Top 20 Dishes To Try While Visiting India


Touring can never be wrong. People spend weeks on their single trip to a new place. Basically, They decide where to go, what to see, what to eat, how to enjoy, which things to try, and more. That is what we call a Well-planned trip. However, life is always unpredictable. You can decide two things and end up doing four. This increase is the misery and mastery of life. It makes life more adventurous. Also, it keeps us alive with all the hard and soft situations we face. Henceforth, we want to be a helping hand in planning some trips. If you are planning to visit India, here are the Top 20 dishes you should try.


Dumaaloo comes from the Jammu Kashmir region of India. It is a potato curry full of flavor. Also,  It has potatoes, onions, coriander, spices, yogurt, fenugreek, and ginger. It goes well with Rotis, Chapatis, Paratha, and Appam. You can try a good quality Dumaaloo in the Jammu Kashmir Region of India.



Thukpa hails from Himachal Pradesh. It is an Indo-Tibetan soup. It has many veggies, noodles, chicken, spices, broth, and soy sauce. It is a complete meal for all Ramen lovers. Plus, it is available in many places around India. It is healthy and rich in taste. Hence, we include it in the top 20 dishes to try while visiting India.


3.Tandoori Chicken

Choosing from numerous tasty dishes in Punjab was difficult. Hence, we went with the most famous one. Tandoori chicken originates from Punjab. It is a tasty, spicy, and delicious dish. Also, You can eat it by itself or with Rotis, Chutney, and Bread. It is a good dinner dish. Lastly, it has an unforgettable aroma.

Tandoori Chicken

4.Veg Kofta And Rice

Veg Kofta is a dish from Uttar Pradesh. We know UP is a place of most jolly people. Here, all are too busy yet very welcoming. Veg Kofta makes a good welcoming cuisine. It is a curry with different veggies, aromatic spices, and other flavors. That makes it come fourth on the top 20 dishes to try while visiting India.

Veg Kofta And Rice

5.Laal Maans

You must have understood that I am talking about Rajasthan. Rajasthan has the majority of famous Indian dishes. It has Dal Bati Churma, Ghewar, and many other Dishes. Basically, Laal Maans has meat, curd, hot spices, and garlic. It is a spicy, delicious curry to try while visiting India.

Laal Maans


Yes, we are in West Bengal now. Rasgulla is super easy to make. Plus, it is super delicious too. It comes from West Bengal with other sweet dishes. West Bengal has the Nolen Gurer Sandesh, Khashundi, and Jalbhora that you can try.



Khar comes from Assam. Basically, Assamese cuisine has many delicious dishes to try. They are not available everywhere. But worth searching. It has fruits like Papaya, Banana, spices, onion, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, oil, and salt. It goes well to be a Side dish. You can eat it with Rotis and other Indian bread.


8.Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla is a famous dish around the world. Also, It has demands spread across the globe. It originates from Gujarat. However, People have given it some breathtaking twists. It has Gram flour, curd, lemon, mustard seeds, oil, and chili. But, did you ever try carrot Dhokla, Pesto Dhokla, Rajma Dhokla, or Rava Dhokla?

Khaman Dhokla

9.Pav Bhaji

Basically, Maharashtra has a ton of food to offer. Pav Bhaji is the bread and a semi-solid curry with it. The curry has many mashed veggies and spices in it. Also, It is spicy in some places. Also, it is available all over India. The Pav Bhaji in Maharashtra is tasty, spicy and will leave you licking your fingers.

Pav Bhaji

10.Sarva Pindi

Traveling, we are in Telangana. Telangana came up recently. Sarva Pindi is a dish from Telangana. Basically, it is a snack or breakfast dish. It is a spicy pancake with flour, lentils, chickpea, spices, oil, and veggies. It goes well with very different vegetables and chutney.

Sarva Pindi


Khicede is famous as Khichdi all over the world. Originally this dish is from Odisha. They have many types of Khichdi. People all over India have given it more and more twists. Currently, we have Pongal Khichdi, Kheema Khichdi, Gujrati Khichdi, and the very famous Bisi Bele Bhat.


12.Kodi Pulao

Kodi Pulao is a famous dish from Andhra Pradesh. Hence, we include it in the top 20 Dishes to try while visiting India. It is a kind of Chicken Biryani. It has Basmati Rice, Chicken, Spices, shallots, veggies, and more. Also, It is famous as Raju Gari Kodi Pulao. It is available in many Indian restaurants.

Kodi Pulao

13.Neer Dosa

Can you guess the state Neer Dosa belongs? Yes, it is Karnataka. Neer Dosa has Rice, salt, coconut, and more. It goes well with Chutney, Sabzi, and Sambhar. It even goes well with Chicken or Fish Curry. Furthermore, people in some places eat it with sweet coconut water called Ras. So, do give it a try during our visit to India.

Neer Dosa


Sambhar came up before. Sambhar is a kind of Lentil soup. Precisely, It is spicy, tangy, sweet, and very healthy. It has different vegetables, spices, and the main ingredient is Tamarind. You can have it all alone. Also, you can have it with Rice, Dosa, Roti, Puri, Idli, and Medu Wada. You can try other dishes from Tamil Nadu.



Idiyappam is a South Indian dish from Kerala. It is famous as a string hopper. You can get it out of India too. However, the Indian Idiyappam has a different taste and deliciousness. It has Rice Flour as the main ingredient. Furthermore, it is a boiled food item. You can find it in many other places in India.



Zutho is a drink from Nagaland. It is a fermented rice drink. Basically, you will find it in the tribal regions of Nagaland. Nowadays, people in urban and rural Nagaland consume it. It is a thick white beverage with a fruity aroma. It has a sour and refreshing taste.



Judah is a famous dish. Many people must have tried it somewhere or other. However, Judah comes from Meghalaya. It is a Rice and Meat dish. It has other spices and veggies. Also, It is a traditional dish from Meghalaya. Majorly it is present during the Khasi Festival in Meghalaya.


18.Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha is similar to Bati in Dal Bati Churma. Basically, it is a stuffed wheat ball. The stuffing has roasted Gram flour. Basically, It is a traditional Bhojpuri dish. It goes with many side dishes. Actually, people take it with Fried Eggplant, boiled, roasted potatoes, and roasted tomatoes. It is a complete meal. Lastly, people even consume it with Ghee.

Litti Chokha

19.Rass Kheer

Rass Kheer is a traditional dish of Madhya Pradesh. Basically, they have many tasty dishes. Their Dishes are high in carbs. Also, you can have Kalakand, Lapsi, Butte, and Palak Puri. You can roam down the state trying all the Dishes.

Rass Kheer

20.Pork Vindaloo

Lastly, we have a dish from the jolliest state in India. We have many Dishes from Goa to try. Mostly, Goa is famous for its variety of drinks. Pork Vindaloo has Pork shoulder, Rice, ginger, vinegar, spices, and a lot more. Henceforth, do try all the dishes and more while visiting India.