India is a country located in southern Asia and it consists of 29 states and 7 union territories. However, that is not what makes it different from the other countries of world. It is a nation where every state exhibits a different culture, tradition, language and cuisine.
So, whether you are spending your holidays in Kashmir or in Kanyakumari, you should definitely try the traditional dishes of wherever you are.
You must be aware that Indians follow a unique style for cooking their food and also make a great use of different spices and condiments. This is what makes Indian food much loved and famous all over the world.
To know more about the Indian food and its special recipes, read on
Bengali food is famous for the wonderful use of sugar and spices in its dishes. It is also famous for perfect use of panchphoron, a term used to refer to the five necessary spices, namely mustard, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, aniseed, and black cumin seeds. Bengali sweets are also very famous, especially Roshogulla, Sandesh, and Malai Chom Chom.
Punjab is a north Indian state is especially famous for its makke di roti and sarso saag. It is also popular for rajmah chawal, Amritsar-nan and chhola-bhatura. Lassi (buttermilk) is widely famous beverage among the people of Punjab. It can be sweet or salty and some different flavors like mango, rose, and strawberry are also added in it to make it more delicious.
Gujarati food has always been loved for its unique flavor that makes a perfect balance between spices and sugar. You must try dhokla, which is a popular Gujarati snack or breakfast item. Other popular and healthy dishes are thepla, khandvi, dhansak and sukhadi. So, whenever you get the chance to visit the Gujarat you should surely taste these famous cuisines of Gujarat.
Maharashtrian food is beautiful combination of the coastal and central plateau taste. It is a fresh and spicy food, which makes rich use of aromatic and flavourful ingredients like peanuts, sesame seeds and chillies.The most appreciated is the vada pav, which is a potato fritter stuffed between bread buns, served with spicy chutney and green chilies. Other major dishes of this region are pav-bhaji, shrikhand, thalipeeth, puran poli and modak.
Rajasthan is not only famous for its vast deserts, palaces and forts but also known for its special food. One of the most mouth-watering Rajasthani dishes is daal-baati, which consists of hard balls made of wheat flour, fried in ghee and a special daal made of different types of pulses. It is generally served with churma, a sweet dish prepared by crushing baatis and adding ghee and sugar. You can also pyaaz kachori, malai ghewar, gatte ki sabzi and kalakand.
Now you are aware of top Indian dishes and their specialty. So, don’t wait anymore, try these amazing Indian cuisines and enjoy their wonderful and unique flavors.
Written By : Nandini