With globalisation, the love for international cuisine has also gone up with several leading players entering India.
Uber Eats, the world’s largest food delivery network, today revealed a comparative snapshot of India’s most loved cuisines. Despite India’s rising love for international cuisines, Uber Eats’ order analysis of the last 6 months reveals that Indian cuisine took the top spot as the most savored across the country, followed by American and Chinese.
Indian Cuisine: Not matter how much you love international cuisines, back home you would need your comfort food and the reason why Indian cuisine is still the hot favourite. According to the UberEats data, Hyderabad, Delhi and Chennai are the top cities that order the maximum Indian cuisine. Interestingly, for breakfast, it was variations of Indian cuisine all the way with Paratha, Masala Dosa, Poha, Idli and Samosa being the top 5 items ordered. Deepak Reddy - Head of Central Operations - Uber Eats India said, “While Indian cuisine still stands as the consumer’s top food preference in the country, there is a huge demand for a larger choice and selection of cuisines.
Between breads: According to the analysis, the cities of Indore, Delhi and Bengaluru recorded the highest cravings for classic American food, with Veg Hot Dog and Chicken Burgers topping charts. “At Uber Eats, our aim is to ensure that consumers have access to the cuisines of their choice wherever they may be. We stay committed to onboard unique restaurants on our platform and make greater choices available for consumers, so that they can enjoy their favorite meals delivered right at their doorstep or office desk at the tap of a button,” added the spokesperson.
Love for Indo-Chinese: In 2018, cities that craved the flavors of China are Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. While Delhi ordered baskets full of chilli potatoes, Mumbai loves a full-fledged Chinese meal inclusive of Fried Rice and Chicken Chilli Gravy.
Say cheese: Another global sensation savored across the nation - Italian. Mumbai recorded the highest number of orders for cheesy Italian delights. Not far behind, Delhi and Pune gobbled down large quantities of flavorful Italian food, mainly consisting of cheese loaded pizzas.
Thai-tanic: Indians love relishing tangy and spicy flavors of Thai food. The popularity of this cuisine is seen highest among the cities of Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune.
Middle-Eastern Delights: Interestingly, Chennai, Bengaluru and Coimbatore are the top three cities that opted for middle-eastern dishes.