowi biryani. This biryani has strong fragrance, clear and non-sticky rice, mild taste along with tender meat.
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