India is the only country in the world to portray a multicultural lifestyles. Most important of it is the varieties of delicious food items you can find across the country. Forms of food in all possible ways can be tasted in India. It may be a small road side hotel or a luxurious dining hall, the yummy dishes served on your plate will definitely reflect the tradition of the state where you enjoy your meal.
The endless choices of places to eat will be tricky for you to decide as every dish is different from the other in composition, taste, aroma and health factor. For foodies, Mughalai cuisines will be a better choice. The rich and delicious dishes which were the order of the day for the Kings of the Mughal Empire who ruled India a few centuries ago, will be served to you in its original form and taste. Chicken Tandoori, Mutton Korma and Zafrani Pulao are some of the famous Mughal cuisines which are very spicy and aromatic.
In extreme contrary to this, the South Indian Cuisines will be tangy, less spicy and mostly vegetarian. Dosa is the special and most preferred dish among all the south indian varieties, normally served with sambar and coconut chutney. If you are bread lovers, then you must try ‘Lachha parantha’ ‘Paneer parantha’, and ‘Methi parantha’ for a special treat.
Tea is the staple drink of Indians and most of the Indians start their day with a hot cup of tea. Masala Chai is the most famous chai that is made with mixture of spices boiled in milk. Apart from Chai, sweet lassi and buttermilk are also popular amongst people of north India. In addition to this, people who love to take shots of alcoholic beverages can hit bars and lounges that are available in India.
Besides the Indian cuisines, Indian restaurants are experts in offering the popular international cuisines like Thai, Chinese, Italian, Continental, European. Those who want to give a try a recipe of a foreign cuisine as well for those who want to have a feel of “Home Away From Home”, they can get varieties of Red curries, pasta, chop suey and lasagna.
Not only the traditional items, Indian cities and even small towns have become famous for fast food items to have an eat out. The choices are plenty. You can opt for a Chicken burger served with jiffy, frothy coffee or strawberry capped ice-cream filled cone that brings a smile on your face. Many fast food chains like Pizza Hut, McDonald’s and Dominos Pizza have set up their eat out centers in almost every Indian city.
If you are savvy of tasting a variety of food items, then you have to go to Dhabas as well as fine dining areas. Dhabas are the mini restaurants functioning on the highways. For people in travel, Dhabas are the best choice to eat. Black Dal, Palak Paneer, Shahi paneer, Lassi and variety of paranthas are the special attractions of dhabas. On the other hand, the luxurious fine dining areas are the places where you can see tourists from different countries with different food habits eagerly trying the Indian cuisines which are rich in tradition and taste served in a modern tone.