Indian-Chinese food at the award-winning Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi. Photo: Divyang SaxenaIndian-Chinese food at the award-winning Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi. Photo: Divyang Saxena
Indian-Chinese food at the award-winning Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi. Photo: Divyang Saxena

The real heat in India-China ties: Desi Chinese food, from Sichuan dosas to chicken Manchurian

  • Stories abound as to how this hybridisation of cuisines came to be, yet it remains steadfastly popular in India and is constantly evolving
  • The differences largely stem from chefs adapting the food for local tastes, as well as the difficulties faced trying to procure authentic Chinese ingredients
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Indian-Chinese food at the award-winning Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi. Photo: Divyang SaxenaIndian-Chinese food at the award-winning Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi. Photo: Divyang Saxena
Indian-Chinese food at the award-winning Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi. Photo: Divyang Saxena
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