13 Popular Indian Recipes

Indian cuisine is popular and delicious dishes.

1. Chicken Tikka Masala: Succulent pieces of chicken marinated in spices, yogurt, and grilled, then cooked in a creamy tomato-based sauce.

Paneer Tikka: Cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese) marinated and grilled, often served with onions and chutney.

Biryani: Fragrant rice dish cooked with aromatic spices and meat (chicken, lamb, or goat), or vegetables.

Masala Dosa: A South Indian specialty, it's a thin, crispy crepe made from fermented rice and lentil batter, filled with spiced potato filling.

Chole Bhature: A North Indian dish featuring spicy chickpea curry (chole) served with deep-fried bread (bhature).

Palak Paneer: A creamy curry made with spinach and paneer.

Dal Makhani: A rich lentil dish cooked with butter and cream, often enjoyed with naan or rice.

Samosa: Crispy pastry filled with spiced potatoes, peas, and sometimes minced meat.

Tandoori Chicken: Chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, cooked in a tandoor (clay oven).

Rogan Josh: A flavorful and aromatic slow-cooked curry with tender pieces of meat, often lamb, in a spiced tomato-based sauce.

Gulab Jamun: Deep-fried milk-based dumplings soaked in sugar syrup, a popular dessert.

Aloo Gobi: A vegetarian dish made with potatoes and cauliflower, spiced and sautéed.

Pani Puri/Golgappa: A popular street food, these are hollow crisp balls filled with spicy and tangy flavored water, potatoes, and chickpeas.

Butter Chicken: Chicken cooked in a rich, creamy tomato sauce, often served with naan or rice.

Rasmalai: Soft, spongy cottage cheese dumplings served in a sweet, flavored milk sauce.

Vada Pav: A Mumbai street food, it's a spicy potato fritter served in a bun.

Mutton Curry: A flavorful curry made with tender pieces of mutton (goat or lamb), cooked with spices and aromatics.

Pav Bhaji: A popular dish consisting of a spicy vegetable curry served with soft bread rolls (pav).

Malai Kofta: Deep-fried vegetable or paneer balls served in a rich and creamy tomato-based gravy.

Raita: A yogurt-based side dish with vegetables, fruits, or spices, often served to balance the heat of Indian meals.