Wanna Be Worldly? Treat Your Tummy to These Delicious Foods from India ...

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Everything in India revolves around food.

And with such a diverse people and culture, it is understood that the food will be as diverse and steeped in tradition and history and just pure unadulterated flavor.

Here are some delicious foods from India you should probably try at some point just to experience something new.2

1. Butter Chicken

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The one Indian dish that has international fame, Butter Chicken is deliciously prepared by marinating chicken in yoghurt and spices and then cooking it in a yummy tomato, onion and butter sauce (with at least a dozen other spices, of course).

Best eaten with fresh naan or roti.

2. Pav Bhaji

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A very popular street food in Mumbai, Pav Bhaji is literally the combination of buttered bread (a special kind of bun) and veggies cooked with tomato and a special spice mix to form a thick curry that is served hot with a generous dollop of butter, chopped onions and lemon.

3. Masala Dosa

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A dish originating in southern India, dosas are essentially crisp, thin, savory crepes made from a batter of fermented rice and lentils.

The β€˜masala’ is a filling, usually made of cooked potatoes.

The dosa is usually served with sambhar, a spicy lentil preparation, and coconut chutney.2

4. Chhole Bhature

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A thick curry of chickpeas (that is soooo yummy) and a fried bread (that emerges as a puffed up golden ball) that come together to make this awesome Punjabi dish.

5. Samosa

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A dish that appears on all Indian restaurant menus outside India, samosas are little deep fried triangles of dough stuffed with a mix of potatoes and peas.

You also have samosas with different fillings like chicken mince, peas etc.

6. Bhel

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A very popular snack, bhel is puffed rice tossed with chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies, and coriander and tamarind chutneys.

It has to be eaten as soon as it’s made so that it retains the crunchiness that is the fun of the dish.

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