One of the things I love about Dubai is the random surprises you get from the unexpected places. Who would’ve thought that you could enjoy fragrant biryani inside a clay pot (or palayok as we call it in Filipino), covered with a crispy sheet of dough?
The thought of it being cooked in a clay pot in a brick oven is just genius! I love it!
UPDATE (As of Mar 1, 2012, 10:23PM): The Indian food experts (dear readers) have spoken! This biryani treat is similar to the treat called Dum Biryani, which is apparently a very popular way of cooking biryani in Hyperabadi, a
province city in a state in India
Delirious about delicious,
P.S. The Husband ordered his dum biryani from Shoo Laziz in Al Barsha, Dubai. They also serve all sorts of this potted biryani: chicken (the one he ordered), meat, and fish. They also make a mean manakeesh Call +971-4-323-4555 or +971-4-323-4151. Enjoy!