10 Must-Try Indian Dishes for the New Year 2024


A fragrant rice dish cooked with aromatic spices, meat (chicken, mutton, or seafood), and sometimes vegetables.

Paneer Tikka

Cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese) marinated in spices, skewered, and grilled until charred and smoky.

Butter Chicken

A creamy and rich chicken curry cooked in a flavorful tomato and butter-based gravy.

Masala Dosa

A thin, crispy crepe made from fermented rice and lentil batter, filled with a spiced potato filling and served with chutneys.

Chole Bhature

Spicy chickpea curry served with deep-fried puffed bread (bhature), a popular dish from North India.

Gulab Jamun

Deep-fried milk-solid dumplings soaked in sugar syrup, often served as a sweet dessert.

Rogan Josh

A flavorful Kashmiri lamb curry cooked with a blend of spices like fennel, ginger, and Kashmiri red chili.

Palak Paneer

Soft paneer cubes cooked in a creamy spinach gravy with spices.


Soft and spongy cheese balls soaked in sugar syrup, a beloved Indian sweet.

Pani Puri

Bite-sized hollow puris filled with a tangy tamarind water, chickpeas, potatoes, and spices, a popular street food snack.