India is well known because of its tasty food and each region of India is known because of its different food. But what really makes Indian cuisine popular is the wide range of spices which accompanies most of the dishes. This may be considered as something unique because there are only a few countries which have the same characteristic, located not only in South Asia but also in Northern Africa such as Ethiopia visa Below are some of the delicious foods which one must try during their India visit.
The bhajis are cold, fried and, therefore, crispy starters, very typical in India. They can be made with different vegetables, although if you want to have the full experience, the most common is onion. To accompany them, a yogurt sauce that sticks with everything and mints to give it that exotic flavor that is what drives us crazy.
Crispy Aloo Samosa:
Aloo samosas or crispy potato dumplings that will make you fall tears of happiness.
The samosas are one of the tastiest and best-known dishes of Indian food. In this recipe, they substitute the traditional meat of the samosas for potatoes, with which they are suitable for vegetarians. The good thing about this recipe is that even the dough is homemade, which cannot be a more natural meal. They can be accompanied with different sauces, although in this recipe they have opted for a delicious mint and cilantro chutney.
Healthy Lentils Curry:
If you fancy all the intensity of Indian flavors but do not fancy chicken or prefer a vegetarian dish, you can always turn to e delicious lentils with curry, coconut milk and, of course, basmati rice. It is so easy to do that you will not believe it.
India Lamb Stew:
This type of stew, with coriander, cardamom, cream and yogurt among others, can be prepared with all kinds of meats if you are one of those to whom the taste of lamb is too strong. You can also substitute cream for coconut milk if you want an even deeper flavor.
Dahl Of Red Lentils and Sweet Potato:
If you thought that there was only one way to eat lentils, you are going to prove that you were very wrong. This lentil stew that is served with a sweet potato puree and yogurt will make the lentils with chorizo of your town feel that a hard competitor has left them. It is effortless to do.
A good Indian meal is not complete if Nan, an Indian bread do not accompany it. It is perfect to accompany curry or meat dishes, and there are different varieties: the traditional one, stuffed with garlic, stuffed with onion, sweet with coconut, almonds, and raisins – known as Peshawar Nan – or the favorite of many Indians: stuffed with cheese. It does not matter how you get the rest of the food because with this accompaniment you have everything done.
Mouth Melting GulabJuman:
If you like donuts and oriental flavors, this is definitely a recipe you have to try. These balls of dough made with flour, cream cheese and grapes, covered with spicy syrup, can be taken alone or accompanied by nuts or ice cream.
Variety In Samosas:
The samosas are those dishes that seem very complicated -and they make you look good in front of the guests- but in reality, they can be done quickly. They can be stuffed with different meats, but these chicken curries with coconut are a classic that everyone likes. The best thing about this recipe is that it helps you save, taking advantage of chicken remains from other recipes.
Intense Lamb Biryani:
This lamb biryani is one of those recipes that can be prepared with practically everything you can think of, and that adapt to make variations with what you have at hand. It is a dish based on an exquisite blend of spices, meat (or fish) and basmati rice. Stop bringing the same in the Tupper to the office and start experimenting.
Incredible Chicken Tikka Masala:
One of the jewels of Indian cuisine and tremendously easy to make and customize to the taste of the diner. Chicken with coconut milk, spices like turmeric or ginger and yogurt. A perfect dish both to take to the office and to impress friends at a dinner. And if you go with Nan, the pleasure will be extreme.
Refreshing Raita Of Cucumber and Tomato:
A cold dish that can be served as an accompaniment to other dishes or as an appetizer. It is made with yogurt, tomato, and cucumber mainly, and you may have a pulse of gazpacho as your favorite new refreshing dish.
Healthy Vegetable Pakoras:
If you like vegetables in tempura, this is the Indian version of the recipe, in which the tempura is made with delicious chickpea flour. For vegetables, in this recipe, they choose cauliflower, potato, and onion. Once fried, you can dipper this delicacy in cucumber raita or a yogurt sauce with mint.
The vindaloo is a type of curry of Portuguese origin prevalent in the area of Goa. It is usually cooked with pork or lamb, but its most important feature is that it is so spicy. Only suitable for the most daring. But we can assure you that it’s worth it. You have the recipe step by step here.
Homemade Narrative Jhinga:
Yes, it is clear that curry is the king of Indian food. But if it is already up to the nose of chicken, lamb or pork, you can try this recipe of spicy curry with coconut milk and prawns, which will allow you to vary flavors without having to complicate much more with a new method.
Creamy Chicken With Butter:
Not only curry chicken dishes live in India, and this is the best example of all. The chicken is marinated in Makhani sauce, and the result is a creamy dish with a taste entirely different from any other.
Tangy Mango Chutney:
This spiced marmalade made with mango will turn into your favorite dip sauce. Its mixture of flavors combines sweet with sour and with spicy and will make you explode the palate of pleasure. Also, your recipe cannot be simpler. Here you can follow it. And to accompany it, do not forget to prepare Missi Roti or chickpea bread with spices.
All such mouth-watering cuisines of India are now being infused and modified with more exotic flavors, yet traditional recipes have their own importance. Any if you are the true nomad to guzzle up melting taste of different dishes then explore the foody locations like hotels, fine dining areas, street markets, stalls for gulping the taste of India in different meals.
Next time will explore Ethiopia to show the common things about food and very interesting places to visit.