Who doesn't love to enjoy a plateful of delicious flavors? When it comes to tasty food, everyone likes to indulge more or less. The Indian culinary scene is filled with a wide variety of dishes and a unique array of flavors. The diversity of the cuisine is simply astonishing.

This vibrant cuisine landscape also includes some non-Indian delicacies as well. There are many popular dishes that we all love to eat that are not Indian in origin. Whether you want to try the best momos in Gurgaon or mouthwatering Pizza, there are many such dishes that non-Indian but extremely popular and relished in our country. Here is a list of some of the most enjoyed foods that have not originated in India.



Pizza is undoubtedly one of the most popular foods all over the world. This Italian delicacy is so popular that every country has adopted it in their menu, in its own signature styles. Pizza is extremely popular in India as well and for good reasons. These doughy and cheesy delight is served with a wide variety of toppings and some of these topping combinations are downright iconic. The best thing about a pizza is that it can be prepared using any choice of toppings, which brings so much versatility to it and some restaurants even allow you to choose your own choice of toppings as well. Be it a fun night out with your friends or you simply want to grab a tasty bite, pizza is always a good option.


Fried Chicken Wings

This ultimate American comfort food is quite popular in India as well. Chicken is definitely a favorite in India and is one of the common menu items in many restaurants and bars. Chicken wings when the cooked right is the perfect combination of flavor and crispiness. The slightly crunchy or crispy exterior of the wings and it's juicy and tender inside fills your mouth with a wonderful burst of flavor. Not too spicy, but extremely delicious, this item is a must-try when you're eating out.  



Be it a big restaurant or a street stall, the popularity of this Nepali cuisine is undeniable in India. Although the advent of momos in India is not quite certain, its popularity certainly is. Momos are especially popular in the northern parts of India like Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, etc as well as in Indian states like Sikkim and Assam. When you visit Delhi, you'll find a momo stall at almost all the street corners. Although the most basic type of momos is steamed, there are numerous variations of momos available like fried momos, kothey momos, tandoori momos, thukpa momos, paneer momos, jhol momos, and many more. Try the tandoori momos in Gurgaon or the pan-fried momos, you'll find yourself craving for more.



This is another American comfort food that has come a long way in India. In fact, it has become the go-to comfort food. The delicious patties and toppings stuffed between fluffy bread are simply mouth-watering. A mouthful of a burger bite will totally tantalize your taste buds with its amazing flavors. The thick patty is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. It is paired with mayonnaise, chipotle, mustard, lettuce, cucumber, and other veggies of choice to convert it into a memorable meal. Burgers can be breakfast, lunch, or dinner and are often a part of get-togethers.



Come rain or shine, noodles are one of the most popular street foods in India. Digging into a delicious bowl of savory noodles is the ultimate comfort when it comes to food and the best thing is that they can be cooked using a number of different styles using a number of different ingredients. Noodles are basically a Chinese cuisine, which may be introduced in India by the Chinese traders in the early days, but it has blended as a part of the Indian culinary landscape and it is too delicious a dish to be missed. When it comes to the sauces and seasonings used in noodles, the options are endless and accordingly, there are numerous variations of the noodles as well as Schezwan noodles, chili garlic noodles, Hakka noodles, egg noodles, and mushroom noodles, etc. Try the best Hakka noodles in Gurgaon to enjoy a fulfilling treat.



This is yet another non-Indian dish that has gained popularity in the Indian food scene. Originating in England, this food item is extremely delectable and satisfying. A delicious plateful of sandwich can immediately satiate your hunger. Sandwiches are available in different variations and it can be simple, layered, stuffed or grilled. There are many variations of sandwiches available in the market like a veg sandwich, chicken sandwich, toasted sandwich, grilled sandwich, and many more.

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Hi, I am a content writer & blogger at Red Dash Media. And apart from blogging frequently at work, I am into reading, writing poems in the comfort space of my home. Hey, did I tell you that I also like to go trekking with friends when in the mood to explore nature and then post all those adorable pics from my adventure on my Instagram handle!