Elevate, the highest rooftop bar in town, which is also known for its fantastic international fare, is crafting up 3 kinds of biriyani for this Eid - Chicken, Mutton and Veg. These biriyanis can be accompanied by Mint Sambol, Raita, Brinjal Moju, Maldive Fish Sambol/ Seeni Sambol, Mixed Veg (includes cashews) curry and boiled fried eggs.
Aside from that, they also serve up a selection of interesting sides, like Lamb Kofta and Spring Rolls etc. Make sure to place your orders 6 hours in advance.
The prawn-hub of Colombo, Isso does a deliciously prawny Biriyani sawan that can be shared among 8 people. The accompaniments include Mint Chutney, Raita, Malay Pickle and a boiled fried egg.
Chana's does one of the most iconic biriyanis in the city, which would be ideal for this eid. Their Hyderabadi Dum Biriyani sawan comes with Chicken and Mutton, and a range of sides, like Tandoori Chicken, Raita, Green Pea & Cashew curry and Malay Pickle. The full payment has to be made as you place the order.
Dinemore takes orders for chicken biriyani sawans until the 11th of May. If biriyani isn't your thing, try out the Ghee Rice Sawan. Both are good.
Gi-Gi Flavours is known for their superb Sri Lankanised Chinese fare, and this time around, they're whipping up some biriyani sawans too. Available with 2 kinds of meats - Chicken and Beef, along with a bunch of other elements, like Onion Achcharu, Maldive Fish Sambol, Green Peas curry, Raita and also, Wattalappan, as the dessert.
Arabian Knights's Eid Special Royal Sahan is a delightfully meaty, well-spiced up affair. With smoky Rice, Grilled Chicken, Kebabs (Kofta/ Orfali/ Tikka), Shawarma, Chickpea curry, Hot Tomato dip, Salad, soft drinks and Watalappan, it's plenty for five.
Cakes & Bakes is celebrating this festive season, by making two sawans - Special Bombay Biriyani and String Hopper Pilau, to be indulged with Maldive Fish Sambol, Pineapple curry, Malay Pickle, Baked Chicken, Green Pea & Cashew curry and Warm Chocolate Pudding on the sweet side.
Saveira Indian Restaurant's sawan offering comes with Mutton and Chicken, along with a selection of side dishes - Curried Chicken, Roast Chicken, Maldive Fish Sambol, Raita, Pickle, Green Pea curry, as well as Watalappan.
Orders are accepted only until the 12th of May.
The Tandoori Chicken Biriyani sawan by Habibiz Sri Lanka is a sight to behold. Apart from that, they also do Chicken Dum Biriyani, Beef Biriyani, Mutton Biriyani and Chicken Fried Rice sawans. Place your orders before 6.00 PM on the day before Eid.
The Ivy Lane Restaurant makes biriyani sawans under a budget, with 3 types of meat - Chicken, Beef and Mutton.
This Chicken Biriyani sawan by The Food Life carries a generous dose of homemade touch. They make it with Basmati and Samba rice, adds 1kg of Masala Fried Chicken, and adequate helpings of Green Pea & Cashew curry, eggs, Pineapple, Mint Chutney, Malay Pickle and Raita.
The biriyani sawans by Grill & Chill will surely make this eid more festivas. They are served with a meat of your choice - Chicken, Mutton or Beef, and a few accompaniments - Green Pea curry, Malay Pickle, Raita, gravy and also, Watalappan to end your meal with a sweet note.
A sumptuous biriyani sawan with Chicken/ Prawns/ Mutton is up for grabs through Cinnamon Lakeside's brand new delivery platform. Click here for orders.
Ramada Colombo's Eid offering is quite unique, and has a lot to ch0ose from - from biriyani to ghee rice to fried rice and even lamprais. Orders can be placed via onlineorders.ramadacolombo.com.
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