6 Most Popular Indian Dishes in the World

Oct 24, 2023, 04:53 PM IST

6 Most Popular Indian Dishes in the World

Vaishali Mandloi

Indian cuisine is known for its spice factor, rich taste and, exquisite flavours. It is extremely popular across the world and this is why you can easily find authentic Indian restaurants wherever you go. Here are a few popular Indian dishes that have made their mark.


Samosas are undeniably the best Indian starters. This triangle-shaped fried patty is stuffed with mashed potatoes and served hot with chutney.


Biryani is one of the most popular Indian dishes and is served in all parts of the world. The main ingredients are rice, vegetables or meat, which are cooked with a variety of spices.


Dosa is a South Indian dish which is typically made with rice and lentils. It is served with sambar and a variety of chutneys.

Butter Chicken

This is the most popular Punjabi dish in the world and is something every non-vegetarian is fond of. The buttery gravy is filled with soft boneless chicken pieces marinated with a mix of butter, tomato, onion & garam masala and then cooked in tandoor.

Dal Makhni

Dal Makhni is another Punjabi dish which has gained immense popularity over the years. It's a fantastic butter chicken substitute for vegetarians. Lentils are cooked gradually with tomato puree and topped with a dollop of butter.


Naan is a type of Indian flatbread loved by people across the world. This delicious bread is traditionally made in a clay oven called a tandoor. Naan is known for its fluffy and chewy texture and is often served with curries, kebabs, or other dishes.