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

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

  2. Which of these is burfi?

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    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
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    Chicken
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    Chickpeas
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    Potatoes
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    Masala dosas are a filled with a spiced potato mix.

  4. What dish would you have this with?

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    Pani puri
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    Chole masala
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    Papri chaat
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    Baingan bharta
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    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
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    Gujarati
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    Kashmiri
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    Rajasthani
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    Rogan josh is a popular Kashmiri dish.

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

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    Kidney beans
    Kidney beans
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    Peas
    Peas
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    Lentils
    Lentils
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    Chickpeas
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    Chickpeas
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    Mattar paneer is paneer and peas in a rich sauce containing tomatoes and cream.

  7. What would you find in a bhang lassi?

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    Whiskey
    Whiskey
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    Chilli powder
    Chilli powder
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    Cannabis
    Cannabis
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    Saffron
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    Saffron
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    Bhang lassi contains a paste made from cannabis.

  8. What's kheer the Indian equivalent of?

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

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    Mutton
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    Chicken
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    Goat
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    Pork
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    In the original Goan version of the dish, it was made with pork.

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

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    A meal made in one pot
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    A selection of different dishes
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    A meal served in three courses
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    A meal shared by a whole table
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    A thali meal consists of several small dishes served on a round platter.

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