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Are You Actually Really Knowledgable About Indian Food?

This quiz is pretty...~daalightful~.

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  1. Is this a roti or a paratha?

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    That is quite obviously a roti.
    That is quite obviously a paratha.
    That's a trick question; they're the same thing.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a roti, which, unlike a paratha, doesn't have layers.

  2. Which of these is burfi?

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Burfi is a dessert in which the base ingredient is condensed milk.

    Burfi is a dessert in which the base ingredient is condensed milk.
  3. What's in a masala dosa?

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    Paneer
    Chicken
    Chickpeas
    Potatoes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Masala dosas are a filled with a spiced potato mix.

  4. What dish would you have this with?

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    Pani puri
    Chole masala
    Papri chaat
    Baingan bharta
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These are used in pani puri, with the spiced water collected in the hole of the bread.

  5. What Indian cuisine is rogan josh a staple of?

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    Punjabi
    Gujarati
    Kashmiri
    Rajasthani
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rogan josh is a popular Kashmiri dish.

  6. Which of these do you find in mattar paneer?

    Kidney beans
    Kidney beans
    Peas
    Peas
    Lentils
    Lentils
    Chickpeas
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    Chickpeas
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mattar paneer is paneer and peas in a rich sauce containing tomatoes and cream.

  7. What would you find in a bhang lassi?

    Whiskey
    Whiskey
    Chilli powder
    Chilli powder
    Cannabis
    Cannabis
    Saffron
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    Saffron
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bhang lassi contains a paste made from cannabis.

  8. What's kheer the Indian equivalent of?

    Tapioca pudding
    Tapioca pudding
    Rice pudding
    Rice pudding
    Porridge
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    Porridge
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  9. What meat was a vindaloo traditionally served with?

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    Mutton
    Chicken
    Goat
    Pork
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    In the original Goan version of the dish, it was made with pork.

  10. If you eat a "thali" meal, what are you eating?

    A meal made in one pot
    A selection of different dishes
    A meal served in three courses
    A meal shared by a whole table
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A thali meal consists of several small dishes served on a round platter.

Are You Actually Really Knowledgable About Indian Food?

You don't really know your Indian food.

Maybe you don't like Indian food, or maybe your interest in Indian food lies more in its deliciousness.

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Your knowledge on Indian food needs some work.

You know the difference between a roti and a chapati and you know your daal from your dosas, but some of the trickier questions got you.

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Your knowledge is pretty good.

You know quite a bit about Indian food. You probably cook quite a few dishes yourself, and you know when a dish is made ~authentically~.

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You're an Indian food expert.

You know pretty much everything there is to know. You could identify a dish just from glancing at it and your standards for Indian food are pretty damn high.

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