20 Best Top Foods You Must Try in India
Chicken Biryani had to be the option number one, it's truly our favourite dish. It made of rice, butter, chicken (optional because the vegetarian Biryani is also amazing), and lot of different spicies.
Traditional butter chicken is cooked in a hot tandoor, though some versions are often fried or roasted. The tandoor chicken is simmered in a sauce made rom fresh tomatoes, garlic, cardamom and spices like cumin, coriander, fenugreek, cinnamon and cloves. Though its origins are unclear, it’s considered to have been first made in the kitchens of Moti Mahal in Delhi
Malabar Chicken Curry (with paratha)
Malabar Chicken Curry is a sauce made of coconut and a lot of spicies and of course chicken. It goes very well with Paratha which is a very soft and tasty sort of bread. It's a dish from Kerala.
Fish Mango Curry (with paratha)
Fish Mango Curry is a sauce where the fish is cooked in a coconut milk gravy with mangoes. It is eaten usually with Paratha (described above).
Kerela Sadhya is a typical dish from the Kerla state made of 24 to 28 vegetarian dishes served for special occasion such as weddings or other events.
Idly and Chutney
Idly and Chutney are like buns made of steamed rice (idly) that you eat together with the chutney sauce dipping the idly. The ingredients of the chutney sauce can be very very different (fruits, herbs, and vegetables), we have a lot of variations (sweet or spicy, thick or smooth), but the main point is that they are strong in flavor.
Dosa, Chutney and Sambar
The Dosa is the Indian equivalent of crepes. It is very thinly cook and a bit crunchy when you bite it. It's perfect to accompany it with the delicious Chutney sauce (described above) and the Sambar sauce (made of roasted lentils and vegetables)
Sprouts and onions spiced with a variety of Indian spices and mixture Farsan snacks. It is common to have restaurants dedicated to only this item.
Puttu and Kadala
Puttu and Kadala is a dish made of steamed rice flour with coconut. It is usually eaten for breakfast.
IdiyAppam and Stew
IdiyAppam is a sort of steamed rice noodle that you that you usually eat with a vegetable stew made of potatoes, peas, chili, and other veggies.
Bisi Bele Bath
Bisi Bele Bath is a dish made of rice, lentils, and other veggies. It's popular in Karnataka state.
Rava Idly is like the previously mentionned Idly but it's made of semolina / wheat instead of rice.
Palak Paneer is a cool Indian dish made with cottage cheese and spinach. It is one of the most preferred and tastiest vegetarian delicacies in India and goes very well with Naan (a leavened, oven-baked flatbread)
Chole Bhature is an Indian dish made of chick peas curry with fried dough. It is eating during breaks and at lunch and it's very popular in New Delhi and Punjab.
Aloo Paratha is a must Indian dish made of fried flat bread stuff with spicy potato and eaten typically for breakfast (although it can be eaten at any time really). Very good to be accompanied by some salad or green chutney.
Paani Puri is a very popular street food or on the road food. It's small fried dough with flavoured water and peas)
Papdi Chaat is a popular road food served in northern India. Papdi Chaat is also known as papri chaat or paapri chaat.
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