Indian food is one of the best cuisines in the world, it offers a wide range of dishes for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Not to brag about it but a recent study did suggest that Indian cuisine is considered as the best because of the number of herbs and spices each dish uses. In a normal dish, at least 5 to 8 herbs and spices are used, which allows each dish to be flavorful, juicy, and thick in taste. if you’re a first-timer, we would recommend you to try with the best and most traditional Indian dishes that many love.
Top 5 Best Indian Food For First-Timers
- Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti
If you want to taste one of the best and most traditional Indian dishes, you want to start with Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti paired with a salty glass of creamy lassi. This dish is considered by many as the dish of Punjab, the agricultural state of India. This dish is completely vegetarian and is extremely healthy as it uses spinach, pig weed, mustard seeds, coriander, and many more.
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- Masala Dosa
If you want to up the things a bit and try something spicy, savory, sweet, and hot, you want to go with Masala Dosa. This dish is best served during lunch time or diners as it is quite heavy. A normal Masala Dosa can be anywhere from 7 to 20 inches big, and you can even choose your stuffing.
- Butter Chicken
If you’re a non-vegetarian person who wants to taste what the Indian non-vegetarian dishes tastes like, you should definitely start our foodie journey by tasting the butter chicken. This dish is best served with a hot naan flatbread along with mint chutney. Butter chicken has thick buttery gravy that gives the chicken a very juicy flavor.
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- Daal Makhani and Makki Di Roti
Another banger from the traditional Indian dishes is the Daal Makhani and Makki Di Roti. This one is best eaten with the aamb da achaar and a glass of lassi, a sweet or salty one. The daal makhani and makki di roti dish is a vegetarian dish.
- Pani Puri
If you want to have the best Indian snack, you want to go to an Indian food restaurant Calgary near you and try the Pani Puri. These small little fried balls are stuffed with potatoes and are dipped in sweet, spicy, and savory water.