Top 10 Homemade foods of India that will make you stay away from Restaurants

While eating out in restaurants is a treat for many families, it has become a routine convenience for many other Americans. You receive benefits in the areas of nutrition, health and economics when you limit dining out and begin eating your very own homemade food.

Natural Ingredients

Eating at home allows you to control the ingredients in your food, so you can use natural ingredients instead of unhealthy processed foods. Processed foods, frequently served in restaurants or available in pre made meals from the grocery store, tend to be high in sodium, fat and added sugars. According to the BBC, the World Health Organization recommends greatly reducing the intake of processed foods. Eating homemade foods lets you add in more fresh fruits and vegetables to your diets so that you can focus on all-natural ingredients.

Eating at home will not only cut down your expenses majorly but, Eating homemade food also provides other benefits, including helping you live a healthier lifestyle. Eating at home allows you to customize the portion size as necessary, reducing your urge to indulge on oversized restaurant portions, regardless of the dish’s nutritional value. A report in the January 2007 issue of “Public Health Nutrition” states that families who eat more fast-food meals are less likely to eat healthy fruits and vegetables, and had an overall increase in consumption of salty snacks and soda. Eating homemade food you prepare yourself helps you learn good nutrition, which you can teach to your family so that they too can be healthier.

Mostly people have a perception that home made food is boring and difficult go make, well that’s completely untrue. today in this article we’ll talk about the best and easy to make Indian cuisine food .

Indian food is very famous and highly consumed all over the world. We all love eating out, however we can’t eat out everyday and it’s just not possible. It is also not advisable in terms of health. So, here are the top 10 dishes of India which can be prepared at home and you won’t feel like visiting a restaurant in a long time.

  • Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka masala is a classic Indian takeout dish and a prominent feature of Indian as well as British cuisine. Pieces of tandoori chicken are cut up and stewed in a rich, spicy tomato-based sauce consisting of a spice mix called garam masala. If it’s your first time having Indian food, this is a good one to start with.

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  • Dal makhani

Dal Makhani is a dish consisting primarily of lentils and topped with butter or cream. It is one of the main dish In Vegetarian Menu.

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  • Palak paneer

Palak paneer is cooked spinach with a soft, fresh white cheese called paneer, and it’s amazing. You might also know this dish as saag paneer.

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  • Mince kebab

A kebab is a general term for small chunks of meat (most commonly lamb and beef, though any meat will do, as will fish, vegetables or fruit) threaded on skewers and barbecued, broiled or grilled.

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  • Rogan josh 

Lamb rogan josh originally comes from Pakistan and the Kashmir region of Northern India and is available today at most Indian takeout restaurants around the world. After the meat marinates in yogurt, garlic, and ginger, it’s cooked with onions, peppers, and loads of spices. Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, coriander, fennel seeds, garam masala.

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  • Mutton Biryani

If jalfrezi is like Indian stir fry, then Biryani is like Indian fried rice. Rice is the primary ingredient to which any combination of meats, vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, and spices are added. Some Biryanis contain raisins, which add a level of sweetness to the otherwise savory and flavorful dish.

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  • Aloo gobi

Aloo gobi is a flavorful dish made with potatoes and cauliflower that are cooked in garlic, ginger, turmeric, and other spices. It’s typically on the spicier side and is drier.

aloo gobi

  • Chicken jalfrezi

Chicken jalfrezi is characterized by its large pieces of onions and red and green peppers, which make this dish similar to a stir fry. The meat and vegetables are cooked in oil and spices, then tomatoes are added to create a thick, chunky sauce. Go crazy, jalfrezi.

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  • Stuffed paratha

The flour used is finely ground wholemeal and the dough is shallow fried. Perhaps the most common stuffing for parathas is mashed, spiced potatoes followed perhaps by lentils.

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  • Samosa

These are a favorite appetizer made with with a flaky pastry enveloping a hearty filling of potatoes and vegetables. They’re folded into triangles, fried, and served with chutneys.

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Now that you got the list. Which one you are preparing for your meal today?

P.S: Some Images Courtesy: Google

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