Swiggy: 7.6 cr Biriyani orders in the past 12 months in Indiatext_fields
New Delhi: Online food delivery major Swiggy on Friday revealed that 7.6 crore Biriyani orders have been placed across the country in the past 12 months.
Swiggy’s report came ahead of International Biryani Day celebrated on July 2 every year.
Indians placed an average order of 219 per minute for their favourite dish Biriyani, ranging from the aromatic 'Lucknowi Biryani' to the spicy 'Hyderabadi Dum Biryani', and from the flavourful 'Kolkata Biryani' to the fragrant 'Malabar Biryani', the company’s report read.
There has been a growth of 8.26 per cent in biryani orders in the first half of 2023 compared to the same period in 2022, the report added.
While over 2.6 lakh restaurants across the country offer biryani through Swiggy, more than 28,000 thousand restaurants specialize solely in dishing out the biryani.
In the case of cities that truly appreciated the biryani experience, Bengaluru took the lead with nearly 24,000 biryani-serving restaurants, followed by Mumbai with over 22,000 and Delhi with over 20,000.
Hyderabad topped in biryani consumption, with 7.2 million orders placed through June of this year. Bengaluru came second with nearly 5 million orders, and Chennai came third with nearly 3 million orders, the company mentioned.
A biryani lover from Chennai spent an amount of Rs 31,532 on a single order.
With nearly 85 variants and over 6.2 million orders, 'Dum Biryani 'has emerged as the undisputed champion.
Biryani rice came in second with 3.5 million orders, while 'Hyderabadi Biryani' received over 2.8 million orders.
With inputs from IANS