May 28 , 2024

9 Famous Indian Dishes That Are Not Indian

By True Scoop

Biryani: This flavorful rice dish has Persian roots and was brought to India by the Mughals

Samosa: One of Indians' most favourite snacks, originated in the Middle East

Jalebi: The sugary delicacy also originated in the Middle East

Gulab Jamun: One of the most widely-eaten sweets in India originated in Persia and the Mediterranean

Butter Chicken: Widely consumed by a large number of the population in India originated from Scotland

Rajma: It is believed to have been carried by the Portuguese, the early explorers, from North America to Europe

Tea: Indians are among the highest consumers of tea but drink actually originated in China

Chicken Tikka Masala: The origin of 'Chicken Tikka Masala' can be traced to Glasgow in Scotland

Momos: These are very popular in India, but they originated in neighbouring Nepal

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