This is a typical breakfast, usually served at street stands. Bedai (sometimes spelled berahi) is a fried, puffy bread, much like kachori, served with a bowl of spicy potato green colour curry.
Another sort of typical breakfast is Dal Papdi. It is basically Chana Dal (bengal gram spilt) served with Pakwan (crisp fried indian bread).
From weddings, parties and family lunches to a quiet evening at home, every occasion in India is celebrated with a giant plate of fresh samosas. A fried snack, stuffed with potato and served with mint chutney, samosas can be eaten anywhere and at anytime.
A hollow puri, stuffed with bits of boiled potato and spices and dunked into sour-spicy tamarind waterâ€”this street snack is best eaten as a single big mouthful.
Come breakfast, lunch or dinnerâ€”this Punjabi dish is a favourite at any time of the day. A spicy, curried chickpea dish served with fried flour bread, Chole Bhature is best washed down with a glass of chilled lassi.
Ask anyone about Indian food and one of the few dishes they immediately recall is butter chicken. Although many versions of the dish exist, the typical recipe involves marinating a chicken overnight in a yogurt and spice mixture, most commonly ginger, garlic and turmeric, and then cooking it in a tandoor.
Savoured steaming hot and shared amongst family and friends, Biryani is an aromatic rice dish cooked using several spices, notably saffron, and meat (typically chicken or mutton) that has been marinated overnight.
Jalebi is a fried dessert which is poured in the sugar syrup.
Rabri is a white color thick, creamy and sweet liquid mixture made of milk and sugar.
Gulab Jamun is the perfect end to a delectable meal, when you have just enough room for dessert. Small balls of dried milk slow-cooked and boiled in sugar syrup, this Indian sweet is traditionally served warm.