Last couple of years have been an era of food-startups in India. For many, food is not just business but a hobby, something they feel passionate about. I know I do.
Biryani By Kilo‘ started the same way, as a hobby of 3 friends. This startup has made a big recognition in its journey of 4 years. With its authentic flavors and cooking style, this startup has become the first choice of biryani lovers.
2015 – Where it All Began
Flavours that you cannot forget, that fragrance of the spices that doubles the taste is just what biryani lovers need. But if you are in Hyderabad or Lucknow to eat such biryani, it is not necessary. Be it home or office, if you want to enjoy hot and delicious Biryani then Biryani By Kilo will surely the answer. Fresh Biryani is prepared in a Handi.
The three friends, Kaushik Roy, Vishal Jindal and Ritesh Sinha, transformed their passion for Biryani into a business in 2015 through Biryani By Kilo.
Lucknowi, Malabari and Hyderabadi Biryani are prepared with special recipes from special basmati rice in Kerala spices. This is what makes this startup different from the rest. The restaurant began with just Dum Biryani and as people grew the taste of Biryani, and now Kebab, Korma to Firni, Biryani By Kilo started catering to foodies in all these segments.
Famous Associations – Bigg Boss
This taste of Biryani which the company has opened 35 outlets across the country, has also entered the house of Bigg Boss. Along with this, the choice of many celebrities is Biryani by Kilo. With its popularity, the company has now opened 35 outlets across the country. Today, Biryani By Kilo now has 70 outlets.
Doing business of 50 crores annually
Biryani By Kilo got help from IVYCAP Ventures, CX partners funding to set up this strong business. The company is serving the taste of biryani in countries like Malaysia, Dubai, Indonesia. Currently, Biryani By Kilo is doing a business of Rs 50 crore annually but has set a target of Rs 80 crore by 2020.