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Fascinating traditional food you should try when visiting India (Part 2)

Fish head curry

The fish head curry is cooked by simmering the head of the ikan merah (red snapper) with spicy curry juice and some vegetables and tamarind tamarind to create an unmistakable characteristic. Indians also often eat this dish with rice, pappadams (a kind of crunchy rice cake) and pickles. 

Salad of soy yogurt

Soy yogurt salad is a familiar dish in Indian daily meals. This dish is made primarily from soy yogurt mixed with cucumber or with some other vegetables like carrots, tomatoes, onions, pineapples, papaya. In addition, you can add more Aromatic herbs such as coriander, mint or spices like cumin, nutmeg, chili powder depending on the taste and taste of each person.


Vada is a sandwich with mashed potatoes filled with spices typical of India. Vada is considered as a fast food or Indian hamburger. This dish was once only for the poor, but over time, it has become popular everywhere. Vegetarians especially like this dish.

Gulab Jamun custard of India

Gulab Jamun custard is made from a paste made mainly of milk. People shape the dough into balls, then deep fry it. The last fried bread is rolled over syrup. With a little rose water, saffron top and some herbs, the Gulab Jumun will become round.

Josh Rogan

In western India, the most famous curry is Josh rogan. This is a lamb curry cooked with a bright red sauce – the result of a combination of Kashmir (Mirchi kashmiri) peppers and essences extracted from the flowers of the crested chicken.

Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak is a popular dessert, originating from the state of Karnataka in southern India. This cake is made from flour, butter and sugar.

Chicken Tikka masala

Chicken Tikka masala – a traditional and very popular dish of Indians. This dish has a gentle but warm, attractive flavor. Chicken Tikka masala has a sauce made from cream, spicy spices and an orange powder.