5 Things About Indian Food That You Probably Did Not Know

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Indian Food is a vast area when it comes to a foodie. The wide variety of tastes that Indian cuisine offers is mouthwatering to say the least. Despite the plethora of options we have, we usually tag Indian food as Spicy and leave it there. However, there are some exciting facts about the Indian food that we probably don’t know. And this list is going to take a look at just them. Trust me, you are going to be blown away by some of these. (In no particular order)

Chicken Tikka Masala was not invented in India

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala might be a popular dish in the nation, but it was not invented here. The dish was actually invented in Glasgow, Scotland.

Samosa is not Indian as well

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Samosa

If you were shocked by the Chicken Tikka Masala fact, then you are sure to be shocked by this one as well. Samosas were not invented in India and instead came from Central Asia.

India Consumes 50% of the World’s Whiskey

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Whiskey

Some states in India might be making moves to ban alcohol, but that does not hold back the nation from achieving this amazing feat.

India has the lowest meat consumption per person

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Fried Chicken

This fact might not come across as a surprising one, but, there you go.

Indian contribute 70% of all the World’s Spices

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Spices

Indian food might be tagged spicy and there is a good reason behind it as well. India produces nearly 70% of all the World’s spices and no other country produces more varieties than Indians when it comes to spices.

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