Ultimate Indian Food Quiz Questions and Answers

From aromatic spice blends to the origins of tasty curries, this Indian food quiz will challenge your knowledge of Indian cuisine.

These Indian food quiz questions will test your knowledge of the cuisine
These Indian food quiz questions will test your knowledge of the cuisine

Hands up if you love Indian food! Ours are definitely high in the sky as it’s one of our favourite cuisines!

You might love eating it, but how’s your knowledge of India’s traditional dishes? Do you know a vindaloo from a phaal? How about the spices contained in each…? If you are looking for a challenge and want to test your knowledge of Indian cooking, then this is the perfect blend of Indian food trivia!

These Indian food trivia questions cover curries, breads and sweets
These Indian food trivia questions cover curries, breads and sweets

These questions about Indian food will truly test your gastronomic expertise. While you may know what naan is, do you know your Indian sweet dishes or the origins of tandoori? Will your culinary know-how carry you through or will our Indian food trivia get the better of you?

If you’ve aced our pizza quiz and tested your knowledge of cakes and sweets in our baking quiz, this is the next one for you!

Do you know the difference between different Indian foods?
Do you know the difference between different Indian foods?

In this quiz we will ask you about the origins of certain curries, to identify certain Indian dishes and foods, Indian cooking techniques, the meaning of certain words and much more. This Indian food quiz will test you on some well-known facts, although there are a few curve balls thrown in for good measure.

Coming up are 15 Indian food quiz questions and answers. Each question has a choice of 4 answers. In each case there is only one correct answer, so choose wisely!

How well do you know your Indian spices?
How well do you know your Indian spices?

Ultimate Indian Food Quiz Questions and Answers

1. What is paneer?
2. Where was chicken tikka masala invented?
3. What is the main ingredient in the drink lassi?
4. Which sweet dish is made from deep fried, twisted, sugar syrup?
5. What does ‘aloo’ mean in ‘aloo gobi’?
6. The spice turmeric is used in Indian cuisine both for its flavour and color. What color does it give to a dish?
7. What is the name of the popular fried dumpling eaten as a snack in India?
8. Which variety of rice is often referred to as the ‘Queen of Rice’?
9. Which of the following is a type of Indian bread?
10. Masala Dosa’ made from rice and lentils and popular in South India is a type of what?
11. The hot, spicy curry, ‘Vindaloo’, comes from which Indian state?
12. Tandoori chicken is cooked in what special cooking device?
13. Which of the following is not found in the Garam Masala spice mix?
14. Which pulses are used to make ‘chana masala’?
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