Pink Biryani, the latest culinary craze, puts foodies at odds

Pink Biryani
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The quest for culinary innovation takes an unexpected turn with the emergence of “pink biryani”, inspired by none other than the iconic Barbie. Although the Hollywood movie featuring Barbie made its debut in 2023, the influence of the pink-themed trend persists, transcending fashion and now gracing our dining tables.

The latest addition to this list – pink biryani – has however evoked mixed reactions on social media. A video shared on Instagram's 'creamycreationsbyhkr' showcases the art of preparing this unique biryani. While the video lacks detailed instructions, the vibrant hues of pink permeate every element, from spices to rice, making it blush pink. Even the accompanying raita joins the colour palette, embracing the pink theme wholeheartedly.

The Barbie Biryani video has amassed an astounding 14 million views, captivating social media users worldwide. However, amidst the praise for this culinary innovation, some express reservations about deviating from the traditional appeal of biryani. Discussions unfold in the comments section, where opinions vary on whether the addition of pink enhances or detracts from the beloved dish.

If you are curious to try it, we'd recommend using a medley of natural ingredients such as beetroot, pomegranate, and a touch of saffron to attain a bright pink shade for your rice.


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