Indian Most Popular Food [Top 20]

Indian Most Popular Food [Top 20]

Top 20 Indian Most Popular Food

Today I am going to describe you top 20 Indian most popular food. Indian Cuisine is made of a large variety of traditional food such as spicy, sweet, sour, bitter and more. Indian cuisine comes from different regional / state and Indian sub-continent.

Indian Food Ingredients – Main foods of Indian cuisine consist of pearl millet, rice, whole-white flour, and a variety of lentils(Masoor, Tuer, Urad and Moong), different types of vegetables, oil (Ghee, Vegetable Oil, Peanut oil, Coconut oil, Mustard oil, etc), aromatic spices (Cardamom, Black Cardamom, Cumin, Chili, Ginger, Garlic, Bay Leaf, Curry Leaf, Turmeric, Garam Masala/Spice mix, Coriander, Cinnamon, Clove, Black Pepper, Mint Leaves, Coriander Leaves, Saffron, etc.).

1

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji
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Pav Bhaji is the most famous fast food dish in Maharashtra, India. It consists of thick vegetable curry and served with soft bread. Pav Bhaji has different variations like Cheese Pav Bhaji, Fried Pav Bhaji, Paneer Pav Bhaji, Mushroom Pav Bhaji, Khada Pav Bhaji, Jain Pav Bhaji, Kolhapuri Pav Bhaji and White Pav Bhaji. I think Pav bhaji is Indian Most Popular Food.

2

Dal Baati Churma

Dal Baati Churma
Dal Baati Churma

The another Indian Most Popular Food is Dal Baati. Dal Baati Churma is made with three different food items like Lentils (Dal), Baati/Puri (Deep fried Bread) and Sweet (Churma). It is a popular dish in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Dal is made with various types of lentils (Chana dal, Tuvaar dal, Mung dal, Urad dal, Moth dal, etc). Baati is one kind of bread that is deep fried with oil. Churma is a sweet which is made of wheat flour, sugar and some dry fruits.

3

Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh
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Rogan Josh is quite a popular food in India made of aromatic spices and red meat (lamb or mutton or goat). It is originated from Persian and Kashmir. Rogan Josh is made with pieces of mutton or lamb or goat braised with aromatic spices – garlic, ginger, bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and chili powder, Kashmiri chili powder, onion and yogurt mixing gravy.

4

Chicken Tandoori

Chicken Tandoori
Chicken Tandoori

The popular Indian dish, tandoori chicken consists of pieces of chicken, marinated in a mixture of yoghurt and spices and grilled in a tandoor oven. Traditionally, it is a dry dish, served with a pinch of lime or lemon and some coriander leaves.

5

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer
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Palak Paneer is a vegetarian well-liked dish. It is originating from the Indian subcontinent, made of Indian Cheese (Paneer), pureed spinach (Palak), garam masala (mix spices), ginger-garlic and other spices. It is served hot with boiled rice, naan, roti and chapati and garnishes with milk cream and coriander leaves.

6

Dosa

Indian Most Popular Food
Indian Dosa

Dosa is a typical South Indian food made of fermented batter (It is similar to a crepe made from rice and lentils), sambar(a tangy lentil soup with vegetables) and various types of chutney such as coconut, tamarind, tomato and mint.

7

Pani Puri

Pani Puri
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Pani Puri is a famous street snack that originated in the Indian subcontinent made of round hollow ball made of semolina or wheat, and the hollow ball filled with spicy mashed potatoes and on the top tangy, spicy tamarind water. In Bangladesh, West Bengal and Nepal it is known as Phuchka, in Gujarat Pakodi, in Assam phuska, in Haryana paani patashi, in Madhya Pradesh fulki, in Uttar Pradesh golgappa and etc.

8

Pakora

Pakora
Vegetable Pakora

Pakora is a popular fried snack, also called pakoda or bhaji, originated in the Indian subcontinent. Pakoras are made with one or two main ingredients, such as onion, eggplant, potato, cauliflower, paneer, spinach, chili pepper and other vegetables. It is also made with chicken, fish, and bread. It is dipped in batter made from gram flour and other spices and deep fried. The most popular variations are chicken pakora, mix vegetable pakora and onion bhaji.

