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Top 5 most popular Indian dishes


In this blog post, we will be looking at the most popular dishes in India. As a tourist the most important you don't miss out on these dishes and then regret. These dishes can be made at home too so you can make it at home and enjoy these dishes.

1/ Tikka :

This dish is a non-veg dish that consists of boneless chicken which is cut into smaller pieces and then is marinated in spices. It is made in a very traditional way in a clay oven roasted over a charcoal. The strange fact is that it has an unknown origin.

This dish is also popular in other countries other than India. This dish also comes in variations made by lamb and mutton but it usually comes in chicken. Sometimes it is confused with chicken tikka masala which should not be done. Chicken tikka masala is served with tomato sauce but tikka is served with lemon slices, chopped onions and vegetables chutneys etc.

2/ Korma

This dish is both veg and non-veg but most people love the non-veg version. It is very creamy made with yogurt, saffron, and spices such as chiles, cumin seeds, ginger, etc. It is believed that it was originated during the reign of King Akbar in his Royal kitchen.

The dish is served with bread, roti, paratha or chapati. But there are three types of korma as you travel you may experience the change in taste.

3/ Paneer tikka

It is a dish in which chunks or paneer balls that are made from milk are marinated in spices and grilled using a tandoor. It is a vegetarian dish and an alternative to non-veg dishes. Paneer is made using vinegar and milk and tastes awesome.

4/ Biryani

This dish is a must and you have to taste this dish once. If you taste this once you will not wait to eat for the next time. It is a mixture of curry and a Jira rice. The curry can be of any non-veg item like chicken, lamb, mutton or egg etc.

Especially in India Hyderabadi biryani is very famous and you must have it once. Wherever you go in India you will find Biryani. Some types of biryani are Sindhi biryani, Hyderabadi biryani, Malabar Biriyani, Calcutta/Kolkata biryani, and Lucknowi biryani etc.

5/ Murg Makhani

It is also known as Butter Chicken. It is Tandoori chicken which is then further cooked in butter and various sauces. It is served with various types of roti like basic roti, rumali roti or paratha. It is also very famous all over India. Its origin is the North India region.

These are all the top 5 most popular Indian dishes that everyone must try. Please leave a comment and let us know what do you think.

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