Athidhi Devo Bhava’s gold biryani consists of two kilograms of rice and meat which can be lined in edible 23-carat gold leaves

Athidhi Devo Bhava’s gold biryani consists of two kilograms of rice and meat which can be lined in edible 23-carat gold leaves

Visakhapatnam’s love for biryani is aware of no boundaries. From the conventional biryani cooked over firewood to the fiery mixture of crab and prawn biryani, the flavoured rice is the king of meals gadgets within the metropolis. Taking our love for biryani a number of notches up is Athidhi Devo Bhava, a restaurant that launched a particular gold biryani that’s served in a massive silver bowl and adorned with edible 23-carat gold leaves. The dish prices ₹1,500 and consists of two kilograms of rice and meat which can be lined in edible gold leaves. It comes with two items of dum hen, boneless hen fry and a fried egg. The idea is taken after a standard Dubai-based restaurant’s initiative of introducing gold biryani in its menu, which is reportedly the world’s costliest biryani. 
 
“We wished to recreate a comparable flavour right here. It takes about 20 minutes to organize the biryani. So we’re at the moment taking pre-orders for the gold biryani. Orders want to be positioned a day earlier than,” says V Raja Sekhar Reddy, the restaurant’s proprietor . The thought took place when his spouse Ok Bhagyarka Sinha visited Dubai and bought a likelihood to expertise the well-known gold biryani. “It took us fairly a whereas to excellent the making and presentation,” says Rajashekhar. 
Edible gold, a explicit selection that’s authorised for consumption, comes within the kind of gold foil, gold mud and gold flake. The course of includes hammering or pounding of gold. “We procure the gold leaf from a service provider in Mumbai. It has meals security certification,” provides Raja Sekhar.

 Biryani garnished with 23-carat edible gold at Athidhi Devo Bhava in Visakhapatnam

Biryani garnished with 23-carat edible gold at Athidhi Devo Bhava in Visakhapatnam
| Photo Credit: Ok R Deepak

The expertise of relishing the gold biryani isn’t any much less royal at Athidhi Devo Bhava. True to the title of the restaurant, the hospitality exudes a heat and luxury. The restaurant has an enclosed house known as Rajbhogam, the place meals is served in pure silver crockery. The interiors replicate the royal really feel of the middle-eastern areas.  
While the use of edible gold dates again to as early as 2500 BC, the therapeutic advantages have been reported in historic Indian, Arabic and Chinese literature.

In the latest previous, edible gold was utilized by worldwide cooks to add a tinge of royalty to the dish. At Athidhi Devo Bhava, the gold biryani is served by their 25-year-old chef Satyanarayana, who grew to become standard for serving Rayalaseema delicacies to the late Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, former Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh. The younger chef takes his time to fastidiously garnish the biryani with the gold leaf. “The presentation has to be immaculate,” he says. The portion of the gold biryani is sufficient for 3 individuals. To get pleasure from the actual flavours of the biryani, savour it with out the raita. “We don’t serve the biryani with raita or curry that usually accompanies a biryani, but when a buyer requests then we provide,” says Raja Sekhar. 
The restaurant is thought for its genuine Andhra delicacies. Among its standard dishes is the signature mutton dupudu biryani which is offered on Sunday. 

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