What’s cooking India? Paneer Pasanda, Modak and more are top trending recipes on Google 2022

Dec 8, 2022

By: Eetika Kapoor

Paneer Pasanda

It’s not just in India – globally, the most searched recipe on Google in 2022 is Paneer Pasanda. Even as internet reels joke that mums watch paneer recipes but barely ever make them, clearly this dish has caught the fancy of googlers.

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Looks like a momo but tastes like a laddoo – this Indian dumpling offered to Lord Ganesha is made of sweet grated coconut and jaggery. The recipe is often searched during Ganesh Chathurthi festivities.

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Sex on the beach

Sex on the beach is a cocktail mixed in vodka with peaches, orange juice and cranberry. While it’s a very popular bar drink, it seems there are many amateur mixologists at home, searching for the best way to mix it.

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Chicken soup

With or without Covid, 2022 has been the year of various flus. So it’s no wonder that people have been searching for the best home remedy – chicken soup. The nutritious dish just needs spices and mashed chicken, but people want to get it right hence the searches.

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Malai Kofta

Malai Kofta, made up of balls of paneer and potatoes, is lathered in a rich creamy base. It quite literally melts in your mouth but is a difficult one to perfect – and people are looking for ways to make it at home, it seems.

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Pornstar martini

Another cocktail featured on the most searched recipes on Google, Pornstar Martini is a concoction of passion fruit, vanilla-flavored vodka and lime.

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Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita is the simplest of pizzas and hence a popular choice for those who like to make it home. Home-made pizzas won’t burn a hole in your pocket and if you follow the recipe right neither, in your kitchen.

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Breakfasts post pandemic became a way of family bonding time during the pandemic. Pancakes, made of egg and milk based starch batter, is thus a quick fix breakfast option.

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Paneer Bhurji

Protein packed and easy to make, Paneer Bhurji is made of grated paneer and sauteed vegetables, which goes well with rice and roti both. It is the near perfect ghar ka khana.

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A Maharastrian delicacy, Anarse are rice cakes made of grated jaggery, ripe banana and khus khus (poppy seeds). It is made during Diwali and festivities across Maharashtra and Bihar.

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