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Think of the nawabi city of Hyderabad and the first thing that comes to mind is the famous Hyderabadi Biryani. However, the Vegetarian Fare too, is just as delicious here. The flavors range from subtle to zesty and even fiery. Ready for Very Veggie Culinary Hyderabadi journey?

Mirchi ka Salan

A Hyderabadi favourite with big green chillies in a rich Peanut and Sesame Gravy. It is a must try in the city. Since Mirchi ka Salan goes so well with Biryani, the places to find it is Bawarchi Restaurant and the iconic Paradise Restaurant.

Khatti Dal

A dal with a tantalizing difference. A dal that is piquant. The Tamarind in the dal adds to the zesty flavour. It goes well with rice and rotis. Khatti Dal is best relished at Chicha’s at Masab Tank.

Malai Korma

Simply divine, so creamy, Hyderabad Malai Korma is a must try. Sour tomatoes and rich cream give it a flavor that will have you craving for more and more. Where to get it? Subavsar Restaurant at Banjara Hills gets the dish, right.

The Largest Veg Buffet

Feast on a variety of veg dishes. Some tastefully local, and some even Rajasthani, like the scrumptious Thali. The food here is to be eaten to be believed, so tasty. To pamper your taste-buds, head to Ohri’s at Banjara Hills.

Burani Raita

A nawabi favourite with the zesty flavor of ginger in curd and seasoned with spices. The perfect accompaniment to a Veg pulao or Biryani. It is popular in restaurants that serve Biryani and veg delights.

Hyderabadi Khichdi

Khichdi has always been a comfort food and the Hyderabadi Khichdi worth a try. It is spicy and with generous sprinkling of pure ghee. It tastes so good and comforting. Try it at Rayalaseema Ruchulu, Hi-Tech City.

Khubani ka Meetha

Khubaani ka Meetha taste lingers on.. and on. Made from dry apricots, rose water, saffron, sugar and salt, this is a popular celebration dish in Hyderabad. Made with affection, served with love. On a cold Winter evening, this sweet dish warms hearts. Where? Paradise is the place to discover this heavenly dish.

Shahi Tukda

As the name connotes this is a royal sweet-dish that’s made from Bread and fresh cream. It tastes rich and creamy, the bread adds to the delicious texture of the dessert that used to popular in the glorious era of royalty and nawabs.