The world is a canvas full of amazing foods, cuisines, and cultures, and as a human being living in the 21st Century, there’s never been a better time to be alive to sample it yourself. Whether traveling to the actual location, or sampling something new from your supermarket or buying something online, it’s time to take your tastebuds for an adventure.
However, there are hardly any countries in the world that have cuisine and foods like India. Today, we’re going to explore nine of the most mouthwatering plates you need to try at least once in your life.
1. Hilsa Fish Curry
If you’re a fan of fish and curry, then the Hilsa is a dish you’re going to want to pay attention too. This dish is typically used to celebrate certain occasions or festivities, and the best dishes are prepared up to two years in advance!
2. Indian chaat
Looking for a quick savory meal while you’re on the go? A chaat is typically known as being street food, and actually covers a wide variety of dishes that seems endless. From raj kachori to samosa, these all come under the chaat term.
3. Idli Sambar
A type of savory rice cake, this is a breakfast food that’s typically found throughout South India and is one of the best ways to start your day. This dish is usually served with delicious chutneys and, of course, a touch of spice.
4. Masala Dosa
A popular South Indian Food, this is a concoction mix of potato, rice, methi, curry leaves, and is served with your traditional sides of sambar and chutneys, which all comes together to create a mouthwatering sensation!
5. Rogan Josh
This is a classic Indian dish you’re not going to want to miss. Originating in the valleys of Kashmir, this is a Persian dish that’s cooked in intense heats and packed with spices and loveliness.
Also known as Gol Gappe, this is a simple street snack you can enjoy on its own or as a light snack with other dishes. A fried crisp dish, this is enjoyed typically with flavored water, chili, chutneys, chickpeas, and onions.
7. Veg Biryani
Veg Biryani is typically a non-vegetarian dish full of rice, vegetables, mutton (although other meats can be used) and a range of spices to help bring this simple yet mouthwatering dish to life. You can even make a veg biryani online order to get the dish delivered straight to your door!
8. Vada Pav
Vada Pav is quite a simple dish that is loved by all that’s basically a fried potato filling inside a bun with a selection of herbs and spices to give it flavor. Also, this dish is usually served with a spicy pepper of some kind!
Originating originally from the Gujarat region of India that’s created using special fermented batter which is created from rice and chickpeas. This meal can be enjoyed any time of day as a main meal or as a snack.
As you can see, there are plenty of Indian dishes you just need to try at least once in your life, but it’s worth remembering this is only scratching the surface of what’s out there. The more you try, the more likely you are to find a dish that could become your new favorite!