20 Spiciest Dishes In India


We all know how Indians are fascinated by spicy dishes. They love to have different peppery dishes now and then. However, spicy foods are not meant for faint hearted, and one should only try it if they are accustomed to it.  Here’s our list of the spiciest dishes in India that will make every spicy food lover drool over it

1. Madras Curry

The main ingredient of this South Indian dish is Chilli powder. This hot and spicy curry is the result of the mixture of meat, garlic, turmeric, pepper, coriander, cumin and lots of chilli. The dish is a pure delight for all spicy food lovers. This curry is made with chicken, pork and even lamb.


2. Spicy Aloo Sabzi

Pamper your desi cravings with this tangy, tantalizing and tempting Aloo Sabzi. This easy piquant dish is prepared with everyday ingredients like coriander powder, lemon juice, turmeric and chilli powder. This Sabzi which can be made within few minutes goes well with Masala Puris, Luchi and some delicious pickle.


3. Spicy Kadai Chicken

This popular dish from North India is made with a variety of spices with the flavors of onion, tomatoes and chicken. Red chilies add plenty of flavors to the gravy, making this dish juicy and wholesome. Have this dish with naan, roti, and chapatti or even steamed rice.


4. Phall Curry

This one is truly the world’s spiciest curry ever. It is made from Bhut Jolokia, which is apparently the hottest chili in the world. One needs some courage to have this highly spiced and hottest dish. However, serve it with rice and make sure you have some precautions already before trying this delicacy.


5. Moong Dal Ki Goli

Spicy balls of lentil are cooked in a flavorsome gravy of tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, and red chili powder which adds the extra zing to your tasty dish. This authentic and traditional dish is nutritious, healthy and quite easy to make. It makes for a nourishing treat and delight for every spicy vegetarian lover.


6. Misal

This authentic Maharashtrian dish is a famous breakfast option in Mumbai.  This spicy dish is made by a deadly combination of dry red chilies, black pepper, and green chilies.  People usually have this delicacy with Pav and chutney.


7. Mirchi Ka Koota

Mirchi Ka Koota is a traditional Rajasthani dish which is prepared with hot green chilies.  The chilies are cooked with hot spices like turmeric and amchur powder with milk and a little sugar. The pickle is extremely spicy and goes well with plain puris, roti and chapattis. Be warned, as this blistering pickle is not for the light-hearted at all.


8.Chicken Chettinad

Bring some dreamlike dish to your plate with this Chicken dish, cooked with tons of red chilies with an added flavor of coconut and onions. This mouthwatering appetizer from Tamil Nadu is one of the most celebrated and best chicken dishes in India. It is zesty, tasty, and full of flavors. Try this delicacy which will leave you awe-struck with its tantalizing taste.


9. Bharwa Mirch Ka Pakoda

Crunchy, fiery and delicious spicy treat for those who love green chilies. Mirch pakodas with a hot cup of tea are the perfect snack option for those rainy days. There are many ways to make this mouth sizzling snack. This handy snack is easy to make and you can enjoy it with different types of chutneys.


10. Mirchi Ka Salan

This flavorful Mirchi Ka Salan is an eminent Hyderabadi curry made of peanut and green chilies.  This lip-smacking Salan accompanies Biryani all over India. Most Hyderabadis serve Biryani Mirchi Ka Salan. However, it can also be accompanied with other dishes like rice, rotis, or chapatis.


11. Chicken 65

The goodness of this dish is enriched by the flavor of red chilies with a chunk of chicken. This delicacy was the 65th item on the menu of a South Indian military canteen and thus the name of  ‘Chicken 65’. The moment, this curried tangy dish enters your mouth; it is bound to tingle your taste buds and spike up some energy. Indeed, this starter is a must-have for all chicken and spicy food lovers in India.


12. Pork Vindaloo

This traditional dish is a famous dish of Goa which originates from the early Portuguese settlers of the 18th century. Made with cardamon, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds, cumin and lots of red chilies; this dish is a must have for those who fancy Pork and Spices.


13. Andhra Chilli Chicken

This spicy chicken dish is a great option for an appetizer or starter for any party. It is prepared with lots of green chilies and is a very popular dish in Bangalore. This flaming chicken dish has a sizzling taste and is quite simple to make. Serve it with rice and curry to make your guests go ‘Wow.’


14. Stuffed Pepper

The flavorful and spicy filling in the Peppers is bound to make you go crazy over this dish. This vibrant dish is made with tomatoes, onions, beans, garlic, and cheese and rice mixture. Those who love meat can also add it to the filling for that extra zing. Go for this unique item and enjoy the pleasing spiciness of it!


15. Kashmiri Chicken

Things are going to get surely sizzling after you indulge in this scorching and sweltering delicacy, Kashmiri Chicken. For all the spicy food lovers, this dish is also a ‘Paradise on Earth’ just like Kashmir! However, extra brownie point goes to this dish for the dash of unique sweetness in it. Spiciness and Sweetness together is a deadly combination that can never go wrong.


16. Laal Maans

The name itself is enough to make our mouth water. Laal Maans, as the name suggests is a meat curry prepared in a tantalizing gravy of masalas and red chilies. This signature dish of Rajasthan is flaming hot and full of flavorsome spices to fulfill your peppery cravings.


17. Paneer Jalfrezi

A pure delight for every vegetarian out there. All you need for this delicious and spicy dish is paneer, cottage cheese, tomato, onion, capsicum and red chilies. The juicy gravy and red chilies will make you want for more. A must-try dish for all Paneer and Spicy lovers!


18. Spicy Saoji Chicken Curry

How about a mixture of all the hottest spices you love? Yes, this hot delicacy from Nagpur does exactly what you want. A dream-come-true for all spicy food lovers, this one, is a lip-smacking peppery treat.  Keep your precautions ready before you dig this spicy dish!


19. Spicy Chana Masala

This Punjabi dish is essentially a favorite among Indians. This spicy and wholesome dish tastes so great that it can be enjoyed just with plain rice, naan or poori. This nutritious plant-based meal is exceptionally satisfying and full of colours.


20. Kolhapuri Chicken

This is a special Chicken delicacy which is made with cloves, black pepper, cinnamon, leaf, red chilies and large chunks of chicken. This item is most preferred among Chicken lovers and is clearly a winner. Serve this hot and sizzling Chicken with rice and enjoy every bite of it.