Food plays an indispensable role in defining a country's culture and heritage. And when it comes to India, the cuisine of the country is quite extensive and rich and tells a tale of different regions across the country. This gave Indian cuisine an edge over other cuisines and earned the top spot on the list of best cuisines in the world. You heard us! According to Taste Atlas, India is ranked fifth on the global list of the best cuisines for the year 2022. The country has received an overall 4.54 points (stars) out of five. The ranking is based on "audience votes for ingredients, dishes and beverages," reads a statement on the official website of Taste Atlas.
Taste Atlas took to its official Twitter handle to announce the news and wrote, "Which one is your favourite? Full top 95 list."
What Are The Most Popular Dishes In India:
As per the report, the most popular Indian food is tandoori dishes with a 4.7 rating. The other dishes are roti, naan, chutney, biryani, dal, tandoori chicken, butter chicken and paratha to name a few.
What Are The Most Popular Indian Food Products:
The most popular Indian food product, as per the list, is garam masala with a 4.8 rating. Some of the other popular products/ingredients are ghee, paneer, basmati rice, bhut jolokia chilli (ghost chilli), curry leaves and more.
What Are The Best Desi Restaurants In India:
According to the list, some of the best restaurants to enjoy traditional dishes are Bukhara in New Delhi, ITC Kohenur in Hyderabad, Paragon Restaurant in Kozhikode, Coromin in Gurugram, Shree Thaker Bhojanalay in Mumbai, Karavalli in Bangalore etc.
What Are The Most Popular Indian Drinks:
Some of the most popular beverages in India are lassi, Darjeeling tea, South Indian filter coffee, masala chai, thandai and jaljeera. Gin and tonic and feni have been voted as two of the most popular alcoholic beverages in India.
Find the detailed list of India's best food, restaurant and drinks here.
Let's take a look at the top 10 countries that made it to the 2022 list of the best cuisine in the world.
- Italy - ranked no. 1
- United States
Click here for the complete Taste Atlas report on World's Best Cuisines 2022.
About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call herself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a good movie can make her day.