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Flavours of India: 10 Traditional Foods you Must Try

May 26, 2022
Masala Dosa
Dosa are made from a batter of fermented rice, flour and lentils
Chaat
Chaat encompasses several preparations that are a mix of spicy and tangy
Dal Makhani
This rich, creamy preparation is usually reserved for celebratory occasions
Vada Pav
Perhaps the original India veggie burger, it consists of a deep-fried potato dumpling
Stuffed Parathas
Usually eaten as breakfast, they can be made from a variety of fillings
Dhokla
A savory vegetarian snack made of rice and split grams
Milk Barfi
These traditional sweets are meant to be shared on happy occasions
Idli
Idlis are essentially steamed rice cakes and make for a great breakfast
Chai
A concoction of tea leaves, aromatic spices and milk
Pani Puri
Hollow balls of fried semolina that are served with spicy-tangy water, boiled potatoes and chick-peas