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Swiggy receives nearly 60 lakh biryani orders during Ramzan

Nearly 60 Lakh Biryani Orders Received by Swiggy During Ramzan

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Online food delivery platform Swiggy disclosed that close to 60 lakh Biryani orders were received during the holy month of Ramzan. The Biryani orders saw a 15 percent increase compared to regular months, with Hyderabad leading the chart by ordering over a million plates of biryani and 5.3 lakh plates of Haleem.

Traditional favourites like haleem and samosa continued to dominate the iftar table, with a 34 percent increase in iftar orders between 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. during Ramzan. Swiggy also noted a significant increase in orders for popular dishes across the nation compared to normal days, with a notable surge in orders for phirni, malpua, falooda, and dates.

According to Swiggy, the ‘Sweet Spot’ for Ramzan orders was observed in cities like Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bhopal, and Meerut, where there was a drastic increase in orders placed for iftar sweet dishes including malpua, dates, and phirni. Overall, the demand for iftar delicacies saw a remarkable rise during the holy month.

The company reported that “Ramzan’s ‘Sweet Spot’ Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bhopal, and Meerut saw a drastic increase in orders placed for iftar sweet dishes including malpua, dates, and phirni.” The festive season brought about a flurry of orders for these traditional treats, highlighting the importance of culinary traditions during Ramzan.

In conclusion, Swiggy experienced a surge in demand for biryani, haleem, and other popular dishes during the month of Ramzan, showcasing the significance of traditional iftar delicacies in the culinary landscape of India. The increase in orders reflects the spirit of celebration and community bonding that defines the holy month for many.

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