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INDEX
1 History

1.1 Antiquity

1.2 Middle Ages

2 Ingredients

3 Regional cuisines

3.1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands

3.2 Andhra Pradesh

3.3 Arunachal Pradesh

3.4 Assam

3.5 Bihar

3.6 Chandigarh

3.7 Chhattisgarh

3.8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli

3.9 Daman and Diu

3.10 Delhi

3.11 Goa

3.12 Gujarat

3.13 Haryana

3.14 Himachal Pradesh

3.15 Jammu and Kashmir

3.16 Jharkhand

3.17 Karnataka

3.18 Kerala

3.19 Lakshadweep

3.20 Madhya Pradesh

3.21 Maharashtra

3.22 Manipur

3.23 Meghalaya

3.24 Mizoram

3.25 Nagaland

3.26 Odisha

3.27 Puducherry

3.28 Punjab

3.29 Rajasthan

3.30 Sikkim

3.31 Sindh

3.32 Tamil Nadu

3.33 Tripura

3.34 Uttar Pradesh

3.35 Uttarakhand

3.36 West Bengal

4 Fusion cuisines

4.1 Indian Chinese cuisine

4.2 Malaysian Indian cuisine

4.3 Indian Singaporean cuisine

4.4 Anglo-Indian cuisine

5 Desserts

6 Beverages

6.1 Non-alcoholic beverages

6.2 Alcoholic beverages

6.2.1 Beer

6.2.2 Others

7 Eating habits

8 Dietary restrictions

9 Etiquette

10 Outside of India

10.1 Canada

10.2 China

10.3 Middle East

10.4 Southeast Asia

10.5 United Kingdom

10.6 United States

Indian cuisine

Indian cuisine or Indian food encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate and occupations, these cuisines vary significantly from each other and use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices. The development of these cuisines have been shaped by Dharmic beliefs, and in particular by vegetarianism, which is a growing dietary trend in Indian society. There has also been Central Asian influence on North Indian cuisine from the years of Mughal and Turkic Delhi Sultanate rule.[2] Indian cuisine has been and is still evolving, as a result of the...