Cocktails to prasads: What Indians wanted to cook and brew in 2023

Dec 11, 2023

By: Katya Naidu and Ayush Mehrotra

Puddings to pickles

Few attempt a new dish without searching for recipes first. In 2023, it looks as if Indians tried to make everything — from cocktails to prasads to pudding. Here are the Google recipe search trends.

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Mango pickle

The most searched recipe involves the king of fruits, Mango. Surprisingly, the searches peaked in November. Are they really making it or watching it?

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Sex on the beach

The spring break drink seems to be on everyone’s mind this year. The search for this recipe peaked in November.

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Panchamrit recipe

The recipe made of five foods is offered as abhishek (a ritual) during Mahashivaratri – is the third most searched recipe in 2023.

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Hakusai

This is a pickle too, but with a twist. The Japanese recipe includes cabbage, carrots, kosher salt, red chilies, and salt of course.

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Karanji

Guess people are hitting up the Internet for festival cooking. This Indian sweet made during Diwali is the sixth most searched recipe.

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Thiruvathirai Kali

The Tamil dish is made of rice, moong daal and jaggery is also prepared as an offering to god.

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Ugadi Pachadi

The Andhra concoction of all tastes – sweet, bitter, sour etc, is made during the Telugu New Year.

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Kolukattai

Kolukattai is nothing but Modak, which is made of flour, jaggery and coconut and served during Ganesh festival.

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Rava Ladoo

It’s famous all over the year, but this recipe search also peaked in November indicating a Diwali cooking spree.

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