Chinese and Oriental Dishes Available in India

by Annamma Philipose

Chinese and Oriental Dishes Available in India

The Orient is a name traditionally used in Western culture referring to the Southwest Asia or Middle East, South Asia and East Asia. Thus, cuisines from these regions fall into the category of Oriental delicacy.

Being native to Asia, Oriental food can be found almost anywhere on the planet. The various styles of Oriental food are as follows.

• Cantonese
• Peking
• Szechuan and Hunan
• Thai
• Shanghanese
• Taiwanese
• Japanese
• Vietnamese
 
Sub categories include the following.
• Anhui
• Beijing
• Fujian
• Heinan
• Juangxi
• Shangdong
• Yangzhou
• Zhejiang

Chinese cuisine in India is the adaptation of Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques to Indian tastes. Some of the popular dishes are given below.

Appetizers
• Manchow Soup
• Sweet Corn Soup
• Chicken Lollipops
• Spring Rolls
• Wontons

Rice and Noodles
• Hakka or Sichuan noodles
• Sichuan fried rice
• szechwan dosas

Main Course Categories
• Chili Chicken/Prawn/Fish/Mutton/Vegetables/Paneer
• Garlic Chicken/Prawn/Fish/Mutton/Vegetables/Paneer
• Szechwan Chicken/Prawn/Fish/Mutton/Vegetables/Paneer
• Ginger Chicken/Prawn/Fish/Mutton/Vegetables/Paneer
• Manchurian Chicken/Prawn/Fish/Mutton/Vegetables/Paneer
• Hong Kong Chicken

Desserts
• Ice cream on honey-fried noodles or date pancakes

 

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