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India loves this dish... no, it's not butter chicken

December 23, 2019 15:20 IST

According to Swiggy, Indians ordered an average of 95 biryanis per minute.

Chicken biryani is India's favourite food

IMAGE: Chicken Biryani. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

Would you like to start your day with masala dosa for breakfast, have chicken biryani for lunch and butter naan with paneer butter masala for dinner?

According to food delivery platform Swiggy, these were the most common choices for meals through any day.

The 10 most loved dishes in 2019, as per Swiggy are as follows:

Here are some more interesting food trends from 2019.

Biryani is India's favourite food

Biryani topped the list of most ordered dish for the third year in row.

According to Swiggy, Indians ordered an average of 95 biryanis per minute.

Of the 35,056 varieties and combos of biryanis available; the most popular ones of 2019 are boneless chicken biryani, chicken dum biryani, mutton biryani, egg biryani, veg biryani and paneer biryani.

Gulab jamun is India's favourite dessert

Gulab jamun (17,69,399 orders), moong dal halwa (2,00,301) and falooda (11,94,732) topped the list of most ordered desserts.

'Choco pie and drink' was ordered 79,242 times in Chandigarh alone.

Other popular sweet treats were death by chocolate, tender coconut ice cream, tiramisu ice cream and kesar halwa.