Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

Categories: Asia | Food and Drinks

To get to know India, it is necessary first of all to study its cuisine. The food culture of Hindus is inseparable from their religious beliefs. Serving dishes, all recipes are subordinated to religion. Indian cuisine itself is very diverse and famous all over the world due to the abundant use of spices and herbs. Firstly, they give food a special taste and aroma, and secondly, they disinfect it. The main food items are rice, chicken, wheat, beans, vegetables and fruits. It is worth noting that adherents of Hinduism do not eat beef, as they consider the cow a sacred animal.

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

1. Nimbu Pani is a soft drink with the addition of lime juice. (Michelle Peters — Jones)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

2. Jalebi — sweetness in the form of spirals of rice flour in syrup. (Omar Chatriwala)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

3. Tikka Masala — chicken pieces in spicy curry sauce. (Veronica)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

4. Chapati — traditional tortillas made of coarse flour, which are cooked in a dry frying pan, and then baked over an open fire. (Alan C.)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

5. Ghee — ghee. Hindus consider this product sacred. It is used as an independent dish or an ingredient for various dishes. (Rainer Zenz)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

6. Tandoori chicken. The dish comes from the state of Punjab. During cooking, the meat is marinated in yogurt and spices, and then fried in a tandoori oven. The dish has a sharp spicy taste. Traditionally used with rice. (thebittenword)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

7. Samosa — pies with a variety of fillings. Served with hot sauce. (penguincakes)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

8. Palak paneer. A dish of spinach, homemade cheese, cream and spices. (Michelle Peters — Jones)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

9. Masala dosa is a large pancake with a spicy filling. Baked on a hot surface. They are used with various sauces. (Nadir Hashmi)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

10. Malay Jacket. The dish is deep-fried balls of potatoes and paneer. Served in a creamy sauce with spices and herbs. (Garrett Ziegler)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

11. Biryani is a dish of rice, meat and spices. It is an analogue of pilaf. (Nadir Hashmi)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

12. Pani Puri is a snack in the form of crispy puri balls with a variety of spicy filling. (Brian Ng)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

13. Masala tea is a hot drink made from tea, milk and spices. (pavel ivashkov)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

14. Garam masala is a mixture of spices that varies by region. The traditional version includes turmeric, cloves, black and white pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander seeds, cardamom pods, cumin seeds. (erik forsberg)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

15. Thali is a tray on which dishes are served in metal bowls called katori. However, in most cases, Hindus prefer a large banana leaf to ordinary dishes. (Connie Ma)

Taste of India — 15 best dishes of the homeland of spices

Thali is also the most beloved dish in India. The dish consists of several independent dishes. Each region has its own rules for submitting thali. However, rice, dhal (bean soup), curry are considered unchanged components. (Pritya Books)

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