What is Northern Indian food?
Northern Indian food is mainly characterized for its spices, frequent use of dairy products, the tandoor oven, tawa griddle and wheat-based staples.
What is special about South Indian food?
Prominent dishes: Generally speaking, South Indian cooking is based around rice, lentils, and stews. Dishes such as dosa (a lentil and rice crêpe), idli (steamed lentil rice cakes), saaru/rasam (tomato, tamarind, and lentil soup), and huli/sambar (spicy lentil and vegetable stew) are all from the South.
Is chicken tikka masala North or South Indian?
Chicken tikka is an Indian dish. The masala sauce was added to satisfy the desire of British people to have their meat served in gravy." Chicken tikka masala is served in restaurants around the world, including Indian restaurants in Britain and North America.