India

Discover the homemade food of India

Here are some of the best home-cooked dishes that you don’t typically find in restaurants. View our hosts below with whom you can share these authentic Indian foods.

  1. Baingan bharthaBaingan bhartha

    Fire-roasted skinned and mashed eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic eaten with hot rotis

  2. Dahi puri chaatDahi puri chaat

    A North Indian snack that features crisp, fried dough topped with boiled potatoes, yogurt, chutneys and chaat masala

  3. Masala dosaMasala dosa

    A South Indian speciality, these roasted, rice pancakes filled with spiced potatoes are served with coconut chutney and sambar, a lentil dip

  4. Karimeen pollichathuKarimeen pollichathu

    A Kerala delicacy made from pearlspot fish marinated in southern spices, wrapped in banana leaves and grilled

Traveling Spoon Experiences in India

Taste baingan bhartha, dahi puri chaat, masala dosa, karimeen pollichathu and other authentic Indian dishes with our Traveling Spoon hosts across India.

Iti Host Bengali food in the heart of Kolkata Venture into Kolkata to share a meal with host Iti in her elegant apartment. A long-time cook and an Indian TV cooking star, Iti has mastered Bengali cuisine and cooks delicious dishes like chingri malai curry. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Shivani Host Homemade Amritsari cuisine in New Delhi Try meals like Amritsari mutton (goat) curry with host Shivani, a Punjabi who inherited all her Amritsari recipes from her mother. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Pallavi Host A Gujarati thali experience the Maharaj way Pallavi will welcome you into her sprawling apartment in Mumbai with open arms, excited to share her favorite Gujarati dishes such as bajra roti (pearl millet flatbread) with you. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Roshni Host Traditional Kerala Christian feast overlooking the backwater Join host Roshni in her contemporary Kochi apartment to learn more about authentic Kerala cuisine. You can expect dishes such as mouth-watering fish curry. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Mahrukh Host An authentic Parsi feast in Mumbai Enjoy the spices and flavors of Parsi cuisine with host Mahrukh in her Mumbai apartment. You will enjoy her dishes like tam tamata prawns (prawns in a spicy, tangy sauce). Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Sundari Host Traditional Tamil Brahmin vegetarian culinary experience Enjoy a traditional South Indian vegetarian meal like vegetable curry with host Sundari in Chennai. You’ll eat the dish as a South Indian would: with your hands on fresh banana leaves. Book your private experience today. Learn more.