Choosing nice Indian Foods
If you’re a meat eater, Indian chicken dishes are the way to go for an inaugural main course. Tandoori Chicken is a particularly good option. It is also an easy option too for anyone going to an Indian restaurant too, also. Also, vegetarian dishes like baingan bharta, an eggplant entrée, are a good choice. These are great to look out for when you are next going out to dinner in an Indian restaurant in your local town.
Curry is different in India
A foodie’s paradise, India is filled with many opportunities to taste local delicacies and tantalise the taste buds. With so many dishes having been exported though, it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish between authentic dishes and watered-down versions. There are no end different choices when it comes to Indian Food on offer in India. So much of this can also be had in any Indian restaurant in the UK too.
Synonymous with Delhi street food vendors, chaat is one of India’s most delicious savoury Indian snacks. The name derives from three Hindi words meaning ‘a delicacy,’ ‘licking one’s fingers’ and ‘to devour with relish’. This dish truly does live up to its heritage. Although there’s now a plethora of different varieties. The original chaat is a wonderful combination of diced potato pieces, crispy fried bread and chickpeas. They are all garnished with fresh coriander leaves, yoghurt and dried ginger and tamarind sauce. Make like a local and seek out a local dhaba. This is where the city’s specialist chaat variety will be available at nearly all times of day.
Originating in the traditionally vegetarian state of Maharashtra, vada pav is as close as Indian cuisine gets to veggie burgers. One for carb lovers, vada pav consists of a deep fried potato dumpling placed neatly inside a small bun. The finger food delicacy is generally accompanied by a couple of chutneys and a green chilli, to appeal to the spice loving palettes of Indians up and down the country. Also called a Bombay burger, these mini potato buns can be found in street food stalls. You can see them all across the city of Mumbai.
This is popular all over the UK. If you’re looking for a rich stew that will wrap you up in a warm hug, a serving of rogan josh will definitely hit the spot. The name doesn’t come from a man called Josh; instead, it provides a hint as to its preparation and flavor. According to Dawn, in Persian, rogan means clarified butter (or ghee). Josh refers to fiery heat, two characteristics of this dish. Also, in Hindi, rogan translates to the color red, which is a fair description of the vibrant curry.
With all the sumptuous dishes, intricate ingredients, and tongue-tickling flavors, there is a lot of good Indian food, and Indian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. Some of the most popular Indian dishes incorporate a whole palette of flavors – sweet, sour, spicy, tangy – all at once. It is an amalgamation of a wide net of spices, pulses, seasonings, and cereals. Every region in India has its own unique cuisine indigenous to that locale. The types and varieties of dishes available in India are innumerable. There is something everywhere you look.