April 11, 2023

8 Desi Indian Dishes That Don't Have An Indian Origin


Idli is one of the healthiest breakfast of India. But, historians believe that it had its origin from Indonesia.

Samosa is a yummy Indian Tea time snack in India. But its original beginning is from Middle East during 10th century.

Biriyani is originated from Iran. The word Biriyani came from a Persian Dish name called 'Birinj Biriyan', means Fried Rice.

Jalebi is a juicy Indian sweet dish. But it's birth place is Middle East. The Jalebi is derived from the word 'Zalabiyeh'.

Chicken Tikka Masala is a mouth watering dish for everyone. It is assumed that the dish was invented in Scotland in 1970s.

Gulab Jamun is known to originate from medieval Iran and was derived from a fritter made from refined flour.

Paneer has originated during Persian and Mughal ruling time. The history of paneer can be seen from 16th century.

Naan had its beginning from Egypt. Naan became famous in India at the time when Yeast was imported from Egypt.

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