Authentic Indian food is a combination of unique, flavorful, aromatic and colorful recipes that have been passed down through generations. It consists of different regional cuisines each with its own unique ingredients, flavors, and cooking methods. Common ingredients used in Indian cuisine include rice, wheat, lentils, spices, oil, yogurt, and ghee. Popular Indian dishes include curries, biryanis, dosa, roti, samosas, tandoori chicken, and chutneys.