Different Biryanis taste on TasteMeter 

Biryani depicts culture and the regional flavours are unique, delicious and mouthwatering. Although known as fragrant rice but each one of these varieties have many different fragrances. 
TasteMeter captures each of this unique taste and helps one taste even without tasting. It provides one common language to different tasting biryanis. 
The popular Hyderabadi biryani has its own unique taste when compared with Lucknowi biryani. Although both have strong fragrance but earlier taste is tantalising as compared to latter which is more mild. High grade basmati rice is common to both but the Eye test provides the difference where Hydrabadi rice are towards greasy and have traces of spice where as Lucknowi rice are clear, nonsticky and vibrant. The Kerala style Thalassery biryani has its own taste when compare with Hydrabadi or Lucknowi biryani. The short grain Jeerakasal rice takes this dish to different heights. This appealing ghee biryani gets it Color from tomato and turmeric when compared with Lucknowi version which uses saffron. Last but not least, the meat (vegetables) is tender in all the variations but the outer texture, moisture and flavours of each preparation makes it taste different and delicious. 
Happy tasting!!! Use TasteMeter language to universally describe the unique taste of different biryanis. Share your taste. 

Biryani TasteMeter : Smell Test

Biryani TasteMeter is a simple way to find taste of any yummy biryani. TasteMeter has 4 sensory tests and starting with the first “Smell test”. Biryani is all about fragrance. Sealed in aroma, just take a deep breath and let your brain decide the taste even without eating. 

Visualise different biryanis taste like in the picture and capture the ⭐️s. TasteMeter is not based on comparison ie 5 star is better than 3 star or vice versa. The purpose is to find the taste of every delicious biryani type. A 1 star biryani having very mild fragrance is also delicious or just Basmati rice briyani cooked with very less spice, has its own aroma and taste. 

Test your taste of Biryani using TasteMeter and share. 

TasteMeter 4 star taste for Thalassery biryani

Biryani TasteMeter scale: 4 star
Smell: strong ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Eye: Greasy ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Taste: Mild ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Tender: Moist tender ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Thalassery Biryani— the most popular type of biryani in the state of Kerala. Uses special Khaima/Jeerakasala short-grain thin rice and mostly chicken. Biryani is Biryani but find out how does this yummy, flavourful dish tastes different from most of other popular biryanis like Sindhi, Nasi, Mumbai, Lucknowi, Hyderabadi etc..Let’s find the taste of typical Thalassery Biryani using TasteMeter star ratings: 
1. Smell Test: this 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 variety of spices and condiments romancing the special rice during cooking. Aroma of jeerakasala rice is unique.   
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 3 star to this jeerakasala rice cooked biryani that is visually greasy with short grains having traces of spice. This appealing ghee biryani gets extra color from tomato and turmeric.   
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 biryani with enhanced flavor of jeerakasala rice. The cultivation method, genetic make-up along with unique processing technology brings out special aroma and flavor of rice.
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 3 star due to moist tender meat that is crispy from outside.        
Overall TasteMeter rates 4 star to Thalassery style biryani which has strong fragrance, greasy rice, mild taste with moist tender meat or vegetables. Use TasteMeter language to universally describe the unique taste of different biryanis.

TasteMeter 4 star taste for Lucknowi Biryani

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.

Use TasteMeter language to universally describe the unique taste of different biryanis. Test taste your savory biryani and start talking Taste-Meter language.

TasteMeter 2 star taste for Dindigul Thalappakatti Biryani

Biryani TasteMeter scale: 2 star

Smell: Mild ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Eye: Sticky ⭐️

Taste: Distinct, Hot and Tangy ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Tender: Soft ⭐️⭐️⭐️
This is one of the favourite and most popular briyani’s from Tamil Nadu. Ofcourse, Briyani is Biryani but how does this mouthwatering dish tastes different from other popular biryanis like Lucknowi, Hyderabadi, 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 Dindigul Thalappakatti biryani.
1. Smell Test: Get closer to the dish, take multiple deep breaths and enjoy the fragrance of this aromatic dish resulting from mix of cinnamon, nutmegs/mace, clove, ginger, garlics etc and not to forget Seeraga Samba rice. Let the fragrance help brain decide the taste even without eating. TasteMeter 3 star rating on smell test is the first step in identifying universal taste language.

2. Eye Test: Visuals commonly aid to define and describe things and for this dish the rice along with blend of spices, is eye catching. There are many variations of rice used in biryani. The speciality about this dish is Seeraga Samba rice. The visuals of cooked rice will help to identify the taste. It is small in size and clings well with the meat. TasteMeter 1 star rating describes its stickness yet gorgeously swollen rice without any traces of spices. The visuals make this dish unique on the Biryani TasteMeter eye scale.

3. Taste 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 3 star rating for this mouthwatering dish makes one feel hungrier. The mild spices along with usage of curd and green chillies provide tangy and burning taste.    

4. Tenderness: Gently chew the meat or vegetable to check for tenderness. TasteMeter 3 star rating describes meat to be well cooked and soft. 
Overall TasteMeter rates 2 star to Dindigul biryani due to it special Seeraga Samba rice. This biryani has mild fragrance, sticky rice, distinct taste of rice with hot and tangy flavour along with soft meat or vegetables. 
Use TasteMeter language to universally describe the unique taste of different biryanis. Test taste your savory biryani and start talking Taste-Meter language.

