Apart from the history, art, and cultural heritage, and natural beauty, India is also well known globally for its delicacies. In a geographically diverse country, the food is various here as well. Different places in the country have different ways of making food. Even with their differences, they are all delicious in their way.

Here are some traditional Indian dishes you have to try.

Masala Dosa

Masala Dosa, traditional Indian dishes

Dosa is an authentic south-Indian dish, but Masala dosa has origins in Karnataka. Masala dosa is basically rice and lentil crepe. The crepe’s fillings are usually onion curry, potato and all of them dipped in some chutney.

Rice is also the staple food in south India, so dosa is famous over there.

Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh, Traditional Indian dishes

Rogan Josh is a delicious and aromatic lamb curry from North India, Kashmir, although the roots of this dish are Persian. It has various spices like tomatoes, garlic, and ginger. This dish is fascinating, and people all over the country love this dish. The recipe can vary, but the essence is the same.

Hyderabadi Biryani

Hyderabadi Biryani, Traditional Indian dishes

Biryani was first introduced to the Indians by the Mughals. There are many types of biryani, but Hyderabadi biryani is the best. It is cooked in a big earthen pot with rice, meat, yogurt, spices, and onions, giving it a very punchy yet delicious flavor.

Indian Chaats

Indian Chaats pani puri, traditional Indian dishes

Chaats are popular Indian street food snacks. These Indian chaats include kachori, bhel puri, masala puri, and pani puri. They usually have vegetables and spices in them and are savory in taste. They initially originated in North India and spread to other parts of the country.

Vada Pav

Vada Pav

Maharashtra’s streets are filled with vada pav stalls, and it is the charm of the streets. Vada pav is a vegetarian dish with a potato patty in between a loaf of bread. It is an Indian sandwich, and it began as a cheap snack is famous all over the country.

Smoked Pork

Smoked Pork

Pork might not be the favorite meat in the country as compared to other dishes in India, but it is still very famous in Northeast India. Smoked Pork from Nagaland has some unique flavors and is also spicy with raja Mirchi in it. Smoked pork with rice is the staple food of the people in Nagaland.