by: itisclaudio, created: 28 Mar 2018, updated: 17 Apr 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

This is a list of Indian dishes. Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate and occupations, these cuisines vary significantly from each other and use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables, and fruits. The dishes are then served according to taste in either mild, medium or hot. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. Some Indian dishes are common in more ...

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1. Biryani

biriyani, biriani

(Indian)

Indian mixed rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. It is popular throughout the subcontinent and among the diaspora from the region. It is generally made with ...

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2. Momo

mog mog, dumpling

(Indian)

(Nepalese)

(-Tibetan-)

It is a type of steamed bun with some form of filling. Momo has become a traditional delicacy in Nepal, Tibet and among Nepalese/Tibetan communities in Bhutan, as well as Sikkim state ...

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3. Idli Sambhar

Idly Sambhar

(Indian)

The most favorite south Indian dish, common as the breakfast item and served with a combination of chutney and sambar. Sambhar which tastes so good with idlis and vadas is made with ...

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4. Chole Bhature

Bhatura chana, poori chola, Chole Bathure

(Indian)

It is a combination of chana masala (spicy chick peas) and fried bread called bhatoora (made of maida flour) from India.

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5. Gulab Jamun

(Indian)

Gulab Jamun is among India's most popular desserts! This delicious dessert consists of dumplings traditionally made of thickened or reduced milk, soaked in rose flavored sugar syrup. It gets its name from ...

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6. Chura Matar

Matar Poha,Chooda Matar

(Indian)

An aromatic winter breakfast dish of beaten rice flakes with green peas and spices.

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7. Kati Roll

Kathi Roll

(Indian)

It is a street-food dish originating from Kolkata, India. In its original form, it is a skewer-roasted kebab wrapped in a paratha bread, although over the years many variants have evolved all ...

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8. Rajma

Razma

(Indian)

(Nepalese)

It is a popular South Asian vegetarian dish originating from the Indian subcontinent, consisting of red kidney beans in a thick gravy with many Indian whole spices and usually served with rice.

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9. Pani Poori

Pani puri, Panipuri

(Indian)

Common street snack consists on a combination of a puffed fried crisp puri (hollow chip) filled with a mixture of flavored water (pani), tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion and chickpeas. ...

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10. Jalebi

Jilbi, Jilipi, Jilapi

(Bangladeshi)

(Indian)

(Nepalese)

(...)

It is also known as Zulbia, is a sweet popular in countries of South Asia, West Asia, North Africa, and East Africa. It is made by deep-frying Maida flour ,batter in pretzel ...

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11. Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Murghi

(Indian)

Tandoori chicken gets its name from the bell-shaped tandoor clay oven. Skinless legs and thighs are marinated in a tenderizing mixture of yogurt, lemon juice, and spices and the meat is slashed ...

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12. Banana Chip

(Indian)

(Indonesian)

It is a dried slice of bananas (fruits of herbaceous plants of the genus Musa of the soft, sweet "dessert banana" variety). They can be covered with sugar or honey and have ...

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13. Baingan Bharta

(Bangladeshi)

(Indian)

(Pakistani)

(...)

It is a South Asian dish, that originated in Punjab, bearing a resemblance to baba ghanoush. Baingan bharta is a part of the national cuisines of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. It is ...

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14. Dosa

(Indian)

Fermented crepe made from rice batter and black lentils. It is a staple dish in South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil nadu, Kerala and Telangana. It is also popular in ...

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15. Bhelpuri

Bhel Puri

(Indian)

Bhelpuri (Marathi भेळ) is a savoury snack, and is also a type of chaat. It is made out of puffed rice, vegetables and a tangy tamarind sauce. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhelpuri

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16. Vada

(Indian)

Vada is a common term for many different types of savoury fritter-type snacks from South India with a set of common ingredients. Due to their popularity, they have spread throughout the world ...

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17. Bhendi Fry

(Indian)

It is stir-fried okra (ladies' finger) that is slit and stuffed with spice mixes such as garam masala and other locally available ground spices.

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18. Chicken Rogan Josh

Roghan Josh

(Indian)

(Iranian)

Staple of Kashmiri cuisine and is one of the main dishes of the Kashmiri multi-course meal (the "Wazwan"). It consists of braised meat chunks cooked with a gravy based on browned onions ...

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19. Dhokla

Dhokra

(Indian)

It is a vegetarian food item that originates from the Indian state of Gujarat. It is made with a fermented batter derived from rice and split chickpeas.

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20. Gajar Ka Halwa

गाजर का हलवा; গাজরের হালুয়া, gajorer halua, Gajrela, Gajar halva, gazoror halwa

(Indian)

Gajar ka halwa is a carrot-based sweet dessert pudding from India. It is made by placing grated carrots in a pot containing a specific amount of water, milk and sugar and then ...

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21. Pakora

(Indian)

Pakora is a generic term used for deep fried fritters made in india. Mostly, gram flour is used for coating the veggies and then they are deep fried in oil. pakora gets ...

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22. Rumali Roti

Dosti Roti

(Indian)

(-Punjabi-)

It is a thin flatbread originating from the Indian subcontinent; popular in India and in Punjab, Pakistan. It is enjoyed with Tandoori dishes. The bread is usually made with a combination of ...

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23. Papri Chaat

Paapri Chaat, Papdi Chaat

(Bangladeshi)

(Indian)

(Pakistani)

Fried flour crisps with diced potatoes, chickpeas, topped with yogurt, cilantro and tamarind chutney Popular traditional north Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani fast food and street food. Many various additional dishes throughout India ...

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24. Beef Samosas

beef pitha

(Bangladeshi)

Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, peeled 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 bay leaf, crushed 2 large onions, finely chopped 1 pound ground beef 4 ...

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25. Recheado Masala Fish

(Indian)

A spicy paste made of chilies, tamarind, and garlic (amongst other spices) is rubbed onto whole fish which are then fried. It is popular in Goa.

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26. Kulfi

Qulfi, Khulfi

(Bangladeshi)

(Burmese)

(Indian)

(...)

It is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian subcontinent. It is often described as "traditional Indian ice cream. It comes in various flavors. The more traditional ones are cream (malai), ...

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