Travel India: 10 Popular Local Dishes in Andaman


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Andaman is one of the very hot destinations for tourists. Many tourists visit this place every year and enjoy the natural beauty of Andaman. There are many spots that are visited by tourists with a lot of enthusiasm. However, there is another thing that many of the tourists like to enjoy i.e. Local Dishes of Andaman. There are many local dishes of Andaman which are really awesome to taste. Here we will look at 10 popular local dishes in Andaman. These dishes are very delicious and they are in great demand in Andaman.

1. Fish Curry

Fish Curry is a very nice dish from Andaman. This place being very near the sea, one can get a lot of choices for fish from here. It has a very nice and spicy taste. Seafood lovers should surely be trying this dish when in Andaman. Many tourists like to a taste this fish curry.


  • The Andaman Fish Curry is liked by many tourists
  • A well-presented dish of fish curry is a specialty here

2. Amritsari Kulcha

The Amritsari Kulcha is a mouth-watering dish from Andaman. It is stuffed with many tasty items like onion, coriander leaves, spices, etc. making it a very tasty and delicious dish. The size of the Amritsari Kulcha may change from restaurant to restaurant. However, many people still love this dish.


  • This dish is originally from the Punjab region of India.
  • A single piece of Kulcha can fill your tummy

3. Chilli Curry

Chilli Curry is another delicious dish which is very common in the Andaman islands. This dish is a very hot and happening dish, filled with onion, tomatoes and nice spices in it. Many foreign tourists have appreciated this delicious food from Andaman.


  • One can order ‘very spicy’ and ‘less spicy’ variants of Chilli Cury here
  • Special cooks are appointed to make this hot dish

4. Macher Jhol

Macher Jhol is a mouthwatering dish form Andaman, which is loved by many. This dish is basically very common in Bengal as it originated from here. This dish consists of various items like fish, chilies, coriander seeds, turmeric powder and some other ingredients too.


  • Macher Jhol is a favorite dish of fish loving people of Bengal
  • The cost of this dish is low

5. Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala is a very delicious and hot dish, which is liked by many. The local chicken dish in Andaman has its own identity. It’s a very tasty and well-presented dish, which really attracts many people and satiates them.


  • Chicken Tikka Masala is relatively costly in Andaman
  • Almost all of the restaurants offer this dish

6. South Indian food

This is another local dish in Andaman, which is well-known to many Indians and many parts of the world. It is said that South Indian food is not just limited to the South of India. Truly, this food has reached in all the parts of the globe as of today. There are many restaurants in Andaman offering fabulous South Indian dishes.


  • South Indian food is very popular in Andaman
  • This food is also famous globally

7. Prawns

Andaman is an island city, so seafood is very common here. Prawns are another popular local dish from the Andaman. There are a variety of prawn dishes here like the one with gravy or dry or with rice. These prawn dishes are really very delicious attracting many people here.


  • There are a variety of small to big sized prawns found in Andaman
  • Many foreign tourist are fascinated by this dish

8. Chinese cuisine

Chinese dishes have reached in every corner of the globe and are loved by everyone. Even Andaman has got many restaurants offering a variety of Chinese dishes. These Chinese dishes have made many tourists delirious with their fabulous tastes.


  • Chinese Cuisine is a favorite of tourists in Andaman
  • Youngster’s are very attracted towards the Chinese dishes here

9. Tandoori dishes

Tandoori dishes are a very popular variety in Andaman and India. Tandoori consists of roasted chicken or paneer(cottage cheese) which is well stuffed/marinated with spices and yogurt. This a mouth-watering dish for any food lover. Many tourists in Andaman are extremely fond of these dishes.


  • Tandoori dishes are available at very affordable cost in Andaman
  • Tandoori dishes are also popular outside India, particularly in South Asia.

10. Chicken dishes

There are many chicken dishes popular in Andaman. Some of the famous chicken dishes are Murg Malaiwala, Chicken Chettinad, Chicken Lollipop, Butter Chicken and many more. All of these chicken dishes in Andaman are extremely delicious. Tourists should definitely try these dishes.


  • Popcorn Chicken is getting very popular in Andaman these days
  • Tourists in Andaman love to have various chicken dishes here

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