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. indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions.
the development of these cuisines have been shaped by dharmic beliefs, and in particular by vegetarianism, which is a growing dietary trend in indian society. there has also been central asian influence on north indian cuisine from the years of mughal rule. indian cuisine has been and is still evolving, as a result of the nation's cultural interactions with other societies.
Aloo = Potato
Aṇḍā,अंडा = Egg
Chana = chickpeas
Dal = Lentil
Ḍēyarī, डेयरी = Dairy
Gobi = cauliflower
Gosht = Meat
Hanī, हनी = Honey
keema, qeema = Minced meat
Masala = Mixture of spices ground into a paste or powder
Manasā = Meat, मनसा
Mattar-Rudhrapur = Green Peas
Palak = Spinach
Paneer, Panīra, पनीर = Paneer cheese, fresh cheese
Pōlṭrī, पोल्ट्री = Poultry
Rajma = red kidney beans
Saag = Spinach
Samudrī bhōjana = Seafood, समुद्री भोजन
Tikki = cutlet or croquette
Urad = black lentil
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