Hyderabadi Biryani is world-famous. The Chota samosa is also equally popular across the world. The junk food culture is slowly creeping in these days, but otherwise, the traditional foods are still popular. Lime rice, Gongura Rice and Tomato rice are also popular in Hyderabad.
The idli dosa culture is going up like anything. You can get idli, dosa all the night in lanes an bylanes of Hyderabad now. The Pizza culture is somewhat coming down.
The city of pearls and Minarets has now got due recognition for its food in the category of gastronomy from UNESCO. Out of the 8 cities that have been shortlisted only Hyderabad and Mumbai got the recognition from UNESCO in different categories.
Hyderabad was recognised by UNESCO for its food varieties and traditions since ages. It has been found in the survey that Hyderabad people consume around 700 tonnes of chicken and 300 tonnes of Mutton on a daily basis.
All kinds of people with different tastes of food and cultures live here happily. Even people from foreign countries are happy with the food being served here in Hyderabad.
Some people start the day with Chai and Osmania biscuit. Some other with Irani Chai and Bun Maska. Some others take Chai Samosa. Idli, Dosa is the regular things that are available.
When it comes to lunch most of them who prefer non-vegetarian just blindly go for Hyderabadi Biryani. If is veg people crave for Bagara rice and baigan. In this fashion, you have everything here.
When there are festivals, the consumption of non-vegetarians become double. Right from street vendors to 5 star hotels you have all kinds of varieties. People who can afford 5 star hotels also come to the street-side eateries that are for the taste.