Laal Maas To Kolhapuri Chicken: 7 Of The Spiciest Indian Dishes
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The foodscape of Indian cuisine is dominated by an array of different spices. Indian people do not like eating bland food which is why you will find a fusion of so many flavours in a single dish made in India. The way that spices are used in dishes changes at every step in India. Although the basic spices used in most Indian dishes are the same at the surface level, due to the difference in quantities and cooking methods, the taste of every dish is unique. Today we will take you through some of the spiciest dishes made in India. For all the spice lovers out there, this article is going to be the best piece of information that you can find on the internet.

* Laal Maas

This is a famous Rajasthani delicacy and is made by using tender mutton with a vibrant dash of spices. The thick curry of Laal Maas is made from ginger, garlic and tomatoes dominantly. The very hot Mathania chillies are used in Laal Maas to give it a spicy and fiery taste. This delectable dish is a combination of mouth-melting mutton that is combined with the right kind of spices that enhance its flavours and texture. This can be eaten with white rice or simple Chapati. It is considered a royal dish in Rajasthan and you can find it easily in some of the top-notch restaurants of the country.

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* Vindaloo

Vindaloo is an authentic Goan dish that has a very fiery taste and is usually made with pork that is marinated with a spicy sauce that consists of red chilli, vinegar, and a lot of aromatic spices. You get a very dominant test of red chillies in this dish and it is well cooked from the outside. After taking the first bite, you will experience a myriad of flavours that are going to disrupt your mind for the good.

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* Andhra Chilli Chicken

Andhra Chilli Chicken is a very popular dish from Andhra Pradesh. It is made by tossing crispy chicken in a mixture of curry leaves, spices, Hing and a lot of green chillies. This chicken recipe has very dominant flavours of green chillies and hing. Anyone who loves eating dishes with evident and strong flavours of Indian spices is going to love this chicken. You can make a thick gravy made of tomatoes and onions and eat it with white rice.

* Kolhapuri Chicken

This is a special delicacy from the state of Maharashtra. To make this special chicken dish, you have to take boiled chicken and cook it in a very strong flavoured red gravy made from the famous Kolhapuri masala that has a lot of red chillies. Along with the Kolhapuri masala, you can also add some other Indian masala like cloves, turmeric and hing. 

* Naga Ghost Pepper Pork

This dish originates from Nagaland and it is cooked by using pork with several fascinating ingredients, including Naga Jolokia which is grown specifically in Nagaland. It is also known as ghost pepper and is among the spiciest peppers in the world. This is a dish that is not for people with a low spice threshold and is going to be loved by true spice lovers. Bhut Jolokia is one of the spiciest chillies in the world. It is naturally grown in many parts of Northeast India, especially Assam. It is believed that this chilli was first grown in the state of Assam after which it became popular in other north-eastern states as well. The special Bhut Jolokia is used to make a curry in the Northeast that is an amalgamation of very strong and spicy Flavours of the Bhut Jolokia Chilli that is combined with chicken or mutton. It has a very light gravy and people like to eat this with white rice.

* Chettinad Chicken

Chettinad chicken hails from Tamil Nadu and is a flavourful concoction of chicken that is marinated in a harmonious, blend of spices, including dried, red chillies, black pepper, and cloves. A lot of curry Patta is also used to give this chicken a subtle and refreshing flavour. Like many other dishes on the list, this one also doesn't have a lot of gravy. The gravy of this dish is thick in consistency but very less.

* Pandi Curry

Pandi Curry is a cult classic recipe from Coorg and made from fresh pork that is cooked by using a variety of spices, red chillies and some fresh coriander. This is a scrumptious dish that directly melts in your mouth as soon as you take the first bite. You can have this by itself or with the bread of your choice and even rice. This also has a very thick tomato and onion-based curry.

All of these dishes are extremely spicy and you can give them a try if you love spicy and robust food. Although most of these dishes use either red chillies or green chillies to get their spicy flavours, the final taste of all these dishes is very different from each other. This is the beauty of Indian cuisine and the reason why it remains unparalleled from the rest of the world.