Indian Food Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words covered on the page about Indian Food in our Vocabulary section.

1. Hindus are not supposed to eat

pork
beef
mutton
a) pork b) beef c) mutton

2. I went to an Indian restaurant and had a _______ with rice.

curry
burger
pizza
a) curry b) burger c) pizza

3. Pakoras and samosas are popular Indian

appetizers
desserts
drinks
a) appetizers b) desserts c) drinks

4. A traditional drink made of yogurt, water, spices and mango is a

mango neera
mango lassi
mango slurpy
a) mango neera b) mango lassi c) mango slurpy

5. What is the main ingredient of dal?

rice
flour
lentils
a) rice b) flour c) lentils

6. A tandoor is a clay-pot _______ in which flatbreads, meats, vegetables, etc. are cooked.

stove
frying pan
oven
a) stove b) frying pan c) oven

7. Chicken tikka masala is flavoured with a mix of _______ called garam masala.

spices
sauces
seeds
a) spices b) sauces c) seeds

8. Rotis, nans and parathas are popular Indian

pastries
flatbreads
sweets
a) pastries b) flatbreads c) sweets

9. Ghee is a kind of _______ used in Indian cooking.

cheese
yoghurt
butter
a) cheese b) yoghurt c) butter

10. What will you get if you order a cup of chai?

milky tea
hot coffee
lentil soup
a) milky tea b) hot coffee c) lentil soup

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