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How an exiled Lucknow Nawab introduced the humble potato in Kolkata’s Biryani

Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Over a century and half ago, in 1856, the Nawab of Awadh, was forced by the British to abdicate his throne. Pinning his hopes on the British sense of justice and fair play, he arrived in Calcutta to place his case before the then

15 kinds of popular biryanis from India every biryani lover should know about!

The masses love it, politicians woo voters with it, and festivals are incomplete without it - the delicious biryani is the favourite of all. India has a wide variety to choose from when it comes to this royal dish. Top chefs have been tinkering with

Nihari Mutton – From the Royal Kitchens of Awadh

Nihari (Urdu: نهاری‎) is a stew consisting of slow-cooked meat mainly mutton along with bone marrow. The word Nihar originated from the Arabic word "Nahar" which means "day" as it was typically served after sunrise Fajr prayers. According to