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These 8 Pictures Will Surely Convert You Into A Non-Vegetarian If You Aren't One!

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These are some of India's most iconic chicken dishes. HolidayIQ Travellers list 8 famous ones from different States across India.

These 8 Pictures Will Surely Convert You Into A Non-Vegetarian If You Aren't One!:

  1. Nagaland
  2. Goa
  3. Kerala
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
  6. Nagpur (Maharashtra)
  7. Kolkata (West Bengal)
  8. Punjab

1. Chicken Naga Phall, Nagaland


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Made using eight chillies including the Bhut Jolokia, the hottest chilli in the world, Phaal holds the distinction of being the hottest curry in the world. The next time you take a backstabbing colleague out for a treat, make sure you treat him with this dish. HolidayIQ Traveller Dilip Gadge says, “I travelled all my way to Dimapur to carry home some fresh Naga chillies.”

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3 Ratings | 4 Reviews | 13 Sightseeings | 113 Photos

2. Chicken Vindaloo, Goa


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Yum to the 'vindaloo' style of cooking in Goa. The famous chicken vindaloo made with titillating flavour of mustard with turmeric, ginger, garlic, coconut vinegar and brown sugar. The popular chilli and Vinegar based curry has a Portuguese influence on its cooking. Vindaloo also made with meat and traditionally serve with roti, paratha or naan. HolidayIQ Traveller Savio says, “I love Goan food! Some of my favourite dishes would be vindaloo, sorpotel, prawn balchao, prawn pie, fejoada, chicken xacuti, galmbo balchao and bebinca.”

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9760 Ratings | 6349 Reviews | 3189 Photos

3. Chicken Xacuti, Goa


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Xacuti is a Goan delicacy. It is a very spicy curry with chicken chunks cooked in a medley of local flavours like coconut, cashews and white poppy-seeds. HolidayIQ Traveller Sushil Chopade says, “Goa is the best destination. Goa has some of the best mouth watering fish curries.  Ross Omlete, chicken xacuti are a few dishes one must try.”

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9760 Ratings | 6349 Reviews | 3189 Photos

4. Kozhi Curry, Kerala


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Kozhi Curry is an integral part of the Syrian Catholic Community of Kerala. This spicy curry is sure to take your taste buds for one hell of a ride. HolidayIQ Traveller Deepa says, “Do not miss to try the non-veg lunch, nattu kozhi or mutton prepared with the local spices.”

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629 Ratings | 505 Reviews | 6733 Photos

5. Andhra Chilli Chicken, Andhra Pradesh


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This dish is quiet a fiery rendezvous. Before marinating and simmering the chicken in green chilli paste, the chicken is killed by force feeding it green chillies. HolidayIQ Traveller Raj Kumar says, “Andhra style Chilli Chicken and Juicy Red Chilly Chicken are must try dishes.”

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497 Ratings | 192 Reviews | 1645 Photos

6. Kolhapuri Chicken, Kolhapur


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It is one of the must try dishes when in Kolhapur. Keep a bowl of sugar handy before you dig in. HolidayIQ Traveller Shashank Vaidya says, “Spicy Misal, Tambada- Panthara Rassa are famous food in Kolhapur. Kolhapuri Chicken & Mutton are also special dishes to eat. Since sugarcane industry is located here, you should have sugarcane juice here.”

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1332 Ratings | 930 Reviews | 23 Sightseeings | 79 Photos

7. Saoji Chicken Curry, Nagpur


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Saoji Chicken curry is a traditional food of Nagpur, Maharashtra. The cuisine also called Saoji Waradi is famous for its spicy taste. HolidayIQ Traveller Nikhil Kashyap recommends delicious 'Saoji' cuisine in Nagpur.  He says spicy mutton and chicken are a must have.

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2813 Ratings | 1662 Reviews | 10 Sightseeings | 108 Photos

8. Chicken Rezala, Kolkata


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Chicken rezala is very popular and authentic dish originated in Bengal and highly influenced by Mughlai cuisine. “The chunks of chicken in a rich and aromatic white based gravy” is mostly served in restaurants. The white gravy is made with curd, cashew nut and poppy seeds paste, flavored with subtle spices which are not commonly used in normal dishes. HolidayIQ Traveller Samriddha Roy says,Talking about calcutta and not about food, is an unforgivable offense. If not calcutta, where can you find the crispy non veg fries and snacks ruling the food list from 19th century? From the old cabins to modern cafes all serve some super delicious fish-fry, fish kaviraj, chicken cutlets and mutton afghanis.”

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12646 Ratings | 7890 Reviews | 761 Sightseeings | 495 Photos

9. Tandoori Chicken, Punjab


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Tandoori chicken is a dish from Punjab. It consists of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices. The name comes from the type of cylindrical clay oven, a tandoor, in which the dish is traditionally prepared. HolidayIQ Traveller Kanav Khera shares, "Visited Jalandhar, very good place and beautiful city with some great people. Food is very good specially tandoori chicken and butter chicken, nice restaurant and for non veg lover good place." Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Harjot Honey, "Do try each and every dish if you can!! Specially Tandoori Chicken."

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345 Ratings | 220 Reviews | 492 Photos

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