Samosa To Pani Puri: 10 Indian Vegetarian Dishes Loved Across The Globe

By Bornika Das

November 18, 2023

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Indian vegetarian cuisine has transcended boundaries, captivating taste buds on a global scale. Its culinary richness, diverse flavours, and vibrant spices have firmly established it as a beloved choice for countless individuals worldwide. As vegetarianism gains momentum as a dietary choice, Indian cuisine has adapted seamlessly, providing a rich tapestry of delectable options. Take a look at the dishes that are ruling the world:

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The samosa, with its crispy, golden exterior and flavorful filling, is one of the most recognizable Indian snacks.

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Paneer Tikka 

Paneer tikka is a classic North Indian dish that has found its way into global kitchens. It features marinated cubes of paneer that are skewered and grilled to perfection. 

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Palak Paneer

Palak paneer is a rich and creamy spinach-based curry with chunks of paneer.  

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Biryani is a fragrant and flavorful rice dish that can be customised with various vegetables, making it a delightful vegetarian option.

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Chana Masala

It features chickpeas cooked in a tomato-based sauce infused with a blend of spices, including cumin, coriander, and garam masala.

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Dosa, a thin, crispy, and crepe-like pancake made from fermented rice and urad dal batter, is a staple of South Indian cuisine.

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Tikka Masala

While tikka masala is often associated with chicken, the vegetarian version, featuring paneer or vegetables, has made a significant impact in the global culinary scene.

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Paneer Butter Masala

This dish features cubes of paneer cooked in a luscious tomato-based curry. Garnished with fresh coriander leaves, this dish not only appeases the palate but also captivates with its enticing aroma.

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Idli, a staple in South Indian cuisine, is a steamed rice cake that has transcended regional boundaries to become a beloved breakfast item across India and around the world.

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Pani Puri

These bite-sized delights consist of crispy, hollow puris filled with a delectable mixture of mashed potatoes, sprouts, and tangy tamarind water.

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