It is characterized by itssophisticated and subtle useof many spices andvegetables grown across Indiaand also for the widespreadpractice of vegetarianismacross its society.
It is considered by some to beone of the world's mostdiverse cuisines
It is characterized by a wideassortment of dishes andcooking techniques
It is influenced by Afghan andPersian royal food culture.
India's religious beliefs andculture has played aninfluential role in the evolutionof its cuisine.