Indian dishes are popular all over the world for its taste
and variety. There are people who travel a long distance
to have the taste of it. There is so many things that you
never forget about India, one of them is Tasty dishes.
Nothing reaveals the variety in Indian culture better than
the diversity of its sensational food.
One of the greatest influences on India’s cuisine
occurred in the 2nd century B.C. The powerful and
turned benevolent Emperor Ashoka of that time
popularized a vegetarian cuisine.
The two other individuals that helped
make India vegetarian are
Mahavir Jain and Gautam Buddha
• North India Awadhi –
Bihari – Bhojpuri – Kashmiri -
Punjabi – Rajasthani – Uttar
• South India Andhra –
Karnataka – Kerala – Tamil -
Hyderabadi – Udupi
• East India Bengali – Oriya
Types of Indian Regional Cuisine
• North-East India
Assamese – Naga –
Sikkimese – Tripuri
• West India Goan –
Gujarati – Marathi –
Malvani & Konkani – Parsi
Types of Indian Regional Cuisine
North India covers a large part of the country including the state of
Kashmir, Rajasthan, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Staple diet of the
people of these states is rice, pulses and vegetables. However, the
method of preparation differs. There are also some special recipes of
each region which are famous throughout the country like Rajasthan
Dal Bati, Uttar Pradesh's Kebabs and Punjab's Sarson Ka Saag and
Makki di Roti. North India also boasts of the world famous Mughlai
cuisine which you will definitely appreciate.
Different Types North Indian cuisine:
A. Awadhi cuisine.
B. Bihari cuisine.
C. Bhojpuri cuisine.
D. Kumauni cuisine .
E. Kashmir cuisine .
F. Mughlai cuisine.
G. Panjab cuisine .
H. Rajastan cuisine.
I. Uttar pradesh cuisine.
South India has a distinct cuisine of its own which
is strikingly different from the north, east or west
Indian cuisine. The southern Indian state of
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra
Pradesh eat both vegetarian and non vegetarian
food. Offlate many of the recipes of the south
India have become quite popular with not only
the rest of Indians but also with the foreigners.
Some of these recipes include idli, dosa, uppuma,
pongal and sambhar. These dishes will delight you
with their taste and flavour.
East India includes the state of Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa
and seven north eastern states. The cuisine of the first three states is
generally one, however, differences crop up in the preference of
dishes. For example the Bengalis are more fond of Macher Jhol as
compared to the people of other two states. Bengal is also famous
for its sweets like sandesh, rasgulla, pantua and chamcham. As far as
north east states are concerned, non vegetarian food forms a major
part. In this part people eat every available animal.
West India again exhibit a sharply different
cuisine than the rest of India. Consisting of
Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra, west India
gourmet tour will offer you variety of dishes
because there is a considerable difference
between the people of the three states.
Dhoklas from Gujarat, bhel puri and paav bhaji
from Maharashtra and the non vegetarian
items from Goa will delight you with their
distinct but delicious taste.
A. Assamese cuisines
B. Manipuri cuisines
C. Tripuri cuisines
D. Bodo cuisines
E. Naga cuisines
F. Mizo cuisines
G. Garo cuisines
H. Khasi cuisines
Different Types West Indian cuisine:
The most common beverage found in India is tea. The finest
varieties of tea are grown in Darjeeling and Assam. It is
frequently prepared as Masala Chai with a mixture of milk
along with other spices. Another Popular beverage is coffee.
It is ordinarily served in South India. One of the nicest
kinds are grown in Mysore and Karnataka, It is sold by the
name of “Mysore Nuggets”. Other drinks are nimbu pani
(lemonade), Lassi ( milk with nuts and cardamom) and
Chaach ( made from yogurt). Alcoholic drinks are served in
India such as palm wine, fenny, bhang and Indian beer.
Surprisingly, drinking a beverage is not polite when eating a
meal in India
1. Alcoholic, traditional
2. Alcoholic, non-traditional
Different kinds of Beverages