How Well Do You Know The Desi Cuisine? -

How Well Do You Know The Desi Cuisine?

How Well Do You Know The Desi Cuisine?

A simple quiz to test your knowledge.

How Well Do You Know The Desi Cuisine?

Indian cuisine is massive in variety and uniquely different from one another because each state has its own set of regular and special dishes.

In other words, the Indian food palate is known for its diversity because it comprises sweet, spicy, bitter, sour options, and everything in between.

There are a plethora of flavours and spices in each state. The number is so big that it's not possible for any person to taste each item individually.

However, there are many things about Indian food that are common across states and known to every food lover. These are things that are easily identifiable and liked by people from all the states in our country.


If you think your knowledge about desi food is up to guide level, put it to the test by playing this simple quiz.

Q1. What oil is extensively used to cook food in South India?

  1. Coconut Oil
  2. Groundnut oil
  3. Canola Oil
  4. Sunflower oil

Q2. Which city is famous for Pav Bhaji and Vada Pav?

  1. Kolkata
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Mumbai
  4. Chennai

Q3. Which of the following items belongs to the Udupi cuisine?

  1. Idli
  2. Dosa
  3. Rasam
  4. All of the above

Q4. Which city is famous for its biryani?

  1. Delhi
  2. Guwahati
  3. Pune
  4. Hyderabad

Q5. Which state is the origin of the sweet dish basundi?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Gujarat
  3. Karnataka
  4. Maharashtra

Q6. In which state would you find the savoury side dish Tungrymbai (fermented soybean)?

  1. Manipur
  2. Goa
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

Q7. Litti Chokha is a famous dish of which state?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Q8. Rogan Josh is the signature dish of which cuisine?

  1. Bengali
  2. Goan
  3. Awadhi
  4. Kashmiri

Q9. Eromba is an ethnic dish of which Indian state?

  1. Kashmir
  2. Manipur
  3. Sikkim
  4. Tripura

Q10. Which state gifted us 'Kheer kadam'?

  1. Punjab
  2. Haryana
  3. West Bengal
  4. Assam


Some questions are tricky. Think about all your answers before scrolling down.

Check them again if you are not sure.


Here are the answers:

  1. Coconut oil
  2. Mumbai
  3. All of the above
  4. Hyderabad
  5. Gujarat
  6. Meghalaya
  7. Bihar
  8. Kashmiri
  9. Manipur
  10. West Bengal

How many did you get right?




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