TasteMeter 4 star taste for Hyderabad biryani

Biryani TasteMeter scale: 4 star

Smell: strong ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Eye: Greasy ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Taste: Tantalising ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Tender: Crispy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Hyderabad Biryani is probably one of the most popular briyani’s. Biryani is Biryani but find out how does this yummy, flavourful dum style tastes different from most of other popular biryanis like Sindhi, Nasi, Mumbai, Lucknowi etc..Let’s find the taste of typical Hyderabadi Biryani using TasteMeter star ratings: 
1. Smell Test: this divine, tempting and flavorful dish get the tsunami of fragrance from dum style cooking with herbs, spices, condiments that are bound to activate your cells to smell. Close your eyes, get little closer to the dish and concentrate on the aroma. Take a deep breath to experience it further and help brain decide the taste even without eating. TasteMeter 5 star rating is due to strong fragrance which immediately sends clear signal to brain and one can already start to think of the taste.

2. Eye Test: this colorful dish is eye catching. The science behind cooking biryani is complex but the visuals of cooked rice will help to identify the taste of this scrumptious dish. TasteMeter gives 3 star rating to this preparation which has greasy rice covered with spices as seen by naked eyes. 

3. Taste Test: This non-chewy test will ascertain the finesse with which herbs, spices or condiments have been unleashed to their core. To test it, 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 5 star: strong taste, sapid, zesty which immediately tantalizes taste buds with mouthwatering experience and one falls to eat.

4. Tenderness: Finally chew the meat or vegetables to check for tenderness. TasteMeter rates 5 star: tender, crisp, easy to cut highlights the elegance of courts of Hyderabad. 
Overall TasteMeter rates 4 star to Hyderabadi style biryani which has strong fragrance, greasy rice, tantalising taste with crispy meat or vegetables. Use TasteMeter language to universally describe the unique taste of different biryanis.

Biryani Taste Meter: Taste and test best biryani

Find the mouthwatering tastes of biryani using “Taste-Meter”. Although, biryani can simply be defined as fragrant rice but has many variations. What is your taste of biryani? What are other tastes of yummy briyani that can tantalize your taste buds?

Get ready to taste and test best biryani in your town be it Tahiri, Lucknowi, Classic, Mughlai, Nasi, Hyderabdi, Sindhi, Afghani, Kolkata, Ambur, Kacchi, SriLankan, Thalassery or Karachi biryani…Oh My God!!!

Taste-Meter helps common person easily find answers to above questions. No cooking experience or prior knowledge of biryani and still easily find the variations of savory, flavorful and succulent biryani. Taste-Meter is a common person’s language to universally describe taste of biryani which not only helps individual to find one’s taste but also helps others to understand the taste even before actual tasting. Individuals taste is mostly influenced by one’s region, religion etc and in today’s world, one relies mostly on word of mouth from similar tasting people. Taste-Meter will provide one common language across all to find the taste of biryani. It uses fundamentals of sensory organs to taste different versions of biryani’s. Taste-Meter has four elements and each is rated from 1 star to 5 star as per the defined criteria. Overall biryani taste rating is concluded by adding individual ratings of all four elements. One shouldn’t believe that 5star is better than 1 star or vice-versa because the purpose is to find the taste (as everyone has their own taste) and a common language to communicate that taste

  1. Smell Test: Olfactory receptor (the cells in nose that sends signals to brain to help smell) is the first part to find this divine, tempting and flavorful dish. In common person language, biryani is known as fragrant rice so think of herbs, spices, condiments that are bound to activate your cells to smell. Close your eyes, get little closer to the dish and concentrate on the aroma. Take a deep breath to experience it further and help brain decide the taste even without eating. Give star rating of 1star: nil or very little aroma, 3 star: one has to work hard (take multiple deep breaths or get further closer to the dish) to get the fragrance, 5 star: strong fragrance immediately sends clear signal to brain and one can already start to think of the taste.
  2. Eye Test: Visuals commonly aid to define and describe things and this colorful dish is eye catching. The science behind cooking biryani is complex, which is one of the reasons for multiple variations of this scrumptious dish. There are many variations of rice in Middle Eastern / Middle Asian and the visuals of cooked rice will help to identify the taste. Give star rating of 1 star: for sticky rice, 3 star: greasy rice and/or rice covered with spices as seen by naked eyes, 5 star: visually non-greasy rice grains (long or short), clear and non-sticky that appears to be neatly separated.
  3. Taste Test: Thousands of microvilli’s sends signals to brain about taste. This non-chewy test will ascertain the finesse with which herbs, spices or condiments have been unleashed to their core thus bringing the best. To test it, 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. Give star rating of 1 star: bland (meaning there is very little or nil flavor), 3 star: mild taste (of the spices and condiments or sometimes chilly dominant), 5 star: strong taste, sapid, zesty which immediately tantalizes taste buds with mouthwatering experience and one falls to eat.
  4. Tenderness: Finally yet importantly, where it is the first time one gets to chew the meat or vegetables. Gently chew the meat or vegetable to check for tenderness. Give star rating of 1 star: mushy (too soft, lost their shape), 3 star: hard (inconsistent as some parts hard and other parts well cooked), 5 star: tender, crisp, easy to cut

Test taste your savory biryani and start talking Taste-Meter language.