Indian food is quite favorite throughout the world. Every region of India is known for one or two special dishes. Though all types of foods are not that popular, there are a few Indian dishes that have quite a huge fan following. For example, North Indian, Punjabi, and vegetarian foods of India are popular in the USA in comparison to other foods of this country. Surprising, isn’t it? Want to know which particular foods of Indian origin have gained so much popularity outside India? Have a look:
It is a dish that people like both in India as well as abroad. Curry can be made in different ways, like with cottage cheese, chicken, prawn or lamb. If you re vegetarian, you can mix all the veggies to make a curry. However, the taste of the curry varies from region to region due to the use of different spices. In the USA, mostly garam masala and curry powder are used in it. So, the taste of curry made in the USA is somewhat different from the curries made in India.
Sev Puri, samosa chat, Pani Puri, Dahi Puri, pav bhaji, bhelpuri – Do these terms ring something in your mind? Yes! You are absolutely right. These are the roadside Indian snacks that have made a lot of people outside India their huge fans. There are a number of kiosks in the USA that sell various types of charts, ideal for evening snacks or a chat session. Besides that, you can make them in your home using crisp Papadis, yogurt, boiled potatoes, chickpeas, tomatoes, onions, puffed rice, tomato, and mint chutney but in various combinations.
This is a fluffy flatbread. You can make this Indian food in a tandoori oven. It goes really well with most of the Indian dishes like chicken, mutton or paneer. The taste of naan is mostly similar in India as well as the United States of America.
Kebabs Made Of lamb
If you are looking for an excellent Indian starter, you can try the lamb kebabs. The juicy mutton pieces, coated with various spices and yogurt and cooked on charcoal, will melt in your mouth. You can try sheek kebab as well. It is made of minced mutton. Whether you use this meaty item for a party or a lavish dinner, the kebabs will never leave you disappointed.
This fried snack with a filling of potato, nuts, peas, and cauliflower has been in use in India for centuries. It has gained equal popularity in the USA. If you are looking for a food to have in the afternoon, you can have one or two samosas. You can use them as party snacks too.
Chicken Tikka Masala
It is one of the most favorite dishes of Americans. Chicken pieces marinated with spices and cooked in tandoor oven give the perfect chicken tikka. Now make a sauce with lots of tomatoes and spices and toss the tikkas in this sauce. That’s it. A naan or bread goes well with this spicy and yummy Indian recipe.