9

Samosa

Samosa
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Samosa is a delicious fried and baked pastry snack, originated in the Indian subcontinent, made of baked pastry made with all-purpose flour (locally known as maida) with a savory filling such as spicy potatoes, onions, green peas, meat or lentils.

10

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry
Indian Chicken Curry

Chicken curry is a mouth watering Indian subcontinent food item, made of chicken pieces, onion, ginger, garlic, red chili powder, cumin, coriander powder, and other aromatic spices. The chicken curry is served with boiled rice, naan, chapati or paratha. If you don’t take it’s delicious taste, you should try to make this food at home or any reputed Indian restaurant.

11

Biryani

Biryani
Chicken Biryani

Biryani is a mixed rice popular dish in the Indian subcontinent, also known as biriyani, biriani or birani. The variations of biryani are kacchi biryani, tehari, beef, lamb or chicken biryani, vegetable biryani. But it is also famous for places such as Hyderabadi biryani, Delhi biryani, Dhakaiya Haji biryani, Sindhi biryani, kolkata biryani and more.

12

Butter Chicken Masala

Chicken Butter Masala
Chicken Butter Masala

Butter Chicken is world wide popular Indian food item. It is also called Makhan Murg in hindi, made with grilled boneless or bone chicken pieces in a mildly spiced tomato sauces. The marinated chicken is cooked in a tandoor(traditional clay oven) and it is served with mild curry sauce made of butter, tomato, huney, and other aromatic spices.

13

Vindaloo

Vindaloo
Chicken Vindaloo

Vindaloo is a hot and spicy Indian food item, especially popular in the region of Goa, Vasai, Konkan, Kerala, other parts of India and all over the world. It is made with any kinds of meat or vegetables but usually pork is the best choice to make Vindaloo. We can make it with other meat such as chicken, lamb or beef.

14

Chana Masala

Chana Masala
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Chana masala is a tasty street food in India, originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is also called chole masala, kala chana, ghugni in Bangladesh and West Bengal. The main ingredients of chana masala is chickpea. Boiled chickpeas are cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger-garlic, red chili powder, cumin, coriander and other spices.

15

Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo
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Dum aloo is a delicious potato based Indian dish, originated in Kashmir, India. It is also known as Dam Aloo, Alu Dum or aloor dom. The key ingredient of this food is boiled potato. Boiled potato is cooked with onions, tomato and other aromatic Indian spices. It is served with chapati or roti, naan, boiled rice, Luchi and paratha.

16

Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi
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Aloo Gobi is a vegetarian popular dish in India. The main ingredients are potatoes, cauliflower and other Indian aromatic spices. It is very healthy and delicious food made from common ingredients. Aloo gobi is basically served with chapati, roti, paratha and rice.

17

Mutton Curry

Mutton Curry
Lamb or Mutton Curry

Mutton curry is a popular and delicious dish in the Indian subcontinent, also known as goat curry, lamb curry or mutton kosha. The common ingredients of this curry are mutton or goat or lamb pieces, onion, garlic, ginger, and other common spices. Mutton curry is generally served with rice, chapati, naan or roti.

18

Chutney

Chutney
Indian Chutney

Chutney is a spicy, hot, gluten-free, savory and mouth watering sauce or a dry base sauce, originated from the Indian subcontinent and made from fruits, vegetables, various tangy fruits, herbs with vinegar, sugar and some common spices.

19

Naan / Chapati

Naan
Bread or Naan

Naan is one kind of soft bread made from wheat. Typically, yeast and yogurt are used to leaven the bread. The yogurt also gives the naan its characteristic texture and flavor. Traditional Naan is baked in a Tandoor(Clay oven).

Chapati is an Indian traditional food item, also known as roti, shabaati, phulka or roshi. Chapati is a common staple in Indian, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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Sweet

Sweet
Indian Sweet

Sweet can be several types depends on places and ingredients and making process such as Rosogolla, Ras Malai, Chhena, Gulab Jamun, Barfi, Laddu and etc.

Final Verdict

In this post, I wanted to show you the Indian Most Popular Food. I think the descriptive foods are loved all the Indian subcontinent food lover. If you have any questions about the food and it’s recipe, please feel free to comment on the comment box. Friends stay with us and read the latest products and services reviews. Thanks for reading.

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